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Occam's Razor

by Hayawi - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Warning: Not For Epileptics
Its a game about making the simplest decision...or you die.

Press S to Start
Press R To Reset
Use Your Mouse

Rate and comment on Gamejolt if it pleases you. Thanks :D

Edit: I'm very happy with all the positive reviews I'm getting from you guys. Although I was dissapointed that all the features I had in mind could not be implemented, I realized that, well its Ludum Dare. Anyway, Thank you so much everyone, and if all goes well, and the good reviews continue, I will be sure to make a better Post Compo version with more levels, features, and music.

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Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:21am

I lol'd because I died.

nintendoeats says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:39pm

Something in your audio is making my speakers clip terribly.

I enjoyed the McPixel-y randomness. And the music. Not entirely sure what the hammer accomplished, but it made me not die.

Hayawi says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:07pm

Lol, and the music is supposed to be clipped like that, its a dirty of punishment

aare says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:10pm

I really enjoyed dying :P nice music

ella guro says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:44am

the "lol u died" song was definitely the best part

Spelchan says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:08am

Tried all 4 options on the roof but died every time.

Hayawi says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:22am

You have to look hard at the roof level, it can't be solved through trial and error

Mach60KAS says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 6:19pm

The concept was nice, but I'd rather not be exposed to bitcrushed audio like that every time I die. Maybe turn the volume down? :)

feyleaf says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 8:22pm

Oh my...That death made me jump a little.

Alexander says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 1:49am

Great use of audio as punishment for the wrong choice. Makes you really consider your options!

Tom 7 says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 1:51am

Wow, this game is a trip. I particularly like the death music. I didn't find there to be much logic to the choices, though, so it was mostly trial and error, and mercifully short!

May 1, 2013 @ 1:58am

I thought the last level had a bug, but then i realize that i just need to..... well u guys should start reading the white text xD. Nice work on the game bro! :D

psychomonster says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:08am

;) Dying is the best at this game :D

May 1, 2013 @ 11:28pm

Hello to you too.

Jellycakes says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 5:18am


Michael Hall says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 5:18am

Screw JellyCake, I give it 5 stars.

nathanj439 says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 10:50pm

Weird but fun.

TuxedoFish says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 7:34pm

ahaha that was very funny and cool. Really enjoyed this and it was quite fun and the lol u died bit was a nice touch ;D.

avidgamerNino says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 10:51pm

I wanted to save the green guy.

Hayawi says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 10:53pm

You saved him from a fate worse than death (Pun intended)

SuperDisk says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 10:54pm

That was rather hilarious.

MinionStudios says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 2:39am

Ha! Nice one, gave you five stars -- even though I don't usually like ______ games as they are a _______ that does not introduce new __________, and instead relies on being ______ and________. This is no exception.

stevejohnson says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 8:30am

Yep, it's weird. I LOL'd.

Hayawi says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 9:04pm

@MinionStudios, Don't get me wrong, although I found that your game fell into the classic horror genre, I still enjoyed playing it, as it gave me a good scare (especially the bats) and as such, I gave it a good score, I just found that it didn't bring anything new to the table.

@SamPotasz says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 11:32pm

I liked the crazy-ass mood present from the "HI! Hello. Hi. HELLO!" to the very last screen.

Mark Hildreth says ...
May 7, 2013 @ 1:00am

Like the idea, glad that I didn't have to start over when I died. Could have used more levels, but what are you going to do, you only get 48 hours :P

May 7, 2013 @ 1:18am

fun and short

dremelofdeath says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 10:00am

I really liked the "Hello, hello" intro. The game itself is WAY simple, though, and it needs more levels.

That said, the LOL U DIED screen scared the shit out of me (and actually angered me quite a bit). Pretty sure I woke up my roommate.

Hayawi says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 8:20pm

@Dremelofdeath, ya I wanted to add much more things to it, but I just didn't have the time. I SHALL AVENGE MYSELF REAL LIFE!!!!

Kvisle says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 11:26pm

I died. I'm also probably gonna get epilepsy..

RawBits says ...
May 17, 2013 @ 6:55pm

Well, I won I guess. But these decisions aren't made any sense. The basic idea would be a good one though. Oh and the "lol you died" song is very loud. Also 'R' seems to randomly takes back to the title screen or restarts the current scene.

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