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The Last Torch

by XmmmX - 48 Hour Compo Entry

My fourth LD entry. :)

This time I had a really busy weekend so please excuse me for any bugs, errors or mistakes I made. I will fix them as soon as possible.

The Last Torch is a very simple dungeon crawler where you only have one light source left. Keep the fire alive as long as you can or else the hungry cave bats are going to eat you up. Will you be able to find the exit before the torch runs out?
Good luck and have fun!

Made using
Java with LWJGL
Paint.NET for graphics
sfxr for sound

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Pantzar says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 8:45am

I like the shrinking field of view as an indicator for how long before the torch runs out.

Dec 16, 2013 @ 11:33am

I liked it pretty much, only those blocks were pretty hard to move in the right direction, because the hitbox seems kind of fucked up a little. But it's fine this way, so it wasn't to easy to finish =)

Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:14pm

Good game. The bats at the edge of the light really add to the mood.

qbicfeet says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 2:58pm

Great game, I beat it! I like the progression and the mood. Nice take on the theme, I centered my game around one torch as well ;)

Nichii says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 12:46pm

Nice game. I love the way how the game tells you how to play the game on the go, like in those classic games... Its a fun game, addictive and challenging too!

glovecat says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 11:38pm

Good concept and game,I love it! :)

_zulli says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 11:38pm

Cool game! :)
The fov and bats flying away made it look awesome. I would add an animation to the field of view to make it look more like fire! Cool graphics and idea.

The collision is a little messy but that's ok!
Great job! :D

If you have time, rate my game too! I would really appreciate it!

Kane says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 9:53am

A rock spoke to me '.'
Really fun game, i liked the graphics and the animation where smooth! +1 for the mood :)

mortl8324 says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 4:21pm

Awesome game. Really enjoyed it. Maybe the character could have been done better, but other than that, no compaints.

Gungnir says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 4:26pm

Delivered more than I expected, really solid stuff! I think I looked good as a corpse.

danbo says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 4:25pm

The bats look really cool. Difficult to move the blocks around at times, but there's a lot here for 48 hours.

kibertoad says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 11:27pm

great way of making ld crawler, probably much better then the one we chose. with a bit more polish and balancing it could be absolutely perfect.

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