A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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About Love, Hate and the other ones is a puzzle game, in which you influence your surroundings by the force of Hate and the power of Love.

They shouldn't have pushed the button! Life on the hill was just perfect for Love and Hate before that shiny red device appeared. Suddenly, they are trapped in a dark and spooky cave, far away from home.

Now it is up to you to control the opposing forces of Love and Hate. They will soon meet a lot of Other Ones, wondering how they might react when Loved, or when Hated. Find a way through caves and ice, castles and factories, all by the might of your puzzling! If you ever return to that hill, life will be sweet again...


Master mind-bending puzzles and crack tricky riddles with a mix of Love, Hate and your analytical skills!


Those little personalities, as if taken right from a picture book, will warm your heart and bring joy to your vision!


Figure out how each Other One reacts to Loveʻs and Hateʻs attitudes towards life. Make use of your findings to return back home.

Hardware requirements
  • Windows: XP or newer, 32 or 64 bit
  • Mac: OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or newer
  • Linux: 32 or 64bit kernel with GLIBC 2.14 or newer
  • CPU with SSE2 support required (Core 2 Duo, Athlon X2 or newer). Core i3 or better recommended.
  • Memory: at least 1024 MB RAM, 2048 MB recommended.
  • OpenGL 2.1 compatible graphics card. Nvidia GeForce or AMD Radeon recommended.
  • 600 MB available hard disk space

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Dec 19, 2014
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
(15 total ratings)
AuthorsBlack Pants Studio, Johannes Spohr
Made withLÖVE
Tagsblack-pants, brain, Characters, hate, illustrative, love, LÖVE, Puzzle-Platformer, red-button
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesGerman, English, Spanish; Castilian, French
InputsMouse, Touchscreen
LinksSteam, Homepage


Buy Now$7.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $7.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

aboutloveandhate-windows-1.3.1.zip 110 MB
aboutloveandhate-mac-1.3.1.zip 112 MB
aboutloveandhate-linux-1.3.1.tar.bz2 105 MB

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Since this isn't the Steam version, I cannot figure out how to change the language to English. Help, anyone ?

The localization does not translates the characters names along with the rest, and the resulting lines just don't feel right.

Adored this game from beginning to completion! Perfect difficulty curve with some pretty fiendish puzzles in the later levels and wacky characters that never fail to put a smile on my face. I love you, guys!

This was a very cute puzzle game!

Die letzte LÖVE-Version die auf meinem System funktioniert ist 0.91-3. Wird das Spiel damit laufen?

Great game, fair puzzles where you can figure things out even if the starting is a bit unclear. Good art and animations as well. 

Not much to say about playing this game other than that it is a fun puzzler. On the technical side tho... Everytime when I boot it up I have to go into the options menu, click fullscreen and apply, wait until it's reset, click fullscreen and apply again, and wait until it's reset before it's actually in windowed mode. Gets annoying real fast.

Alt+Enter should switch between windowed and fullscreen at any time.

I can't get this game to run. I get a "file not found" error. :( I bought it on Humble Store, but it is the same version 1.3.1. I'm running it in WIn 7.

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cheaper on the steam store ,well ...if you're in the uk.

Though this way you get Itch and steam key