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In the end, One stands tall.

"Using the Elements given to me by the Batter, I somehow managed to create life. Do not be fooled however. This is not my story... It is his."

ONE is a fanmade sequel to the video game OFF, created by BlackFire64.

The switch has been flipped to OFF, leaving the world a desolate wasteland. Zacharie, one of the few remaining survivors, tries to survive in a harsh environment surrounded by monsters. In the midst of his loneliness and madness, he uses the Grand Elements the Batter has given him to bring another person into the world to keep him company. Thus Doux is born.

Life is hard but happy once Doux has come into the world. However, four years later, Zacharie is kidnapped by the monsters and Doux must save him. Along the way he enters the Zones, where nothing much has changed, except that the Elsens are now spectres and are much less skittish. However, demons have set themselves up as the new guardians and are trying to take over the Zones. With everyone else dead, Doux is the only one who can stop them.


This game is still in the works.

ONE provides examples of:

  • Abusive Parents: Blight's creators, as well as the new Guardians hurled abuse at Blight due to his creation going wrong. Zacharie is also made out to be this during the Playroom nightmare, although thankfully, it was an impostor trying to scare Doux.
  • After the End: ONE takes place after the world of OFF was destroyed.
  • Amusement Park of Doom: The Amusement Park in the New Zone 2.
  • Art Shift: The New Zones have much more detail and colour than the original Zones.
  • Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence: The Elsens and Guardians have become ghosts, and can phase through walls whilst still being able to interact with the physical world. However, the Guardians have lost their powers and are unable to defend their Zones.
  • Back from the Dead: After purifying Zones 1, 2 and 3 and reaching the top of the library tower, Valerie's ghost gives you an Ace and the Judge's body and you can resurrect him. This allows the Judge to join your party.
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  • Bad Black Barf: The smoke that Blight and Doux (when Burnt) spew out.
  • Belly Mouth: Downplayed withe the enemy Lepus, as its mouth merely stretches down to its abdomen.
  • Big Bad: The Creators, who established new Guardians, after they went insane following the botched creation of Blight.
  • Body Horror:
    • Blight suffers this due to being a Burnt. His curse causes his body to slowly rot and die, leaving him with many injuries, including having skin torn off the left side of his face. The written depictions aren't much better - his bones break and toxic substances fill his lungs. And this happens to him at only two years old!
    • Blight's hallucination of Doux in Zone 3. Illusion Doux has disfigured arms, as well as extra limbs and a monstorous face. Thank God it isn't real.
  • Bonus Boss: If you watch all the spectres commit suicide in Zone 3, Blight will hallucinate and see a mutilated monster in front of him instead of Doux. This is Illusion Doux. However, killing Illusion Doux will make Blight realise he has killed the real one, resulting in a Non-Standard Game Over.
  • Break the Cutie:
    • Doux is born into a broken, dead world. At only four years old, he has his father taken away from him, and needs to traverse dangerous lands filled with unspeakable horrors to rescue him.
    • Blight's creation went horribly wrong, leaving him a Burnt whose body is slowly rotting away. The creators' reactions to his curse certainly don't help either.
  • Cain and Abel: The new Guardians are Blights brothers. Due to Blight's botched creation, they want to kill him.
  • Coup de Grâce: After defeating a boss, an image of their injured body is shown in front of the protagonists. Either Doux or Blight finish them off.
  • Crapsack World: The world, after being purified. The new Guardians try to repair the purified world, but their innermost corruption gets the better of them and everything goes wrong halfway through.
  • Crapsaccharine World: In parts of Zones 1 and 2, the world turns colourful and seemingly has more life. However, the residents are corrupted by the new Guardians and in fact suffer from the new Guardians' wrath.
  • Corpse Land: The new Zone 3. The bodies of dead and dying spectres fill the lands.
  • Creepily Long Arms: A few enemy monsters have this trait.
  • Death by Despair: The ghost in Zone 0 warns that if Doux's emotions get out of control, he will become unstable and die.
