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You found a phone belonging to a missing person. What would you do?

Sara has disappeared under mysterious circumstances, and your only lead is her mobile phone.

Search for clues by investigating Sara's personal messages, notes, emails, pictures and videos while trying to piece together her final days. Unlock password protected files, uncover hidden messages and decrypt lost data and figure out where she went, what she did, and how someone can disappear without a trace so suddenly.


About the game:

Experience first hand a found footage style mobile game. Sara is Missing (SIM) is all about the horrors of mobile technology and touches upon the voyeuristic pleasure that one gets from prying through another person's personal items. We store so much information about ourselves on our mobile devices that deducing what we really are like in real life becomes as simple as tapping on a screen.


Features:

  • Multiple choices will lead to multiple outcomes and endings.
  • Chat with different people at the same time.
  • Receive phone calls from NPCs and other mysterious callers.
  • Hidden sub plots and extra information to unlock.
  • Receive videos and photos from other NPCs.
  • Simulated mobile phone helper, providing hints.
  • Utilizing a similar typing mechanic as popular messaging apps.


Build Notes:

v 1.7

  • Minor content updates and dialog changes
  • Fixed black screen issue on certain graphic cards
  • Allow bug reporting for Mac and Windows

NOTICE: The game may not work on some Galaxy Tab devices. We are aware of this issue and are working on a fix soon.


Credits:

Idea created by: Tim W.

Game initiated by: Tim W. and GCM Incubator

Mentored by: The Futurist Foundation and GCM Incubator

Script by: Buddy Anwardi, Saqina Latif, Derek Mui

Game developer: Monsoon Lab

Cast: Tehmina Kaoosji (as Sara), David Lee Knighton (as Derek), Juliah Tan (as Faith), Thivian Sivananthen (as Red Mask), Dale Bashir (as Black Mask)

Crew: Dorothy Hogan Yap (Makeup), Erin Sam and Eira Sam (Extras)

With special appearance by: Jordan Suleiman (as Buddy) and Alaska the Cat (as herself)

Featured Band: The End is Nigh

Video Extract: Marble Hornet Entry #19, Heaven's Gate Initiation, 11B-X-1371 - © 2015 Parker Warner Wright | www.pwwright.com

Image Extract: Tomino's Hell, The Red Room Curse, Creepy Wallpaper

Email: "You Cannot Touch Her" Curse/Binding by @PharWestNagle, The Relevance of Ghost In The Shell, Buddy's Text from Creepy Text Theatre with Sasha Grey

Inspired by: SOMI's Replica


Reviews:

"one of the best horror games of the year." - Rocky Bytes

"Highly recommended mobile horror." - Alpha Beta Gamer

"1,000 times more immersive than Electronic Art's Majestic ever was." - Gravis Ludus

"A FMV horror adventure told through a realistic phone interface" - Pocket Gamer

"Sara is Missing is worth playing any way you can." - PC Gamer

"The presentation reminded me a ton of Her Story" - Rock Paper Shotgun

"a cleverly crafted horror game" - The Bit Bag

"Sara Is Missing's interface is its resounding success." - Kritiqal

"This game is much better than my Replica. Awesome!!!" - @IndieSomi

" Sara Is Missing is most scary when it messes with its own interface or established rules" - Kotaku

StatusPrototype
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Android
Release date Oct 23, 2016
Rating
(292)
Authorsaraismissing
GenreSimulation
TagsFMV, Halloween, Horror, Meaningful Choices, Mystery, simulator, Spooky, Story Rich
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
LanguagesEnglish
InputsTouchscreen
AccessibilityInteractive tutorial
LinksTwitter

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Click download now to get access to the following files:

sim_mac.zip 132 MB
sim_version_1-7.apk 70 MB
sim_win64.zip 90 MB

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Love this game! I know I'm very late to the party since I've never played it until now, but wow! Really loved how there were multiple choices to make and the creepyness and suspense really got me!
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i almost threw my computer on the first jumpscare. very good

I remember how i played this game first time in summer of 2017. I remember how i waited first SIMULACRA to be released. But i still memorizing this game, it was first. Best indie horror game.

My browser opens to this website upon exiting the game after every play through.

https://www.replacements.com/china-mikasa-strawberry-festival-dinner-plate/p/872...

Has this happened to anyone else?

Very unique and scary game!

SIMULACRA

100000/10

I don't play horror games...

This game is amazing! Loved it!

