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by BackwardSpy - 48 Hour Compo Entry

I don't really know what this is, I had no ideas and this is a result of that.

For best results, please play with sound on!

NOTE: If you get an error about missing DLLs, try installing the latest VC++ Redist from the following link:

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gamepopper says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 12:21am

This is pretty clever, brilliant intro! :)

gamepopper says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 3:16am

Despite the only "themed" portion is an over glorified intro, I found it very entertaining. The platformer is really good too so it was worth sitting through!

Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:16am

I love the platforming section, the character is cute and I like the colour palette you've chosen

lopiky1 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:46am

good :3

Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:56am

It says I am missing msvcp110.dll and couldn't open the game. I downloaded visual c++ redist and still has the problem. What is the requirement?

BackwardSpy says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:28pm

If you are getting an error about msvcp110.dll, you need to install this:
Hopefully that helps!

Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:28pm

Doesn't work on my PC. :( (WinXP 32Bit)
After gamepoppers comment I really wanted to see that intro...

BackwardSpy says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:30pm

Hey ShellfishGames, what stops it from running? If it is the same issue that theholychicken had, then see my reply above.

Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:47pm

I simply get an error message that sais the exe is not a valid windows executable. :/ I already downloaded and installed the VC++ thing you mentioned, but to no effect.

shockedfrog says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:55pm

Same issue here unfortunately, also on XP.

Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:52pm

I just tried it on my laptop (vista) and it finally worked. And what can I say - very well done! Great atmosphere, unsettling yet kind of funny lines, a few surprises here and there. Not a lot of actual gameplay but a cool experience nevertheless. :)

Kragnir says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 11:03pm

Interesting game.

Too much time is spent waiting.

truiton says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 9:16am

The intro is fun, but far too long ;)
Otherwise it's a cool little platformer :)

BackwardSpy says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 8:30pm

Thanks for the reviews.
I'm afraid I'm not sure why it says it's not a valid executable, I'm using Windows 8 so it might just be a case of XP being too old to work with the newest development tools. It's a shame, but I'm afraid I don't have an XP machine I can test and/or build on.

Sh1rogane says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 11:52am

All i have to say is: I Love It! :D

Darien says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:14pm

I really liked this! So creepy and disorienting. And the ending is brilliantly weird.

Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:34pm

1... 2... 5... Dammit!

Interesting little experiment. Moody.

Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:37pm

crazy game, i love the intro. Good job

ashdnazg says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:44pm

I don't really know what I've just played.
Do you know what I've just played?

Do you know how I'm going to rate this game?
I do.

BackwardSpy says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 4:02pm

Hah, nice one ashdnazg. Quite honestly, I'm not entirely sure what I made, so I'm afraid I can't tell you what you just played. :D

Thank you all for your comments so far.

kirbytails7 says ...
Sep 1, 2013 @ 6:06am

Very nice mood! I get some of that vindictive AI feel from it, and I like the font and colors that you used.

dook says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 7:20pm

Hehe... weird.

patrickgh3 says ...
Sep 5, 2013 @ 8:30pm

Love the atmosphere. The ending really scared me. Also that block was cute :3

EmptyFlash says ...
Sep 11, 2013 @ 6:36pm

This game had a great, creepy atmosphere. Really enjoyed it.

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