(another PICO-8 game from me)


Z to start. Arrows move the player. Z to restart from the game over screen.


Sudden inspiration struck a few days before the end of February, and here we are! Somewhat on time even.

Steer your character through driving snow to find meat using your amazing food compass in the bottom right! (It points to the food.) The heat timer tracks how close you are to freezing. You need to return to your tent before that happens!

Hope you enjoy this quick little game, I had a lot of fun making it. Apologies if the sound/music drive you up the wall, I ended up quite happy with them.

Lexaloffle BBS thread: here.

#1GAM February 2017.

Install instructions

The game should work great in the browser whether downloaded or not! Download the ZIP and put both files in the same folder, then double-click on 'dearth.html'. It should open like a normal webpage.

If you have PICO-8 and want to check out the game's code/etc. or just play it in the 'real thing', download either dearth.p8 or dearth.p8.png to your pico-8/carts directory, then load from within the game with 'load dearth'.


Download 320 kB
dearth.p8.png 11 kB
dearth.p8 40 kB

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