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by RedPanda - 48 Hour Compo Entry

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So this is my entry for this Ludum Dare. It's a side-scroller, platformer game, with some simple backstory that
I didn't really opened up.

Unity 2D tools really screwed me over, so movement is really
painful, I warned you. (Hint:Jump More)

It is really hurried and buggy.

In the world of only black, white and various shades of grey, colors sunddenly begin to appear. A simple man, seeing an odd light from cave near by, wishes to find out what the source of the light is. Do you wish to find out?


Left: A or Left Arrow
Right: D or Right Arrow
Jump: W or Space or Up Arrow
Pause: Escape
Use: E

Due to me being forgetful, lazy idiot, I forgot to add an Exit tag to last terminal, I think this is ok thing to fix after LD? Well I fixed it anyway...

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SteveSalmond says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:48am

Love the graphic style - like 8-bit Limbo. Impressive work! :)

Danman9914 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:50am

Despite the control issues that you acknowledged, this game has an excellent mood. High points for Graphics/Audio/Mood!

FileCorrupted says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:51am

Very interesting, the movement needs work, but the music and graphics definetly gave a great mood

ultramailman says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:51am

nice, just a little hard to move around.

Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:53am

Remind me of Limbo. I like it. Good luck!

jtpup0 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:53am

Awesome game!, a little bit of controller issues but I looked past it; reminded me of the atmosphere Limbo gave me the first time I played.

jugglerrob says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:55am

I like the dark art style. The controls are very difficult though and I couldn't get the second terminal to work. I like where this is going though and would love to see a polished version.

pansapiens says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:57am

Wonderful silhouette art. I particularly like that tree. Jumping only seemed to work sporadically for me, but you probably know that already (agree Unity needs to do a bit more work and some important bugfixes on the new 2D features). If it amuses you watching me try to jump and babble away with bad audio, Twitch stream exists here ( ) for a few days.

Caridorc says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:58pm

This is more an eperience than a game, great mood!

Split82 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:59pm

Very nice mood. The controls are quite hard to handle.

PixelMind says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:00pm

Great mood and graphics. Controls definitely need some work.

no.One says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:02pm

Nice graphics, too bad there are no animations for the character :(
The controls are a bit odd, sometimes there is a lot of friction and I can't move and sometimes when I get too much speed the character is sliding ^^

RedPanda says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:55pm

To all of you who played the game, I am so sorry for movement...

bazld says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:53pm

Very eerie and atmospheric - great job! The music is perfect.

FREEZX says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:00pm

Cool graphics style, excellent mood. Controls are clunky, got stuck after using the teleport on the second level.

FrameMatt says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:02pm

I really like it, its very inmersive. I was actually more bothered for the non-animated character than the controller (yes, it would be nice if it is fixed, but since its a 48hrs game i believe it's ok). Over all i believe you got something great here.

VictorDoval says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:28am

Really nice atomsphera!

rincewind_cz says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:51pm

Controls aren't best one.. But music saved everything for me :-)

moonmagic says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 5:56am

Cheerful mystery from the music. I enjoyed Scary Silhouettes.

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