caged bird don't fly caught in a wire sing like a good canary come when called
A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
beaks unburdened by
dark songs cold quips
noise numb static love
white creased light leaks
purely kept flower heap
pretty feather fall asleep
side eyed glares
burn my skin
I can't escape the way you see me
"The ease of navigation, straightforward interactions and centerpiece puzzles lead you down a seemingly benign, pastel experience draped with delightfully subdued tunes" - Emily Rose. RE:BIND
"A lovely little explore ‘em up of a game, from which you may take all sorts of meaning or may just find a neat diversion in your day, which is equally excellent in my book" - Jay Castello, Rock Paper Shotgun
"A bizarre and beautiful little experience well worth checking out" - Free Game Planet
"This *** sucks at singing" - some person in the Twitch chat
Click download now to get access to the following files:
- Soundtrack Available NowOct 02, 2019
- Fixed Aspect Ratio MacSep 12, 2019
- caged bird don't fly caught in a wire sing like a good canary come when called O...Sep 04, 2019
- Fixed Fullscreen for MacSep 04, 2019
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This is lovely! But it feels like just the start of something, wish there was a bit more to discover. Congratulations!
I really enjoyed this!
Great atmospheric experience, quite light and relaxing. A game you want to sleep in with beautiful graphics and great music.
Really good soundtrack.
this game is so awesome, awesome colors
I love this! Spectacular, almost minimalistic visual style and a really captivating experience to play through.
I adore the music in this game, I hope you will release the soundtrack at some point, especially the middle/red room!
missing GNU/Linux version.... :(
I played this through last week, and it stuck with me so much that I came back and just played through it again.
Is the soundtrack available to download anywhere?
that's so cool! I'm so happy the game stuck with you, thank you for playing 😊
The music from the game isn't up anywhere right now, but when it is I'll let you know!
such interesting environments to just walk around and look at thanks to the unique visuals and sound design.
Very cool game, surreal, creeped me tf out. I managed to get to what I'm seeing is the end? I saw the eyes looking at me and couldn't finish. Soundtrack and graphics were really cool. I feel like there's some weird, hidden meaning to it. Maybe someday I'll be able to finish.
Thank you for playing! I hope you get to finish
And no weird meanings, just regular, normal people meanings :)
Nice game to play before bed. Puzzles took me a long time to complete as I navigated in a half-asleep state, but it put me in a nice headspace.
I felt confused for so long. But I believe I understand, nice visuals.
What is the song at the end? I want to post a gameplay video of it but I was curious if it was something that would cause a copyright issue. Awesome game, definitely worth the time to play it. Atmospheric!
The song was written and recorded by me, so you're all good, you have my permission to use it! Thank you so much for playing :)
Oh wow, Nice! I loved the progression in it. I'm a fellow singer/guitarist. Great work! I'll post my video here when I get it finished up and posted!
epic game lmao
I've just played this game and I think that it's absolutely brilliant. Any moral centre you might try and attribute to this experience is elusive, but I quite like that about it. The artistry is low-res but very effective and adds to that obscure element.
I might be way off... but, to me, this is a game about obliterating something beautiful, whether that's out of malice or necessity. The eyes watching you at the end could be your own reservations about the process? I don't know. I just know that I'm super thankful you made this! It's really inspired me to make some more of my own stuff. Added to my 'gems' collection!
Thank you for the kind words :)
If this game inspires you to make something meaningful or personal too, it's done it's job
a really weird game, i wonder if these games have reason why they weird is
this game is a true work of art. i feel as if there's a definite "other meaning" to this game that I can't just put my finger on. I congradulate you for making me question my reality. :))
Thank you so much! I'm glad you could connect with the game in a meaningful way. Don't worry about a ""definite meaning", the meaning you get out of it is the important part
i don't think your title is long enough
poor itch,io character limit
Congrats on releaseeee! This was a great experience! Loved the twist ;)