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You didn't want to go to the aquarium. 

You don't like aquariums. 

They freak you out.

But it's Monica's birthday, and everyone else is going, and besides - it's all in your head. 


A story about friends, enemies, acceptance, and the monsters waiting for us in the deep blue void. 


  • 15-30 minute story
  • 583 unique hand drawn sea animals
  • original soundtrack
  • sharks
  • "sharks"
  • a hyperactive zoomer
  • sparkling water (flavors: cherry, grapefruit, citrus)
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**Please note that this game contains the following elements**

  • psychological horror related to feelings of anxiety
  • body horror for humans and animals
  • loud noises

This game does not contain jumpscares, but does feature visuals that some players may find disturbing. 


The Team

Kayla Schroter : Illustration & Design

@robokarla : Production, Story

Axel Kazis-Taylor : Sound Design & Composition

T. Chase : Programming, Assembly


Special thanks to Speck for programming consulting.

Soundtrack available HERE!

Created for the Spooktober 2nd Annual Visual Novel Jam by Devtalk+ 


Note: If you are running iOS and are experiencing problems opening game with an error related to your security settings, please see this Apple support article for a simple solution. 


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Fishy-1.2.6-linux.tar.bz2 161 MB
Fishy-1.2.6-mac.zip 159 MB
Fishy-1.2.6-pc.zip 174 MB


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WOW A LOT OF FEELINGS. the content warnings include body horror and intense depictions of anxiety. I definitely appreciated knowing there was going to be body horror going in, and the art and story were REALLY GREAT. It had a traditional art vibe and lots of spooky sea creatures. I felt the anxiety bit so hard. so hard.

This game really left an impact on me! The characters were fun, and the depictions of anxiety and paranoia really hit home to me. So, the ending had all the more effect on me, it was a very lovely story!

So the "15-20 minute story" took me an hour to read through haha! It was really interesting to experience this psychological approach to horror, I think you captured the feelings of anxiety and dread really well. I also appreciated the body-horror, fish monsters too! The designs were really quite bizarre (in a good, creepy way!); great visual style :) 

LOL yeah, we've had super varied times in terms of story. Reading it out loud definitely lengthens the playtime. Maybe I should bump that up to 30 minutes? I've seen people blast through in 10, so I'm trying not to overpromise. Anyway, thanks so much for doing a playthrough! We're happy that people are enjoying it! : ) 

I don't play horror games normaly (i'm a chicken), but i would love to try this one just because.... yeah, disabled characters  representation ! <3

Aww, thanks! : ) If it's any consolation, there are no jumpscares! 


i love bruce so much

this was a really well-made VN! I thoroughly enjoyed it :)


this was super fun to play!


This was such fun to play! I love (and was very unnerved by) the art, the music was perfect, and the story was touching & very cute! Great work!!


Awesome game! The horror scenes had great atmosphere and I LOVE the monster designs but I'm also really glad it had a wholesome ending for the characters.


Great game! Lovely story, endearing characters and the creepy bits felt very Lovecraft but at a kid's birthday party.


Hey! I love the game! The art is beautiful and the story is so good!!!

Thank you friend! We put a lot of love into this game, and we're super happy that people are enjoying it. <3


Hi! Just want to say that I love this game! The illustrations, animation and story are fantastic (I love the art style)! I could definitely relate to deep sea creatures being scary. Glad I'm not the only one getting spooked out by them. Keep up the amazing work!


Wow, thanks so much! The art is super good, Kayla slayed!!! And yeah, it's been fun to see different people's reactions to sea creatures. Some people were like "I love the ocean! I don't find this scary at all!" and then one streamer was like "SEA MONSTERS ARE MY ONLY FEAR" so it's been a ride! XD Thanks for playing : )