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

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by justin c. rounds - Jam Entry

Had only a few hours this weekend to throw something together, so just a small thing here. More of a game poem or haiku, but playable nonetheless.

Arrow keys to move.

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Strkl says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:24pm

I keep gettin a game over just after getting the sword :(

Floko says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:14am

i think that`s the idea, getting the game over after the sword. You find a dying man, he asks you to avenge him so you pick up the sword feeling like a hero, then someone comes up and thinks you killed him! haha

indeed, more of a Haiku than a real game , but I liked it =]

wademcgillis says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 4:36pm

Is the point of the game to get caught and then not be able to move?

Jan 5, 2013 @ 1:48pm

My core concept was the idea that the player becomes the villain based on pure circumstance. The player picks up the sword and is wrongly accused of murder, becoming the villain of the story.

That said, if you get caught by the lieutenant and then are not able to move or some other state that doesn't show the game over screen, that is a bug. :D

dacap says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 5:01pm

The only way to win is not taking the sword, but it's so juicy, everybody want to be an avenger. I really like the idea behind the game.

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