About This Game

You Are Not A Banana is set in everyday life and has a sprinkle of imagination and humor. The audiovisuals (free OST included) seek to evoke nostalgia for the 80s and 90s. This short form experimental game unfolds as a sequence of thought provoking events and surprises.

Better Edition Features

  • Rebuilt the entire game from the ground up : )
  • 25 unique Steam achievements
  • Autosave, manual save options, and instant checkpoint loading
  • Revamped menus and UI (such separate music and sfx volume controls)
  • Lots of secrets and hidden story events
  • Improved minigames
  • More fluid movement and interactions
  • New dynamic lighting system
  • Revamped animations and graphics (pixel AA filtering and widescreen assets)
  • Revamped controls and new moves – such as run and search inventory : )
  • 50% funnier jokes

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