A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

A Philosophy of Nothing


Me You and my your friends have survived the Calamity. We You have food, water and electricity, but the days stretch on endlessly. Seperated by the barrier, the chaos of the outside world is distant. One day, however...


This game features:

  • Eyeball people
  • Lots of snarking
  • A cute gay couple
  • Mysteries about the Calamity
  • Uncovering disturbing secrets about your friends
  • One very obsessed gentleman

... And murder.

(In the full release)



Controls:

Arrows = Move
SPACE or ENTER = Examine / Advance text
SHIFT = Run
Left Click = All of the above
F4 / ALT+ENTER = Fullscreen
ESC = Menu / Cancel



This game is still in it's DEMO phase, and therefore some bugs are present. For more content and (nearly) daily updates, follow me on Twitter!

If you review or make a playthrough of my game, please link back to this page and my Twitter. Thank you!

Install instructions

  1. Unzip the file
  2. Open the folder
  3. Open the Game file
  4. Have fun!

Download

Download
A Philosophy of Nothing [DEMO] for Windows.zip 391 MB
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A Philosophy of Nothing [DEMO] for Linux.zip 433 MB
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A Philosophy of Nothing [DEMO] for Mac OS X.zip 525 MB

Development log

Comments

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i hope you like playthrough i did of your demo here link https://www.twitch.tv/videos/675043770

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So far what you have is intriguing and I can't wait for more. You've got an interesting set up, small little details that give character to the world (like having hot sauce in the cuboards) and nice art.

Just a note, I found freeing Tom from the film a bit buggy, as in I had to click around them multiple times for about half a minute with both the scissors and mattress equipped. (I know you pointed out there were still bugs since its a demo)

But thats all I really have to say. Defintley the beggining of something really cool. (like the title too by the way).

Stay Determined :) 

(by the way have you played Doki Doki literature club?)

Hi there! Thank you so much for playing my game. I'll see what I can do about Tom's hitbox!

DDLC is one of my favourite games :)

Stay Determined!

I wouldn't say was a fun game DDLC, rather quite horrific but damn is it engaging. Games don't have to be fun, just engaging. Well atleast thats what I think. I started to get a similar feeling when reading about your game. By the way, have you figured out the entire story line of the game and how long have you had this idea for? Just curious :)

I've been working on the game for about 2 months now, and the story is mostly planned out, just need to add some details. I agree, games don't always have to give you a fun feeling (The Hello Charlotte series stands as one of my biggest inspirations, which just tries to make the player feel bad on every possible occasion), though I try to sprinkle in some moodlifting moments here and there.