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

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by Kiyaku - Jam Entry

I planned on submitting this to the competition rather than the jam, but it took way longer than i thought. I had to cut a lot of features out of it to get this demo ready in time, but i'm very happy with how it turned out!

Really looking forward to your reviews! :)
It was a wonderful event, can't wait for the next one.

I'm a bit afraid that this will run terrible on a lot of computers, but i didn't have much time optimizing.

If the Unity Webplayer gives you trouble with chrome, please try a different browser.

Game and Graphics made by myself.
Music from
SFX from

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tim_u says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:05am

I only get a download message for Unity Web Player. Already have it installed.....

tumoxep says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:08am

Awesome idea and visuals...and music of course.
But how can I disable the first firewall? I hacked the first node, but firewall is still active.

Kiyaku says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:10am

@tim_u: yeah it's an issue with the latest Unity (3) version. A different browser should fix it.

@tumoxep: thanks! The node disables the shield, you need to shoot the firewall to turn it off (has quite a bit of health). Hope this helps :)

Zathalos says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:20am

Yeah, I had to use firefox. The graphics were great. I really liked the model of the virus. Hacking a node was kind of hit or miss, I didn't get if it was proximity based or what. My clicker finger hurts 'cause the firewalls had a lot of health :p Overall, great entry.

LucaPavone says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:28am

I got caught up on the same thing as Tumoxep, but I was very impressed by the visuals, look, feel and sounds when I was playing!

Cy4n1d says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:24am

Had some graphic problems. The "hacking" game idea is very nice. :-) Like this game.

jayhC says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:02pm

Nice game and idea! also liked the graphics very much.

rylgh says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:25am

I don't think the issue is with the unity version, I think it's because you're hosting it on dropbox.

BlockBrains says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 2:50pm

Neat idea! Only neat pick would be it's kind of hard to see where you are shooting at :)

loren says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:41pm

Thanks for entering! This was fun, I liked the atmosphere and are quite a bit. Nice job, look forward to seeing more :)

Codexus says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:48pm

Nice cyberspace game

Dylan McCall says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 5:54am

I really like the HUD. Cool design.

Graphics were a little hard to deal with at times. Just not very easy to read. For example, the blue arrows between places were almost invisible for me, and the solid grey ground was quite distracting because it felt broken whenever I saw through to the background colour. A bit of flat shading might help to define the actual shapes ;)

It's definitely pretty ambitious, and I played it a few times. The little tutorial near the start was excellent.

Luis Anton says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:17am

Nice abstract game :D I like the idea of the FPS-hacking action, although shooting was a bit demanding! So many clickclikclik! :D

For those experiencing problems with unity, remove the s from https in the url. Kiyaku, you may remove it from the link too.

blackmagic says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 12:46pm

the framerate was horrible on firefox, a bit unplayable...
Too bad, the 3D graph were not bad.

chaosBrick says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 6:58pm

Usually I don't like Unity games beacause people don't put much effort into them, but I must say that THIS is absolutely amazing. The visual styles are unique and gameplay was fun and varying. A little issue I found was that the defender drones are easily tricked by going in circles around them, which could have been fixed by making them maintain a minimum distance from each other.

Cyboot says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 7:55pm

I really like the concept, nice idea. And graphics are nice too.
But i had some strange Graphic-Bugs. Sometimes it looked as there were holes in the floor.
But good game nevertheless

doos says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 9:21pm

I really wanted to like this game but I couldnt get into it.. I tried playing for about 20 mins! There didnt seem to be anything obvious about not being noticed while hacking the nodes. Red mode needed to be a bit more effective at shooting things for it to be worthwhile. My favorite mode was greenmode as I like to move fast, especially if replaying things. The graphics and audio were amazing though.

Wan & Manu says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 10:42pm

Very good-looking game, I like the style you chose for the graphics. The UI, sounds, graphics & gameplay all work well together.

The main downside is that fighting is not very fun, and hacking seems a bit random (I'm not sure what triggers the gauge of the virus getting detected).

haxpor says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 1:26am

It seems I can't hack the first node, I mean I hacked it but it's still active. I kept dying and not go far from that node.
Anyway great graphics + 3 modes are a kill + love effect while we're hacking it!

Houly says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 3:36pm

Really liked the graphics, especially when you hacked a node. Otherwise, I don't know if »hacking« is always a thing a villain does.

azurenimbus says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 5:17am

Wow, really polished stuff. It's gorgeous and it sounds amazing! Very cool ideas in the game as well. I bookmarked it for further playing post-LD.

Good job.

hadesfury says ...
Jan 7, 2013 @ 10:14pm

Good idea, nevertheless controls are quite difficult to master...

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