If you haven't heard, Flash (which this game is built on) is being turned off on all browsers from January 1st 2021.
So this might stop working, but the offline version will still work. Download it at the bottom of the page, just above the comments!

Old instructions and messages

This game is being turned into a full commercial game, 
starting with Early Access release on Steam in February 2021!! 

rhythmdr.com | Soundtrack | Facebook | Twitter | a hidden kanye | chords for Intimate | Level Editor

(£1611.05 raised so far! February 2020 update: Thanks, you guys are the best! We are turning off donations for now
while we finish the game. Thank you!

And special thanks to Mehdi Shah for an ambrosial donation of £101, Cong Wang for an auspicious donation of £51,
Jozef for a creamy donation of £40, West for a kanye donation of £31,
Mr Color and for an executive donation of £30, caprachet for a invigorating donation of £30,
Alex for a luscious donation of £30, The Nerdy Musician for a toothsome donation of £25,
Chaz for a nectarous donation of £25, Sam for a scrumptious donation of £20,
Dan for a delicious donation of £20, nic for a buttery donation of £20 and
Pepijn for a super donation of £20!

Get notified when we release by wishlisting on Steam or signing up to our mailing list.
And our Discord for monthly short updates through 2020
and a free level editor.

(we send emails only when releasing things, see a previous email here, it comes with a nostalgic gamedev story)

Experimental 2-player mode: hit CapsLock during a level to toggle. P2 uses the L key.
 Experimental speed adjust: hit S or D in level select instead of Enter to play a slowed down or speeded up version.


A one-button rhythm game heavily inspired by Rhythm Heaven!

Expanded version coming February 2021

WIP Level #0 - ' Steinway' - linked above
WIP Level #1 - ' One Shift More' - SENT! 27th July 2016
WIP Level #2 - ' Supraventricular Tachycardia' - SENT! 27th August 2016
WIP Level #3 - ' Delay Pedal' - SENT! 27th September 2016
WIP Level #4 - ' Delay Pedal 2' - SENT! 27th October 2016
WIP Level #5 - ' Mannequin Challenge' - SENT! 2nd December 2016
Bonus Level #6 - ' ??' - SENT! 28th January 2017
WIP Level #7 - Super Battleworn Insomniac - SENT! 17th March 2017
[long silent period of building up the rest of the levels]

(signing up will also keep us encouraged and working hard
and make us feel fuzzy inside, so thank you <3)

Play our other rhythm game, A Dance of Fire and Ice!

How to Make a Rhythm Game


来自中国的玩家们,向你们问好!十分感谢你们的热心捐款(当然,如想免费下载游戏,在下 载界面中选择"No thanks"开头的链接即可)。
按大小写切换键Caps Lock键可以开启双人游戏模式,第二名玩家按"L"键来进行游戏。 Translation provided by 谜之声.

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Updated 23 days ago
PlatformsWindows, macOS, HTML5
Made withIndieCade
AccessibilityOne button
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On my pc when I launch the game it doesnt work D

why did flash had to die :((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((

fuk i can't play this game anymore bc flash it's gone now I will sob in a counter 

Didn't update my browser, so this demo still works. I feel cool and sneaky lol

nice now that flash player has been disabled I can't play this anymore again nice :,(

Download the ofline copy


I just beat the game, this is MUCH better then i remember. Thanks for this gem of a game


Happy New Year! RIP Flash, you will be missed. Good thing this demo was archived in flashpoint, but it's not the same. Looking forward to that February release pending some unforseen catastrophe! Love talking to any and all members of the dev team on the discord, you guys are honestly some of the nicest and most caring people I've met, and I wish you all good luck on wrapping up what's left.


Thank you for the reminder to update this page plaster haha. RIP Flash, same to you and may 2021 finally be Rhythm Doctor year


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i like the nurse excuse when you: fail at first and try again

damn this game is so fun!!

i can't fullscreen


incredibly great game, I just suck.

Does this remind anybody of toejam and earl?

i like it!

really fun! reminds me of that one nitrome game. loved that very much

pixel pop! both of these were inspired by Rhythm Heaven, you'll definitely like that one if you havent seen it

this game is amazing, there are many secrets

I enjoyed this game

Hey why in the thing offline app i cant advance to next level just tutoirla

Can you actually beat the bonus level?

You cannot beat Matchbox Unwell. It's endless


Ah, thank you!


The song can and will end, the level won't.

i want to play it on steam so bad for like months i want this




You cant its only in the tutorials and the last night shift level


Sorry i made it too small to see i drew it btw on ms paint

hope you like it!


smol rhythm doctor

go to my account page

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i want to know where the preorder is now

how do i get the preorder demo?



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Great demo! Can't wait for the whole game! If the demo is so cool, then the full version will be the best!

?hey fizzd, does the game end after the bonus level? (unwell)

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Hey Fizzd! After you updated the zip file the game wroks perfectly thanks! By the way, look left if you're on pc

hi, i dont know where to get the download, can you please help me

go to the top of the page and scroll down until you see a red "Download" button. The rest ( like launching the game ) is in the "HOW TO PLAY.txt" file

oh my god i just found it im so stupid


hey fizzd, I want to get the offline version, but im not sure where to go to get it. am I dumb? thanks. also, I really like RD.

just above the comment section

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Can someone help? I tried to play the offline version and it didnt want to load the first level after the tutorial. I did everything just as it said in the HOW TO PLAY.txt file

Oh, I think maybe you didn't extract the zip before playing it? (right-click the zip file, click extract) Let me know if that worked and if it did i'll update the txt file with that instruction. Thank you!

I extracted it btw. The tutorial works fine but the first level just says "patient aproaching: %NaN%" same in the tutorial

yeah same

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I see you updated the zip file. I'll check it tomorrow. I dont know what time it is in your country but here its already well past 10pm.



Tottaly Not A Russian Spy is A Russian Spy?


The passive-aggressive comments are, while annoying, highly motivating. All in all, a great part of a great game!

I LOVE this. As a musical person, I enjoy the mental challenge of timing myself with the rhythm as well as using both the visual and auditory cues. I honestly though my sense of rhythm was excellent, but this game has proven that I definitely need some practice. Great job!

Also, I found it much easier at times to keep my eyes closed so that the visuals wouldn't throw me off.

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