A downloadable game for Windows

Isabel's just moved into a new home, but it turns out it's haunted by a ghost!

Should she be afraid? Or should she try to be nice to the ghost and befriend it? Or maybe she could even turn the tables on it and drive it out of the house!

The outcome of this short and light-hearted adventure game depends on the items you find and the choices you make. Multiple endings - which may be happy, sad, heartwarming, or amusing - available.


About 20-30 minutes for one playthrough.


This is not a horror game, though it was made for the horror-themed Spooktober Spooktacular Game Jam (where it won 1st place!). The game has a ghost and a couple of allusions to violence and death.

The idea of a ghost whose reaction to you depends on how you treat it and a couple scenes in this game were loosely inspired by The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde, one of my favorite short stories.

Minimum system requirements

OS: Microsoft Windows® 8.1/10 (64bit)
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Compatible OpenGL / VRAM 1GB or better
Storage: 400 MB available space
Display: 1280x720 or better

Install instructions

  • After downloading, unzip the contents to a folder of your choice.
  • In the folder "TheGhostCage", double-click on Game.exe to start the game.


TheGhostCage.zip 100 MB

Development log


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A charming little game, I really enjoyed it ^^


Thanks for letting me know - good to hear that you enjoyed it!

An interesting game. We had a lot of fun testing it. Loved the retro style and the music.

Thanks for playing, and glad you had fun! Nice to see that you got the 'true' ending too. :)

I love this game!!!! check it out

Thanks for playing, and glad you enjoyed it! Good job with the voice-acting, and hope you find some of the other endings! :)