A Japanese Developer Made A Game About Jerks Who Ring Doorbells And Run Away

By Spencer . December 1, 2012 . 1:30pm

Ding Dong Ditch, I believe that’s what it’s called in America, is a kid’s prank that has someone ring on a doorbell and run away before a person can answer it. That’s the inspiration for Ding Dong Dash, which lets players annoy virtual neighbors.


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The goal of the game is to drive people crazy without getting caught. When you see a silhouette appear in the window you need to run away. There are ten different houses to pester in the game.


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Ding Dong Dash also has a time attack mode where players see how long it takes to get a hundred doorbell rings.


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If you have a device that runs iOS, you can get Ding Dong Dash here.

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  • Kevadu


    • thaKingRocka

      Why not?

    • Derek E Nay

      Killing several people and stealing cars is ok in gaming. This is just another game ^.^

  • Otoya

    Link please? I cant find it in itune

    • It might be available through the Japanese store.

      edit: I found it on the JP and UK app store as “Knock and Run”.

  • Xmas Lopez

    Hm, I’m a coward in real life so this is like fulfilling my childhood fantasies while waiting for the bus. Hooray for the modern age!

  • psycho_bandaid

    Much more fun in real life.

  • Demeanor

    BWAHAHA “Mata omae ka!!!” And lol @ the “Pinpon” and “Nigeru!” commands XD Japan never ceases to amaze XD

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    This game looks fun lol. This is like children’s dream lol.^_^

  • thundergodCN

    I’ll wait for the burning bag of dog poo edition.

  • Red Veron

    Ah Japan, I love how they turn socially unacceptable things into entertainment mediums where people can properly and safely get it out of their system.

    • ronin4life

      How is that different than any other regions game industry?

      • Zeik56

        Because wanton violence and murder is socially acceptable everywhere else, obviously.

  • Red Veron

    Also they should call this “Nigeru Knocking”, referring to the racist non-PC name of Ding Dong Dashing.

    • “Nigeru” means ‘escape’, not a racial epithet

      • M’iau M’iaut

        @twitter-15876498:disqus Let’s please be careful here with words can have quite the impact. If someone wishes to learn the real loanword, they may Google it.

  • キロ

    My dad would be happy to see this, he will be like, “Yes! Now they can take it out on virtual people who don’t deserve it!” or something XD

  • MangaTherapy

    Looks more fun than GTA. :)

  • Helepythia

    “If you have a device that runs iOS, you can get Ding Dong Dash here.”
    Here what? Is there supposed to be a link or something?

  • Jonathan Keycross

    The greatest and most extreme sport ever made…

  • mistake, developer is from Hong Kong !

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