This app is designed for a doctoral research at the University of Canterbury. In order to be able to log in to the app and play the game you need an access code. The access code will be given to you once you signed the consent form and filled out a short survey. After installing the app, you will receive a link and by clicking on the link you can access the consent form and the survey. If you wish to learn more about the app, the research and the consent form, please see the “Info & Consent” section on our website

EmotionTune is a gamified interactive visual story app in which you can experience some glimpses of student life. You can live other students’ stories and make decisions in their situations. By making decisions you can control what will happen in the story and also learn what are the consequences of your decisions in a fun way.

This game is a set of interactive stories that help you learn about emotion regulation strategies and ways to substitute the negative strategies with the positive functional ones.

• Help university students regulate their emotions in a healthy and positive way
• Inspired by cognitive behaviour therapy techniques
• Aimed at individuals 18 years old and above
•.Content tested and approved by psychologists and researchers at the University of Canterbury.

If you are a university student or you have recently graduated from a university or educational institute and based in New Zealand, you can play this game, take part in the survey and receive a gift voucher.

This game is designed by researchers from the University of Canterbury.

App Privacy

The developer, Afshin Tanouri, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.