A downloadable game for Windows

well, did the reboot work? can you open that file now?
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Pagefault is a puzzle platformer created for the GMC Jam #33. Take somewhat helpful advice from your anonymous system administrator as you work to locate a missing file on your computer. The theme was "turn it off and on again".

About Version 1.3

Version 1.3, released on 7/23, makes a few minor adjustments based on player feedback:

  • Updated the "Instructions" window to properly show the matching decimal number for binary values 8 through 15
  • Added the location of the memview program's cursor to the minimap
  • Changed the wire layout in Level 5 slightly: the first movements possible are now left and right, instead of down only

About Version 1.2

Version 1.2 is a post-Jam build that addresses bugs and gameplay issues reported following the Jam's deadline. The following changes were made since initial submission:

  • Changed the layouts of levels 4, 5 and 6:
    • Level 4 no longer softlocks.
    • Level 5 and 6 had level geometry that obfuscated certain elements; that geometry has been adjusted for better clarity.
  • Added extra "WASD to Move" tooltips in levels 1 and 5 to clarify controls.
  • Added new tooltips/popups when:
    • ... a new icon appears on desktop
    • ... trying to open a window with four windows already open
  • Adjusted some draw calls:
    • Windows no longer have black lines along the bottom
    • Edges of adjoining walls of different types now connect properly
    • Slight optimizations
  • Added indicators on the minimap to show the locations of binary wall values, mark rooms with number panels, and draw lines between panels and their corresponding walls
  • Added new sound effects
  • Added a new screen on shutdown
Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars
(22 total ratings)
Made withGameMaker
Tags2D, GameMaker, gmcjam
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


pagefault_v1.3.zip 18 MB
pagefault_v1.2.zip 18 MB

Install instructions

Download and unzip the provided archive. Run "gmcjam33_2.exe" inside. File "README_.txt" is a brief readme file.


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this is really cool!

i'd be fascinated to know how you did the "lightning" effect in the memory viewer

Nice game :D

Nice concept game! I like it.

This is amazing game! I love it!

  • Me a computer student
  • Didn't read the documentation/help
  • somehow able to open the document

I somehow finish the game by literally brute force the binary mechanism. Even the shut down for quitting the game is nice touch.

perfect ◑﹏◐


No easy, No hard. Good game :D
Thanks for game

I love this game, is a little short, but is funny and bring me back old memories.

Great job.

This was pretty fun! ^^b The binary spin on things was executed perfectly.Ended a bit faster than I expected, But I have experience with binary stuff, so I guess that's an unfair advantage x3I only got stuck when I forgot about the networking tools, lol.

Amazing game man.Reminds me a lot of windows 95 :)

No wonder why it took 1st place in GMC jam

Watch this If you need walkthrough

Oh, god, I would love to just be a helpdesk guy and I fix issues like this.

Unique in own style terribly interesting game. I think it's too generous to give it away for free

This game. i am not going to lie it was really fun to play it really was. i was lost at some parts but i think i know why. i hope you enjoy my lets play of your great game

that some really nice little game there :-)

Rather Impressive, haven't finished it yet, but truly great!

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reminds me of windows 98

Good job

it's beatifull


Thank you TehPilot. Very cool.