A mysterious sickness is spreading through the town of Antarjaal Nagar.

You must help investigative journalist Rakesh Kataria find out why this is happening – by finding answers to the several questions that arise in the course of uncovering a story. You must select the right locations around the town and help him string together pieces of info to lay bare a scam of epic proportions that is endangering the lives of the townspeople.


It’s in the Water, is a product of the Civic Games Lab, a project led under SMART, an NGO. The NGO was registered in 1997, and it works with vulnerable and marginalized communities and gives them a voice to stand up for their rights. The Stories of Antarjaal Nagar is a series of games that have been developed by SMART with support from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation. ‘It’s In the Water’, a game on freedom expression online is one such game within this suite.

Conceptualized, Written & Music – Abeer Kapoor
Visual Design – Meher Rajpal
Game Development – Charu Tak
Edited & Proofreading – Yana Bey