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ARROW KEYS: MOVEMENT

Z/J: ACTION

There's Nothing To Do In This Town is a short RPG for the original Nintendo Game Boy set in a dystopian present featuring music snobs, zombies, and alcoholic parents. 

Available either as a Game Boy ROM for you to download to play on an emulator or flash cartridge, or here in your browser as an HTML5 game. Works pretty well in most phone browsers too.

You can play it through in under an hour. 

Inspired by my crushing depression and written during the 2020 lockdown (but before the 2020 zombie apocalypse).

Written by, and including two original chiptune pieces by donotrunwithpixels, aka Simeon Smith.


Created thanks to beautiful open tools such as GBstudio and Milkytracker. 

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Neat little game. Great classic GB graphics (actually, better than most classic GB graphics) and a number of memorable characters. Thanks!

glad you enjoyed!! :) 

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wow i loved it

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Such cool game, and I gotta say it's so pleasing be able to play it on my phone without any download. It really made it feel I was playing on Gameboy again .

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I really like this short cute game. Since there really isn't much to do in this town, it really is quite simple to complete the objectives. All we had to do is literally check, pick up everything and talk to everyone multiple times. It was really fun and I'm glad I played it

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is it just that road? what do i do to progress? where are the lesbians? i have many questions

I really like short game, its cute.


Thank you.

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OH MY GOD YES LESBIANS WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

love the game btw. music slaps. quest slaps. bullying children slaps. love it

I like it a lot, it's fun. I have some problems, but overall a good game. I really like the songs.

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This is awesome. I got stuck right after I got the "find a zombie hunter" acheivement though

It brought me to this screen and I couldn't move

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Sorry to hear that - it should fade out automatically back into the main map. Is anyone else having this issue? If so I can check it out?

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It was so cute, thanks!

I can't believe this has now hit over 1,000 downloads! Thanks to everyone that has played, shared and donated. :D :D :D 

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Very short. Very gay. Very cute. <3

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I really Love this game, It was confusing at first but I quickly learned what to do and how play. 


1000/10 ✨


Tbh I really ship Bec and Trix (I think that was her name-) 

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Awesome job on the game! The outro music is great. I really like the monocolor look.

Short cool game

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I really enjoyed the game! Quite short but very fun after I figured out what to do.

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Really nice thank you! hope you are doing well, keep up the good work!

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Short and sweet, great pixel pushing, love the characters. I added it to my library that I share on my page.

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thanks!!

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i can not play the game in opera gx and idk why can someone help?

No idea, sorry. I use Chrome.

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I finished this game. It has good dialog and great graphics.

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thanks so much!!

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I hate when you cannot download the game. Sorry didn't try.

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uh... you can download it. There's button right there. It says "Download Now".

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I have no idea about this comment. I think I was  commenting on a browser based game on itch and had multiple tabs up or something I am dumbfounded at that. My apologies. I downloaded it before so I have no idea what I am smoking.

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LESBIAN ZOMBIE HUNTERS

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This is the review I was hoping for. :)

I don't know if its because i'm bad at video games or something but i can't figure out what to do.

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never mind i figured it out

Nice game. I got stuck a few times but was able to figure it out

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Love the bin =))

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This was so fun and with a great art style.

thanks for the encouragement! 

Lolz the gramps was one of the testers:)

Really cool game! The plot was easy to follow so there was no confusion when playing, which was often the case with gameboy games rip. The art style is very cool, but not overwhelming or distasteful as for the player not to understand what's what. The characters had a lot of personality despite the simplicity o the game, and the writing was overall immersive (laughed my ass off when I read the last objective)

Overall a very cool, funny, lighthearted short game:)


ps bec+tia 4ever <3

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neat and clever use of same areas. <3

Thanks! 

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I cant really move in the game, it wont let me and I'm pretty upset about this because I'm guessing its a nice game from reading this comments and I'm not able to play this nice game :/

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you should be able to use the arrow keys in most browsers, or the d-pad if you’re using a mobile device or gameboy. 

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cool

thanks! :D 

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really awesome work, dude. +rep (x100)

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👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿 jogo incrível, gostaria de mais maravilhas como essa... Eu amei

obrigado!

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Very cool little game, love the art and whole feel of the game could definitely imagine a much larger game in this style. Will follow to see what you come up with next.

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Hey!, Love the theme of the page, as well as the game design! We're interested in doing an interview with you for "There's Nothing To Do In This Town", as well as an editorial article. Please get in touch via our profile if interested. Many thanks!

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Thanks! I'll drop you an email.