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Ghost Garden

by ceMelusine - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Do you want to visit a Ghost Garden?
Use the arrow keys to change your direction, Pacman style.

<3 ceMelusine

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cwilloughby says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:48am

Cool. Very atmospheric. Wasn't sure what the rainbow things were. Also wasn't sure why I couldn't go in the door. Liked the art and music.

Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:55am

I really liked the very minimal moments of the music. It set a nice mood. I got up to a point where the globes didn't have anything more to say. Wasn't sure if there was something for me to do next. The diagonal pixel art style is also pretty interesting!

Alec Von Arx says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:56am

Couldn't tell what the objective was. :/

paulopn says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:58am

That was great! I really liked the overall tone of the game =D
Movement could be a little faster, though...

mushbuh says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:46pm

no idea what was going on, but it was fun

HelkeGames says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:46pm

Cool game! :)

berkano says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:49pm

Beautiful music and graphics. Very relaxing to play with!

Rafael Sales says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:54pm

Good game. Very immersive. You have created a crazy universe!

Elemnir says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:57pm

I'm not sure what I supposed to be doing in this game, but I was certainly very relaxed while I did it. Loved the music.

jmf says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:59pm

Nice audio and graphics, movement is a little jarring though and I wasn't sure of the goal. Was an enjoyable ride though!

AlbertoSM says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:53pm

It's kind of confusing to play this game; it doesn't have a set objective, items and enemies are not really differentiated and many things happen for no specific reason :/

fullmontis says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:26am

Not sure what I have to do in this game (or IF I have to do anything at all). I seriously dig the minimal music. I would speed up the movement slightly to make it more dinamic.

Ofursnati says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:33am

I love this game. I had no idea what the objective was but still walked around and had fun. good job

haloflooder says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 8:31am

It was a bit slow and I don't know what my goal is.. so I just spread stuff everywhere.

Shigor says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 8:32am

I have no idea what it meant, since either I missed something or I run out of the text, so I prowled the garden for a while yet and then quit. Moody artistic.... not sure if game, but since I had to wait several before I could get to a text trigger, it could be probably called a game.

Not my cup of tea, although I appreciate the overall mood.

iossif says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 3:22pm

i have no idea what is going on. still i kept playing :-D

CrazyGage says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 6:24am

interesting game, but I didn't really feel like there was any true objective, or win/lose situation. So I wandered for a while before stopping.

netmute says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 6:52am

Love the style, not sure what's going on, though ;) Why is my guy pooping rainbows?

gmaker says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 7:02am

very fun! thank u!

May 3, 2013 @ 11:56pm

slowly movement...but i like it, good graphics, music too, i like it

epaik says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 12:53am

I really liked the mood in this one

evoker says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 8:36am

Very nice soundtrack that fits the theme well. However I didn't feel in control of my character and I wasn't sure how I was affecting the gameworld.

MrEvilGuy says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 9:06am

I couldn't figure out the goal or objective of this game.

But recall: the word "goal" comes from the Old English "gal," meaning "obstacle, barrier." Now the goal appears to us! The trees, doors, flowers, and the physical boundary of the ghost garden are all goals, all obstacles and barriers.

The word "object" comes from the Latin "ob-" meaning "against, before" and "jet" meaning "to throw." What is thrown before us in the ghost garden? Ghosts and globes!

So on the one hand, we have the primary object of the game: ghosts. On the other hand, we have the primary goal of the game: the boundary of the garden.

Yet, most of the people here are blinded by stupidity! They see no ghost nor garden. So they can go fuck themselves in a circle-jerk (or whatever that last text bubble said to me in the game, something about fucking).

And what's with the American spelling in "This is the color of my dreams"?

MrEvilGuy says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 9:07am

Also, "not sure if game".

May 18, 2013 @ 8:42pm

Of course it's a game.

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