Your mom will be there in three minutes... and your apartment is REALLY dirty!
Clean up before she gets there...!


All interaction are done with arrows and X.
Gamepad should be functional.
Pickup, drop, and store items! And... don't hide stuff randomly, maybe...?


1.1 >
- Improved grading system
- Improved gameplay/balance
- Fixed collision bug (no more getting stuck!)
- HTML5 support


Made in 72 hours for the Ludum Dare 37
Game by Ellian (@ThisIsEllian)
Additional Art by Chris W Early (
Music and Sound design by Alex William Palm

More information

Published38 days ago
PlatformsWindows, HTML5
Tags2D, chiptune, Ludum Dare 37, Pixel Art
Player countSingleplayer


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Got a D on second try! :D Genuinely great game! Love everything about it. The idea, the pixel art, the design. It's very challenging but fair. Got almost nothing to critique except the controls feel a bit slippery – but that could also be argued to be on purpose to add to the feeling of panic/pressure!

One of the best LD games I've played!

A cute lil game. Love the music and the way it looks. Covered it on my channel if you want to check it out!

Great game. I just can't figure out where to put the pizza slices. :(

In the fridge! They're still good to eat, are you trying to waste perfectly fine edible pizza?!

I really enjoyed the game, and I definitely felt the anxiety that Mom was drawing near haha. I got 98% even though I got everything right, what gives? :v

P.S - If I interact with the floor while running up to it, the game can soft-lock if I too far over the stain. :c

I've had anothet person get 98% despite getting everything right, but I have no idea why... I'm sorry :(

The stain softlock is a known issue I need to fix asap.

Thank you for your feedbacks! I'm glad you liked it, and I'm sorry you couldn't get the perfect score. I'll try to look into it. :(

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44% - F, I did well ;) Great game by the way! What engine is this?

This was made in Game maker. :)
I'd say grats, but... a F?! Mom must not be happy :(


I managed to impress my mom a bit more this time, but at what price? My poor, ketchup-covered socks may never be white again... (PS- I liked the game!)

Ahah, thanks! Glad you liked it. :)
Sorry for your socks. Just throw them in the washing machine and hope for the best (no it doesn't actually do anything ahah)

Not quite sure why Q is left, S is down and D is right, with seemingly no Up, kinda weird, guess I'll just use the arrows.

Hm, weird, WASD should work for moving... but QSD is because I'm french, and we have AZERTY keyboards, not QWERTY. :)
ZQSD is our WASD.

It doesn't conflict with WASD controls so I just left the option by default... but yeah, not sure why up doesn't work. I might have fucked up the WASD controls since I was focusing on arrows. Sorry!

Yeah, I assumed it was due to alternate keyboard layouts.