Welcome to Shadow’s Edge.

The free mobile game for young people to build resilience through journaling, art & connection with others.

Getting started:

Step 1: Watch the 2-minute Intro Video

Step 2: Take a moment to fill in the baseline survey.

The survey is a check-in on how you feel before playing and how you feel after playing for twenty days. Your feedback will be used to find new ways to support young people facing challenging times!


Step 3: Download the game to your mobile device or tablet.

On Google PlayStore or in the Apple App Store.


Shadow's Edge appstore

Step 4: Start the game and Register.

registration shadows edge game

Step 5: Enter the Ronald McDonald study code.

If you agree, we will export – in an anonymized and aggregated way – all the journal entries and artwork that the Ronald McDonald community creates. By entering the study code you give consent to include your writing and art in the anonymized export. The Ronald McDonald study code is:


Study Code: Ronald21

An award-winning game based on narrative therapy and positive psychology.

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         “I am suffering from a mental health issue… People like myself count on outlets like this when we are in dark times. I am still surprised that a graffiti game about expression would have been made up by psychologists. THANK YOU!!!”


– Player testimonial

         “A wonderful app! There is something so therapeutic to me about being ‘creatively destructive’ and this is a perfect outlet for that!”⁠

– Player testimonial

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