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

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Nosferatu Lurks

by Princess Buccaneer - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You play Nosferatu, the oddly-square vampire. Your aim is to kill all the enemies in the level. The enemies only have flashlights to defend themselves! Don't let them shine their lights on you, or you'll die.

This is my first ever Ludum Dare - and, thus, the first game I've ever seen to completion (since I was about 13).

(WASD)/(ZQSD)/(IJKL)/Arrow keys to move
Space to pounce

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Dec 17, 2012 @ 1:50am

The only remotely interesting thing in this game is dynamic lighting - but unfortunately I didn't have time to implement dynamic shadowing as well :( ho hum.

Oh, also, it has some very cheesy music! Play it just for that. Go on.

robashton says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:05pm

Which button to fire with?

Msquirrel says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:24pm

I liked it, it was a cool idea, challenging and nicely put together! Nice Job :)

Mythalore says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:34pm

Great GUI art and nice lighting.

01010111 says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 3:36am

It's pretty tough - I like the concept a lot, a little tweaking would make it a whole lot of fun. Great work!

Nolan C says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:02am

Tough to get the hang of it, but once I did it was pretty fun.

loren says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:09am

pretty unique light-avoidance mechanic. I liked the strategy involved. Good audio too!

Fate says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 7:29am

Nice job. I like the lighting mechanic, and the idea of the game. I felt like movement should be a bit slower so it feels more stealthy.

SmallDeadGuy says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:44am

The controls are kind of annoying, and I found the second level really difficult, as it'd either pounce far too far into the light or get stuck on a wall in the light. Pretty fun though

ChainedLupine says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:48pm

Reminds me of my second LD entry! It was kind of difficult to control the vampire though, I commonly pounced through light only to land right inside of the light-radius surrounding the juicy, blood-filled humans.

infernet89 says ...
Dec 30, 2012 @ 1:22pm

Nice idea of a stealth game, feel a little uncomfortable with controls.

LogGiant says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 1:43am

The leaping was a little odd, but I got the hang of it quickly enough. I really liked the victory sound, it was fabulous.

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