A downloadable game for Windows and Linux

You are in a dark room.
The vampire in front of you wants to know where is the human resistance hideout. You must resist.
Be unbreakable or be broken.

we are broken is an interactive fiction dark game about not giving up.


Nikos is a man embittered who lives in the shadow of an old sacrifice.
Carl is the most loyal scout in the human resistance, but his siblings are also a priority.
Ruby is a badass woman with a dark past. Her tongue is sharp, but her wounds are deep.


game design, graphics, writing and coding
» Raul Felix - Twitter

english localization
» Lannie "Merlandese" Neely III - Twitter
» Marina Moraes Leite

spanish localization
» David Delgado Oliveros - Twitter

simplified chinese and traditional chinese localizations
» anonymous
» Wu Zhen-rong


PS Vita homebrew port by @m1s3ry_: download here!

thread: some facts about we are broken development process

gameplay videos

» "They Want To EAT US | We Are Broken Indie Game" by kilsnacks


» "VAMPIRE INTERROGATION! | We Are Broken (Ruby Completed)" by Flamez Plays

» "5 RANDOM HORROR GAMES" by John Wolfe

» "I Try Vampire ASMR? (We Are Broken)" by ShakesFear

» "We Are Broken - Try Not To Break in this Sinister Vampire Interrogation Game" by Alpha Beta Gamer

» "We are broken - Playthrough Part 1 - Nikos (Dark Indie Game)" by Vampirschi Gaming

» "We are broken - Playthrough Part 2 - Carl (Dark Indie Game)" by Vampirschi Gaming

» "We are broken - Playthrough Part 3 - Ruby (Dark Indie Game)" by Vampirschi Gaming

» Ruby's Interrogator by @PrettyBonesW

» Vampires Sketches by @nerdwala

» Niko's Interrogator by @7opazi

» Before the interrogation by @Seclinette


we are broken (Windows).zip 194 MB
we are broken (Linux).zip 180 MB

Development log


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eu adorei o jogo! ♥


Muito obrigado!

very good game, question though, is there anywhere where I can listen to the music in this game extended? I tried youtube but can't find anything? I really love the music, thanks!

Thank you! You can listen to the songs here: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Kosta_T/5-Exaltations

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Thank you, sorry for the late reply lol

Man, this IS a wonderfully dark and original game. Nikos and Ruby resisted and died, but Carl turned.

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That's nice. Thank you!
You don't need to "save" them all. There are no bad endings.

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eu demorei um tempão pra entender o que era pra fazer kkkkk e algumas respostas n faziam sentido pra mim, tipo, pq dizer tal coisa me tornava destruido mas outra coisa me tornava indestrutivel... às vezes pra mim faria mais sentido ser o contrário... mas depois de jogar várias vezes eu entendi! Legal o conceito, pena que não tem um final definitivo.... ou um epílogo.


Obrigado pelo comentário, Marcy!
O epílogo ficou faltando mesmo.

the game is great! i love the atmosphere and aesthetic, i'm dying to explore this world more


Thank you!
I don't know if I will make another game in the same universe, but who knows?


through several context clues, I think i pieced together the series of events leading to their capture.

1: The three main scouts Nikos Ruby and uh.. the third guy go out to look for.. something. be it people or vampire nests.
2: The three are spotted and are very actively chased.
3: Ruby shoots one of the vampires in the eye with a gun.
4: All three are captured, and interrogated.
5: (in my case) The three resist interrogations, and die.


You are probably right.

Also, congrats for staying unbreakable.

Is this game available on Mac?

It is not. Sorry. :(

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The best of resisting temptation, even knowing your end will be both miserable and painful. Damn good game. Loved it. 

Thank you! That's very kind of you.

Looked at the title and  yells "I am to"

We all are, my friend. :(

Loved the game. The atmosphere and the suspense is just great.

Thank you!

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you are still working on the game?

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I am not.
I had a fourth character planned to be in this game, and I also wanted to do an epilogue in case the player gets all unbreakable endings, but in the end, I decided to finish this game and go to the next project.

yeah, i know. 2 days ago you updated the description and added a linux port, so i thought you were not done. 

