April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism
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Persist - AdventureIslands - 48 Hour Compo Entry
Read the post mortem: http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/2013/04/30/persist-post-mortem/
Note: Post compo version has fixed the annoying bug that makes the character stuck and unable to jump, and is slightly easier in general.
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Persist is a tale of small spirit trying to reach a mysterious goddess to seek for forgiveness for his past sins, so he can move on to higher plane of existence. Unfortunately, the goddess isn't feeling very helpful, and the further you travel in her sanctuary, the more sacrifices she demands from you in form of your limbs. Lose your arms, and you can no longer swim. Lose your legs, and you can no longer jump. As you trek deeper into the dungeon, you lose your skills one by one, making your quest more and more dangerous.
Can you reach salvation? Or are you doomed to lose all hope, and your whole existence, in the deep and dark sanctuary?
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