Okay so I definitively have some things to say about this game. Before I start getting in depths about the things I dislike about it I should mention first my biggest gripe with the game : Poor choice of words.
"The game is about you". What kind of message does it send me ? It forces me to think, critcally. To try to see how this game can be a reflection of my action. During my gameplays I havent felt like this game was about me at all. Not even once.
About the gameplay :
-There is too little to do with the game and whatever there is is explained poorly. I had a hard time figuring out what to do with my little tamagochis/black blobs and how much food I should give them. I quickly ran out of food because I gave them way too much. They showed no sign of being fed ? I understand if you feed them enough they multiply but I cant get them to do it enough and consistantly enough for it to be reliable. Since they're all black dots I cant figure out wich gave birth and wich didnt wich is a bit of a trouble when I assume the one who just split in two cant be bred again for a while. So the one of the only two things I could do during the game was limited.
-As for grabbing, appart from sacrificing and maybe putting the blobs in separates cases so you can distinguish the old ones from the new ones there is little to do. It could have easily been replaced by just clicking the thing to make it die. If you could perhaps move the blobs into different areas to spawn some effects that would improve gameplay a bit.
-And speaking of gameplay the game is way too bare. You have long periods where you just wait for the head to show up, that's hardly any gameplay at all. I know this is supposed to be a art game that convey an emotion but consider this :
1°)If you made it a game why preventing the player from interacting with the piece ? A game as an artform should revolve into player input.
2°)It's a mistake a lot of artgame make by being super edgy and not allowing people to act as they want properly. but by taking away the freedom of the player to have an input on the gameplay, you're taking away his connexion to your piece and basically force them to witness it. There must be a better medium to convey that feeling than games.
-I'm sorry but there is too much waiting watching the screen for something to happen, this is just inexcusable.
-By the way I dont get the Hub. What is it's purpose. I get that one of them is the happiness of your blobs but most of the time it's a couple of interogation points and I couldnt get the other (with the fetuses)to work for the life of me, and I've tried three separate account of this game.
-Maybe there is a deeper gameplay I'm not aware of as all of my tries ended in a game over, but here's the thing : Your "how to play" section should be more extensive, about how to care for the pets and unlocking the gameplay you want us to have. If this game is about Me, then what I take from it is that I'm empty with longs periods of nothing and pointless.
-So graphisms are minimalists, they look nice and serve their purpose though as I said I wished the blobs were a little more defined for gameplay reasons
-No music wich is really killing it when it comes to long periods of just waiting and the sound effects are just annoying, especially when the big head come down.
-So I'm not really good at it but, when the head come down and say "I request 3 sacrifice" the first thing that comes into my mind is how he's "requesting" and not commanding anything so I dont have to give in to him. But apparently I failed him and it's the purpose of the game. Then again if the game is supposed to be about me, how come it isnt a choice ?I'm way too confused about the objectives of the game. You present this game as a game where I need to make choice but then punish me for making said choice because I disobeyed somes rules you failed to explain :/ ? Then, I tried to comply to his demands just to run out of blobs. And it took way too long to get there.
If I could suggest anything a fastforward time button would be a lifesaver. Also some explications about what this is all about, or maybe making your head demands way creepier and make us understand from the start we shouldnt mess with this.
I'm sorry man but this need work.