Use directional keys (up, down, left, right) or WASD to navigate the world. You may interact with differently-colored objects by walking into them. You can progress through dialogue and descriptions a bit faster by tapping the directional key if you like. Some objects/characters have more than one thing to say, so feel free to interact with them a few times.

Sojourn is also playable on mobile devices (despite what the page may tell you!). Swipe to move the character in the same way as described above. Please note that audio is unfortunately not supported on mobile at this time.

Sojourn was made by Albertine Watson for the Ghost #bitsyjam in the Bitsy game engine. It uses Borksy by Andrew Yolland, including Exit From Dialogue by @mildmojo and Bitsymuse by David Mowatt. All music by the incredible Alec Holowka of Infinite Ammo. Alec also oversaw the development of this game, helped to design it, and helped with playtesting and bug fixes as well.

Additional thank yous to the BitsyOracle, Brenna Blackman, and Chris Pointon for troubleshooting, playtesting, and support. If you have any questions about the game, feel free to say hello here or on Twitter @littlebluerobot.

Thank you very much for playing <3

Please note: Game audio does not work in the Safari browser. My apologies :(

Updated 3 days ago
Published 13 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsHTML5
Rating
(11)
AuthorAlbertine Watson
GenreInteractive Fiction
Made withBitsy
TagsBitsy, Female Protagonist, Game Jam

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Wow! So bleak but beautiful! I teared up too.

Thank you very much :3

A very sad but sweet tale. There were lots of small details and pieces that came together to make the story feel so full, even though the game is made in such a minimalistic style! 

Great game!

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Thank you :) That is really kind of you to say!

I got all choked up at the end. :')

Thank you for taking the time to play! I really appreciate it.

this is so good... i love how is subtly creeps up on whats going on... it rly felt like a twist! very sad but also very sweet <3

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I'm really glad you enjoyed your time with it <3 thank you so much for taking the time to play!!

Aww, this was so good! <3

Thank you so much for playing! <3