If I were a crier this would've torn me up. Reminds me of a few things that happened in my life. But I did get the "it seems you've seen it all" end, after about 4 tries.
"CardioCasino" is a small game about a slot machine that's tied to both your childhood and your heart -- from experiencing a stressful home life to being born in a well-off family, your slots decide what your childhood is like and what the physical consequences will be. try your hand at your slot machine and see where you end up!
roll 2 or more of a slot and you'll gain access to an interactive memory from your childhood, plus a memento.
maybe the mementos mean something; what would happen if you collected all 8?
music: "good night" by micco.
source code is here.
based off of research examining how negative psychosocial factors in childhood can lead to higher risks of cardiovascular disease later in life.
a special thanks to all the people who shared their stories to make this game possible! i tried my best to parallel those real experiences in the writing. if any responders or players would like to see certain topics handled differently, feel free to let me know.
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i got the ending :)
aahh this hurt, i didnt expect the arguments & the death– altho this game was super cool!
My heart ached after this, reminded me of my childhood. Thank you for such a touching game.
This game is so fun! I find the contrast between the art style and the contents of the game to be super cool.
this made me sad because with real life there really isn't a happy end ether you happy with your life or not. either way you die and you can still try to help those in the end but man my tear they be shredded.
I love it! ...but always seem to end with unfortunately. There is no winning, is there?
there isnt really a way to "win", but if you do collect all 8 mementos you'll reach the ending!
The last sentence always disappears before I can read it. :( What am I doing wrong?
Such a calming and thoughtful game! I loved the connection between slot machines and life events.
I like how it restarts. It's like you're passing the baton to another person.
A beautiful and comforting game. It's relatable and relieving. The music choice was great too! Thank you for sharing this :)
this is such a beautiful and well done game, i really enjoyed playing this and your other games :)
Such a well thought out game!
Great expirience, wakes up your soul.
It takes "life is a gamble" quite literally and figuratively, hmm? :')
Made a video
its great but the last checkbox of each 'cutcene' dissapear to fast i can read
This artwork is gorgeous. I really enjoyed playing!
Love it! would love to see more events.