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Invalid Identity

by Borkpaladin - 48 Hour Compo Entry

A 'run and gun' type game focusing largely on stealth.

You are an agent sent by a private corporation during the global financial crisis to erase all of the corrupt CEOs from history to restore the economy, and your companies stocks. However, you only have one 'time bullet' for each CEO, and if you miss, you fail the level.

WASD/Arrow keys to move,
left click to fire normal bullets,
right click to fire your only time bullet,
press shift to crouch (makes you walk slower, but harder to detect),
and press control to lie down (you can't walk or shoot, but you can't be detected if you haven't already been detected).

Tools used:
Sound Creation
- iNudge (http://inudge.net/)
- sfxr (https://code.google.com/p/sfxr/)
Pathfinding
- Slick2D (http://slick.ninjacave.com/)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#1729Coolness10%

Comments

DST says ...
Dec 15, 2013 @ 10:48pm

Cream soda is awesome!
I think you did a nice job! Java is a good choice as it allows the game to be single-file multi-platform. I should do Java too.. :)
The music is neat, and the game works well, though I died before getting to kill anyone, but I'll try again now :D
I like the raycasting ^_^

cudabear says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 11:18pm

This is a great application of the game. You even gave time to justify the one bullet, I like it.

Graphics are a bit annoying. The ray-casting sight works well, and the particle effects are nice, but its really hard to navigate anywhere. It would be nice to see the layout of the level, even if we can't see enemies outside our sight range.

The text got a chuckle or two out of me.

The music is nice, but I honestly muted my speakers for actual gameplay. The footstep noise becomes bleating after a short while.

This is a solid entry. It seems very polished and I quite enjoyed playing it.

mcapraro says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 11:40pm

i like the tone of this game, nice idea and fun writing

jimmypaulin says ...
Dec 28, 2013 @ 1:05pm

I really enjoyed this game, thank you! The ray-casting lighting was rally effective at making me feel lost - it was hard though, perhaps allowing the walls to fade out slowly like an after-image once highlighted just a little bit? The controls are really good and the combat was satisfying with good sounds and effects. I also really appreciated your amusing comments on success/death - the whole concept of destroying corrupt CEOs from the timeline was great fun :) I'd like to have seen more variety in the graphics with proper sprites etc.. the core experience is tight and has legs

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