It is the year 19xx in England. You are an Indian university student who attended the boarding school Grayling Towers. You are returning to the town of Grayling after your first year at university to meet your old school friends: Cicily Thomas, Fatima Khan, and Susheela Rajaram. As the only Indian girls at Grayling Towers, the four of you quickly became close friends, but you haven't seen each other in a year. You're not sure what has changed since then, but this is your chance to find out.

"Such, Such Were the Joys" is a queer historical dating sim set in mid-century England. It is inspired by the English school stories of authors like Enid Blyton and Elinor Brent-Dyer, while trying to acknowledge some of the colonial and racial realities that those stories ignored.

cw for period-accurate racism and homophobia

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(4 total ratings)
GenreInteractive Fiction
Made withTwine
TagsDating Sim, Historical, Lesbian, LGBT, Narrative, Romance, Text based, Twine
Average sessionAbout a half-hour


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Such a find!! I'm happy to come upon this. Hoping that me commenting will boost the game's reach 🤞🤞