On the Road

On the Road is an 8-bit NES inspired game where almost everything is optional!  If you're skilled enough, you can just walk right up to the final boss and beat the game! Are you going to try to beat the final boss right away, or are you going to explore and power up first?


  • F4 = Fullscreen toggle

 - Gamepad:

  • Left Stick/D-Pad = Move
  • A = Dodge/Roll
  • B = Heal
  • X = Attack
  • Y = Place and activate bombs (Once you unlock them)
  • RT = Shoot
  • Menu = Pause

 - Mouse and Keyboard:

  • W/A/S/D = Move
  • Spacebar = Dodge/Roll
  • Shift = Heal
  • Left mouse button = Attack
  • E = Place and activate Bombs (Once you unlock them)
  • Right mouse button = Shoot
  • Enter = Pause
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
(46 total ratings)
Made withUnity
Tags2D, 8-Bit, Controller, Exploration, Female Protagonist, Pixel Art, Retro, Top Down Adventure
InputsGamepad (any)

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cute little game, thanks for sharing. According to the screenshots looks like I missed an entire biome

This was a fun game to play!
I've enjoyed the mechanics that kept the combat fast and clean.
my only little nitpick is the long delay after the 3-hit combo, maybe the last hit should be more notable (stronger/bigger hit?) but other than that, I've really enjoyed it.

Very good game, as a fan of zeldas I enjoyed it. Recovering, rolling and shooting are well done mechanics and overall the game is enjoyable. Although I didn't like that you can't save the game and you have to start from scratch if you want to resume the game later

Honestly a great game overall! Sometimes can feel too hard with projectiles but this is definitely worth a try

That was a really fun game! My only complaint is that I wish it was longer.

Very cool game, I've enjoyed it!

Can you make for download for windows


it has a big problem, it is icredabily unoptimed, this should be able to run even on a NES but it cant even run on my laptop, my laptop is pretty bad, but not that bad that cant even run a NES game, I sincerely hope the developer optimise this, like render distance and make every thing pixel perfect.

So I decided to pick up speedrunning this game again and tried to do 100% which I defined as getting max level and upgrades and I think I did it. Here's the run: https://youtu.be/oNTjev-nRtU Let me know if I missed any upgrades since that would mean I didn't 100% the game.

Looks like you got all of the upgrades, nice job on the run!

Can you pls make the game downloadable, I have trouble playing on web

I love the Sans Undertale refrence

I did a speedrun where I did all the bosses, here it is: https://youtu.be/8U2vb80Rye8 , I'm also going to do Any% soon. Here's a Speedrun. com link: https://www.speedrun.com/on_the_road/full_game

Just found this and I gotta say that woah, this is awesome!

i dont see a download link???

i managed to beat the game without becoming a better person. hooray?

Hahaha, awesome game.
Really laughed at the hiragana in the title「にほんごはなせません」(nihongo hanasemasen) ´´I Dont speak japanese´´

Heya! The game is great! It would be cool to be able to turn of leveling for an extra challange!


This was a pretty magical game. Great art direction,
definitely got that Zelda mixed with Momodora vibe.
The open world design is pretty rad,
being able to go anywhere gives a good feeling.

We had a lot of fun, definitely look forward to anything
that you may work on in the future. Cheers, Crepecroop.


Howdy Crepecroop,

This is a very fun game you've created. The gameplay is fun, I had a great time exploring the world looking for secrets, and the final boss was a fun fight both at the beginning of the game and after clearing both dungeons.

I haven't done much speedrunning of this game yet, but it has been enjoyable to see how fast I can beat the final boss when skipping everything else.

I wish you luck with any other games you might make in the future.

A few things of note:
1. For some unknown reason, the game always goes fullscreen whenever I enter a dungeon.
2. When speedrunning, it would be nice to easily start from the beginning from the main menu instead of refreshing the page.

I'm really glad that you enjoyed my game! I never imagined that anyone would care about my game enough to actually attempt speedrunning it. I just released a small update that hopefully fixed the problems you had with the game.

Yep, the problems have been fixed. Thanks

oh so I'm not the first

nice game