Developer:
The Pixel Hunt, Figs

Co-Producer:
ARTE

Publisher:
Playdius

Platforms:
iOS
Android

Genre:
Instant Messaging Adventure

Website:
burymemylove.com

Release date:
October 26, 2017

About Bury me, my Love 

Inspired by real events and imbued with themes of love, hope and migration, Bury me, my Love tells the story of Syrian refugee Nour and her husband Majd as Nour undertakes a perilous journey to safety. The title of the story-driven interactive fiction comes from the Syrian goodbye phrase that roughly means “Take care, and don’t even think about dying before I do.” This phrase takes on a deeper meaning as players take on the role of Majd, who is forced to stay behind and can only able to communicate with his wife through their smartphones. By reading instant messages and choosing response options, players help Nour overcome the hardships she will encounter, with the story featuring multiple endings. Bury me, my Love can be played in real-time, with messages arriving in intermittent intervals, sometimes stretching for hours. A fast-track option, which allows the story to be played without pauses, is available as well. 

Videos

Images

Prologue assets - Nour’s choice

Key Art

Banner image

Screenshots - English

Screenshots - French

Screenshots - German

Screenshots - Spanish

Screenshots - Italian

Out now gifs

Gameplay Gif

Gifs - Launch Trailer Sneak Peek

Launch Trailer gifs – not gameplay

Logos

Team photos

Florent Maurin
Producer, Game designer

Photo by Gérald Holubowicz

  Photo by Gérald Holubowicz 

Lucie Soullier and Dana S.
Editorial advisors

 

Pierre Corbinais
Author

Paul Joannon
Developer

Matthieu Godet
Illustrations

Nils and Laurent
Interface Design

Partners behind Bury me, my Love

About The Pixel Hunt

Founded in 2014 by Florent Maurin, The Pixel Hunt is a video games studio dedicated to reality-inspired titles. It has run many commissioned projects for clients such as France Télévisions, ARTE or Le Monde, but Bury me, my Love is The Pixel Hunt’s first independent project.

http://thepixelhunt.com

About Playdius

Playdius is an up-and-coming French independent video game publisher, with the mission to market a selection of handpicked games across platforms, which deserve recognition for their creativity and originality.

http://www.playdius.games/

About ARTE

Created in 1992, ARTE is a public European TV and digital network with a focus on creation and innovation. In the last decade, ARTE has produced a number of major interactive works, among other the games Type:Rider, Californium, and SENS VR.

http://www.arte.tv

About Figs

Figs is a digital design agency specialised in user experience design and graphic interfaces. The studio works for industry veterans such as Ubisoft and Amplitude. Bury me, my Love also is Figs’ first independent game project.

http://figs-lab.com/

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