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Stress, Mysery & Fatigue Simulator

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It's a bit confusing so hear me out.

You can press SPACEBAR to interrupt her (or click on her). Do this when her eyes are fully open or blinking(usually after thinking in place for a bit) and you'll have a window of time where you can tell her where to go, if you click on any task in the screen.


You need to get working, quick! One project for class, one deadline for work, both before the end of the week. Can you do it without completely avoiding the problem like the normal person you are? Or will you go crazy and lose control trying to do everything?

This game was based on mixed personal experiences over several years. Exaggerated as i never had it this bad, not by a long shot, but it was funny to think about.

Made for the GMTK 2020 Game Jam, with the theme "Out of Control".

Music by the wonderful Bauti777!

Helped by the great Porcongo and Nico!

Hope you like it! <3

extra notes as of 16/7/20

I am really, really proud of this little game, actually.Makes me happy to read comments of people who relate to it. I think it conveys what i had in mind- and maybe some of you can relate too. Hope you find it interesting. It's certainly not a fun game, hahahah, it's made to frustrate you.

It can have some issues as it was ported to HTML5, please tell me if you seem to find one!

if you like it you can download it here!


I am preeeeetty sure fullscreen doesn't work. However i'll leave it there if it does work for someone else! I have hope.

I still need to learn to do HTML5 stuff.

As the game wasn't made from the ground up to be playable in phones, text may look tiny. However you *can* play it on a phone, i made it so you can tap on her to interrupt her too.

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I did it!!! only 3 crises! woohoo !!
15 years living like this were worth it! ... I think O.o hahahaha
Great game ^^

Stopsignal responds:

It's all worth it in the end! Just gotta take care of oneself too, hahaha
Thanks a lot for playing, pal!!

I can only get to finish the work, the homework is almost over.. I think that I will fake it a little and it will be fiiiine! just like in real life!, nice little game!

Stopsignal responds:

Gotta be honest, personally i have developed a skill to fake stuff and weasel my way talking out of unfinished homework, hahahah
Sadly can't do it with other stuff, but for class it's great!

Honestly the style is something I really dig. The color choices also complimenting the art style. Somber music adding to the whole experience. I can actually relate to this gal. It's rough dealing with work and stuff when the motivation to do so is sorely lacking. There's clearly heart put into this game and for that I appreciate you. Keep on with the good work and may you succeed well.

Gods the game over screen is heart breaking. The weight of failure crashing in and causing your mental well being to collapse. This gal needs all the support she can get.

I love the art style and simplicity of this game. This has such a relatable message. I felt horrible pushing the poor girl to get her work done, but in a way I kind of do that to myself sometimes. I'll forgo food, sleep, and fun in favor of getting work done only to regret it because it gets me more stressed than putting it off does!

Aww my god man,when I saw her when she had a breakdown I just wanted to give her a hug.Sooo cute and sad;(Also,I don't really understand as to why she has both work and homework to do?Is she going to college while simultaneously working?

Stopsignal responds:

Yeap! It's based on, eh, current personal circumstances. But i am actually really happy to have a job doing what i like, so i don't have it as bad as her, hahahahaha

She was supposedly gonna go ballistic when having a breakdown, but then i realized no one actually does that- breakdowns i have seen and experienced are much more quiet and personal, in a way. I think it works!

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3.65 / 5.00

Jul 16, 2020
9:04 PM EDT
  • Daily 5th Place July 18, 2020

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