  • Death by Origin Story: The original Guardians, as well as the Elsens. They live on as ghosts.
  • Death Seeker: The residents of the New Zone 3
  • Defeat Means Friendship:
    • One of the monsters in Zone 1 attacks Doux out of hunger. After Doux beats him, the monster reconciliates and befriends him. You can now give him flesh which he rewards you for with stat-boosting items.
    • After Doux defeats Laisser, he will befriend him since Laisser was merely suffering from lonliness. Despite this, Blight will kill Laisser if he is in the party.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Blight's creators insult and abuse him all throughout his childhood. His crime? His creation went wrong.
  • Driven to Suicide: Many of the spectres in Zone 3. Some die right in front of the player, which can cause Blight to go mad and attack Doux.
  • Enemy Scan: Doux's Third Eye, which reveals an enemy's HP, CP and weaknesses/resistances. This is especially useful as weaknesses/resistances to elements mean the difference between defeating an enemy or barely leaving a scratch.
  • Fake Kill Scare: The Playroom in Zone 3 scares Doux by hanging a model of him.
  • Forced Transformation: The New Guardians suffer from this before the events of the game. They used to be genuinely kind and wanted to rebuild the world to create a paradise for its residents. However, around the time of Blight's creation, they became corrupted and turned into monsters, subjecting the residents of the Zones to harsh torment.
  • From Bad to Worse: Imagine having your whole world destroyed, then having to fight off monsters every day just to survive, which is slowly driving you mad. Then you manage to create a child to keep you company... before being kidnapped and seperated from him and left with no way to look after him.
  • Go Mad from the Isolation:
    • This almost happens to Zacharie in the beginning, but he is able to create a child to prevent this.
    • Part of the reason why Laisser has become evil and is trying to kill Doux. Thankfully, either Doux can befriend him or Blight can kill him to end his suffering.
  • Grew a Spine: The Elsens are much less frightened now that they are ghosts.
  • Heroic BSoD:
    • Doux, when going Burnt.
    • If you witness enough spectres in the New Zone 3 commit suicide, Blight will hallucinate and attack Doux.
    • If you pick up the Old Papers at the start of the game, Blight will read them in Zone 3, causing him to break down and run away. This allows you to access his Nightmare.
  • Hallucinations: Blight can suffer this in Zone 3, causing him to see Doux as a mutated monster.
  • Human Popsicle: Some spectres in the New Zone 1 are encased in ice.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: Blight is shown to eat spectres to keep himself stable. Chahal has also tried to eat the inhabitants of his Zones when he was corrupted.
  • Incurable Cough of Death: Downplayed. Blight's main Verbal Tic is coughing, which is a result of his condition. However, he won't die... yet.
  • Madness Makeover:
    • The spectres affected by the Zones' makeover qualify, as they take on a glitched appearance. In Zone 3, they turn black.
    • The New Guardians, after Blight's failed creation.
  • Mad God: The new creators.
  • Mercy Kill: If Blight was in the party after Laisser was defeated, he will kill him to end his suffering.
    Blight: He's in a better place now, Doux. No longer shall he suffer loneliness. He's free now.
  • My Greatest Failure: The failed creation of Blight causes the new creators and guardians to go insane, turning the world into a Crapsack World.
  • Non Standard Game Over: After defeating Illusion Doux, Blight will realise he has hallucinated and killed the real Doux. This results in a game over.
  • Psychological Torment Zone: The Nightmare rooms in Zone 3, with the sole purpose of hindering Doux's quest.
  • Sanity Has Advantages: When Blight enters Zone 3, he is inflicted with Unstable. Completing his Nightmare cures it.
  • Save This Person, Save the World: Bringing The Judge back to life results in Zone 0 being restored to its former glory.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: The Guardians have mellowed out a lot after being killed by the Batter. They even try to help Doux on his quest.
  • Why Isn't It Attacking?: Illusion Doux looks like a vicious monster, but all it does is defend itself. This is because it was only a hallucination.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: This is the source of all of Blight's trouble. It even causes the new creators and guardians to go mad and pick on Blight, which only makes it worse.