Don't Move: ninjas, failure, 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! Don't Move is free for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Flash. If you like it please consider buying it for Android at

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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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Toyoch Nov 22 2013, 2:43pm says:

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

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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 Nov 22 2013, 3:53pm replied:

Glad to hear it! Good luck!

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EvilizedProductions Sep 24 2013, 6:41pm says:

Lol what a crazy game, must be lot's of fun!

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sgmongo Sep 19 2013, 4:25pm says:

As a statement I feel like this game will go over a lot of heads. However I appreciate you making it in spite of def ears. I wish i was the type of gamer who gets a dopamine release on pointless stats and achievements, because I'd be much more entertained by today's drivel.

Have a absolutely fantastic day.

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Johnyliltoe Sep 19 2013, 4:17am says:

Put together a little Let's Play/walkthrough on my channel here:

Game gets tricky... very tricky.

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Guest Sep 14 2013, 11:39am says:

just completed game (took me 1h15m >_<)
thx for game, it's great and catchy somewhy xD
and i will also replay it for sure

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stvr Creator
stvr Sep 14 2013, 12:22pm replied:

Thanks for the feedback! Good luck on your second playthrough!

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stvr Creator
stvr Jul 30 2013, 3:30pm says:

As a very brief update on the game, due to some technical issues I've had to disable dynamic lighting, so the game will look slightly different than the images posted to date. I hope to have some updated images and information soon. Thanks!

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stvr Creator
stvr Sep 11 2013, 1:56pm replied:

New images are posted. Finally.

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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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