Hey Engie, I assume you wont ever read this as so many people have said the same thing but that message at the end, actually no, the game's entire message was one I really needed. Thanks for making such a fucking MASTERPIECE of a fun but also deep game <3
A downloadable absolute nonsense for Windows, macOS, and Linux
ULTRA ADHD (Amazing Death & Huge Destruction) is a game set in a land with no name. An evil God has brought forth the END TIMES - the apocalypse. The few humans who are still alive hide behind walls, ruled with an iron fist.
An ancient prophecy tells of a legendary hero, who defeated the evil God long ago, brought peace and prosperity to the people, and then mysteriously vanished. Perhaps you would be able to defeat the evil God yourself, and save the world?
- A story filled with twists and characters.
- Copious amounts of dialogue (seriously, this game is pretty text-heavy).
- Many locations to explore.
- A unique art style which combines 2.5D sprites with modern 3D capabilities.
- A multitude of playstyles.
- Multiple endings.
One playthrough takes around 20-40 minutes to complete, depending on your reading speed. Hey, I told you this game was text-heavy.
"Ultra ADHD can be pretty funny, its art is wonderfully garish, and there are multiple endings and Easter eggs to keep you playing for quite some time."
"Silent protagonist goes AWOL in land of decent zombies."
"It's a fabulous little adventure full of memorable characters, in jokes, stylish artwork, zombie bashing, clever writing, and great twists."
"Nigh impossible to put the game down until you finish it."
"If you got twenty minutes and a fetish for arthouse games that really play with the medium, you cannot do much better."
Developed by DancingEngie - @DancingEngie
CC-BY music by:
Rrrrrose - Loyalty Freak Music - Bandcamp
Andy G. Cohen - Website
The Freeharmonic Orchestra - Website
Trailer music by Lamprey - Bandcamp
FULL TRACKLIST (CONTAINS SPOILERS!)
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Genre||Shooter, Adventure, Visual Novel|
|Made with||Adobe Photoshop, Unity|
|Tags||Comedy, Dark Humor, First-Person, FPS, Horror, Short, Singleplayer, Story Rich|
|Code license||MIT License|
|Asset license||Creative Commons Attribution v4.0 International|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
|Accessibility||Subtitles, Configurable controls|
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i just made an account to leave this comment. this game is AMAZING! all endings are unique and the secret ending was beautifully put together. 1000/10 :3
this was an amazing short (but not too short) experience!
yo this game is amazing and all but i keep stuck at the forest- how do i attack the zombies they kill me before i an do any damage
Great Game, haven't played something like this in awhile.
I was just downloading games for fun with boredom and I found this game and thought it looked cool. I played the first two endings and stopped not knowing there was more. I looked at the game again finding the secret ending and i have some things to say.
Engie, if you see this, I want you to know that the last thing you said in the secret ending, "don't let others get in the way of doing things you love" really hit me hard. I don't usually comment on games but ive been having a hard time finding self-encouragement to do anything nowadays. But what you said was EXACTLY what I needed to hear. Thank you for being such an awesome and wholesome individual and i hope you make more games in the future :D
the game was pretty cool :D i kept seeing it, and decided to play it for fun, it was a fun decision to make :)
this was top notch man i didn't expect such a wholesome and touching game this was amazing that cut ending was really touching and interesting to hear thank you for it man really fun absolute pleasure to play
how do i turn up sensitivity?
oo another hebrew speaker? nice
Did not expect a game like this to be so wholesome, i thoroughly enjoyed the game from start to finish and had tons of fun finding all the endings. But the real ending really had me as if i was having a genuine and heartfelt conversation with the dev. Thank you for making this my friend. Hope you'll continue to make more games for everyone.
This has more heart than any survival horror shooter ever could, love this and all of its randomness! The music slaps so hard omg even the guitar tune, but especially the one towards the end!
edit: is there like a track list by any chance...?
not a reviewer, this may be absolute shit, and it may just be the best thing you've ever read. i loved this game. it is one of the best story based games i have ever played. i have never ever gone back to play every ending, but it wasn't even a choice in this game. this game is fucking art. dancingengie, you are very very very good at what you do, and the humor, the characters, genuinely spoke to me. THE CUT ENDING WAS SO PERFECT and i actually did not want to do the thing i was supposed to do. i loved this game. this short, beautiful thing, worked very hard on. you should wear this like a medal. easily the best game ive ever played on itch, and ive played quite a few. i felt genuinely sad when it ended. i wish it would have gone on longer. as a guy with adhd, this spoke to me spiritually. fucking masterpiece.
I don't write that many reviews but when I do I really like the game. And this game blew me away. I was just gonna download it to play some mindless shooter to dull the time away. But by the end I was really enjoying the characters and feeling nostalgic about it. So if anyone is reading this, play the game all the way through it is worth it. And Dancing Engine thanks for the advice I will take it to heart.
After playing the cut ending, I have just this to say to DancingEngie:
Thank you. That was genuinely beautiful and heartfelt. I had more laughs then I thought I would, and finding all of the endings felt nostalgic in a weird way. While I thought all of them were great, the cut ending really spoke to me. I've been wanting to pursue game dev, but I've been caught up over what I want to do, telling myself I don't have the talent. But that ending genuinely helped me more than you could know.
I downloaded this game expecting an 80's themed psychedelic boomer shooter with some bad writing and weird environments. What I got was a beautiful game that helped me to learn not to be so hard on myself, and gave me a bittersweet ending. DancingEngie, I can't wait for more of your games! 10/10 Nonsense,
HOW DO YOU GET THE 3RD ENDING!?
