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Oct 2, 2008 | 8:00 PM EDT

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"Karoshi" is a Japanese word and means "death by overwork". In this game many things are not what you'd expect and the goal of each level is counter-intuitive: you need to die.

Each stage presents a new challenge. There are several objects you can use to solve puzzles, and in later levels the game will even break it's own rules to surprise you.

50 clever levels and a boss fight at the end. We hope you have fun (killing yourself)!

If you have played the Game Maker version, YES this is an official Flash version!



Rated 5 / 5 stars

DEATH to all !

I liked the game, it had a very retro feel it to makes me want to go & play nintendo !! even tho I did get stuck on floor 45.. hmm love the concept & easy enough to play good work !! all around


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Excellent work.

I would have liked more levels, but this was a fun brain teaser while it lasted.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


I've been stuck on heart number three for a while now. Very frustrating. >.<

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

30 minutes later...

I finally beat it. All levels. The level before the boss im confused on how i beat it but hey i got through. Anyways, It was a nicely done game. I would suggest maybe a second game. Better graphics, more levels, more ways to die. Other than that this was a great waste of 30 minutes. 10/10 5/5


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

He has to DIE!!

its good