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One Chance is a game about choices and dealing with them.

Scientist John Pilgrim and his team have accidentally created a pathogen that is killing all living cells on Earth (bummer, right?).

In the last 6 remaining in-game days on Earth, the player must make choices about how to spend his last moments. Will he spend time with his family, work on a cure or do something else entirely?

You have One Chance. Remember that.


  • Diverging storyline based on your choices.
  • Multiple endings.
  • Perma-death.
  • Hilarious spelling and grammar.
  • The high possibility of a dead child.
  • Anger.



Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(44 total ratings)
AuthorDean Moynihan
Tagsapocalypse, banana-hammock, choice, endings, one, Short, virus
Average sessionA few seconds
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


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can you make it downloadable please

I remember this game. Such a classic.

I would say this game is way more than "that one game from 2010". This game was out during an "art games" wave on newgrounds, and I think this is one of the best of them. I find something about the way it is all put together to be very compelling, like there was something very personal at stake for this developer to make it like he did. The crude artstyle highlights how absurdly terrifying the plot is and makes me think we are partially viewing this from the perspective of the guy's daughter. The music and text appearing every day letting you know "every single living cell on earth will be dead" gives me shivers. And the permadeath is not just some tacked-on gimmick, it fits the terrifying tone of the whole thing perfectly. Overall excellent, and I hope this game is remembered for way more than plain nostalgia.

It's really been that long, huh.


Finnaly i found this game :

yikerinos i have not heard about this game in a very long time

Years later, it's still worth thinking about

Ditto on possibly an upgraded version. Sounds really interesting. :)


How do I run this without flash?

Try BlueMaxima's Flashpoint

can you send a link?

Nostalgic. :P


If you just let me work on the second day i would've saved few people. Why did you Prevented this to happen?? Who hurt you??? 🙃 


how do i restart, saw jacksepticeye was able to do it a long time ago was wondering if anyone else knew how

just reset your cookie


CoOkIeS yUm YuM

okay but how

this game is awesom


Yeah, pretty awesome. Though, I wasn't able to save anyone...


I first played ONE CHANCE 2-3 years ago, but it seems that the version I tried had a bug which prevented the best possible outcome.

However, in this version, undertaking the exact same course of actions does lead to what seems to be the best possible outcome (of having at least 2 humans surviving beyond 6 days).

Another bug common to both versions is how the child may sometimes appear twice in the same scene, as if she suddenly has an identical twin.

By the way, the version hosted at your game website does not seem to work. It merely launches with a blank white screen, with music playing in the background.


I like turtles

same xD