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It is 1986. You just came home from a skate session when a video game cartridge falls into your hands. Excited to find out what it contains, you visit your friend who just got a Nintendo for Christmas. You quickly insert the cartridge and a strange list of encrypted files appears...

What Remains is an 8-bit game for the emblematic 1985 NES console, blending visual novel and adventure elements in a story translating real events from the 80s into an epic quest to save the world. As the story unravels, your life in Sunny Peaks transforms dramatically, and you start uncovering a dark secret threatening everyone. But no despair, your best friend is by your side... as well as a very helpful cat.

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  • 27.09.2018 — What Remains RC1 released!

Installation Instructions

This is a game for the Nintendo NES and Famicom 8-bit consoles. Play it in your favourite NES/Famicom emulator or on original hardware with a PowerPak, EverDrive N8, or by making your own cartridge (instructions soon).

Recommendations for NES/Famicom emulators for popular operating systems:


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whatremains-rc1.nes 512 kB


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not on windows? 

Hi! This is a game for the NES/Famicom 8-bit consoles. You can play it on Windows, but you need an emulator, a type of software that can be used to run software from other systems. In this particular case, for Windows, we recommend to use FCEUX. You can download it for free here: http://www.fceux.com. With FCEUX you can open the file whatremain.nes and start playing! More instructions to configure the emulator can be found on their site.

ah I see, thanks!