We Become What We Behold


We Become What We Behold is an exciting game created by Nicky Case. Choose what to include and capture the story of the Squares and Circles with a camera.

Have you ever wanted to become a cameraman or producer? Maybe, you don't have enough conditions to follow these job dreams in reality. However, by participating in this game, you can practice as a cameraman to record all the Squares and Circles events. Are you ready?

Start with observing and catching simple misunderstandings between a circle and a square, and then make your choices to generate tension between the masses of Circles and Squares. You can amplify it in the media to reach a larger audience. As a result, a minor disagreement between a circle and a square can become more tricky. Note that you can choose what to include in exclude out of the frame. That shapes the rest of the story of the Squares and Circles. This heightens the circles and squares tension, resulting in a vicious cycle of rage and hatred that quickly escalates to a violent conclusion. What is the difference between disagreement, rage, and hatred? See reactions of the squares and circles to know.

How to control

Use the left mouse button to capture a moment.

Developer and Platform

This game was developed by Nicky Case and released in 2016. In 2018, it was updated with interesting new features. This game is available in the web browser on both PC and mobile devices.

Questions Frequently Asked

1. Are there multiple endings in We Become What We Behold?

No, there is only one ending in this game. Although you try playing this game in different ways, they will lead to the same ending which is the fight between Circles and Squares. The cause of this riot is a Circle wearing a hat. He shoots down the crazy Square, which results in angriness and fear of all people. Finally, all people are killed in the fight. Only a couple of Square and Circle who love peace and fight for peace in the war still stay alive happily until the end of the game.

2. What is the message of We Become What We Behold?

In a sense, the message of this game is really simple. “A little bad will have an effect on the community”. Specifically, an individual action onto a whole group results in gross distortions of reality. The camera and television which simply record moments in reality overtake reality itself. They make one bad moment into an awful universal truth. From that, you can realize an obvious message of this game: “Just behold yourself instead of becoming what you behold.

In addition, after the end of the game, you can learn one more useful message: “Peace is the last destination of the world.