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    Ludum Dare 21

    August 19th-22nd 2011 :: Theme: Escape
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    Fortress IX - r - 48 Hour Competition Entry

    Fortress IX

    There is a secret facility in the mountains of Bavaria where the wiliest and most dangerous Allied prisoners of war are sent. It is referred to as Fortress IX. You have just become the warden. The prisoners will do anything to escape. You must stop them, or the Kaiser will have your head.


    Controls:

    z - shoot/start
    x - send dog after prisoner
    right/left - cycle targets
    up/down - cycle areas

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    Ratings

    #49Theme3.73
    #102Community3.14
    #144Audio2.70
    #153Graphics3.18
    #247Humor1.86
    #267Overall2.82
    #279Innovation2.64
    #311Coolness1%
    #407Fun2.00

    Comments

    panzermancer says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 9:04pm

    I really liked your take on the whole escape bit. The graphics were great, and the music wasn't too bad, but the whole thing sorta crumbled when I realized i could play infinitely by bashing up and z and automatically kill anything that would attempt escape. Maybe if there wasn't auto-targeting, it would have been more interesting. That, plus there wasn't a readme or in-game description of the controls, but they were pretty simple to figure out so that's alright. The intro glitched out on me, though, the bottom half of the text was cut off.

    summaky says ...
    Aug 23, 2011 @ 3:43pm

    I couldn't run the game. It shows the main screen one or two seconds, and then closes itself without any error message.

    r says ...
    Aug 23, 2011 @ 9:31pm

    I posted a version without sound, the main theme is still included as a .wav

    marudziik says ...
    Aug 24, 2011 @ 4:47pm

    I love how the graphics take me waay back to my childhood memories (uhh, this doesn't sound right, considering the game's topic, but you know what I mean, right? Right?!:P). Game feels a little too easy and too slow-paced. Aother than that, it's a nice little game, feels like an old classic, which is very good!

    summaky says ...
    Aug 24, 2011 @ 6:46pm

    The no sound version has the same problem for me :'(

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