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    Ludum Dare 25

    December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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    Parasite Quest - Hatscat - Jam Entry

    Made with Stencyl 3.0 beta :-)
    I encountered a strange bug with it : I haven't be able to fix the background (cells) :'(
    Edit : Stencyl fixed the repeating background bug, it was not my fault, so I just recompiled with the new update :p

    I tried something new with sounds/music to change the classical sfx, it took me lot of times, and the result is... different :-D

    I'm proud of my quest system and my map, but I lacked time and haven't made a conclusion :-S


    Some tips to play :
    - You go faster on infected cells;
    - More you control cells, less leukocytes appear;
    - Eat erythocytes (red ones) heals you;
    - It can not be more than 25 leukocytes in the same room;
    - It can not be more than 1 bullet on screen at the same time, so : closer you are to your target, faster you can shoot!
    - Start to aim easy quests that rewards bonus, they will not disappear if you die!

    Have fun! ;-)

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    Ratings

    Coolness94%
    #55Innovation(Jam)3.45
    #69Fun(Jam)3.29
    #75Overall(Jam)3.43
    #118Theme(Jam)3.51
    #120Mood(Jam)3.02
    #126Humor(Jam)2.78
    #148Audio(Jam)2.88
    #207Graphics(Jam)2.94

    Comments

    Bensonance says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:05pm

    It's a great idea and a decent execution, but the mouse control makes it difficult to shoot the white cells.

    lotusgame says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:05pm

    Addicting game ! Well done ! A huge game with several levels, plenty of quest and powers ! How did you have time to do all this work ? Bravo :)

    Hatscat says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:12pm

    @Bensonance : you have to press the X key to target white cells without moving.

    @lotusgame : that's right that I didn't slept much ^^

    Thanks for your comments!

    Sim says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:16pm

    Very impressive game and felt quite polished. As you mentioned, the lack of ending is the only thing that stuck out.

    lotusgame says ...
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 8:05pm

    Im another team member of Lotusgame, very nice game :)

    bigbadwofl says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:40am

    Nice little game. Well done.

    Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:00pm

    Loooooooooooooved it omg, ruining cells at high speed is so much fun it makes me feel evil though :P

    Mago says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:02pm

    Really good and complex game. Very good sounds. On the bad side the controls are little hard to get use to

    angrygeometry says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:14pm

    i played the heck out of this. was a bit too difficult for me but couldn't stop. good job.

    Hatscat says ...
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 10:31pm

    Your comments glad me so much! :D

    Tsuk13 says ...
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 12:06am

    really cool!

    Alink says ...
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 1:36pm

    Cool game, I liked the territory mechanic.

    wally2069 says ...
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 5:51pm

    Well this was very weird and a strange take on the theme.

    goulding57 says ...
    Dec 21, 2012 @ 11:12pm

    This was a fun game. Very well done.

    illugion says ...
    Dec 22, 2012 @ 1:58pm

    The white cells are so OP XD really cool game and i really like the sound effects and music

    Colapsydo says ...
    Dec 22, 2012 @ 8:51pm

    This game is so original.
    I definitively like the way each action has a different sound, even if it's not always nice and melodic, it contributes a lot to the atmosphere.

    Hatscat says ...
    Dec 22, 2012 @ 9:35pm

    Thanks for your comments
    @Colapsydo : yeah it was the first time I try that for the sounds, to change, and that took me lot of times ^^

    cwilloughby says ...
    Dec 22, 2012 @ 10:27pm

    Cool idea. I couldn't figure out how to stick to a board to switch rooms. Controls felt great.

    Milo says ...
    Dec 23, 2012 @ 12:03am

    This game felt complete aside from a few small things. It was kind of long, but I enjoyed it enough to play it through. I wish there was more variety in gameplay though.

    Gornova says ...
    Dec 23, 2012 @ 9:53am

    it's not bad! impressive content lot to do!

    har_g says ...
    Dec 23, 2012 @ 12:04pm

    nice execution.

    Dec 24, 2012 @ 3:48pm

    wow! great job! :D you put a lot on this game! :D

    jackspinoza says ...
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 8:22pm

    good stuff here. I loved the sound and the theme is great too. A bit tricky to kill the white cells because when I aimed I just ran right into them.

    infernet89 says ...
    Dec 29, 2012 @ 1:46pm

    Woha, pretty long game for a Ludum Dare's One! Very well done, 5/5.

    Patrick64 says ...
    Dec 29, 2012 @ 2:06pm

    Nice! Very inventive gameplay ideas. Quite difficult when there's a big bunch of whitecells coming for you though.

    DDRKirby(ISQ) says ...
    Dec 29, 2012 @ 2:16pm

    Pretty interesting, in concept and with the audio.

    firestorm713 says ...
    Dec 30, 2012 @ 12:32pm

    This was pretty damn fun. A little difficult, but awesome. I would've incorporated WASD steering to make it a little more accessible.

    Jan 3, 2013 @ 10:31pm

    Nice idea and execution in such a short time! Pretty difficult though with all the white cells spawning, can they be stopped or halted somehow?

    Hatscat says ...
    Jan 8, 2013 @ 6:52am

    Thanks all!
    @AdventureIslands : Yes, more you control cells, less leukocytes appear! From approximately 5sec to 60sec between two white cells spawning

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