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Paranoid Kid & The Shadow - Rowan Reed

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Rowan is a five year old boy who has been experiencing a quite stressful series of events lately. One day, his babysitter commits the sin of leaving the toddler unsupervised. He alone must now face his fear of dark as the Shadow reappears in front of him... and today something is different.

Three possible outcomes.


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I like the tone and style of this. I think loads more could be done with the sound, but overall good attempt and pretty imaginative!

Good story, I enjoyed it. I don't really have anything to say than good job. I wish you luck on you other creations.

It froze for me at 93%...

Edit: I refreshed the visual novel and now I can read it. This is not a game, all you have to do is click and make a few choices.

it was..ok, by far not good enough with the, very confusing story to be a story about mental illness
you could've represented it much better with the story
but because I like the art in this game, I gave you an ok rating

The story is very confusing, and very choppy. From beginning to end I feel like I've been thrown into the middle of something, and with each "choice" I'm supposed to make, I have no explanation of why I now need to make this choice, or what caused the outcome. The game has some great visuals and enough creepy tones and ideas to be something amazing, but it lacks story telling fluidity.