Homebound is a game about making choices and managing your mental well-being while in lockdown, inspired by Reigns from Nerial. The choices you make will craft your story, while affecting your happiness, energy and productivity. Can you keep all three from hitting zero? The best way to play is on Android (download link below)! Homebound was created for The Neighbourhood Jam 2020.



Swipe cards left and right to make choices. Pay attention to your happiness, energy and productivity levels, and don't let them drop too low! Each playthrough will take around 5-10 minutes,  but we recommend multiple playthroughs to experience all of the different paths within the game.



If you like the game, please consider donating to Turn2Us and GamesAid, thank-you!



Story by Lizzi (@LizziOsborne)

Art by Harri (@maanebjorn)

Audio by Luke (@luke_holdstock)

Code by Troy (@TroyMakesGames)

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Homebound 1.4 (PC) 38 MB

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I really liked this game. Like seriously, a whole lot. I would really love if there would be more choices, or more things to happen, or whatever, but I guess thats just because I desperately want to play this game more as I really love it, but theres nothing more for me to explore. Which is okay. I really hope you will make more games in the future! :)

Thankyou so much for your comment, I'm really glad you like our game. I hope you are keeping safe and doing well. :) 

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Awesome Game!

Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed it :)

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It shows how important little touches can be. The way I can move around the card is really satisfying. Art and writing are all very clean and well done

That's so awesome to hear! c:

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This is really lovely! perfectly illustrates how i have been feeling all quarantine:)

It was a narrative very close to all our hearts :) <3 I'm glad you liked it!

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A perfect distillation of lockdown! I loved discovering all the little subplots, so much attention to detail :)

Aww thank you so much! It was a lot of fun to design c: 

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This is so sweet and relatable, the UI design is lovely too!

Thank you so much! <3

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It has a lovely message underneath it...but i got the feeling there were secrets i'd need to look into further to find :)

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Oooo yes! There's a number of mini stories hidden throughout c: 

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Such a wonderful experience!

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Aww thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it!

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Lovely game - I really enjoyed this! 

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That makes me so happy! Thank you!! c:

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Ótimo jogo! É de extrema importância saber balacear as coisas durante o isolamento/quarentena e o jogo mostra exatamente isso. Muito bom mesmo.


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Great game! It is extremely important to know how to balance things during isolation/quarantine and the game shows just that. Really good.

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Thank you so much! I'm so happy you enjoyed it!