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

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by AnnaGavaldaKedavra - 48 Hour Compo Entry

What happened to Eurydice after Orpheus looked back at her?

How could he have saved her?

And how can you win the game?

ZQSD to move

It's my first game ever, i wanted 30 more screens but not enough time. Same for the sound.

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Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:08am

go LEFT : Q
go RIGHT : D

Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:09am


dek says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:01pm

Scary :D

lucasncv says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:26pm

Nice backgrounds! The game's a bit too artsy for my taste :P

pythong says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:29pm

I have no idea what I did, until I came into the endless corridor and killed myself :?? very strange game oO

But as a hint: why not arrow keys? But the BGRs looked nice

Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:44pm

No arrow keys cause i spilled coffee on it...

joekinley says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:00pm

What the hell did I just play?
Mood, YUP. Innovation? Yup? Graphics: YUUUP!
Overall YEAH. But... erm... what? I did not get it but it was kinda cool. But.. please explain what it is supposed to do/mean/win....

Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:25pm

It's the interactive story of Orpheus and Eurydice.

At first you are Orpheus, followed by Eurydice to get out of hell.

If you look back, as in the legend, Eurydice disapear.
It means you, the player, is responsible for it by interact with the game (also it explain why that STUPID STUPID Orpheus looked back).

Then You play Eurydice.

You can save Eurydice. BUT you can also win the game.

Hazel says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:18pm

I didn't really get this at first but after playing another few times I really like it. Very original idea.

Edocentrique says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:28pm

Original but weird !

ParaPup says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:30pm

Interesting I won though ^.^

Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:02pm

Well done if u won (except if it wasn't deliberatly). :) it can happen.

lucasncv says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:57pm

Hello again! Could you try running my game one more time? It comes with all DLLs now :P Please?

Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:10pm


h.attila says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:47am

It's kinda like Terry Cavanagh's game, Don't Look Back, but this one is on acid or something. :)
Props for the graphics and overall mood of the game, but I'm not even going to pretend that I fully understood what was going on.

loren says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:45pm

pretty interesting. I liked the mood, pretty dark :)

bigbadwofl says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:31am

Is this real life? Well done on completing LD25!

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

I played, understand nothing, win, replayed, understand a little more, win, a replayed understand the fatality of the game. quit. I like it as an art game. Thanks

Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:13pm


Dec 20, 2012 @ 1:52am

:) Yeah i didn't have time to put a quite important screen so you may win even if you don't understand nothing.

Spelchan says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 8:55pm

Not entirely sure if it fits the theme as Orpheus was just stupid when he looked back . I kind of like how you have to lose the game to play Eurydice but found the controls really confusing.

zenmumbler says ...
Jan 7, 2013 @ 9:39pm

Do nothing: win, maybe
Press left: lose, escape: slide show, hold escape: win

More an art piece / statement than a game, finish it and show us the full vision.

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