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Designed and developed by Josh Sutphin, with an original soundtrack by John Axon. Awarded first place overall, Ludum Dare 18.


About the Game

There are two factions at war in Fail-Deadly, and both of them are your enemy. As a shadowy third party, your goal is to goad both factions into mutually assured destruction, thus paving the way for your own nefarious scheme. It's a simple RTS in which you play both sides, trying to keep the battle alive -- but nobody victorious -- long enough for both factions' nuclear arsenals to come online.

"The final result is brilliantly compelling." -Rock, Paper, Shotgun

"Fail-Deadly is ingenious and simple... a weird, exciting, distinctly non-commercial idea." -Edge Magazine

"Nicely drawn and featuring a strong original soundtrack, Fail-Deadly is a smart twist on overused ideas, and supremely polished too. This is an excellent effort, and well worth a download…" -PC Gamer

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Official Fail-Deadly YouTube playlist