The Weight of a Soul by chinkeeyong

In a world of arcane mysteries, a young doctor's apprentice unravels a conspiracy most grim.

The Weight of a Soul is a mystery-horror interactive novel inspired by IF classics like Blue Lacuna and Anchorhead. A typical playthrough will comprise over 50,000 words and may take 5 to 6 hours to complete.

Visit the website for more details, the Development Diary, and information about the upcoming premium version to be released on and Steam:

Content warnings: illness, death, medical procedures, emotional suffering.
Review by HumanPerson
07 Mar 2023
Without a doubt, this is the best text adventure game that I have ever played. It has a great story, amazing detail, and wonderful world-building. I would highly recommend this game to everyone.

Review by HarperLama541
06 May 2021
This was so good! I would definitely recommend it to others!

Review by Matt54
25 Apr 2021
Just finished it and it was amazing!

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