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

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The Ocean Deep

by TechnoWolf99 - Jam Entry

This is my game for Ludum Dare 29! I decided to use the theme, "Beneath the Surface", in two different ways.

The original idea for the game was slightly abstract; the main concept is that you are in a coma of sorts and you have to find the memory shards in order to piece your soul back together and wake up.

Everything in the game was made by me, except for the fancy font. I was gonna be entering in the compo, but I ran out of time.
Anyway, I hope you enjoy!

Built from scratch in 72 hours using FlashDevelop.

For anyone who's lost:
- There are 5 "Memory Shards" (the glowing things)
- 2 of them are behind locked doors; collecting a key opens a door

Be sure to rate!

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Slader16 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:55pm

I really liked the art for the sky, great work!

rnlf says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:57pm

Wow, completely different. So calm and gentle. Also the colour composition is really nice.

Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:58pm

I realy like the whole vibe or mood

davidwparker says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:53pm

I didn't get what I was supposed to do... I kind of held the direction in different ways for a while and didn't see anything happening. Maybe a little early help?

Art style seemed on point.

Recon says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:54pm

So deep. Anyway, the audio is excellent, I'm using headphones and I thought the sound coming out of my room it was really realistic. Good game!

randoman says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:06pm

Nice mood in the game, but I think that the gameplay could be more fast paced.

andreaswitzen says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:14pm

I really liked the atmosphere! The sound and graphics worked really nicely together. I didn't finish the game though, after I found tree or four "wake up"-spheres I drifted around for a long while and found nowhere to go.

Artylo says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:19pm

A really atmospheric game. I love how the cold colors, the ambient music and the subtle sound effects added up. Really, a great job.

TechnoWolf99 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:23pm

For anyone who's lost:
- There are 5 "shards" (the glowing things)
- 2 are behind locked doors; collecting a key opens a door

illugion says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:24pm

Whoa i agree with Recon, the sound when the game starts seems to be in my room haha great atmosphere too ! I wish there was more to interact with

Aaants says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 11:57am

Nice work, it has a really good sense of scale and generally ominous aura

Cawrtz says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 7:25pm

Nice and calm. Great atmosphere. A little slow maybe

Jools64 says ...
May 6, 2014 @ 5:13pm

Really nice looking game with a great atmosphere but it wasn't really very fun to play.

Still, nice job at conveying such a nice little world. Great work!

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