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"No Players Online sees me, booting up old games, looking for that sweet nostalgia kick, and suggests that maybe I let dead things stay buried."
Rock Paper Shotgun
"..requiring you to wait around inside an empty level for someone else to show up. No Players Online turns this moment into the perfect fodder for a creepy interactive short story."
- The Verge
"No Players Online is a reminder to bring things into the world, to finish things."
- Washington Post
"This would capture the imaginations of amateur internet sleuths—and create a spooky metagame that Hideo Kojima would envy."
- PCGAMER

also featured on Game Jam Curator, Indie Games Plus,
Alpha Beta Gamer and Youtube.

won student goty @ Belgian Game Awards 2020

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This was really interesting and nostalgic. I enjyoed it quite a bit and dug deeper. Was very surreal and I felt a permeating sadness. Was welldone and I liked the VHS aesthetic. Playthroughs are here if anyone is interested :)


I hope this isn't a problem with my computer.... I've tried downloading the game a few times. The first time there was no problem; I downloaded and played the game. Today I tried to open the game to no avail. After a few attempts, the game completely eradicated itself from my computer. I searched all the files and it just isn't here anymore. I redownloaded and every time it just disappeared. I even restarted my computer but the game just won't stay. Can anyone help me with this? Thank you.

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hi can someone tell me what am i suppose to do to find the last code?

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Guys i found something out.

When John_Dev says in the game you should leave, leave. Then directly join again and capture the flage until 3 times again. Then you got freezed by Johns wife at the water. Turn around and let jumpscare. When the chat writes : "John_Dev joined the game", search for an eye at the sky. then shoot it. After that a guy writes up, up, up, down, down, enter. You iwll be back at the server screen. Type that code and look at your desktop without closing the game. look at the file. there is another code called "25467". Go back to the game type "haunt" and the code. There must be a scream. When the scream stopped press esc, join a server and fall into the water. If you did everything right, you landed into a room with a pc. Go to the PC, enter with shooting at the keys: "191421". The code removes the glass to the white flag. Touch it and you are already at the end. What happens after i dont want to spoil.

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attention!! can have a puzzle right in front of you eyes...

and if you have solve it search see copy links enter site and you will solveand if you have solve it search see copy links enter site and you will solve
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WELL

I supported the developer with paypal, but I really like to know something:

I played until I arrived in the part "don't take the blue flag" but  I taked the flag bc I really didn't know what to do, and now of course I can't play anymore because all the servers have been cancelled.

How do I resolve?

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thank you for your support! you can reset the game with the konami code
↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → A

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it does not work i played it once i could not play it again

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did you take the flag and close the servers? if so, u can reopen them by  inputting the konami code! ↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → A

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the camera sensitivity was really high for me . . am I the only one with this problem?

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yes you are the only one with that problem

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thank you so much, that helps a lot!

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this is a amazing video and have a feliing creepy

Dunking on dead people since '93. What can I say... I am competitive LOL! Definitely had some great spook!. This play was pretty fun! HEard there is more cool hidden secrets I never got to??? Lemme know what you think!

Showed my gf this one for the first time, this is their reaction

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Please help! When i press enter to choose a server, nothing happens. Why?

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VERY creepy! I spent a LOT of time playing games like this as a kid and the idea this game just gave me goosebumps the entire time. BRAVO!

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cellbit

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I really enjoyed this game and its creepy factor especially the way the gun died on me and the music player.

Wow, nice game! Love the idea, and really liked the VHS shaders. I was wondering where did you take it, or did you make it yourself ?

Thanks!
Amazing game!

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Not a good game. Servers were down, and mods abuse their powers. Plus, out of all the servers, there's only one map, and it's not even designed well. 

The only positive is bots. They're AI is strange, but rather cute.

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Thats the story its a feature. Thats a story game horror shooter.

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I think its a joke

r/whoooosh

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the severs are down because it is part of the code

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oh really?

-Made a Video. (Old Version)

"not the latest version. video made in 2019."

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I got to the (looking for players) part then my mouse randomly got locked in the game, i had to actually open task manager and end the process to get out of the game, is this normal?

My character was frozen, i couldn't do anything.

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Very cool, lot of surprises

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A very well made game with an atmosphere that directs you to a great experience. Would recommend anyone with a few minutes to crack on with the game. Also, check out me playing the game in a unique film-like manner. 

