A downloadable Visual Novel for Windows and macOS

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Life leaves the protagonist feeling empty. He constantly feels as if he is drowning in life thanks to his depression. When light finally shines on his miserable life, he begins to swim upwards out of the water that has been leaving him engulfed for so long...

Engulfed is a story told through dialogue and narrative. The main focus is character interaction and how two people can help one another just by existing, even if only recently brought together by fate.


"John Smith" - The name the protagonist provides. He has many faces, but looking in a mirror will show you what he looks like for your playthrough.

"Rose" - The nickname 'John Smith' gives the girl he encounters on a fateful night.


Music is produced by TheOwnedBagel, and more songs from TheOwnedBagel can be heard on his Soundcloud.


Background art chosen for this project are free assets provided by Tyranobuilder.

An image from the public domain has been modified for use in this visual novel.

Character art courtesy of JewelSaviorFREE. Character art has been modified to provide for a better experience.

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Release date Sep 15, 2015
GenreVisual Novel
Made withTyranoBuilder
TagsAbstract, Anime, nakige, Short, TyranoBuilder, tyranojam
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Engulfed.zip 374 MB
Enfulfed Windows Export.zip 184 MB
Engulfed Mac Export.zip 190 MB


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Patched the downloads once again. I forgot a music stop tag in the beginning, but it wasn't too immersion breaking as I had one quickly after where I would've designated this new one. Any future downloaders can now enjoy it a bit more.


Download links have been fixed!


Sorry everyone for the faulty windows download! I'll be sure to fix that and will be getting this game back online later tonight.