A downloadable game for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Android

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Overview

『Discouraged Workers』is an indie adventure kinetic novel created by YGGDRASIL STUDIO. The game is the fifth in the Project DW series, a satirical story based on the popular Korean soap operas-styled plot. It compares Ga-yeon's bleak everyday life to the dark side of youth.


As a hospital coordinator, Ga-yeon fell in love with a doctor at the hospital she was working in and they had an affair even though the doctor was a married man. When the director found out, she was fired. For over a year she tried to find another job, but her mental uneasiness eventually made her give up and she became a recluse.

A year later, in the spring of 2013, her younger sister, Hye-na, and her first love Yunwoo come to her.

A story about the dark side of today's youth and serious life events happening around Ga-yeon.

Discouraged Workers

Description

  • This is a TEEN version of the Discouraged Workers, takes the form of kinetic novel.
  • The game will be moved on mostly through Ga-yeon's point of view and the Archives will be also helpful for you to understand the whole play.
  • You don't need to be directly involved in the game – just watch, read, listen, and feel it.
  • However sometimes, you may be required to do something to collect some records or scenes.
  • Discouraged Workers is played automatically. You can toggle this function.

Features

  • A Korean-based densely-plotted story with the gloomy theme.
  • The short but intense 100+ minutes, with the real soap opera-like directing.
  • The animation-style sprites & CGs, and backgrounds based on retouched real pictures.
  • Archives contains 60+ records(Characters and Concept, Diary, Gallery, and Music). Records are granted in accordance with the progress of the game.
  • Steam Achievements, Steam Trading Cards series unlike the original version, cross-platform auto-cloud sync with Steam Cloud.
  • Full Controller Support, native Steam Controller support.
  • Contains soundtrack for the Steam Music Player, Android build, PDF Manual.


Key Records

  • EMOTIONAL GAMES AWARDS 2016 Nominee
  • SlideDB 2015 AOTY TOP 50 Nominee
  • Greenlit on Steam Greenlight
  • Funded with Tumblbug
  • Participated in the FUCK CAPITALISM JAM(#FuckJam2k15)
  • Amazon Top 100 selling Indie Games PC Games #31, Mac Games #12
  • SlideDB Popular Games #1(2 times), IndieDB #11, ModDB #45
  • itch.io Top games #51, Adventure games #7, Android adventure #1(Original)
  • IndieGameStand Weekly Most Popular Free Games #2(Demo)
  • App Store iPad Educational Games #63 in Netherlands, Top Paid Apps #43, Top Paid Games #30, Adventure Games #12, Educational Games #2 in Singapore
  • Google Play Top Paid Adventure #20 in India, Top New Paid Adventure #20 in Indonesia, Top New Paid Adventure #20 in Mexico, Top New Paid Adventure #19 in Netherlands, Top New Paid Adventure #15 in Russia, Top New Paid Adventure #20 in Saudi Arabia, Top New Paid Game #39, Top New Paid Adventure #7, Top New Adventure #55 in South Korea, Top New Paid Adventure #19 in Switzerland, Top New Paid Adventure #14 in United Kingdom, Top New Paid Adventure #20 in United States

Discouraged Workers Demo(TEEN)

Discouraged Workers(Adult Only)

Recent changes on June 20, 2016, PDT:

  • Added: Save names for Bookmarks.
  • Added: Reset function for Text speed to the Configuration.
  • Added: Transitions option to the Configuration.
  • Added: Keymaps screens to the Configuration.
  • Added: Calls the save confirm screen before an important scene.
  • Added: More basic controller support(26 Linux, 8 Mac, 11 Windows).
  • Added: Additional information for Archives>Concept>Bridge of the Life.
  • Fixed: Replaced all screens layout.
  • Fixed: Replaced in-game layout.
  • Fixed: Replaced Slap sound effect.
  • Fixed: Parted some dialogues.
  • Fixed: Controller bindings.
  • Fixed: Update manuals.
  • Removed: Old unused code.

Purchase

Buy Now$4.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $4.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

Discouraged Workers TEEN V1.2.0.1 for Linux(TAR.BZ2) 214 MB
Discouraged Workers TEEN V1.2.0.1 for Mac(ZIP) 212 MB
Discouraged Workers TEEN V1.2.0.1 for Win(ZIP) 210 MB
Discouraged Workers TEEN V1.2.0.1 for Android Mobile/Tablet(APK) 213 MB
Discouraged Workers OST(MP3) 80 MB

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