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by starpixie - Jam Entry

Arrow keys move, Z uses your melee weapon and X shoots.

Run is a exercise of moving towards nothing, shedding your possessions in an attempt to just survive in a ever increasingly hostile world.


starpixie - coding
riffft13 - coding, level art and design
teleskye - character art

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onzephyr says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 5:07am

Nice mechanic. I like the idea of a player losing their items in order to progress instead of gaining. few of the zombies would bug out and spin in circles otherwise I didn't have any issues during play.

Tyro says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 6:18am

Pretty tiles and interesting mechanic. Sometimes the zombie AI was a little iffy, but it held my interest. Fantastic work!

May 1, 2013 @ 6:25am

I enjoyed this. I started playing the game by fighting the zombies around me but quickly learned, as the title certainly suggests, that running was the best option. Well-designed in that sense. It wasn't very difficult, and a new obstacle or two would have kept my guessing. Great work!

Dietrich Epp says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 7:18am

Beat it. A health bar would be a welcome addition.

fullmontis says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 7:18am

I like the concept of leaving behind stuff. Still, I don't think that is an issue for the player since running away is still the best strategy.

Jyrkface says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 7:18am

I felt like the grabby terrain was the true enemy at times, but the game maintained tension and losing items throughout rather than gaining made for an interesting play experience. Might have been nice to have a level with all items before you start discarding stuff. Also very nice tiles!

Ryusui says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 7:28am

Fascinating concept - it deserves to be fleshed out into a full-fledged game.

Husky says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 4:16pm

Interesting :p
I like your concept!

May 2, 2013 @ 3:52pm

Sadly I can't download your game. :( Seems like the link is broken?

aeveis says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 9:34pm

Same here, it seems the link is broken. :(

madballneek says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 9:34pm

Same here, link is dead. Update that link!

lorancou says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 10:17pm

As the others, broken link.

michail says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 10:37pm

I like your graphics and concept. Maybe it would be a good idea to use mouse for shooting? Then you could shoot in any direction, not only horizontal/vertical. Also zombies AI could be better.

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