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    Ludum Dare 20

    April 29th-May 2nd, 2011
    Theme: It’s Dangerous to go Alone! Take this!

    More Info: Ludum Dare 20 Has Begun! (Keynote), Theme Voting Results.

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    PSYCHOSOCK - manofdoom - Competition Entry

    Finished minutes before the deadline. Had fun, but it was hard. Learnt a thing or two about organising my designs though, will be drawing things out on paper a lot more from now on.

    Some information about the game:
    It's about a man who may or may not be insane, making his way out of a mental hospital with the aid of his sock, Keith. The visual style was chosen both for speed, and to give a distinctive, lighthearted look to the game.

    Controls are explained in game, but I will clarify some things here-

    You have to mash, not press once, when attacking.

    Press Z when in contact to return to the player.

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    Ratings

    #57Humor3.00
    #102Audio2.75
    #108Theme2.92
    #129Community2.75
    #156Coolness3%
    #160Overall2.83
    #175Fun2.58
    #195Innovation2.58
    #218Graphics2.42

    Comments

    Cybs says ...
    May 3, 2011 @ 10:27am

    How do you get past the first guard? I had the sock attack him.. but he still gets pissed off and chases me. I like the music and the idea.

    manofdoom says ...
    May 5, 2011 @ 7:24am

    Hi you have to mash the x key to strangle. Sorry it isn$t clearer, animating the hint boxes was something I wanted to do but ran out of time for, and I thought text prompts would spoil the visual style. Guessing about the autumn

    manofdoom says ...
    May 5, 2011 @ 7:29am

    Cont.. button mashing is about 50 percent atm, so I didn't make it clear enough. Thanks for the compliments though :)

    May 5, 2011 @ 3:24pm

    Okay, that scared me. I think I might need professional help now.

    Endurion says ...
    May 8, 2011 @ 11:07am

    Not bad :)
    I found that the first key was gone on the second play. On a restart it worked fine and I got to where the three guards are together. I started to strangle one but then one of the other got me.

    Quite weird, and the art style is strangely fitting.

    someone says ...
    May 8, 2011 @ 5:37pm

    That was awesome.

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