Journalist is a typing game with horror elements. You play as a journalist investigating a story given to them anonymously. Could this be the next big story?

This game uses exclusively the keyboard for controls. If you're playing in a web browser, be sure to click on the game to ensure that it is capturing your inputs. You may also need to refresh the page after the first time you load the game in the case that the game isn't accepting inputs.

Made in 12-ish hours for the first Miz Jam.

More information at my website.

Escape to close the game.

F11 to toggle fullscreen.

PlatformsWindows, HTML5
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorDarius Alvanez
Made withGameMaker
TagsHorror, Narrative, Typing
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
LinksHomepage, Source code


Journalist (EXE) 4 MB

Install instructions

Extract the game's files to a new folder and run Journal.exe to play the game. You may need administrator permissions.


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this game sounds edgy

lets see if it lives up to the hype if not i'm gonna be very sad

You have a very creative game, one of my favorite entries. The only issue I had with this game is that, when I was typing it was hard for me to understand what was going on, and all I was so focused on typing rather than the story, overall great game keep it up! :)

Wow, this game sure freaked me out. Great job man! Scared me by me just reading some text and trying to type is as fast as I can. This makes me wanna get better at typing.

Really good game but i found when approaching a later stage in the game i was getting some performance issues and my inputs weren't working.

I'm sorry to hear that. I'll be looking into what might've caused the performance drops when I can. Hopefully the checkpoint towards the end made the issue a little more bearable. Thank you for playing and enjoying my game, nonetheless!

Haha whoops forgot to put the game here. It should be fixed now. Have fun!