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    Ludum Dare 21

    August 19th-22nd 2011 :: Theme: Escape
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    Escape From Music Manor: A Rhythmic Roguelike! - Zachary Lewis - 48 Hour Competition Entry

    Escape from Music Manor: A Rhythmic Roguelike!

    Overview
    Escape from Music Manor: A Rhythmic Roguelike! is a single-button game. You play an unfortunate guest trapped in Music Manor. You must press Escape in time with the beat to select the actions you will perform. Do your best to escape with your life!

    Instructions
    -Press the Escape key in time with the beat to select which movement you'll make.
    -Take your time! Enemies and traps don't move until you do!
    -Reach the yellow square to move to the next area.
    -Try to escape the Music Manor!

    Created by Zachary Lewis for Ludum Dare 21.
    Copyright The Game Studio 2011. All rights reserved.

    View Zachary Lewis's journal. | View all entries by Zachary Lewis

    Ratings

    #22Innovation4.05
    #214Overall2.95
    #246Coolness2%
    #261Audio2.09
    #263Fun2.59
    #301Theme2.77
    #335Humor1.50
    #399Graphics2.05
    #477Community1.47

    Comments

    kevglass says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 9:42pm

    Totally cool, really original, loved this. Have to try to expand on this after the contest, it's brilliant!

    Zachary Lewis says ...
    Aug 23, 2011 @ 1:52am

    @kevglass I'm expanding on it right now, actually. Keep an eye on the Kongregate link I posted above. :)

    marudziik says ...
    Aug 23, 2011 @ 3:01pm

    Yeah, the idea alone, roguelike plus a rhythm game, is awesome. Simple but with some strategy, and very original.
    I feel like there should be some penalty for waiting too long, though. Other than that, I like this one very much!

    Aug 23, 2011 @ 4:49pm

    +9000 innovation!! (tho the sound design was murdering my senses)

    johanp says ...
    Aug 24, 2011 @ 10:52am

    Cool concept! Graphics are obviously quite basic and the game could really do with more fun way to select moves. As it is now it feels to slow an uninteresting. I like the changes in the levels!

    Rolpege says ...
    Aug 24, 2011 @ 6:10pm

    It's very innovative and original, fun and fits the theme. Audio is a little weak tho, and graphics are very simple (although nice :P). Overall, neat game!

    Hangedman says ...
    Aug 24, 2011 @ 7:54pm

    With some more graphical and audio work, this could be really really great. As it is, it's pretty cool, original, and fun. Nice stuff!

    Jedi says ...
    Aug 27, 2011 @ 3:37am

    It's innovative but not very "musical."

    siebharinn says ...
    Aug 28, 2011 @ 1:49am

    Very nice entry.

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