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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 4.5 / 5 stars

quite nice

the game is extremely senceless but fun. i liked it


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

cool game

i was watchng G4 and there i a segment called indie games and they showed it there


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


Everything about the game is great. It's very original also. The graphics were pretty good... except for the blood. It seems like you got lazy there. Also, you could have made him walk normal.

Other than that, it is a great game. Good job!


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Great game.

It's a really fun game, which i played for a long time, it was very enjoyable, and i like the fact that the guy is a salaryman, who thinks about suicide. The blood was sometimes very exagerated, but that was funny, it implemented well in the game. The physics were good too, and the art aswell. Everything was really good and I like the fact that the lives are the levels counted backwards. Music was really good, and so were the sounds. I hope you find this review helpful, and i think i'm gonna continue playing this game. Thanks for making such a good game, and it is welcome in my favorites. You too by the way. 9/10 and 5/5


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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


but hard for level 37 you have to put the boomthing the one you can push on the right side of the other boom boxes on top shoot it then quickly run over to the place where the metal crate falls now can someone show me how to do 28!!!!