What Waits Beneath: A Journaling Game of Underwater Discovery + PDF

What could possibly lingering for you within this cold and endless depth?

A beautiful, hand-crafted journaling game of underwater discovery where prompts will guide you to write about your unique journeys to the depths. Produced in the creator's home studio, What Waits Beneath guides you through a multi-day dive for mysteries and treasure as you play a modified version of the classic card game Memory.


Required for play:

✦ 1 player
✦ A journal, diary, or equivalent & something to write with
✦ 10 six-sided dice
✦ A standard deck of 52 playing cards


The Team:

Game Design by Nevyn Holmes
Layout by Jam
Published by Dinoberry Press

A note from the creators:

The original version of What Waits Beneath was created to practice & explore aspects of game design Nevyn was unfamiliar with. Having never designed a solo RPG at the time, it was a ground-up exploration of new systems for them, and while the mechanics that resulted were solid, the layout he created left a lot to be desired.

Later on, Jam was similarly looking for projects to practice layout on and chose the original release of What Waits Beneath. Starting completely from scratch, she redesigned its pages into the improved, evocative version we have today.

In addition to redoing the game’s layout, Jam also designed it to be fully produced at home. The booklet is proudly handmade; printed & bound in our home studio.

16 pages, 8.5 x 5.5 in., saddle-stitch zine, b&w throughout. Includes PDF.

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