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Such Cave. Much Ghost. One Orb

by shroom - Jam Entry

Hey all, here's our first entry. We totally didn't run out of time on this one! The idea was to make a platformer where your only means of defense/attack was just one projectile.


A: Left
D: Right
Space: Jump
Left Click: Fire projectile/Halt Projectile in mid air
Right Click: Call back projectile
R: Set up Lantern

Basically you're in the everyday situation of being stuck in a cave with ghosts, so what do you do? Head in one direction until you see light!

Luckily your little rangefinder on the top left of your screen tells you how far you have to go but what's this? The ghosts keep coming the further away you are from your starting light!

So of course the obvious thing to do is to set up lights along the way with the lanterns that you conveniently carry around. Fortunately for you they keep the ghosts away. Unfortunately they take 30 seconds to set up.

Oh and you've got a little ghost catcher to protect you, call it to you or send it away to wreck havoc at your will.

God speed.

P.S. You can jump in the air. Don't ask why. Fairy dust or something like that.

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Ekilibr says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 8:52am

I enjoyed this game. Especially graphic design (background is pretty cool !) Good job !

daredevildave says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 4:09pm

Lovely design.

hate-marina says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 5:36pm

Standalone exe gives an error «There should be 'MuchGhost-1.01a_Data' folder next to the executable»

shroom says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:17pm

Thanks, should be fixed now :)

DeathBySnail says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:38pm

Web version brings up a context menu on right clicks, at least on firefox.

TobiasNL says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:50pm

Good design, liked the thing you can throw or use as a shield

JohnnySix says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 5:57pm

Ghosts moved at blinding speeds further from the lamp! I tried herding them into the globe by dragging it behind. If you continue the game post dare,having a larger ghost catcher would be a bonus. Oh, and some spooky cave/ghost sounds. :D

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