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    December 16th-19th 2011 :: Theme: Alone

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    Debug - Alex Gilday - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    FROM THE CREATOR OF ELEMENTAL CREEPERS, COME:

    A fairly simple game :)

    As it's java, you can play it on almost any platform (including solaris, but you'll need to get your own lwjgl natives). There is a kitten in the game, not particularly hard to find either.

    View Alex Gilday's journal. | View all entries by Alex Gilday

    Ratings

    #234Humor2.18
    #273Fun2.54
    #277Community2.63
    #333Overall2.69
    #338Coolness37%
    #402Mood2.18
    #420Graphics2.38
    #421Theme2.46
    #446Audio1.85
    #506Innovation2.00

    Comments

    saveferris says ...
    Dec 19, 2011 @ 7:38am

    Nice suspense action! I also like the mouse/wasd keys based controls. I also found out about the randomly generated maps ;) I like the music too.

    wbobeirne says ...
    Dec 19, 2011 @ 3:47pm

    A decent top down shooter / maze mashup. A little rough around the edges though. There were occasions where I'd spawn and literally be surrounded with enemies I couldn't avoid, faced with a cheap game over. The music was also just too short/repetitive. Obstacles were varied enough that it didn't feel like I was performing the same task repetitively.

    If the game had a timer on taking damage that made you invincible for a short while, or at least no more no win bug ambushes scenarios, I'd be much happier.

    Andrew says ...
    Dec 19, 2011 @ 4:27pm

    It's not a good day when friends you make yourself turn on you. Fortunately a good bullet fixes it.

    binary_girl says ...
    Dec 19, 2011 @ 4:42pm

    good stuff man :)

    Bad Sector says ...
    Dec 19, 2011 @ 10:51pm

    Nice WASD top-down shooter :-). I liked the weird intro :-P. It is a bit on the hard side though. Although i noticed the dash (yeah, i know...) a bit too late :-P.

    dr_soda says ...
    Dec 24, 2011 @ 11:39pm

    Ouch, that sound is incredibly loud! I like the funny intro, and I really like the particle-lasers and the way they spray out. I always have a hard time with controls that require you to aim with the mouse in a top-down environment, though.

    Jigxor says ...
    Jan 3, 2012 @ 9:40am

    Pretty fun game!

    The controls and movement was really nice and tight which was great. It allowed nice precise control over the player.

    The storyline at the beginning was quite entertaining and distinguished the game from just another top down shooter. A bit of a different music track might have been nice though :P As wbobeirne said, it became repetitive after a while.

    Overall, great job on a fun little game! :)

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