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

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The Transgression

by increpare - 48 Hour Compo Entry

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Softwave says ...
Apr 27, 2014 @ 3:07am

I can safely say that I do not "get it".

madhoe says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:02am

This one's hard. I'm pretty sure there's a message it's trying to give... Or maybe not.

Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:12am


fserb says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:13am

beneath the surface. Hard core on theme. :)

zebi24 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:32pm

Hehe, nice one. :) Great theme usage and I like the creativity!

Rick Hoppmann says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:15am

Very interesting entry. Less a game than a piece of artistic text.

mjau says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:15pm

You know, it's interesting how people's interpretation of subtext is different.. Take "Don't worry about it" - you (or your game) interprets that as deliberately withholding forgiveness, but for me that could just as well mean that the "forgiver" really *wouldn't* hold the transgression against the other, or even that there was nothing to forgive in the first place, from their point of view. So then you can get awkward situations where one person believes it's been dealt with and everything is fine and the other thinks they've not only done something wrong, but been denied forgiveness! Highlights the importance of clear communication, i think =]

Of course, a ton of this depends on context and facial expressions and the previous relationship between the people involved and all those other things, none of which are in this game! ([smug] I forgive you.)

mjau says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:18pm

Well, you could say they're beneath the surface, i guess. I'm sorry.

Ragzouken says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 11:02am

it was interesting to think about what forgiveness really means and think more consciously about how i respond to apology (and also what i'm expecting when i apologise) - great take on the theme

May 3, 2014 @ 5:59pm

Woulnd't call it a game, but definetely interesting. You made me read through all the answers and think about them.

BoneDaddy says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 9:17pm

Very cool little game. Great use of the theme for sure.

abayb says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 11:43pm

That was deeeeeep bro

May 17, 2014 @ 8:50pm

Fun little experiment. I disagreed with some of the descriptions (especially "Don't worry about it"), which is always fun to experiment.

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