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

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by mutuware - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Erm, more of a prototype than a game... ran out of time.

Probably not that obvious what you do.
You can hide in the gaps between buildings. (Use up arrow)
Then steal from gentleman (hold the down arrow), but don't do it too long or they will notice! Try and find the sweet spot (orange bar).

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Luis Anton says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:20pm

Could be that HTML5 still does weird things on certain browsers but... I'm not sure what's happening in here :D I had fun lurking in the shadows, though.

mutuware says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:36pm

I've noticed some scaling weirdness (big pink rectangles!), best to hit F11 and run full screen.

Manest says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:42pm

My browser(ff) crash :)

Edocentrique says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:55pm

Nice prototype

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:56pm

Awesome splash screen but indeed not yet much of a game. Interesting idea though.

Cthu says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:58pm

No idea how to play - if I move to shadows i cannot get back or do anything :(

robashton says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:05pm

A nice idea - took me a while to work out I was supposed to follow the men in order to pick their pockets long enough to get money though. Then I got trapped and then stuck in the building because I faded somewhere there wasn't an alley way :)

caranha says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 6:54am

Hmmm, Interesting concept, but the execution needs work. Some ways to improve the game:

- the difference between the gentlemen and the cops need to be clearer. It took me three or four tries until I understood why I was dying all the time.

- You don't ever need to leave your hiding role, since pick-pocket works from hiding. Just hide and hold the "down" key.

- Sometimes, if you alert the guards while hidding, they will spaz all over the screen and begin moonwalking! O.o?

- It would be interesting to have some sort of limit (time?) to avoid the "I can hide and steal at the same time, neener neener" thing.

Thanks for the game!

delpes says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 1:31pm

I just hide all the time and stole from the gentlemen while they where passing. Seemed to trigger some bugs tough. But nice idea/concept :)

Ludonaut says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:37pm

Also got the pink glitch, but hitting F11 fixed it.

loren says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:41pm

cool fading mechanic, seems unique :)

TheMelon says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 6:23am

+Pilfer the gentlemen!
+Moonwalking police

Nice idea, needs a little more work to really sell the mechanic, but the idea is there!

Hatscat says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 9:21am

Very interesting idea

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