A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Made for #selfcarejam

New update with last (hopefully) bug fixes online! Thank you for your patience :)

Losing Control is a game about the importance of negative emotions.
I wanted to create this game as a reminder to myself that feeling bad isn't necessarily a bad thing, that those feelings have importance and that they aren't permanent.

Point & click to move and interact

A game created by @lisajanssens with programming help by Stef Colruyt and others.
Sound courtesy of my noisy laptop fan and me blowing into a mic, with some mixing help by @koenaad.


Losing Control - Windows.zip (16 MB)
Losing Control - Mac OS.zip (19 MB)
Losing Control - Linux.zip (19 MB)


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A beautiful and thought provoking game.

I wrote more about it in my blog: http://pajamagaming.blogspot.com/2017/02/losing-control-pc.html


What a wonderfully mindful game. <3

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This is a very beautiful game, I can't completely understand some of these feelings as I haven't experienced all of them but, it's beautiful nonetheless. You turned your feelings into something amazing and conveyed them so well. Thank you for making such a great game.

Thank you so much for playing and for the kind words, it means a lot! <3

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Thank you for the beautiful experience ^.^ I have felt these feelings & this game really made me think about the choices I have made in my life! No small feat for a 12 min game. A small emotional story with a huge impact elegantly portrayed. Great job ^.^


Thank you so so much for playing and for showcasing my game on your youtube channel! It honestly means a lot <3
I'm glad this game could mean something to you. I think it's important to talk about subjects such as sadness, loneliness and anger because they're often portrayed as 'the absolute worst thing', but they do have their importance. I hope you can look back at those choices you've made without regret, because no matter what, life goes on and things do get better.

Thanks again :)


absolutely wonderful. dream like poem like.

Thank you very much, it means a lot!


was a nice short game, i liked it, good job :)

Thank you for playing, I'm glad you enjoyed it :)


eu estou vendo um grande potencial neste jogo quando der vou dar algum dinhero !! :)

Thank you! I don't speak Portuguese, sadly, so I hope I understood your comment correctly.
I decided to keep this game free, seeing as it was made for a game jam in a collaboration with a few people.
I might give the option to pay what you want for future (and bigger) games. If you wish to donate before that, you can do so, just let me know and I can message you my paypal page.

Thanks again for playing! I'm glad you enjoyed it :)


Interesting. Inspiring. Hits right at home. Thank you for sharing and allowing me to experience your journey.

Thank you for playing. I'm glad that my game could mean something to you :)