The Sleeping Sicknessfor Windows



Sleeping Sickness - Choice-driven horror narrative

The Sleeping Sickness is a game where you shape the story by making choices. It's set in a small, chilly town called Trenton, Alaska. The game starts with the mysterious death of Greta Tanner, and you play as Dr. Grayson, the town's new doctor. Your choices will guide what happens next, change conversations, and decide where you can go in the game. This Windows game is great for those who love horror stories and seeing how their decisions affect the outcome.

An engaging short story

The Sleeping Sickness" lets your choices steer the story, creating different paths and endings. Here's what kicks off the story:

  • Greta Tanner, an older lady from Trenton, is found dead without a clear reason.
  • Dr. Grayson is on a mission to solve the mystery, noticing some unusual marks on her body.
  • The game sets a spooky mood with a heavy winter setting in, making the town isolated and eerie.
  • As you explore Trenton and meet its people, strange things like a creepy song on the wind make the mystery deeper.

This setup makes sure you're pulled right into the story, full of twists and suspense.

Mainly focuses on its story

The Sleeping Sickness has a deep, engaging story where your decisions matter. Here are the main things that make the story stand out:

  • Player-Led Investigation: Every day, you choose where Dr. Grayson should go, which clues to look at, and how to talk to people.
  • Complex Narrative: The game has about 31,000 words spread across various playthroughs, similar to a short novel like John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men.
  • Multiple Endings: There are six different ways the game can end, encouraging you to play it more than once to see everything.

Interactive Elements:

  • The game includes sounds and visuals that build up the spooky atmosphere and make the story more interesting.
  • It's designed like a "choose-your-own-adventure" book, appealing to gamers, readers, and horror fans alike.

Playthrough Details:

  • Each game session lasts about 45 to 60 minutes, perfect for a full but not too long gaming experience.
  • You'll need to play several times to uncover the whole story and all the different endings.

Mature Content Warning:

The game has some mild language, a little gore, and deals with heavy themes like violence, death, and suicide. It's meant for older players.

System requirements

This is a very lightweight game that can run on almost any PC. Check out the system requirements yourself:


  • OS: Windows 10, 11
  • Processor: Any
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Any
  • DirectX: Version 7.0
  • Storage: 200 MB available space
  • Sound Card: Any

The Sleeping Sickness combines a strong story with the excitement of guiding the plot through your choices. If you like getting lost in a mystery and seeing the impact of your decisions, this game is definitely worth checking out.


  • Engaging story
  • Simple but fun audio and visuals


  • Pretty short gameplay

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The Sleeping Sicknessfor Windows


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