There is a saying that depression as the common cold of mental illness. However, not many people really understand and know how to cope with it by ignoring or hiding negative emotions which are dangerous. Once physical warning appears, they still not realize that they had already have the high risk of suffering depression.
Speak Out can raise the public awareness of depression by letting user experience the situation of ignoring negative emotions.
Using loudspeaker as weapon, attack and defeat monster through talking and expressing the stressful feelings. Others can help fight against monster by mobile phone when user send out sos signal.
Our game installation encourages user to express their feelings but not to ignore them; Remind them of the importance of self or peer awareness of emotions and seek help timely.
Supervising Tutor: Jeffery C. F. Ho