I’m really nervous about sharing this since I’ve worked tirelessly on this for the last week with my friend Tanal.
“Distract Her” is a short narrative game that is based on true events.
You play as a father, trying to distract your daughter from the painful reality outside of your own walls.
This game was inspired by a real life father that would purchase toys for his daughters, in attempt to keep them focused away from the destruction surrounding their homeland. He had a Youtube channel where he posted a video doing just this. Unfortunately, he was killed by airstrikes only days after posting the video. The date used within our game is the same date the video was posted.
Distract Her is only played with a Mouse’s left click button. ANYONE can play this, even if you’ve never ever touched a videogame before.
We participated in the Free Palestine Game Jam, since the humanitarian issue is something we feel deeply passionate about.
Please try it out at the link below and let me know your thoughts.