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

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Solitas Exodae

by Gaeel - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Solitas Exodae is closer to an interactive story than a game, I felt like trying out something ambiant.

The game ends after about 5 minutes of gameplay. Your mileage may vary, depending on your style of play and the way the random level is generated.

"[14:08] <Derek> Gaeel, it's the best ld22 game I've played so far."

Windows users who do not want to install Love2D from can run the Windows standalone.

Otherwise, all users are invited to install Love2D, and run the .love file.

I'm going to leave the auto-update script running until the compo ends, but then I'll only update these files if a game-breaking bug is found.

Changes since compo end:
- Removed the creation of a framebuffer that was never used in the final game (believed to cause problems on some computers)
- Added then removed the display of a console window for Windows users, for debugging
- Replaced the default DevIL.dll with an alternative that fixes some issues.

If you are still experiencing issues on Windows, PLEASE let me know at so I can fix it, but I think it's good now.

Downloads and Links




mk_rules1 says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 12:29am

hey am i doing anything wrong i extract it on my pc (windows 7 btw ) and click to run the application and it dont work? do i need anything else

Gaeel says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 12:39am

It SHOULD work, and it does work on SOME Win7 machines. I see no reason why it wouldn't work, nor any errors.

strkl says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 12:40am

The atmosphere is great, I love the music and the graphics
The ending was maybe to abrupt :)

CaptainFresh says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 6:51am

Game doesn't run for me. (Windows 7)

Dec 19, 2011 @ 7:06am

Very cool atmosphere. Liked the music.
Jumping was fun.
Not much game, though.

Good job!

Deza says ...
Dec 19, 2011 @ 1:07pm

Fantastic :D

bms says ...
Dec 21, 2011 @ 9:25am

very nice game, love the graphics!

keenblaze says ...
Dec 21, 2011 @ 9:28am

Absolutly love the music and mood! Graphic nice too.

wbobeirne says ...
Dec 21, 2011 @ 3:41pm

Certainly fits the mood, this game is straight up depressing. There's not much gameplay to go with it though, mostly just "Hold D"

iforce2d says ...
Dec 21, 2011 @ 5:37pm

I love the movement and control feel. Would be good to see this one extended in future!

ratking says ...
Dec 21, 2011 @ 11:13pm

Really great atmosphere. But is there anything other to do than pressing the right arrow key?

WiggleWorm513 says ...
Dec 22, 2011 @ 10:45am

You nailed the theme, the sounds were good, but I would agree with most that it's lacking in gameplay. I've heard people call this depressing (etc), but I didn't see it that way. You should think about opening this up and expanding it to a full platform game :)

Jacic says ...
Dec 22, 2011 @ 5:45pm

Way too much "just keep walking to the right". Overall, a good experience.

binary_girl says ...
Dec 22, 2011 @ 5:58pm

goodstuff gaeel ..musics great + love the gfx :) v.moody aswell

Cell says ...
Dec 23, 2011 @ 7:12pm

Cool, really nice art ascetics :D

jfroco says ...
Jan 2, 2012 @ 2:56am

Hi... interesting... I understand that that wasn't your goal, but I would have preferred some challenges when playing. Love2D is awesome.

bach says ...
Jan 9, 2012 @ 9:46pm

Very cool. Very very cool. Loved it :)

Kelly Thomas says ...
Jan 10, 2012 @ 1:12am

Maximum mood rated.
More poetry than game, but I had great fun.

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