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Sometimes: Success Requires Sacrifice

App ID 351470
App Type Game
Publisher Volens Nolens Games
Supported Systems Windows
Technologies Engine.GameMaker
Last Change Number 22534048
Last Record Update 28 February 2024 – 00:44:14 UTC ()
Release Date 27 February 2015 – 11:59:00 UTC ()

Sometimes: Success Requires Sacrifice, the title says it all! You get thrown into a dark room, with no light to be found anywhere! Are you willing to end your life to light the way for the next generation to proceed further? Play it today and find out!

Additional Information

This game is excluded from Steam Family Sharing because: Free Game

Developer Volens Nolens Games
gamedir empty string
metacritic_name Sometimes: Success Requires Sacrifice
controller_support partial
ReleaseState released
Publisher Volens Nolens Games
IsFreeApp Yes
Exclude from family sharing (exfgls) 3 (Free Game)
Store Release Date 27 February 2015 ()
community_hub_visible Yes
Primary Genre Adventure (25)
Store Genres Action (1), Adventure (25), Casual (4), Indie (23), Strategy (2)
Steam Release Date 27 February 2015 – 11:59:00 UTC ()
Original Release Date 27 February 2015 – 08:00:00 UTC () (1425024000)
Store Asset Modification Time 16 February 2015 – 16:53:38 UTC () (1424105618)
Is free on the store? Yes
review_score 6
review_percentage 71
Detected Technologies (?) Engine.GameMaker
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 18 November 2022 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 1231634
  • configuration:
  • Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or a community configuration
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck

Supported Languages

27 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles
English Yes Yes
French Yes
Italian Yes
German Yes
Spanish - Spain Yes
Arabic Yes
Bulgarian Yes
Czech Yes
Danish Yes
Dutch Yes
Finnish Yes
Greek Yes
Hungarian Yes
Japanese Yes
Korean Yes
Norwegian Yes
Polish Yes
Portuguese - Portugal Yes
Portuguese - Brazil Yes
Romanian Yes
Russian Yes
Simplified Chinese Yes
Swedish Yes
Thai Yes
Traditional Chinese Yes
Turkish Yes
Ukrainian Yes



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Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 27 February 2015 – 11:59:36 UTC
capsule_467x181.jpgLast-Modified: 27 February 2015 – 11:59:36 UTC
capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 27 February 2015 – 11:59:36 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 27 February 2015 – 11:59:36 UTC

Steam charts

  • 0 players right now
  • 1 24-hour peak
  • 4,991 all-time peak 13 October 2021

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Store data

  • 418 positive reviews
  • 167 negative reviews
  • 71.45% positive reviews

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User reviews history NEW

  • 😌 Mostly Positive
  • 68.30% SteamDB Rating
  • 418 71.5% positive reviews
  • 167 28.5% negative reviews

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Date Label 30-day Peak
27 February 2015 – 11:59 Steam Release -
9 September 2014 – 07:00 Groupees: Build A Greenlight Bundle 10 -
18 March 2015 – 16:00 Indiegala: Hump Day Bundle -

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Sometimes: Success Requires Sacrifice had an all-time peak of 4991 concurrent players on 13 October 2021.

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