April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism

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Out of darkness

by Harsay - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Your goal is to escape from darkness. Sound and light can help you.
Every new level is generated.
If you are away from quit the screen is darker. When close the screen is lighter.
Controls: W,S,A,D to move (1 press = 1 step) and ESC to return to menu
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vgcharlienash says ...
Apr 27, 2013 @ 3:59pm

Interesting, quite hard though!

Sh1rogane says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 7:43pm

You might want to limit fps maybe. I get about 3000+ fps ^^

manabreak says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:53am

Nice approach :)

atraxgames says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:17pm

This is really cool!

Morgawr says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:23pm

This is really great, simple and yet effective. I loved the concept.

GertJohnny says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:34am

I escaped from the darkness! I was all ready to play another level after that, too - shucks. I did a similar take on this theme for my game too.

Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:20pm

Full marks for theme.

Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:25pm

2deep4me :/

Dohan says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:28pm

Great use of the combination of sound and light to create mazes. I really liked it!

Cake&Code says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:30pm

Amazingly realized! I was hoping people would make games like this because it's awesome to traverse a world that you basically have to create with your own imagination.

Awesome job!

Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:55pm

An interesting on lighting and exploration. The randomly generated dungeons are fun, however though there isn't much to it outside of walking around, hitting walls, and making the screen brighter. Works wonderfully for the minimalistic style of the competition, but also feels there could be more to make the experience fun. Getting caught up in a large dungeon definitely takes a while, though it is cool how you can scale it through player choice. An interesting lighting experience, but not really to fun as a game.

Jellycakes says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:21pm

Really nice take on minimalism. Fun game but it could use a little more of something else happening. Otherwise it gets a little boring quickly. Other than that, really nice game!

Spiridios says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 3:43am

I like the combination of blindness and light.

Sylvain.p says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 2:52am

Good idea but I think it will be better with more things to guide you.

Ragzouken says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 8:38am

Interested take on limited vision - one of the few where I actually don't feel overwhelmed by an inability to tell where I am. It feels fair. Check out my game; I tried something similar but it didn't turn out as well. Good job!

May 8, 2013 @ 1:15pm

A nice take on a maze game. It is rater simple, but I think that works in it's favor.

psc1997 says ...
May 11, 2013 @ 9:27am

I loved the concept ;-)
Very Good Job ;-)

rejooh says ...
May 11, 2013 @ 9:28am

Why is that game roasting my GPU? :P

MinionStudios says ...
May 20, 2013 @ 9:21pm

Great entry! Very very minimal...

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