A downloadable game for Windows

burnout. is a game about burnout, depression, and the others. When you’re depressed, there are things people say that hurt more than they help, no matter the intention.

In this game, you’re running through every day hoping to get to the end of it. But your fatigue is limited, and each day it will get worse. If your fatigue reaches 3h, it’s game over. If you make it through 30 days, it’s a less bitter game over.

To jump from platform to platform, just press the space bar. Warning : the jump is “static”, as in it will always be the same. Because when you’re depressed, things seem to be the same over and over again. So plan your jumps ahead.

Platforms are text messages you receive during the day. They might be completely neutral (you don’t care), good for you (your fatigue doesn’t lower), or bad (your fatigue goes down faster).

Once your fatigue runs out, it’s the end of the day, and the next one starts. Until you either run out of power or patience.

There is no way to quit a running game until you either lose or lose a little more. Depression doesn’t stop like that, what were you thinking?

Made with Unity3D in a very ugly fashion. Music done on LSDJ, SFX on sfxr. “Art” scribbled in Photoshop CC2017.

You can see the source code on my github page

Install instructions

just put somewhere on your hard drive and run the executable. This has not been tested on Linux and Mac, it's the automatic Unity3D export. Sorry if it's bad.


win32.zip 13 MB
win64.zip 14 MB

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