Ludum Dare 35 — April 15th-18th, 2016 — Theme: Shapeshift

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Marked For Death

by 1qgl - Jam Entry

Orwellia is an aggressively monochromatic and impeccably authoritarian state. You are a dissident spy, in the capital city on compromised mission. After being perused for some time, you find yourself in a busy square with no where to go. The government is sending their finest to track down and eliminate you: knife-wielding, shape-shifting robots. The purpose of these machines is to blend in with the surrounding crowd and hunt you down. Attempt to evade your pursuers for as long as possible.

Controls:
WASD to move, mouse to look

This was my first attempt at making a game. It was a great experience.

note:
*lighting is pretty broken in the webGL version, I recommend downloading the game if possible

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#232Mood(Jam)3.54
#415Innovation(Jam)3.21
#459Audio(Jam)3.00
#616Overall(Jam)3.17
#758Graphics(Jam)2.96
#806Fun(Jam)2.79
#1077Theme(Jam)2.21
#2155Coolness14%

Comments

Fabraz says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:29pm

Oh! A webGL game, rare to find this time around. (Uniiiityyyyy!!!)
I love this take on the theme, makes for an angsty experience.

Zgragselus says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:31pm

I've played just web version, no problems with lighting, but a bit with controls, and audio. Apart from that the idea seems cool.

fafastudio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:31pm

Nice concept but very hard to stay alive :) and i didn't get where's the shapeshift?

DevelopTech says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:46pm

On the web version, controls and sound had some problems. Nice concept and hard to stay alive. I liked it

graebor says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:59pm

First time I played I was frustrated that I died and didn't understand why, then I read your description and tried again and noticed the subtle differences. It's a cool little experience. Very nice job as a first attempt at making a game!

Gyfis says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:00pm

Wow, this really has a scary atmosphere. Could use some polishing and maybe more locations, but overall a cool idea.

dvdfu says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:23pm

I love the eeriness of the game, I think the audio really helped with that. Very cool!

teamross says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:37pm

I like a lot the idea and the concept of the game.
Sounds are pretty nice too with the atmosphere.
Congrats on your first Ludum Dare, great work! And now more to come :)

Mase says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:16pm

Nice ambient sound. Creepy urban zone.

Death is a bit of an anti-climax; some animation would be nice, or camera stuff like turning to face the killer. Some stabby sounds could help a lot as well.

I wish there was some task beyond avoiding randomly moving enemies. Like, if the player could disable the robots (and maybe lose if they hit a non-robot)... or something. Yep.

Headmade says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:21pm

It's a neat idea and a really cool scene, reminds me of the matrix. Kudos!
But can the game be won? I couldn't escape or find a way to get rid of the knife suites.

Arvydas says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:10pm

This could be a start to something really good! It's so creepy giving the visuals and audio/music. I wish there was running at least, but for your first game, not bad at all! I would continue with this project, polish it up and make more to it...a story, more characters, interaction and such. Good work :)

ijona says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 1:04am

Nice! It is a bit Coda-style:)
(if you have player the Beginner's Guide)

Szabin says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 12:52pm

I really love the atmosphere and the suspense! :D

rhastapunk says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 10:35am

Dude nice job on doing your first game here, keep the work on!

TheCain says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 1:05am

I feel that this has potential to be expanded on.
As it is, It has a great mood with the whole crowd and the tense music, but you don't really do anything except walk in circles.

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