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Before I Forget (2020) is an exploration adventure, where you play Sunita, a woman alone in a house with early-onset dementia. As you wander from room to room, you discover mysterious objects, each holding a fleeting, fragmented memory. Examine faded postcards, scribbled notes, photographs, and more to uncover Sunita’s past, piece together her life story, and understand her present.

“Where am I?... I don't think I should be here,” says Sunita at one point, “Is this the right place?... What did I come out here for?” It's a game about dementia and what happens when you can't hold onto the things you've done or the people you've loved. "Where would you go, if you could go back in time? I'd stay, just here and now."

With an average playtime of 1 hour, it’s designed to be experienced in one sitting. Sunita’s house is a treasure trove that takes you on a journey where memories are constantly fading and jumbled.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Before I Forget 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Ben Kendall and updated 10 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Narrative and Puzzle game with Adventure and Brain Game elements. This is a single-player game.

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 50 minutes and 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 7 for Fear, Mild Violence, Implied Violence.

Skill Level

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Although younger players should be able to progress the game, you need some understanding of the stages of life to appreciate the narrative.

CostsCosts

Before I Forget usually costs £5.99 to £6.99.
 

Before I Forget

Steam Store PC £5.99
Switch Store Switch £6.99
Steam Store Mac £5.99
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 01/07/2020

Out Now: Mac and PC

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Narrative, Puzzle (Adventure and Brain Game)

Accessibility: 15 features

Components: 3D First-Person and Hand-Made

Developer: 3 Fold Games (@3FoldGames)


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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