A downloadable game for Windows

Created for Dream Diary Jam 2017.

This demo has you control Mother who, like others in her family, is unable to leave the house. So to pass the time, Mother heads up to her and Father's bedroom and dreams.

Three of the four worlds are accessible, 3 effects are available and fully implemented, and there are plenty of events to find. Think of this as an appetizer for the main course.


  • Flashing images
  • Loud or sudden audio
  • Minor gore/blood
  • Drowning
  • Flashing lights
  • Possible scopophobia
  • Body horror

All feedback is welcomed and you're allowed to livestream/let's play/review this game for compensation.

(This game is unfinished and probably will remain unfinished. This was due to lack of interest and deciding this small jam game needed to be updated into an ARG. The only ARG piece made was Twenty Years Ago, a "companion game". Aside from that please don't expect any other updates, or to see the other family members become playable.   -Land of Obscure Potatoes)


Family v0.exe 30 MB
Family v1.exe 45 MB

Install instructions

How to install Family:

1.) First, set up a separate folder to contain the game. That way it's easier to track down. Drag the game's file into the folder.

2.) Right-click the cube and select "Extract All". Make sure your destination is the folder the game file is in, otherwise it won't run. A new folder should show up containing the game.

3.) (Optional, but recommended) Before playing, go into "Font to Install Before Playing" folder and install the Perfect DOS font.

4.) Just click the file titled "Game" and you're good to go! Welcome to Escapism!

For players installing the new update:

Follow all the steps above except the third one if you've already installed the font. From the original folder, click and drag files titled "Save##" (# represents which file the save is in) into the new folder where the game is in. Make sure the files are in the same folder as the "Game" file.

Welcome to Escapism.

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