Keineged an nor

Point-and-click × Die-and-retry adventure parody, in Pico-8 !


Inspired by the NES version of the game “Shadowgate” and written in Pico-8, “Keineged an nor” is a swift parodic point’n’click adventure game where you’ll absolutely die repeatedly anyway.


Developing “Keineged an nor” was somewhat a personal challenge. One of Anto80's close friends was very fond of the iconic game “Shadowgate”, known for being rough and unforgiving. Anto80 decided to try the Point-and-click exercise to surprise his friend. As “Keineged an nor” is a Die-and-retry game, you may die very frequently (more than 10 times per minute - ingame time) and since it's a parodic adventure, you may also die less than 3 seconds directly after having started the game. In fact you may also die while interacting with the title screen, and during Game Over sequence (a death within a death).


- 30+ endings
- 5 music tracks
- Trial and error: LOTS of cruel traps to test your luck and your patience
- Humor and self-derision
- A very exhaustive page of hints (here), because the game designer genuinely wants you to have fun and, in the end, to win, to beat their game.
- 128x128 pixels - 16 colors - 8k of code (ie: Pico-8 limitations)


some of the rooms, title, small pitch some of the rooms + title Title screen animation

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Images / Logo / Icon

You will DIE a LOT. #PointAndClick #DieAndRetry
Spritesheet + cover

A room Another room Again a room
Title Title with background

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[Any%] Current record by Backwash - @fantomearayures
9.733 seconds - using buffer click trick.
keineged an nor - speedrun any%


Based in Rennes, France.

Release Date:
Oct 6th 2018

Desktop browser, Pico-8


Regular Price:
Free (you can donate to download the source code)

“Keineged an nor” Credits

Game designer, Developer. His website

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