A downloadable game for Windows

Made for https://itch.io/jam/salvagejam.

School's out and little PIP needs to get home - however, being a true GAMER, he doesn't want to miss out on the HIGH SCORES while doing so.

Control Pip on his way home in endless runner fashion while simultaneously controlling whatever game he's currently playing on his portable console.

Every console game has a time limit and when the time is up - game over!

To make getting a good SCORE even harder for poor Pip, tons of obstacles block his way home. If he doesn't avoid these, his gaming experience will be SHAKEN UP - quite literally.

Based on a game idea I had years ago about my experiences of going home from school while playing on my phone and stumbling into things 


  • Left and right arrow keys - Move left and right in the real world
  • WASD - Control the video game world
  • F - Toggle Fullscreen
  • R - Restart (only on Game Over screen)

Art by HappyHead

Code by jm2k

Soundtrack by  SAKYUBASU 【サキュバス】, available here:  https://sakyubasu.bandcamp.com/album/homerunner-ost

SFX made with https://www.bfxr.net/

Game made in Game Maker Studio 2

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
Made withAseprite, GameMaker
TagsArcade, Game Boy, infinite-runner, minigames, Runner, salvagejam


Homerunner Installer (.exe) 24 MB
Manual Installation (.zip) 11 MB

Install instructions

To install, simply run the installer or, if you're downloading the .zip, extract the files in it into a folder and run the exe.

Development log


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It's so haard but good game anyway

Simulator of my childhood)))