A short melancholy vignette, told from the perspective of an aging crustacean. 
Arrow keys\swipe to move and advance text.

Intended soundtrack (original track composed for this game): 

I feel like crabs get a pretty poor deal when it comes to how people treat them; even otherwise empathetic people seem to totally switch off their compassion when it comes to a lot of sea creatures. I know this story is anthropomorphic, but in some small way I wanted to start working towards a more compassionate world for crabs by making this game. I hope you appreciate it! Please let me know your thoughts in the comments, I'd love to hear your feedback.

Playthrough length: 5 minutes

Developed by:
Peter Anthony Smith (Soundole) 
Erin Harrison-Smith (bookwyrmle)

Script Editor:
Jacob Holding

George Andrew Spriggs

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(3 total ratings)
GenreInteractive Fiction
Made withBitsy
Tags1-bit, Atmospheric, Bitsy, Casual, free, Relaxing, sad, underwater, Walking simulator


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This game is very nice ! I like to play a crab a lot and I love the ambiance, the poetry and the music of this game :)

Thanks Adrien! I really appreciate you checking it out! :)

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This is so sweet!! and melancholy!! Adorable crabs!!!!! 🦀🦀🦀

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Thanks! I'm so glad you think so! :) I haven't completed your entry yet, but your game is both charmingly personal, and impressively deep and ambitious!


aaaaaaaaaaaaaah thanks !!!! <3 <3 <3


aw ;___; the music is really pretty and crab dad(?) is a good crab :'|


Thanks so much, I'm glad you think so! Erin (who did most of the art for this) was raving about all the cool stuff your game for this jam was doing - I really love all the extra presentation work you did! If you ever want any other original music for your games in the future, don't hesitate to hit me up :)


omg thank you!!!! :D (..i honestly might! thank you so much!!)