A short game where you play a dinosaur with severe ADHD, but none of the NPCs relate. 

By Julien Poulton

Learn more about ADHD.

Asset Credits

Music Credits

Bonus

  • A "Making of" is included in this video of a talk I gave I gave about Unity and my creation process.
  • This game was featured in the level-3 festival of videogame media made by neurodivergents
Updated 21 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, HTML5
Rating
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
(150 total ratings)
Authorchickentuna
GenrePlatformer
Made withUnity
TagsComedy
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish, French
InputsKeyboard

Download

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ADHDinosaur.zip 30 MB

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Loved so much the game that I immediately made a video review in Italian for it

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In life imitating art, I've had this browser tab open for months and finally stumbled on it again and this is the time I actually played it.  I laughed so hard at all the documents "bank opening hours," "people to avoid," "Do Not Eat These Mushrooms".  Forgot that I was supposed to be giving the gatekeeper the password instead of the "fruit to find" note.  Great game. 10/10

hehe I got to hope on mushrooms as a dinosaur 

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Can't relate but it was really fun!

i have ADH

ADHD*

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are you sure this dinosaur wasnt munching on the  magic mushrooms

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I've been struggling with ADHD and no one ever takes me seriously or actually understands my struggles, this shaped it perfectly. I started realizing it even more when the one dinosaur asked if I was trying to make an excuse to not work,,,,, man that really hit, sobbing

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I'm almost in tears because of this game. All I wanted was an apple for the king T-T

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pineapple

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*Eye Twitches*

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the game is really well made the story is .... something and i got confused every time I turned back from collecting something. Question do ADHD people have all that note? :)

A sequel/prequel could be awensome

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The struggle is real.

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i got distracted reading every single document at the begining and never tried to progress.... 

adhd ":D


ps i have 2 exams 2morrow and i found this to play instead of studying

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I am really impressed to have seen this turn up so far on the game frontpage. Nicely done. Awesome game. It was great when I first played it and I am happy that so many other people feel the same.

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Good game

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The best game i had ever played

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😊👍
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Speedrun leaderboard has been approved :D 

Find it here:  https://www.speedrun.com/the_tale_of_the_adhd_dinosaur

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I feel attacked by a cute dino

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This game is a call out to my entire existence. 10/10 will recommend.

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as someone with ADHD, i feel like this is a bit overdramatic.  i mean, by the end, you DID do practically nothing!

i am so confused

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I don't need this *&%$ in my life!  I live it!!!  Make it mandatory for all educators! But VR !!

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THIS HURTS! THE AGONY! THE ACCURACY! AAAAAAAAAA

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P.S.

found this while procrastinating.

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sameeeeeeeee'

yo same

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I don't have ADHD, but this game was so relatable to me! I literally have a wall of just sticky notes with stuff to help me remember. I also forgot how to open the notes immediately after being told how.

I literally have to watch someone else's playthrough to know where the password is I just can't focus with all those words and paper adhd unfriendly :c

cute game jokes aside tho its just me frfr

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I started to cry at the end, I literally had to start to talk to my dad about my school grades In the middle of plaiyng it, so It hit harder :c Amazing game!

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Perfect game! It's pretty accurate to me.

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It was gaslighting me but that's me when life

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Oh my, you've perfectly made a game of my childhood. No one believed me, everyone changed everything without giving me an update. It was an hell but I'm still here

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Pretty great explanation of how it feels to have a pineapple for a brain. It was all too relatable, particularly how nobody was impressed by your success even though it felt like you had to move heaven and earth to get it done. The idea of "getting lost" on a 2D plane by having the world change around you was really clever.

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my brain is a burnt omelet

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Luckyyy!

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✅ I'm in this photo game and I don't like it.

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cant even get pass the door 0/10

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can i get permission from you to add this game to speedrun.com? i love this game and think its great, i already have a time of 2:56 when speedrunning for fun.

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Thank you very much, I'm glad to hear that. And of course you have my permission, what a fun idea!

Thank you, in order to publish a request for the game, i only need two things that i haven't been able to find, shown in the image.

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I don't have a link to a page describing the game :( maybe the itch.io page?
The date of initial release is probably August 18th 2021

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I appreciate your help :) if I can, I'll try to see if I can make you a mod for the leaderboards (as you are the owner). If it isn't rejected and you want to that is.

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Go for it

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This exists, somehow, maybe it's what you need? https://www.igdb.com/games/the-tale-of-the-adhd-dinosaur

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I have ADHD and my family and friends do too, and we've been here, this game is a perfect way of showing what it's like with no meds in you. It made me feel so annoyed in the best way. My golly, you've out done yourself with this game!!

🤗

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THIS GAME COOL AND FUNNY

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Enjoy playing it.

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Just like me fr

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I feel so seen

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wonderful game executed really well!!

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A surprising and humorous game. Well done!

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Skill Issue

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