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by iFred_QC - 48 Hour Compo Entry

WASD/ZQSD, Left click grabs objects, right click uses your selected power, 1234 to switch powers.

1: Psy-Heal: Right click to heal
2: Psy-Fire: Right click to breathe fire
3: Psy-Ice: Right click in water to create ice blocks
4: Psy-Lift: Right click to levitate


I would qualify that game as a Metroidvania. You gain powers and use them to finish the game.

You must exit before it's too late, before you forget your own life.

- Reuploaded both versions and source because I forgot I commented out the music.

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Diventurer says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:04am

Lol, at the beginning I was clueless. It got better though, nice game. :)

badlogic says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:43pm

Sad that GameMaker HTML5 export is so laggy. Other than that, this is a fantastic game. Took me a while to figure out i can use the mouse (i didn't RTFM), but once i got that it was a blast.

Michael Hall says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:29pm

Really good game. Walls can be a bit buggy though. But I guess that's Game Maker for you

iFred_QC says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 9:03pm

Yeah I tried using the Box2D physics engine that's integrated. It would need a lot more tweaking to actually get a bug-free platformer, but in 48h... In short, it's not Game Maker, it's Box2D.

Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:03pm

Nice game. Keys usage is not obvious sometimes.

daubers says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:21pm

Enjoyable game. Fantastic graphics, good music. Jumping was a little problematic on the web version... but I suspect the Windows version is better :)

Corofides says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:23pm

Was a bit hard to workout at first but otherwise it was canny neat.

iFred_QC says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:57pm

I updated the controls to give you guys more of a clue.

multitude says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:06pm

I love the psy mechanics. pretty nice game-play. but the level design could be a bit more obvious - or i´m stupid. ;)

Richard Matey says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:09pm

Great game, reminds me of the MSX

Alexander says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 4:35am

Cool game, could use more tutorial imo.

TheCze says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 7:42pm

Had real trouble playing the web version on firefox. Worked better in Chrome

infernet89 says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 7:58pm

Is there any way to do the big jump after you opened the underwater blue door? I'm stucked here. By the way, really long gameplay, nice work for just 48hour!

iFred_QC says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 8:43pm

infernet89, watch the playthrough if you want spoilers.

_Rilem says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 9:01pm

Pretty cool puzzle mechanic for a platformer. I wanted to interact with more physics objects, shame there were so few lying around. :)

May 18, 2013 @ 10:55pm

Plays like I'm all stoned when I'm completely sober...strange...

MinionStudios says ...
May 20, 2013 @ 10:22pm

Great game! Excellent work on the mechanics and the level design...

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