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Kind Words from Popcannibal (Girls Like Robots, Make Sail) is a pretty sweet chilled out game, one where you write letters while listening to some seriously chilled out beats.

Has something got you down? Stressed you out? Scared you? That's pretty normal. It might help you to talk about it. In Kind Words, players anonymously write out their concerns and sorrows by making short requests for letters.

It released with the last Humble Monthly as an original indie game, so look in your downloads if you had the previous one. However, it's also launching on Steam for everyone else on September 12th.

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The whole idea is beautiful and it's why I love indie game developers, they're not afraid to do something that other bigger developers wouldn't touch. So far, every single letter I've seen has simply been someone wanting a little friendly advice, it's quite touching really. I just hope that people don't end up trolling it, such a nice idea can easily go wrong. So far though, so good.

It includes a few resources for those really needing some extra help, like CheckPoint, a "mental health resource for gamers" and other such links.

As for the Linux version, runs perfectly on Manjaro.

You can wishlist/follow it on Steam.

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HadBabits 16 July 2019 at 11:47 am UTC
I love how well this game ties into the various "Lo-fi beats to chill/study/smoke/etc to" videos I've seen around Youtube. The image will often be a looping animation of a person in their bedroom doing something peaceful. What's more, I've noticed the comments are often full of people airing their sad or stressful situations, and people reply with messages of support. It's a wholesome idea, and I could go for some wholesome
Salvatos 16 July 2019 at 2:17 pm UTC
That looks like a trainwreck waiting to happen, without some form of moderation Cute idea, though.
Purple Library Guy 16 July 2019 at 4:08 pm UTC
This is very sweet. I hope it all works out.
stan 16 July 2019 at 8:16 pm UTC
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Cool idea but I can easily imagine people buying the game just to troll and depressed people commiting suicide because of replies they got in it. The store page says nothing about moderation.

Also I wonder how anonymous exactly the messages are.
razing32 17 July 2019 at 5:39 pm UTC
Knowing the internet you will sooner get a quote from Mein Kampf than support. Sorry to be cynical , just sayin'
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