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

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Like Insects

by eelfroth - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Move: WASD
Shoot: Mouse
Press 'Space' while standing on a corpse to rip out its skull!

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kivifreak says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:25pm

Wow great game, and nice screen shaking :D

Pope PAF says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:33pm

I really like this game!
KILL KILL KILL and harvest skulls, add them to the collection!
My current highscore is 36 :D
I've tried thousands of strategies!
Most of them ending with a huge bunch of corpses! xD

Great Game!

metadept says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 3:27pm

I absolutely LOVE the graphical style of this, and the shooting mechanics are very well polished and satisfying. Wish it were a little easier to harvest skulls (the jumping could use some work, or allow the player to harvest just by facing the corpse). Very well done overall, and I hope you continue working on this one!

Also just a note, the game didn't exit cleanly for me on Win64, pressing ESC got me out of the window but didn't end the process.

Eelfroth says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 3:34pm

metadept: Thanks, I'll look into that.

Dec 18, 2012 @ 3:51pm

Love the effects, the controls are very fluid and the animations are well done, the only thing I didn't like much was sound, specially the fire animation.

Edocentrique says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:25pm

A little bit special but i liked it, it's always cool to shoot so quickly !

MaTX says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:57pm

Love the art style and nice gameplay, although I was never able to rip skulls :)

ix says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:07pm

Awesome graphics, tight mechanics, fits the mood well. Satisfying corpse piles.

DST says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 3:59pm

Have to give this tops in everything, except 3 in Innovation, the "killingfloor" genre have been done to death (pun intended), anyway, everything is so well made about this one.. Sound, graphics, fun, theme, and I might have weird humor.. But wow.. Nice. Game.

AyCe says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:07pm

That was an interesting game. So simple mechanics and idea, and yet so much potential ^^
However, I was having serveral troubles with this game. First of all, the physics were very glitchy, and I often slided off the corpses.
Secondly, the sound was fitting, but in my opinion, quite annoying. Furthermore, the game did not exit properly each time I started it.
But most importantly, the controls felt very unconfortable for me. Pressing spacebar each time I wanted to rip a skull costed precious time, since I'm not quite used to that sort of key layout. I'd have preferred to have it on left shift or something - probably because I use the left hand for the mouse :) Still, nice idea!

Eelfroth says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:19pm

DST: what's the killingfloor genre? I don't know many games like this.

AyCe: I should keep in mind to allow different control schemes next time.

BrothersT says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 2:30am

Really keen on the look of this game. Seriously creepy. Couldn't really see how or where harvesting skulls came into it but was still a good tech piece.

tcql says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 5:24pm

Excellent little game :) The only thing I wasn't a huge fan of was the that you had to be kind of exactly on top of a body to get the skull... I ended up accidentally jumping over bodies, and therefore having a really hard time getting many skulls

Graphics and audio are great !

BlackBulletIV says ...
Dec 31, 2012 @ 10:12am

I love the style of this game; the visuals and sound work together in complementing the mood.

My main issues are with gameplay. Jumping is really tricky and enemies often land on top of you. Besides that, I really I wish you didn't force fullscreen. On my 2560x1440 monitor, it's *massively* pixelated.

But anyway, with a bit of polish, there's a lot of potential here.

azurenimbus says ...
Jan 8, 2013 @ 12:08am

Absolutely love the VHS feeling. No idea how you can pull it off so well.

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