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Shape of Fear

by Khaoz_Fang - Jam Entry

This game is a part of another my game.

Blobs are all around you, and they form horrible creatures.Fight back when they appears and scares you!

This game is not very complete, and there is only 3 kinds of enemies, because there is too much coding work, and I spent too much time on bugs.

It is currently infinite, and the life and energy is infinite too( as it is really too difficult )

May need d3dx and msvc runtime lib.


WSAD - Move your cam( or your crosshair to dodge attacks when in bullet time )

J - Bullet Time! ( Slow down time, catch and dodge attacks )

K - Punch them hard when in bullet time( must in their 'face' when they attack you )

The bullet time costs energy( it is currently infinite ), and if you kill an enemy or give them 4 punch, the bullet time will end and return the energy.


Spore : Use bullet time when you see them flying to you

Skull : Use bullet time when you see flash

Spider : Just focus on its action


Update 2016/5/4:
--Phase 1/5 completed. Try to eliminate all slimes to complete the game.
--Behavior of spores modified.
--Visual effect updated.
--Repeat again: The bullet time is to transform enemies' attack into forms that can be dodged, so you need to capture the moment of hit. When you do it correctly you should see a purple thing like a rune, and just hit it. I really don't know how to make a tutorial for this game. Maybe in a full game there will be a Level0 or something, but now I don't know how to do without spoiling the atmosphere.

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Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:13am

Nice work! I want the game complete!

Lancelot Gao says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:54am

说实话,没玩明白,我不确定那个准星是表示“我”吗?当k fight back后,我看不到任何视觉反馈

Remdiky says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:09am

nice animations!

Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:58am

Nice game! But i would like to play more, but it seems not complete! a nice game! Keep working on it!

marod says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:13am

Wow. Just Wow

Megalink says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:15am

I love the concept but the game feels incomplete, good job! :)

EdoCreate says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:42am

Nice concept. I like how it's look, specialy animation of skull

RanikoGames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:23pm

The concept is brillant.

Sean says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:02pm

Really cool visuals, would've been nice to see a full game with this idea!

2Bit says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:40am

I found it hard to listen to for too long but I thought the game had a lot of cool ideas and the visuals were great. Nice job!

mahalis says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:43am

Really cool concept, and nice graphics so far - looking forward to seeing it more fleshed out.

Raptorij says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:55am

its realy fear game, i like it

teamross says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:10am

Very nice graphics, the blobs sure give me the creeps!

The voice acting is ok, but you should try editing them in an audio editor (such as audacity) for smoother clips.

Good job!

neilcorre2k6 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:11pm

Nice Game! :D

Patomkin says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:35pm

The game is very hard to understand, even with the tutorial :( Yes, I can activate the bullet time at the right moment, but the... thing immediately shoots and switches it off. Nice take on the horror/suspension part, though! When finished, this could be quite a boss battle!

Xanjos says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:46pm

I like the art style and the bullet time effects were actually pretty cool but I have no idea what I'm actually meant to do in this game (I think it's some sort of boss battle but I don't know).

Khaoz_Fang says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:14pm

Hi everyone. Thanks for playing my game.
I'm sorry that it is incomplete, and there is no time for a tuutouial, because I used my own engine, and I took much more time on bugs than I expected. The concept of bullet time( which has a formal name called Horror Reflex )is from another game of mine in progress. It changes enemies' attack to forms that you can dodge( such as bullets ). I uploaded an gif to show how it works, because it's really hard to understand without a good tutorial.

Mr MadCat says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:00pm

I looks really cool, but I couldn't really judge if my actions had any effect. Maybe you could make the effects of your actions a bit more obvious to the player.

marccspro says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:43am

Very nice game ! To bad that you couldn't finish it :/ But great job !

TheMightyTeam says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 6:34am

Only windows version? Couldn't test it.

tobia88 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 6:57am


Green Soda says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:28am

WOW THIS IS GENIUS :0... nice idea, mate :)) the game looks appealing good job...

More development time would make this game better and more awesome!

Aaranos says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 10:13pm

I like the concept, I am not a fan of the sounds.

Cliff Lee(CL) says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 2:12am

Atmosphere and graphics is good!

I don't know what I can do with "K" key. I keep pressing it but nothing seems to be happen.

The enemies are too ambiguous in same color thing.

AnaGF says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 9:14am

Good one, innovative! However, if you want to improve it you could implement some in-game feedback when you attack or hit an enemy, so the player knows if the shot has had any effect.

SpringCabal says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 5:23am

The game looks nice but I had no idea what was going on. I'm not sure what the enemies are or what I'm supposed to do. I couldn't even tell if what I was doing was right or wrong (there was no feedback).
I still think that the graphics/visuals are nice so this thing showed promise!

Geckoo1337 says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 2:04am

Weird visual and cool aesthetic. Well done ++

Tanton-H2X says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 1:47pm

awwwwhhh! the sound effect is too scary! but Great atomosphere. i could know that is a big spider chasing me!at first i think the bullet time can transmit me to a far distance,because the attack feedback is alittle bit weak..... but it seems like that i should to attack these blood cells to broken the big shape?
also,sometimes there apeears some new symbols,but it is too fast, always can not react quickly ToT....
hope more solid update,

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