A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

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Content Warning: Flashing images, characters getting lost in the forest, being chased by monsters, potentially claustrophobic situations, lots of eye imagery.

Fade Away is a 2 player asymmetric couch co-op puzzle adventure game for PC and Mac about two friends trying to escape a magical forest before they fade away forever. Players will punch monsters, channel magic, and push around rocks in 5 unique levels as they search for a way out! Fade Away supports both keyboard controls and Joy-Con controls, and it features accessibility settings to accommodate players.

Sit down with a friend and set out into the forest as Willow and Amber. Willow's newfound magical powers help them conjure new paths forward through the woods and freeze monsters in their tracks, while Amber's bravery and muscles make her great at moving even the heaviest boulders and punching apart monsters. Use your asymmetric abilities to the fullest and play to each other's strengths! But beware, this forest is not safe, and as you stray away from each other, you'll fade out of existence with every passing second. Solve puzzles, fight off monsters, and find your way out of the fog, before it's too late!

Fade Away provides approximately 30 minutes of content, though this will vary since some puzzles can take multiple tries, or you could feasibly speed run the whole game in about half the time.

To make sure more people can enjoy this game, Fade Away features accessibility options in its Assist Mode. Players may choose to automatically succeed quick-time events, skip puzzles, or fade away more slowly.

Fade Away was created by Violet Fairy and Yi Xin Tan, with music from the amazing Andrea Mendoza, Jun Matoba, Adam Greis, and William Perry, and usability testing thanks to the incredible Yunrui "Billy" Wang and Justin Korn! Thank you so much to everyone who made this game possible!

To connect Joy-Con controllers, first turn on Bluetooth on your computer. Next, disconnect your Joy-Cons from your Switch. Finally, hold down the sync button (a small round button between the SL and SR buttons) on each Joy-Con until the LED lights start flashing. This works for both Mac and PC.

Note: This game was created on a PC, and it sounds like Macs may be getting stricter about not running games made on a PC, so please be cautious if you are downloading for a Mac and let us know if there are any issues with the Mac build.  Thank you!

--- Update 1.2 Notes! ---

Throughout the development of Fade Away, we've always wanted to make this game accessible to as many people as possible.  However, we realized that our Assist Mode did little to help with one of the most challenging parts of this game: its puzzles, so we've finally added an Assist Mode setting to allow players to skip puzzles!  This option disables all buttons and doors so you can walk right through any puzzle that's getting too frustrating.

We also wanted to generally give the game a bit more polish, so a handful of the story illustrations have been improved with some small adjustments to the line art and coloring.  We also added a couple new particle effects whenever enemies appear from portals so that these impending dangers can be announced with the proper level of fanfare!  (Or, to say it more clearly, we wanted it to be more obvious whenever a new enemy comes out of a portal.)

We hope you enjoy these small but important adjustments to Fade Away as you play!

Have other things you want to see improved in Fade Away, or just appreciate the game? Make sure to leave a comment and rating!  It helps a ton, and we love to hear what players think of the game!

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
(3 total ratings)
AuthorViolet Fairy
GenreAdventure, Puzzle
Tags2D, asymmetric, Co-op, Cute, Fantasy, Local multiplayer, Monsters, Multiplayer, Short
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Joy-Con
AccessibilityColor-blind friendly, Interactive tutorial
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count2


Buy Now$4.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $4.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

FadeAway_v1-2_Windows.zip 58 MB
FadeAway_v1-2_Mac.app.zip 58 MB

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It's super fun and great ! i love this game thank you for create it !


I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed it!  Thank you so much for playing!