Went to open the menu in front of the painting that stares at you before she blinked. She killed me. Also, if you'd like any assistance in cleaning up the English text, I'd love to be of service.
Sleepover rules is a short adventure with a specific set of rules to follow. You are invited to a friend's house, he hosts a sleepover and you agreed to come. Soon you start to realize that these rules are not a formality but rather a necessary key to surviving the sleepover. As you descent deeper into the house and all of its rooms you find yourself questioning your sanity and if you will ever see your home again.
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The game is in active development, meaning, things can change and will change, quests are still implemented, and bugs could exist. Currently, the ending has been implemented.
The game is rich in features:
- More than forty unique ways to die!
- Multiple endings.
- Decision-based gameplay.
- A diary in which you can explore the background story.
- Over 40 unique quests.
- Art provided by Eli (Addictivities).
- Music/audio by The Miracle Forest.
- A ton of spooky sound effects.
- Easy controls (point-and-click).
- Short play through time (or long).
- Over 140k words in total (30k~ expected per game)
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|Genre||Interactive Fiction, Adventure, Puzzle|
|Tags||Horror, house, rules, Singleplayer, sleepover, Text based, Thriller, Twine|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
|Inputs||Keyboard, Mouse, Touchscreen, Smartphone|
|Links||Blog, Patreon, Support|
- Version: 2.0.281 days ago
- Version: 2.0.186 days ago
- Version: 2.0.0Oct 27, 2022
- Version: 1.2.1Nov 23, 2021
- Version: 1.2.0Oct 31, 2021
- Version: 1.1.6Mar 06, 2021
- Version: 1.1.5Mar 04, 2021
- Version: 1.1.4Mar 03, 2021
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Hey there, thanks for your feedback. As for the painting, it's normal such events do kill you if you try to exit to the menu, otherwise one could reset a round without ever dying. As for cleaning up the text, I want to thank you for the generous offer, for now, I am slowly revisiting texts with a second editor here and there since it's literally a ton of text... so don't worry I got it covered (for now)!
Hi and it's me again...
I wonder what morning rules Rule 4 is? I got a death saying "survived until 8:04" because of that rule, and a girl tells me I should only grab my bags, but I thought there's only 3 morning rules written? Is that a bug or is it meant to be that way?
Hey there, yes that's a typo. It should be "Morning rules, rule 3"! I will fix it in the next update!
I forgive the dog for biting my hand.
The dog is by far my favourite character.
Please give the dog a name!!!
I've been playing this for so long, trying to get all the little secrets and goodies, I love it!! I also really love the atmosphere and horror you've crafted without using any jumpscares. Jumpscares always freak me out so bad and I have passed up many a game because I couldn't find out if there were jumpscares or not, but you tell the player first thing and I am so grateful for that!! 10/10 can't wait for chapter 2 updates
Thank you for your kind words! I am currently trying to finish the update, hopefully it will be everything you wished for!
I've been playing for like an hour, my brain hurts but I honestly love this game
i found this from r/ruleshorror on reddit and god damn i cant wait to play it
I hope it can live up to your expectations, have fun, and feel free to ask anything through the comments, Reddit, or discord!
This is really fun. I managed to get to the current end, guess I will continue to find "dumb ways to die" when it is updated XD
how do i see the game images? when i play the game it just shows a gray screen and a black box that has buttons and words but idk if that's normal
Dear Makina Jaylee, if, for whatever reason, the images fail to load, the background will be black. You experience a grey one, which shouldn't be possible. What browser are you using, if I may ask? I don't have built-in support for all browsers out there. And the last question, what device are you using? e.g. a phone, laptop, desktop, tablet?
im using desktop (pc) but since you say its supposed to be black i wonder why mine is grey but i guess i have a bug
what a great game, the art and writing is awesome not to mention the replayability, I haven't finished it but for all i can see this game is a five stars already.
a literal piece of art.
This game is super cool! I haven't finished it just yet but its awesome. Keep up the great work man :)
Thank you so much! I won't spoil it for you, but let's just say, I am indeed working on more!
That. Was. AWESOME!
Hey there! I know I'm a little late in posting this but I had a lot of fun with this game, I'll post my playthrough of it below if you're interested but the version that I played is 1.1.3 I believe. I hope the people that watch my video stop by here and play the newest updates, which I'm sure add a lot of quality of life improvements to the experience. Thanks for making games!
Hey there, I am very grateful for the video! Indeed the newest updates changed a lot of things around. I loved the video and enjoyed watching it. I am indeed looking into making some texts stick around longer. Thanks again for the fun and relaxing commentary!
Hehe yes, there are some rules! If you don't feel like writing, there is an option to give you rules in-game! (Settings -> Difficulty)
Love this game! I came in with low expectations, but found myself hooked to this for a couple hours. Finally completed, after spending way too long looking for the knife, but hot damn, that was so worth it! This is so well done and I can't wait to see what else you have in store for this
Hi Sjoerd, it took a while because I had a longer game on my plate but I finally got back to Sleepover and it was so much fun! Sorry for that super long intro, I had this bit prepared and it’s so silly but I really wanted to set the mood. As you can see, I played a lot longer this time because the game kept me engaged throughout and nearly drew me back in when I did my outro, there’s so much to discover, it’s absolutely addictive to discover new "endings", ghosties and stories. This game has such a great concept, I still love it to bits.
Hope, I am not spamming with this, just wanted to share the love.
I am so amazed by this surprise! Thank you so much! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed it! Again, I appreciate it so much! (so many exclamation marks hehe, I am just very excited)
soo many rules man and u cant tell. if there is a bad ending are a good ending for me it seems to be none of those ending's
There are indeed many rules, you can 'safely' skip them and play via trial-and-error! There are no bad endings, every ending is important!
Me, first seeing the game description:
'-More than 20 ways to die!'
Perhaps it's an important mechanic of the game, after a while it might even get fun!
Just throwing down a few things I've noticed, nothing big so far.
In the difficulty selection menu, difficulty is typoed to difficluty.
When you turn off Gore in the settings, it throws you to the font selection menu and disables handwriting. You can then turn both back on without issue.
Thanks for the report! Fixed the typo and the menu sending you to the wrong page! Luckily it doesn't mess up anything! Will update this in a coming patch.
are there any jumpscares at all?
Hey there, as the intro states, no jumpscares! However, some people might find the random scary audio a little bit jumpy, luckily there is a button in settings to turn this off.
Holy cow, that was such a pleasant surprise. The way the story immediately creates such an unnerving mood and how it progresses is so much eerie fun, I love the idea and I say this as someone who hated choose-your-own-adventures back in the days but this is such a cool set-up and story. I only tried out a few rooms and endings (well, rather, demises) but I am quite sure I will return to it at some point. Great work, I am a fan!
i've completed all parts of this game except for finding one of the ghosts! i honestly can't figure it out but i love this game, great job
Very kind of you! The one missing ghost (which I guess) might be found by breaking some Night Rules!
I loved playing this game! It didn't have a short story and it was very interesting finding every secret and curio! I finished the game 100% and I give this a 10/10. Keep up the work! Can't wait for Chapter 2! :)
This game is honestly amazing, its not too hard amd not too easy. The best part of it is that the game kinda tests your memory of the rules!
how do you get all the ending's