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I play this game a while ago. Its a very interesting game to play. Here is my video 

i like the game it was a lil creepy enough. 

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im sorry i couldnt tip you, im broke and have no job :(      and nice game!

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Absolutely no worries, please don't feel the need like you have to! Thank you for playing :)

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The atmosphere is good, but the whole "raise the dead" bs just ruined it

I'm so confused... It's an awesome game it really is! But after I get kicked out once and konami my way back in just to finish the game again and get kicked, nothing happens. not the video i've heard others say was played. no other ending. just go through once, he explains things, get kicked. go back in, he says leave us alone, get kicked. repeat

Same here. Capped the flag 3x, server owner kept asking not to, game shuts down. Nada after that. Restarting it didn't do anything different, other than a blank server list. idk what I'm missing here.

Same! Has anyone been able to play again if they get all 3 flags and then get kicked? I didn't have ammo to shoot twice per the convo with the guy, so I ended up having to just deliver all 3 flags. I can't get back in to try again, etc. I even uninstalled/reinstalled the game file. :( 

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Ok so first, the Konami Code (Up,Up,Down,Down,Left,Right,Left,right,B,A) can reset the game. Second, to shoot twice you usually have to reload(R) since the look behind you as well as the first approach scene. And third, to get the video rejoin so the dev tells you to go away then find an eye that appears when he joins(without capping the final flag) and shoot it(there is no aim reticle so you might miss without realizing it) that will play the vid.

Thanks bro, I really didn't know what to do and thanks to the konami code I could reset the game.

<3

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This was definitely an interesting game and experience. If you are a code hunter, you will absolutely love this game. I definitely enjoyed the atmosphere and the gimmick, but I am not a code hunter, which left me looking up what to do next a couple of times. However, that doesn't discredit the effort that went into this game, and the interesting concept that it is. Definitely an interesting project!

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No tienes alguna version de 32 bits?

I see videos and articles about how when you finish the main game, you enter the Konami code (up up down down left right left right B A) that it unlocks servers and when you rejoin a server you get different dialogue and a different ending. I entered this code and rejoined a server and nothing happened. Am I doing something wrong?

I can´t open the game :( 

When I try to open it I just have a grey screen and nothing happens!

Try to find a VHS tape somewhere in the middle and click on it

I hear sounds when I click somewhere but my screen is still grey

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I tried downloading and playing your game but when I start it, there are no servers in the list and I can't even get to the gameplay, please hel

is this a joke?

no this is not a joke, there's literally no servers on the list

Hey, this is expected behaviour after playing the game once. Just enter the konami code to reset your progress. (up up down down left right left right b a

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I tried the same code you told me and it still didn't work I think your game is broken

lol

At the beginning of the game, I thought it was the result of shooting. His wife is dead. I saw a head on my head, heard my feelings, fell to the bottom of the valley, and the end was like that... In exchange for soul, I found the third and fourth endings

This game was great, I loved the subtle shadows you could see out of the corners of your eyes, and the overall concept is original and unique.

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I really enjoyed it. Perhaps I‘m overthinking it, but I love the ‚open‘ ending. Feels as if something stays with you. 👻 I think it‘s special and can‘t understand most of the negative voices here.

Is there a mac version i can download, it doesn't work even if i use win

I don't think so, try contacting the devs

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A fantastic premise but it feels like the developer wasn't quite sure what to do with it and didn't understand why the initial setting is so unsettling. The uncanny feeling of there being no one where there should be other players, the melancholy of that absence and the hauntological aspect of playing a game from the past where there is no one is deeply disturbing but then the developer completely shatters that atmosphere by bringing in a silly boogie man monster and then overexplaining the setting -- once the mystery of the game is lost, so is the unease, especially given how cliche and frankly ridiculous the "using the game to resurrect my dead wife" premise is.

There was a fantastic point in the game where gramophones were creepily appearing and playing Caretaker-esque ballroom music, and ghostly figures were fading in and out of view -- this had me on edge. I love the initial premise of this game, I just wish it had been executed better.

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The horror of what the player does when they think there are no consequences is much stronger than a jumpscare ridden mess which would be even more "cliche"


Stop throwing around buzzwords that you barely understand just because you wanted another generic horror game and missed the point of this one

help plesase 

What is it?

jogo do cellbit

me play it on chromebook

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Thank you for making the game and taking me back to my Unreal Tournament past. 

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