When the Past Was Around

When the Past Was Around

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Game overview

When the Past was Around is a point-and-click puzzler telling a surreal and bittersweet tale of a girl's journey to and through love, using beautiful art and music and challenging puzzles.

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Immerse yourself in the captivating adventure of When the Past was Around, a point-and-click puzzle game that explores the unparalleled emotions of love, moving on, and letting go of the past.

This unique story follows Eda, a lost young woman in her early 20s, as she strives to find herself and her path in life. As with many people her age, she lost herself on the journey towards her dreams and in her search for love. That is until she meets The Owl, a man who reignites her passion for life, teaches her about heartbreak, and shows her the sparks that a relationship can bring.

In this game, Eda must navigate through disjointed rooms filled with memories and time to unravel the secrets between her and her lover. As she progresses, she will gather clues, solve puzzles, and unlock doors that lead her to the truth of what she used to know, until finally finding her way out.

When the Past was Around features beautifully hand-drawn art created by the renowned Indonesian artist, Brigitta Rena, which speaks volumes more than words or dialogues. Dive into a whimsical, short, and bittersweet journey of self-discovery that will tug on your heartstrings.

Be prepared to solve various brain-teasing puzzles, uncover hidden stories, and let the atmospheric violin music guide you on your way through both peaceful and angst-filled moments. This game serves as a personal and ubiquitous reminder to overcome your past, find yourself, and embrace the joys and pains of life.
Release date
Mar 13, 2022
Single player


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Ok. Beautiful story

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