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

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The Lonely Arena - recursor - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This didn't really turn out to be a game as much as it did a story. A short story. I may do a post-compo version of this and add actual game play, but for now, think of it as an interactive novel. Just be patient. Thanks for playing.

PS: There is one 'thing' you have to interact with at the beginning of the game, but that's all I'm saying.

Controls are simple:

WASD to move

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Ratings

Coolness77%
#8Audio3.84
#36Theme3.77
#44Mood3.57
#136Humor2.54
#177Graphics3.17
#185Innovation2.90
#232Community2.78
#265Overall2.87
#324Fun2.40

Comments

Dec 19, 2011 @ 2:27am

Wow I really enjoyed this one. Totally awesome!

mooosh says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 5:35am

this is really clever!

Wompus says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 5:01pm

Cool story (bro?), too bad it had no gameplay :(

Nizan says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 12:22am

I really liked that, but it felt a lot like the opening to a much larger game! I want to know what happens when the colony ship arrives! :)

Dec 20, 2011 @ 6:58pm

Very well done. Love the voice-work, I really must try harder to get more into my next attempt.

I'd recommend Screen.lockCursor for this type of control, as well... when I found the button and clicked it I closed my 3DS Max project >.<

recursor says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 9:39pm

@DarkAcreJack lol. Yeah sorry about that. It didn't actually occur to me I needed to capture the cursor until after I'd already submitted :P

recursor says ...
Dec 20, 2011 @ 10:19pm

I just fixed the cursor capture issue since it does not affect gameplay.

JAH2488 says ...
Dec 23, 2011 @ 4:09am

Great stuff. Wish it was longer. Felt a little like half life to me.

lanoiadimuu says ...
Dec 24, 2011 @ 12:29pm

Looked more an intro rather than a game, but i really liked it.

Dec 25, 2011 @ 1:29am

Wow... really cool. The audio especially was awesome, and the story was intriguing, especially the part where the commentator was describing the battle, but there was no one there. One quick note, collision between the player and the stasis pods at the end seemed to fail for me when I played it in Unity with Chrome.

summaky says ...
Dec 26, 2011 @ 11:14am

The voice was very well done, although it was hard for me to understand the computerized voice. I wish it was more a game than it is now, though. I hope you find time to complete it as it is very intriguing as it is now.

bach says ...
Jan 5, 2012 @ 2:05am

Nice, love this kind of stuff!

ladron says ...
Jan 5, 2012 @ 10:05pm

Great voice-over, good story and a nice job on the graphics!

commando says ...
Jan 7, 2012 @ 11:00pm

Wow, I really hope you can extend this! I want to see a full game made with this concept; it would be amazing.

sagzorz says ...
Jan 8, 2012 @ 6:10am

Great job, nice voice acting!

Pierrec says ...
Jan 8, 2012 @ 3:33pm

Awesome. Now I would like to play the same thing with a bit of puzzle.

zazery says ...
Jan 9, 2012 @ 9:24pm

Really liked the audio.

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