Don't Move is an experimental puzzle platformer with a focus on ludonarrative dissonance and player investment manipulation. Don't Move starts simply: move left or right. But as you try -- and as you fail -- to move, you unlock more of the game's mechanisms. With each new element comes new challenges and more rewards! Available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, and Android.

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0 comments by stvr on Aug 14th, 2014

Don't Move has been busy on Steam! If you haven't seen it yet, here's the Greenlight page:

Support Don't Move on Steam Greenlight

First of all, Don't Move is in the top 100! This is incredibly awesome, thank you so much for all of your support!

Second: Don't Move will be available in a bunch of languages when it releases on Steam! The full list includes:

  • English
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Thai
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Bulgarian
  • Greek
  • Turkish
  • Norwegian
  • Portuguese

That's a lot for one person, so if you'd like to help with translation, I made a localization tool which you can see here:

Don't Move Localization Tool on Github

It's even open source, so feel free to use the code for your own text-to-pixels generator!

Third: achievements! There's a preview available on Steam, or you can just see them here:

Achievement: Coin Get
Achievement: It's All Just Noise
Achievement: Somehow, Uh
Achievement: Nice Hat
Achievement: Game Saved
Achievement: Star Child
Achievement: The Name of The Game
Achievement: Hi Jim. Bye Jim.

Fourth: we're on Facebook! Follow or like or share or whatever you kids do these days.

Fifth: you're awesome! No, seriously, you rule. Keep it up. Thanks so much for supporting Don't Move, and we'll keep our fingers crossed for being Greenlit in the next batch!

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Nightraith37 Nov 23 2013, 1:15am says:

Every time I try to launch the game it immediatly says a problem has ocurred and I can't play. Please Fix.

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stvr Creator
stvr Nov 23 2013, 10:32am replied:

I'm sorry you're having trouble, and I'd be happy to help! What version of Windows are you using?

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ovnidemon Nov 22 2013, 6:42pm says:

Look right left along the room to liberate robbie. (Hint for final)

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stvr Nov 22 2013, 9:35pm replied:


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graspee Nov 23 2013, 3:27pm replied:

Why not delete his comment if it's a spoiler?

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stvr Creator
stvr Nov 23 2013, 7:10pm replied:

It's not that big a deal; if people want to help each other out with secrets and stuff, that's fine with me.

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graspee Nov 24 2013, 4:11pm replied:

No-one even asked for help though. People are going to see this spoiler whether they want to or not. I think you should delete it and I don't understand why you don't.

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stvr Creator
stvr Nov 22 2013, 5:11pm replied:

There is no dance trophy! It was broken before, so it could be unlocked via dancing, but that's not how you're supposed to unlock it.

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Toyoch Nov 22 2013, 2:43pm says:

Weird, I always get the game minimized when I launch.

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stvr Creator
stvr Nov 22 2013, 3:44pm replied:

I'm sorry to hear that! Does it work after un-minimizing? What OS are you on?

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Toyoch Nov 22 2013, 3:48pm replied:

Windows7 64bit. and It somehow working now. 3 trophies to go.

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stvr Creator
stvr Nov 22 2013, 3:53pm replied:

Glad to hear it! Good luck!

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Highest Rated (2 agree) 8/10

I don't think that this game deserves the negative reviews it has been receiving, but it does prove that this game certainly is an acquired taste. Don't Move is a game about progression, but there are no real objectives, tasks, storylines or anything similar because it just isn't that kind of game. While it may come off as too simple and repetitive (which it very well is) at first, it has a compelling ability to keep pulling you back in to see what happens after you have reached the next stage of…

Aug 20 2014, 11:24am by Aro

Lowest Rated (2 agree) 2/10

There is no point in it at all. Maybe only interesting as an experiment.

Nov 22 2013, 6:48pm by requemao

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