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In a realm between dreams and reality a battle rages. A creature of overwhelming power and ability against one small human-like thing. No one can say how long the conflict has been happening, but for the small entity, its struggle seems eternal.

The One Who Struggles pits you against a single multi-phase boss. Your goal is to avoid its various attacks and minions, defeat each phase, and get points while doing so. Can you overcome The Opponent?


  • Intense combat with a multi-phase boss.
  • Three weapons that each have multiple attack styles. 
  • Chunky pixel art and 8-bit music.
  • Short and replayable.
  • A creative high score mechanic that requires risky play.
  • Accessibility options such as:
    • Customizable Style settings that go beyond difficulty typical settings.
    • Rebindable keys for both keyboard and gamepad.
    • Customizable display settings that let you alter the game’s colors and UI.
    • An interactive tutorial.
  • Free forever!


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The One Who Struggles - 1.2.1.zip 30 MB

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I've played whole games to get to final bosses that weren't as good as this. Very fun, customization the cherry on top.

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Love it.