A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
Hazy Days has started a Greenlight Campaign, please help to get it on Steam.
Hazy Days is a Breathing Simulator set in China.
The game follows Xiao Feng, a young girl who is about to visit her Grandmother for Chinese New Year. Over the course of seven days, players control her breathing as she faces increasing levels of pollution in the city.
I've been living in China for over a year now and while the city is great, the air pollution is a real issue that people deal with on a day-to-day basis. I made Hazy Day based on my own personal experiences and I hope that it can help put into perspective what it feels like to breathe in smog.
China's air pollution levels are constantly covered in the media. With Hazy Days, I hope to humanize the issue so that the problem can be more relatable. Thanks for playing.
FOR MAC USERS: If you are having an "unidentified developer" message when opening the game, RIGHT CLICK then select OPEN to play.
Please contact me at: Mikerenyi@gmail.com if you have any issues with the download and I will help to resolve it. Feel free to email me with any feedback you may have as well. Thanks!
About me, I'm a Chinese American game designer currently working in Shanghai, China. I work in AAA game development full-time and am interested in making socially conscious video games that are fun to play. I graduated from NYU, studying Film and Game Design.