Wow! Crazy, chaotic energy throughout this game. Rocked my world! Loved it!
Loved the game. I said I liked none of the first 3 endings because the last one was probably my favourite.
Came looking for copper and i found gold :)
Beautiful, loved the game. It really got to me ngl. Awesome stuff mate :)
As soon as I saw that the developer put themselves as a character in the game I instantly liked it more, I mean after I tried to put "Fuck you" as my name and the characters actually acknowledged it I knew it was gonna be good but still. I got the pretentious route first, cant wait to unlock the rest when I get some time lmao
as someone with adhd this satisfies my need for absolute random
I am ADHD and that ad is something I would make if I were off my meds, very accurate and funny
im on a mac and the attack button doesnt work
For some reason all of my Mac/Linux builds are in some way broken. It will take a while until I’ll get a chance to update them. For now the best I can recommend is to use some sort of Windows VM or back-channel to play the game.
Damn, the game is not launching with the Linux download for some reason
Hi, I’ve been made aware of Linux-related issues recently. Unfortunately the issue is more complicated than I initially thought; I don’t use Linux so I can’t really test out Unity’s Linux output. Furthermore, the project files are now about 4 years old and it would take a while to organize and recompile. I hope I can get another Linux build out soon, but due to everything I mentioned, I can’t promise it’ll actually work or bug out again.
For now the best I can recommend is to use some sort of Windows VM or back-channel to play the game.
That is totally understandable man! If you ever need to test some Linux outputs/Builds in the future (for this game or any other games) feel free to throw me a message anytime. I can download any Linux outputs you send and see if one works. I'm on the latest release of Ubuntu so it is a very popular platform to test on :)
I apologize for the wait. I just released a patch that tries to rectify those glitchy non-Windows builds. It’s important to say upfront that I don’t have a Mac or Linux machine at hand to test these builds on. I flipped some switches and optimized settings as best I could, referring to recent tutorials, FAQs, guides I found for advice. Try it out and see if there’s any difference.
This game looks like a dream and definetly has more than i expected, one of my favorite games here!!!.
sorry for my bad english.
very very very cool game
runs very smooth on my macbook,
it gave me goosbumbs.
that. cut. ending. tho. Yes. Yes. Yes. Just when i thought it couldn't possibly get better. Woot mcfriggin crackle I loved this masterpiece.
I really fucking love this game. Everything about it is just everything i want to see in little games like this. thank you for giving me something to do during this quarantine. I screen shared it with some friends and we had an amazing time having certain characters to read the lines of. i hope you are doing well. :D
Ayy, glad you had fun dubbing the game. My top priority was to make a fun experience. Quarantine’s limiting but thankfully I’m doing fine.
Ultra ADHD (which stands for Amazing Death and Huge Destruction) is much more than it looks. I played the game, thinking that it was just going to be another game about adventure and violence, but there is much more. You can't fully experience the game without completing all of the endings, especially completing the secret ending. After seeing the secret ending, I felt... inspired.
Firstly, the sarcastic remarks and witty humor make this game unique. The dialog made me believe those characters are real people. I actually burst out laughing many times when playing this game, especially when I was too lazy to give myself a name and left the box blank. The nickname they gave me made me laugh.
Secondly, I love the characters. The characters are a bit one dimensional (literally and figuratively) but I am still happy with the way they are. I can relate to all of the characters and still not feel overwhelmed or underwhelmed by the story or how the characters look.
Lastly, I love the way the true reason behind the game was introduced, not only do you "become friends" with the creator, (I wanted to literally become friends with Alon Karmi after that secret ending) but you also get a grasp of what games should really be about.
That is why I love this game.
I found this game completely by chance, and I realize that it's been a long time since the release, but having been diagnosed with ADHD at a young age, and living with it for such a long time, I was curious to see what this game had to offer, and I have to say, I wasn't disappointed. Was this game a representation of ADHD, not really. Was this game extremely entertaining and all over the place, in such a way that it keeps my ADHD brain's attention? Absolutely. I had so much fun playing this game, and I hope everyone else will too! Here's the video of me playing it if anyone is curious about it!
I loved it! I still can't tell if this game is about ADHD (the neurological disorder) or not but either way its all-over-the-place-ness really encompasses what having ADHD is like, to me anyway. I really liked the secret end, it felt like I was actually having a heart-to-heart with someone.
You should make a game about anxiety next
Edit: the "FUCK YOU YOU ARE A HORRIBLE EXCUSE FOR A HUMAN BEING" option in court is fucking epic. I have gotten the pretentious ending, and the ADHD ending. I'm surprised that you didn't add any big easter eggs for your bossfight.
This game was wicked funny! I love the self aware shit xD The entirety of it really caught me off guard, Freaking Self righteous zombies.... anyways! Here is my play through of it! i really enjoyed this game! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39TQM1BsC3k&feature=youtu.be
amazing game and after the secret ending I feel like I made a new friend.
Incredibly charming, quirky, nonsensical and funny - I found "DancingEngie" affable and relatable in the secret ending; I love to hear from developers after thoroughly enjoying their game. You wanted to keep up with all the hip indie games? I think this is a masterpiece in itself. Beautifully executed, loved the sprites, graphics, dialogue, all of it. I don't even care, the cliches were awesome. Well done.
I wish I could be as rebellious as the 16th sheep ngl
(I've edited this comment like 10 times but the advice you gave at the end about how like, "if you make games you're a dev," really inspired me, I actually thought about it in relation to my art and music etc. I actually physically smiled throughout most of this game. Thank you for this experience dude.)