Found a problem with the spacing here.

Thanks for reporting.
It's fixed now.


Enjoyed the game! Liked figuring out what each vampire would use to get the character to break and how to counter them.

It was fun to plan this part.

Hi Raul. This game really attracts my interest. We dont need to have a big game to play on, just nice and simple thingy game turn others to play on. Just my volunteering, I would like to port it to mobile if you can give me permission. 😉

Hey, thanks for the interest!
"we are broken" is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3.0, so if you want to do this, surely you can.
I only ask you to keep all the names in the credits (adding your credits, of course) and to distribute the game for free.

I think all you will need is here:

Good luck!


This is a well-made simulation of Prisoner's Dilemma, in which question the subject's identity and morality. I love how the minimalist art style brings the eerie atmosphere, also each scouts actually encounter the vampires who can be considered being at the same level of beliefs but only from the opposite team and feels somehow like a reflection to themselves. We are truly broken after all :')


Hey, that was really nice of you.
Thank you!

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Small, but enjoyable. Unique in the terms of style. Well written. I REALLY LIKED IT.


Hiya, I've downloaded the windows version but when I run, all I get is a blank screen and just music playing - I've tried uninstalling it but it still persists

This is weird.
Make sure your DirectX is updated:
I hope it works.

The art style really drove this game for me, Ruby's and Niko's story and writings were pretty good for the little time you get to know the characters, Ruby was easily my favorite, and liked how his past regrets came into play and his smart ass remarks

And also thank you for making the vampire girl so cute ;3c

Thank you for this comment.
Fun fact: Ruby's story was the last I wrote, so I was very tired and not so confident with my writing. But everything went well and a lot of people, like you, have Ruby as the favorite character.


Anyone else saying that the vampire girl was cute? <3

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Oh no, I guess you were the first one, haha.

Nice :D

creates such a cool atmosphere. love the art style, the music you chose, and the writing... 

I liked how there was a sort of key for each character that you could follow to stay unbroken (ruby saying that she can change, she regrets her past, etc.)

Thank you!

I tried to give some hints to the good path, but can be tricky sometimes.

I really like this game and applaud the work put into it! Is there any way the OST for the game can be accessed? I loved the music for this. 

Thank you so much!

Actually, it's not an Original Soundtrack, but you can listen to the tunes here (menu music):

And here (the three in-game music):

Enjoy it!

This is a really good game! I managed to get all of the unbreakable endings but was a little disappointed that the game didn't have something for that. But I completely understand why that would be the case.

Thank you so much!

I understand you. An epilogue scene was in my plans but in the end, I just wanted to finish the game and start a new project.

Really interesting story, I played through Ruby's story this video and hope viewers will check out the others.


Ruby has the hardest storyline but got the unbreakable ending on the first try. Well done!
A link to your video is already on the gameplay videos list.

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Thank you so much!

I don't know Fallen London but seems a nice game. I'll try to play it soon.

Only managed to get some of the endings but a very cool concept for a game.

Hey, that's nice. Thank you!
I will link your video on the game's page.
Tell me if you do an episode 2.

Thanks bro, sorry it took me a while to respond, I hve been away for the last couple days.

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Interesting game. I liked it a lot. You gave me some inspirations for my own interactive fiction.

However, the Linux version doesn't work, so I had to use Wine to get this thing working. Could you look over it?


Thank you!
I'm having some trouble with the Linux build, but I'm working on it. I'll reply to you here when it's done.
Also, good luck on your own project.


Hi, Johano.
The Linux version is working now.
Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

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I will try. 

EDIT: And it's still not working. How come it didn't export to x86_64?

Unfortunately, this isn't possible with Gamemaker Studio.

But I figured out the problem. You need some libraries for the game works. I have included in the .zip file a text file explaining the circumstance and listing the libraries needed and how to install them.
I know that it's not ideal, but it's what I can do.


Nice little narrative game here's my video on it! feel free to incorporate it into your post if you would like :D 

Wow, thank you. That was really nice of you.
I have incorporated the video already, though I couldn't see the whole video yet.
I hope you had a nice experience.

I did enjoy it! I'll make sure to link the game in the description as well.