August 23rd-26th 2013 :: Theme: 10 Seconds
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Forever Aloneby ShellfishGames - 48 Hour Compo Entry
Forever Alone, my 48h project for the LD27 compo, is a top down "survival" game of sorts.
The basic premise is that you take control of a guy who's got the problem that every woman falling in love with him dies within 10 seconds after doing so. You have to try to find a solution by keeping the woman of your dreams alive for those longest 10 seconds of your life...
There's quite a bit of story involved, which is told through dialogues. Finishing the game should take you anything between 5 and 15 minutes, depending on your performance as well as luck (levels are partly randomized).
The game requires Windows and DirectX 9.0c to run.
I hope you enjoy the game (given that it runs on your system, which I hope) - please leave feedback and a rating. :)
And finally, a few hints in case the game happens to be too difficult:
*Your aim is to save the girl
*she always follows you around
*try to avoid dangers to increase her chances of living
*try to reach the safe zone, which is at the upper end
of the street, in time before she dies from a heart attack
*generally it's a good idea to stay roughly in the middle
of the road
*the look of the buildings to the side indicate their effect
*for instance, buildings with red light tend to explode
*buildings with white light are harmless
*the train usually arrives just one time per level
*crossing the rails on the left side is safer than on the
*if nothing works out, just keep trying, the level
difficulty may vary quite a bit
- Shellfish Games
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