Ludum Dare 29 — April 25th-28th Weekend — Theme: Beneath the Surface

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Beneath the surface, chasing the killer...

by snake5 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

A game where you get to chase down a murderer through an underground cave/basement complex. Danger may come from every corner as you explore the unknown area to seek out and neutralize your enemy.

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Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:24pm

The mood is excellent, and the lighting affects are perfect for what you were going for. I was kind of hoping for more hazards other than the killer, but he was fun to chase around the map for a while :)

thx4nothing says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:25pm

Some sound effects would be nice. But I liked it. It has a nice atmosphere and the lightning is nice. But it is annoying that the player is dead after he was hit once.

kratorspore says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:43pm

Very atmospheric wight great lighting and sound. Would be more challenging if the murderer didn't always spawn in the same place though as once I knew this I could get him pretty much every time.

igwb says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:51pm

It doesn't load for me.
Translation: "Das System kann den angegebenen Pfad nicht finden" means "Path not found".
Running Win7

Nnnnneeeedddd says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:13pm

Really fun game

Balint197 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:19pm

I really liked the mood. I think the disappearing of the enemy was a great touch, it made me feel more vulnerable. I really enjoyed your game and the graphics were nice too! Well done!

FyberOptic says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:22pm

The graphics are great, excellent use of shadow mapping. It has a definite Hotline Miami feel, with a better visual style in my opinion. Just a shame there's not more of it to play! But you've got a good start to take it further. Good work.

SenorDiablo says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:19pm

That lighting! Very mood intense game loved it

Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:55pm

Very well made, though the game play was not so challenging. Maybe add a couple of killers? :)

wilpel1234 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 7:32pm

i enjoied playing this game!

Daylon says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 7:35pm

I absolutely love the lighting! The music is great as well! This would go wonderfully with a multiplayer aspect, where you can only see someone when you shine the light on them.

skymen says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:53pm

I liked the game. Good job :D

neosam says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 7:58pm

Five points for mood! I think if you put more work into this game, you can create a great game!

JayPC says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:34pm

I liked the music and controls, I just wish you had more then 1 health because the enemies can shoot you from off screen and I don't know where they are. Also gun sounds would also be cool

JayPC says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:35pm

I liked the music and controls, I just wish you had more then 1 health because the enemies can shoot you from off screen and I don't know where they are. Also gun sounds would also be cool.

Nichii says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 10:47am

Graphic were nice, but the game was extremely short >.>

MithosKuu says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 7:37pm

I love what you've got going so far, give it more maps or a randomly generated map and it would be a blast, multiplayer would be fun too, especially if you could turn your flashlight off

Reinkout says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 6:21am

The controls were great for me! Thanks.

Tifu says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 1:54pm

Fun game. Nice mood and lighting. I'd like a hard mode, where you can only see the killer if he is in your flashlight beam >D

someone says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 2:37pm

Very nice, though far too short and a bit too easy to beat.
Great lighting effects and art style.

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