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ughhhh I love games with that kind of freedom, but i'm so scared to play... 









I've downloaded it, wish me luck.

did you have fun

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I like this game alot and I got some good scares out of it! But there is something about this game that made me confused. Whenever I finish a play through of this game, it sends me to a Microsoft support scam and I just don't like that. Again, this game is great and all but the fact that I almost get scammed when I finish makes me confused and kind of dissappointed :(

Incredible game with a couple of problems, 1 i experianced a few crashes secondly story wise i had a problem with paganism beind used as a evil creepy trope this game could of been amazing without that. 

i can't figure out how to open the game??????? idk maybe i'm just dumb

I downloaded it  on google play and I just tapped on it and I brought me there. You prob have some technical issues

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This game actually still holds up to this day. Here is a recent gameplay that I did. If you guys are interested.

Goddamn. Really impressive,


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I recently found and play this game despite it being so old but wow am I impress. How the heck have I not seen this until now!. Such a unique game and great concept. The gameplay is also so polished. Too bad I made the wrong choice at the end :(.

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Ik that redroom video was literally scary images off of google but the way it was layed out, that stuff's terrifying

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Played with my friend, It's very cool. But I'm curious about the group with deleted messages, it's there some manner I can  see the messages?

yes indeed

what was that group

Sara is with me 
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this game is very fun to play, but if you look closely in one of those videos the "haunted" ones you can actually see clips from other creepypasta stories and a short clip from the marble hornets series. i feel like it would've been more interesting if they found a way to make they're own haunting clips, and it would've made it just MORE horrifying.

though i still loved playing this game a lot, so keep up with all the good and scary work.  

I appreciate all the effort that you all put into making this game, as well as your other games. I hope you all are staying safe, and doing well.

TOO SHORT!!! I want more!! Guess I'll have to buy Simulacra next :3

It was definitely a good game, I just wish there were more to it. My playthrough only lasted about 20mins max before it was over.... 

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Me too haha. dumb kids

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i created this account to just say i figuritively shit myself at the first jumpscare

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This game had me dumbfounded and looking stupid i might even play it again on pc for a better run through but for now thanks for making me think about what i'm doing https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK9fTdX74mXpFcA2aE9x0OK2bYU_TdG4Z

It's a great game, and terrifying as well.

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The game is really great, but I watched the video.
 but on a computer obsessed with 
trying to play this game.
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Hey there!I don't believe I've had the pleasure of playing the game but I have watched videos about it and it seems great! Unfortunately I'm on a crappy computer trying to play this game. However I'm not sure if that has to do with the error I am facing. When I open up the game I am faced with a glitchy red(ish) screen that goes through the messages about using headphones and a phone strap but when I try to get past the lock screen a two distorted messaged appear. The problem is that I can't read the messages as they are both translucent and overlap, making it impossible to read. I've looked through several pages of comments looking for someone else seeing this but I'm not sure anyone else has experienced this??  

Its part of the game. or are you being sarcastic

I'm not being sarcastic. If it's part of the game, mind telling me how to get past the beginning?

A nice simple creepy game~

Great game!

i was able to download this on mac (and play it) about a year ago, but now i try and download it it says this "SIM can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer" 

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This might sound sketchy, but i had the same problem. Just set it to ask first when opening strange apps

Great game. But maybe you can make it compatible with 18:9 ratio screen? I think that will help the game a lot.

I love this game but.. the red room so scary i smashed my phone ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

need 32bit please

Stuck on the part where you choose between sara and faith. I tried to use IRIS but it doesnt work

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I love this game a lot and the secret messages OH gosh! As a response to the Japanese one:ーはい! and the second one witch is using the theban alphabet, that one was hard but fun to crack and I really want to ask u if it's correct but I don't want to take the fun from others to do it as well maybe others cracked it before but just want to know if at least it's correct and the last one it was at the end of the same video but I just can't pause it in time to see it /:.... And really this game is a really good one great job👏👏👏❤️

sara is with me

Great game

sara is with me

Cool game

Hello, I really like this game, thank you for creating it. Have a wonderful day you beautiful human beings

This game was awesome, I really want to go back into the game and explore the secrets of this game. From the first minute of the game I was shitting myself and wondering what was going to happen next. A really good game :D 

A really great game. We enjoyed it very much.

It has a trully interesting concept and the story is good.

We made a video while playing:

Keep up the good work !!!
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