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by xploitgames - Jam Entry

Enlightenment is a 2D game where you throw things out of windows. It was written in HTML5 and WebGL using the Turbulenz engine and should work on any HTML5/WebGL browser. For the best experience we recommend Chrome. All code for the game and the hosting site (other than libraries) were written for the Ludum Dare jam.

As a monk, you aspire to the minimalist aesthetic. A house free of clutter is your only desire. You walk the path to enlightenment, free of worldly possessions.

But your housemates, they thwart you. They love to buy stuff online. Defenestrate these worldly shackles and attain enlightenment!


A,D - move left and right
S,W - aim
E - traverse stairs
SHIFT - flip held item
SPACE - throw

Xploit Games is a merry band of three coders and one artist. Some of us work at Turbulenz, some of us don't

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miharbi says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:16am

I really liked the graphics and audio of the game. It was also quite fun to play and the idea is pretty funny. Keep it up

evilDan says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:36am

There's an typo on the web address of your game - take off the last / after the url!

Loved this game - very funny to be tossing stuff out the window. Had a tough time with the bigger items.

xploitgames says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:58pm

Top tip #1: The more enlightenment you have, the easier it is to throw objects. Start small and grow!

sythe says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:01pm

Couldn't run it. Using Chrome on Linux just renders a blank white page. I guess that's pretty minimalist, though. ;)

Dr3Daemon says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 12:28pm

We had some problems with DNS for our domain that meant that Firefox would not work. As with all things DNS related it took about a day for our fix to work its way through the system, and during this process the site didn't work for some people. It should all be up and running now!

Jesse Freeman says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 12:42pm

Love the concept. Found the controls a bit hard since you have to move with your left keys and aim with the right keys. I think if it auto aimed out the window or you could use the mouse to find the angle it would be easier. Great job!

cardboard says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 2:46am

I was expecting the controls to be more confusing, but they were actually quite comfortable once the game actually started. Fun and enjoyable.

Prelucid says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 7:30pm

Nice one. Hahaha, how do those trucks drive up and down those mountains?! Good work!

sudorossy says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 10:18pm

It's a good idea. Definitely hits the theme

Per says ...
May 7, 2013 @ 8:30pm

It took me a while to understand the controls but then it was very fun!

TurboDindon says ...
May 9, 2013 @ 12:51pm

The idea is funny.
At the beginning, I had difficulties to throw pianos.
This is possible only with the upstairs right window.

- SEPHY (@sephyka)

ethankennerly says ...
May 10, 2013 @ 5:08am

The premise of a monk throwing out furniture amused me. If you continue to develop this, I got frustrated when the piano didn't fit through the window.

SuperDisk says ...
May 11, 2013 @ 5:07am

This game is deep, yo. Not really, but it's quite fun to play.

HELLO23 says ...
May 11, 2013 @ 8:56am

I took me a while to understand what I have to do, the game is nice, took me 282 seconds to win.

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