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Better Than The Rest

Let me tell you why you should play Better Than The Rest...
First of all, in this game you've multiple choices about your behavioural forks. Needless to say, it's a feature.
Secondly, it's all carefully hand-pixelated. I personally took care of each pixel rendered on the screen (satisfying all their needs).
Third, it's not your average pixelated adventure game. Its story, sounds and music are designed and engineered to make the game stand on its own.
Fourth, this game actually enhances your mind. Its meaning maybe is one of the deepest you'll ever find in any interactive experience you'll ever play. Keep playing to understand what does it mean.

Now some hints on the plot. Or not.
Well, let's say that even a tiny hint about the story will be a huge spoiler on its emotional impact.
I'll leave here some screenshots to satisfy your curiosity.
Beware: the screenshots' chronological order is jumbled up (on purpose) and they represent only a small bit of the game's events.
You don't want to get any spoiler from the screenshots?
Watch them eyes closed. It's easy. Look. Like this.

Ok, we've finished (with bold too).
It's time to play.

Oh, are you still reading? Maybe you want to know more about this game.
All right, here you have some cold technical information.

Minimum system requirements:
-O.S.: Windows® 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
-CPU: Pentium® III 800 MHz or higher
-Screen resolution: 800x600
-Free hdd space: 100mb
-Free ram space: 128mb
-GPU memory: 32mb
-DirectX®: DirectX® 8.0 or higher

One last thing (and sorry for the bold, but it's a really important thing to me):
Making games requires time.
And despite Einstein's theories, time is money.
Since I'm giving you my time for free, I'm also giving you my money for free.
If you're feeling lucky, good. It's because you are.
So, I would really appreciate if you consider a donation tip when downloading this game. Just to even things up a bit.

Thank you.

- 18/04/2016: Fixed sound sync issues on slow CPUs.
- 08/05/2016: Released downloadable soundtrack here:
- 13/05/2016: Fixed one typo.

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Rated 3.7 out of 5 stars
(7 total ratings)
AuthorAndrea Pignataro
GenreVisual Novel, Adventure
Tags2D, Atmospheric, Colorful, Dark, Lo-fi, Pixel Art, Surreal, Third Person, weird
Average sessionA few minutes
AccessibilitySubtitles, High-contrast
LinksTwitter, Patreon


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Better Than The Rest.exe 19 MB


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This was a really cool game. It made me think a lot about what it really means to be better than the rest, so I'm really excited to play the HD version to see how it expands on this theme.


Thank you, and yes, the HD version, despite being a simpler remaster than a redux (like with "The hair in the wall" one), has a few differences (especially towards the ending).


I love this. I get to shoot the sun or hug the sun.


Really interesting game. I made a little video of it here.