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The Devil That Comes

by Zetsaika - 48 Hour Compo Entry

"About our inner devils and things thereof."

For those with problems to start: Try typing the bottom line.

For those with problems after that: Try to continue typing.


Removed some typos.


Maybe there are some errors regarding english. If there are, i will correct then in a later polished version. If there are not, yay for me.

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Ludipe says ...
Aug 25, 2013 @ 9:32pm

Perhaps it's because I just finished my entry and my brain is dead but I can't get through the "Every now and then, ..." screen.

Some instructions would be useful :)

Zetsaika says ...
Aug 25, 2013 @ 9:41pm

Add in this page description. I knew this would be a problem, but i opted for the no in game tutorial aprouch(it's probably bad in this case).

Ludipe says ...
Aug 25, 2013 @ 10:03pm

I completed the game, it's pretty original. At first you don't really see the point in the gameplay but as you type the story you feel somehow part of it, it makes you pay attention and, as weird as it can sound, typing can be immersing.

Well done!

CTATZ says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:39am

Interesting concept!

Snail_Man says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:40am

That was very interesting! Good work!

qrunchmonkey says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:43am

I got through the first scene, but I'm not sure what to do at the 'end it please' scene. Is that the end?

shohs says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:46am

This is definitely interesting. Great mood and great use of audio to heighten that mood.

ix says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:47am

I loved it. Really well scoped, and just about the right length.

Dooleus says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:52am

The concept is interesting, but ultimately this game is too stressful for me to have any fun with it. I got pretty far, but I have no idea how far I was from finishing, and it became almost impossible to keep up. I am not the fastest typist in the world, but I think the premise makes it a little inaccessible. I'm not sure how the theme fit into things, also. The atmosphere is well done. I did notice a couple typos, but not so many that it seriously detracted from the experience.

kevinAlbs says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:19pm

I really like the concept and the sounds make it tense. Good job!

scriptorum says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 9:44pm

Creepy. Finishing gave me carpal tunnel.

rpmoura says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 9:46pm

Great idea, but it has some typos and I don't know exactly where the 10 seconds fit it.

eolhing says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 9:51pm

"it makes you pay attention and, as weird as it can sound, typing can be immersing." Exactlty, really good experience ;)

Brassawiking says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 9:55pm

Excellent and unique. Could perhaps make it clearer that the "please, end, no more etc" is the game over screen. It was truly stressful and you really had to read the words in your head. Never experienced a story where you actually have to act it out yourself. Amazing work!!

andreyin says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:03pm

Creepy.. I liked it!

kannas says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:51pm

oh gawd. the game is quite innovative from my perspective. i really like it, but i am sorry, i can't pull myself to play scary games. i know that it seems silly, but trust me. i stopped playing amnesia after the first 30 seconds, when a breeze of air and some voices came out of a dark door. But from what i played, i have to say Great work :D

sebb says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:11pm

Good mood but i really have no clue what to do at the second screen, some sort of hints would be nice, it might just be me bing a dimwit, bit it makes it unplayable to me :I

lalanl says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:32am

Loved the tension and dark feel. I think I would have liked a cutscene (of text), or maybe having the devil handle the red typing, just to break up the long chunks of typing as fast as I possibly can.

It was very artful and enjoyable. I feel like your ability to make such an engaging text game would perhaps make you someone who would also be interested in Twine games.

Well done, and thanks!

Mr. Jif says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:07pm

Very creepy. Very awesome. Good Game

HD408 says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 9:27pm

Gets exhaustive soon, but immersive. Good work. Some typos still remain.

Laelien says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 11:30pm

Just... wow.
Got a little hard time understanding what I was supposed to do, but it's really FUCKING INTENSE.
Excellent job, very original.

withoutpillow says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 3:22pm

what an intense experience. impressive and highly innovative.

alts says ...
Sep 5, 2013 @ 6:43am

Wow. This was really great. I had some difficulty understanding how things worked (and that I'd "lost" at first). The stress from trying to type things fast enough while reading really seemed to enhance the text. This felt incredibly unique, and a great example of some atypical interactive fiction. I really enjoyed it. The only critiques I could give are more writing critiques, and I feel like I'm not really capable of doing that. Well done, and thanks.

Sep 7, 2013 @ 1:56am

got stuck on the 2nd screen. didn't know what to type.

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