A fly ascends to the skies, pondering the pointlessness of its brief existence. The Plan was developed as a side project by Krillbite Studio, who's currently finishing their main project Among the Sleep."Hey, You Should Play This" - Patrick Klepek, Giantbomb"Some may argue that The Plan isn't really a game and it...
User reviews:
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Very Positive (266 reviews) - 92% of the 266 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (18,741 reviews) - 91% of the 18,741 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 10, 2013

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A fly ascends to the skies, pondering the pointlessness of its brief existence.
The Plan was developed as a side project by Krillbite Studio, who's currently finishing their main project Among the Sleep.

  • "Hey, You Should Play This"
    - Patrick Klepek, Giantbomb
  • "Some may argue that The Plan isn't really a game and it definitely occupies the same terrain as Journey, Passage, and Dear Esther, but it's shorter than Journey, prettier than Passage, and less overwrought than Dear Esther, making it well worth taking a punt on for the low price of free."
    - Jeffrey Matulef, Eurogamer
  • "It’s that space in the mechanics for thought and interpretation that I appreciate most here. The Plan won’t break your brain, but it’s a nicely contemplative journey."
    - Nathan Grayson, RockPaperShotgun
  • "In order, here are the emotions I experienced during the three minutes it took me to play The Plan, the new free morsel from the Norweigan indie developer Krillbite: confusion, frustration, boredom, fear, amusement, delight, joy, enchantment, and regret. One of the things independent games ask us to do is accept that a three-minute game can be as valid as a thirty-hour one. Games like these make it hard to disagree."
    - Joseph Bernstein, Buzzfeed
  • "Krillbite Studio, the developers behind Among The Sleep, have gone on and released a most polished, visually stunning and freeware new game"
    - Konstantinos Dimopoulos, Indiegames.com
  • "Krillbite's The Plan is a short, sharp experimental deliberation on the meaning of life."
    - Andy Chalk, The Escapist

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7/Vista/8
    • Processor: Intel i3
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel integrated
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    • Additional Notes: Optimal with headphones
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/Vista/8
    • Processor: Intel i5
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Gefore 400 or up
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    • Additional Notes: Optimal with headphones
    Minimum:
    • OS: Snow Leopard
    • Processor: Intel i3
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    • Additional Notes: Optimal with headphones
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mountain Lion
    • Processor: Intel i5
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Gefore 400 or up
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    • Additional Notes: Optimal with headphones
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu
    • Processor: Intel i3
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel integrated
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    • Additional Notes: Optimal with headphones
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu
    • Processor: Intel i5
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Gefore 400 or up
    • Storage: 120 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    • Additional Notes: Optimal with headphones
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Very Positive (266 reviews)
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Very Positive (18,741 reviews)
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f[A]n v[A] br[A]
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30
Small though, they make an easy achievement which costs their lives.
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Ryuk
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
Very relaxing and dischargind, edvard grieg was right choice
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handcuffsthesoulbinder
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
HEY LISTEN !!! its pretty good , and zen
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Qwertyfan | kickback.com
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
I wanna be a fly now.
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inoura
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
poor fly :)
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Hillwood
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
Late Night Alumni - Sunrise Comes Too Soon, anyone made that connection yet? or am I crazy?

rather short but still very intriguing
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Nixieofthemillpond
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
The Plan is a free steam game developed by Krillbite Studio, and a game I got for two reasons. One, it took surprisingly absolutely beautiful and quirky, second, well, it was free.

In The Plan, you play as a fly and your purpose In life is to fly up and up, and avoid the many, MANY things that threatens to crash onto you and end your life: leaves, the wind etc

And, well, that’s it!

For a game with such a simple concept, goal and gameplay, I had prepared myself to mock it, laugh a bit, uninstall it and never thing of it again. But as it turned out, I actually enjoyed myself quite a bit in The Plan, although I can’t necessarily say that the game was challenging, I must say that it’s ending and conclusion, and, oh my god, it’s SOUNDTRACK, were mind-blowingly amazing and if The Plan had cost me anything, anything at all, I would have sat on my office chair filled with a lot of things but free of any regret for my purchase.

10/10 – Would play it again, great music, great graphics, ending that left me laughing and yelling so hard out of, well, a lot of different feelings, would recommend to anyone who wants to spend 5 minutes in a pretty sweet & simple game.
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Mikhaila
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28

The fly dies. The end.
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ImAChair
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 28
That was majestic
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MAƧƎ
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
This Game is ??? Uh easy xD but didnt know how to get the Achievement until i figured it out xD 10/10 for stupidty
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
22 of 23 people (96%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Great music, great graphic, and just one (easy) achievement :P
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19 of 19 people (100%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Best.
Fly.
Simulator.
Ever.

1000/10 for best use of a hot lightbulb.
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14 of 20 people (70%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 7
The story about the obstacles in a flies daily life.
I personally really enjoyed flying around in The Plan.
The atmosphere was beautiful, the music fitted in perfectly and the story was very touching.
It's not really a "Game" its more of an experience you go through.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
This is life...presented in five minutes.
Awesome!
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
A fly can fly ~~~~~~
Ez perfect achievement~~~~~~~
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 18
- Short game
- Great music
- Great graphic
- Easy achievement

10/10 Best ever :)
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
13.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 6
You need this game in your life DEN/DEN
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Wouldn't really call this a game, more of Art, either way its short and had one achievement so great for those looking for more games to 100%

Pros
- free
- beautiful music

Cons
- Short gameplay (less than 10min)
- Boring as there isn't much to do.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 24
I understand that THE PLAN may not be to everyone's tastes, but I have to say Wow, I really liked it. I didn't read reviews before downloading and had no idea what to expect. It's a tranquil and calming surprise in hectic world, eh. So, You're an insect in the wind as you explore.

I knew things were wrapping up when I heard The Death of Åse from Peer Gynt (a personal favorite).

Try it <it's free> you'll like. Cheers
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 8
I see myself. I'm big. I'm on what I think is grass. I start flying upwards. I keep getting smaller, what I see is getting bigger. Sometimes wind pushes me, I resist, it does push me though, but I keep flying. I can hear the birds sing. Leaves everywhere, but I'm not sure where this is. I get stuck in a spider web. It's hard. I'm trying to wiggle but... I barely make it out. I keep flying. What I see is still getting bigger, and bigger. I can see the trees now. I am really small, but, now, now I know where I am, where I was. I was in a forest. I can hear the birds, I can hear the music. I keep flying, and flying. I can see the stars now. I see star dust. I see bright light. I am flying towards the light. The light keeps getting brighter and brighter. I'm there. I'm next to the source of light. I touch it. I'm dead now. The light killed me. "The Plan".

What is the plan? The plan is you.

Developers describe:
"A fly ascends to the skies, pondering the pointlessness of its brief existence."

What is pointless? Nothing is pointless.
Even a fly affects the whole universe, and the multiverse above, and the multiverse above, and the multiverse above............
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