The Thing I Don't Want to Think About

Student Entrant 2016

The University of Texas at Austin
Team Comma Door


The Thing I Don't Want to Think About is an FPS narrative adventure with a look and feel influenced by retro arcade games. The story revolves around the player and his imaginary friend, Frinchfry, as they hunt down The Thing, which has invaded the player's favorite arcade game. Once inside, the player explores the world using their puzzle solving and platforming skills, while fighting off enemies with their magic staff. The story is revealed through nostalgic experiences as the player ventures forth to discover what The Thing really is.