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Overview

『Discouraged Workers』 is an independent kinetic novel created by YGGDRASIL STUDIO. The episode 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.
  • You 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 – 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 hand-drawn sprites & CGs, and backgrounds based on retouched real pictures.
  • Archives contains 90 records(Characters and Concept, Diary, Gallery, Music, and Replay).
  • Steam Achievements, Steam Trading Cards series unlike the original version, cross-platform auto-cloud sync with Steam Cloud.
  • Full controller support, Steam Controller support.
  • Blind-friendly support.
  • Integrated with Game Jolt API.
  • Soundtrack for the Steam Music Player, Android build.


Key Records

  • SlideDB 2016 AOTY TOP 50
  • EMOTIONAL GAMES AWARDS 2016 Nominee
  • SlideDB 2015 AOTY TOP 50
  • Greenlit on Steam Greenlight
  • The second Adult Only title on Steam
  • Very first released for Adult and TEEN version on Steam
  • Very first native Steam Controller support in Korea, Republic of.
  • Funded with Tumblbug
  • Participated in the FUCK CAPITALISM JAM(#FuckJam2k15)
  • Amazon Top 100 selling Indie Games PC Games #12, Mac Games #4
  • IndieGameStand Top Sellers #1
  • itch.io Top games #51, Adventure games #7, Android adventure #1
  • SlideDB Popular Games #1(2 times), IndieDB #11, ModDB #45
  • App Store iPad Top Paid Educational Games #2, iPhone Top Paid Adventure Games #10, Top Paid Educational Games #1 in Singapore
  • Google Play Top Paid Adventure #20 in India, Top New Paid Adventure #7 in Korea, Republic of., Top New Paid Adventure #20 in 8 countries

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 V1.7.8.813 for Linux(TAR.XZ) 150 MB
Discouraged Workers TEEN V1.7.8.813 for Mac(ZIP) 152 MB
Discouraged Workers TEEN V1.7.8.813 for Win(ZIP) 152 MB
Discouraged Workers TEEN V1.7.8.813 for Android Mobile/Tablet(APK) 155 MB
Discouraged Workers OST(MP3) 80 MB

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Discouraged Workers Demo 124 MB

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that picture is so cringy