That Dragon, Cancer
By Numinous Games
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An immersive, narrative experience that retells Joel Green’s 4-year fight against cancer through about two hours of poetic, imaginative interaction that explores themes of faith, hope and love.
"This is where we go to remember our son Joel, up through here along this path. We want to show you who he was, and how his life changed us. Can we walk here together for a while?"
A videogame developer's love letter to his son; a memorial to Joel Green; an interactive tribute to the loved ones of over 200 of our Kickstarter backers. Can you find hope in the face of death?
Using a mix of first-person and third-person perspective, and simple point-and-click interaction, we invite the player to slow down, look around, and immerse themselves in this deeply personal memoir.
NY Times, NPR, Wired Magazine, Radiolab, Reply All Podcast, The New Yorker, The Guardian, and many others
"I think it might have changed me in some way that I'm yet to fully understand." -Polygon
"That Dragon, Cancer is probably the most sophisticated example of compelling storytelling I’ve ever witnessed in a video game." -Forbes
"A remarkable piece of work that challenges everything I thought I knew about grief, hope and faith." -The Telegraph
What's New in Version 1.0.4
This is a minor update that softens a few rough edges, especially about text getting cut off, dealing with icons, and touch areas on smaller devices. We also found a bug that caused the iPad mini sensitivity to feel far too high, so we brought it in line with the rest of the devices.
LOVED IT! Two points though
Fantastic game unlike any others. The only ways I think it could be improved are if all the writing showed on the screen in all instances as it didn't always show on the iPhone 6s Plus. Also if the visual ques of what to do next were made a lot more clear specifically in the hospital and park scenes. I LOVED the game though!
- Category: Games
- Updated: 12 November 2016
- Version: 1.0.4
- Size: 3.86 GB
- Language: English
- Developer: Tap Happy LLC
- © 2016 Numinous Games
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch (6th generation).