A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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THE IMPOSSIBLE is a minimal perspective illusion puzzle game. You control a small square in the IMPOSSIBLE world and remember: nothing is IMPOSSIBLE.

You can also take free key for Steam: https://itch.io/t/67604/how-to-get-a-steam-key-from-your-itchio-purchase.

- Simple control. Play using the keyboard (arrows or W,A,S,D), full gamepad support (vibrations) or mouse swipe or click.
- 26 languages available (check bottom)
- After completing the test you will see your IQ score (intelligence quotient)...
- Relaxing music
- Small application size
- Obey the rules
- 30 levels (new levels & editor coming soon in free update)
- Beatiful minimalist graphic
- Linux, Windows and Mac OS support
- All resolution supports (21:9, Ultrawide etc.)
- They watching You
- Achievements
- Steam clouds
- Hint system
- Based on M.C. Escher impossible shapes and inspired by Monument Valley, Echochrome, Hocus, Portal, Evo Explores, Play with Me: Esacpe room and many other games.

English (Voice over)
Polish (Dubbing PL)
Portuguese - Brazil
Simplified Chinese
Spanish - Spain
Traditional Chinese


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In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $2.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

THE IMPOSSIBLE Windows 64 bit 1.0.9 123 MB
Version 1
THE IMPOSSIBLE Windows 32 bit 1.0.9 119 MB
Version 1
THE IMPOSSIBLE Linux 32 bit 1.0.9 143 MB
Version 1
THE IMPOSSIBLE Linux 64 bit 1.0.9 138 MB
Version 1
THE IMPOSSIBLE Mac 64 bit 1.0.9 153 MB
Version 1


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Remember: You can get free Steam key for THE IMPOSSIBLE: https://itch.io/t/67604/how-to-get-a-steam-key-from-your-itchio-purchase

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Hey Airem, quick question. (trying to stay spoiler free) But I don't have windows word as of now. Will warning work with notepad? Its blank for me, just hoping I'm not missing anything. Great Game :D

Yes, it's a simple text file. If something goes wrong, let me know jtibbs :D. Thank You :D.

Doesn't work on my Win7 64 bit. The screen flashes a few times and then quits back to desktop. I tried both the 32 bit and 64 bit.

Hi reggiebrooks,

I checked windows 7 64bit on my old laptop for me it's OK. Could You run THE IMPOSSIBLE as administrator?

Or send me message: airempl@gmail.com, I could create a "custom build" for you, maybe it will help.

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UPDATE: I will soon (1-7 days) update IMPOSSIBLE + engine (maybe it will help).

UPDATE 2: And maybe You could check Steam version? https://itch.io/t/67604/how-to-get-a-steam-key-from-your-itchio-purchase


Very unique puzzle game. Definitely had me scratching my noggin!


Thank You.

Impossible gameplay


Does it not copy the Hocus from gamebra.in?I think it is sure, don't it?And I want to say it is a simple and bad work.

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Two games using the same idea (Based on M.C. Escher impossible shapes) but different (it's simple shapes). Also please read the description of THE IMPOSSIBLE. There is 1000 games like Hocus. Before Hocus, there were a lot of games of this type.

There are 7.594 billion people in the world (I don't know how many developers but probably millions :D), what I want to say: put name of the game and someone will find another similar game for example youtube.com/watch?v=syiYGUnz5QQ puzz loop 1998 vs zuma 2003 youtube.com/watch?v=-Ou5Bco1sHM.

Last time I created "Escape room" https://airem.itch.io/play-with-me and later Sony released this movie "Escape room: http://airem.pl/compare_2.jpg


May you gives some examples? It can protect yourself and let more people to get it at the same time. My opinion is simple and bad because of the starting of your game don't displays the difference.

No problem :D. Send message to me airempl@gmail.com and I will send you the key. Unfortunately, I don't want to show it all, but I think if you watched the video to the end, you would see the main difference...

Please don't understant me wrong, but I don't have a time to searching Internet (some players waiting for updates). Also, the coronavirus has delayed many things... Airem is on person studio I also working on other projects and unfortunately many games either don't exist or are hard to find today, so you have to find them yourself if that interests you:

my quick finds:


It could all start here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apolin%C3%A8re_Enameled --> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penrose_triangle and "Impossible shapes". Anyone could see it and make a game. 

We also have other games.


I think if you take the time you will find more of it. Hocus contains many levels. Perhaps maybe we will find similar work before Hocus on the Internet? I found some old works like (levels 1:1) from 1999 or 2005. If you've got any questions, feel free to contact me.


Nothing is make sense. The original one is the best. Others is accessories only. You will be successful on career unless you get a new idea on these old works and take it into your game. This following is as like as trades but the best is only ones.

Nothing is impossible :D.


Don't listen to this clown, they have no clue what they're talking about. This game is wonderful and definitely has potential :)

I always talk to the players (it's hard because Airem is one person), but I like to hear opinion, criticism etc., my games are for You. I implement my old ideas. There will be IMPOSSIBLE 2. Because that's just the beginning and it will surprise everyone. But thank You. 

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If You have any problems with THE IMPOSSIBLE tell me. You asking me many times about monetize, so:

I give you permission to upload and monetize videos (youtube, twitch etc.) with THE IMPOSSIBLE (and my other games). THE IMPOSSIBLE is for people 13 years and older.

Please share your gameplay, I will share it on my social networks. Thank You.