A downloadable short story adaptation for Windows, macOS, and Linux

A short atmospheric game about the meaning of life.

This is an adaptation of Andy Weir's short story, with permission of the author. It tries to be as close to the original material as possible, while offering an immersive interactive experience, with minimal 3D visuals and a dynamic ambient soundtrack.

If you like the game, share it! It's meant to be free, and freely distributed. You can also try A Road to Awe, for a similar atmosphere, and RPG in a Box, the game engine.

The original short story was translated in many languages, and I'd like the game to offer the same diversity, but it's difficult to get in touch with each translator individually.

Feel free to contact me on Twitter or with this contact form if you want to provide a translation in your language.

You can read the original story here (SPOILERS!)

More information

Published4 days ago
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date4 days ago
Tags3D, ambient, Atmospheric, Minimalist, Non violent, Short, Story Rich, Surreal, Time Travel, Voxel
Average durationAbout a half-hour
LanguagesEnglish, French
AccessibilityOne button

Install instructions

Unzip the file and launch game_launcher.exe for Windows, game_launcher.sh for Linux, or The Egg.app for Mac.


the-egg-win-linux-mac-stable.zip (65 MB)


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This game was fantastic with an amazing ending. Had a little glitch but no problems still a great game :)