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Escape from the Catacombs

by Sichuan - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You are stuck in the catacombs of paris. You have to escape before the battery of your torch runs out.


There isn't as much play in this as I would like, but it can still take a while depending on how scared you are. I certainly am scared, and I made the monstrosity...

Web player is available, but I recommend downloading the client for full pee-your-pants pleasure.

WASD - Move
E - Interact
Shift - Sprint

- Removed water that looked like a missing floor in favour of dust clouds.

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skymarionsky says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:23am

nice scary atmosphere!! I like it and wish play more.

Split82 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:24am

Nice mood and I loved that FOV effect. There was floor missing in the room with key.

Danman9914 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:27am

Nice mood!

Jase says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:29am

Tough to know what to do, I found the fire so I just decided to roast myself in it. :)

jorgemoag says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:32am

too scary xD
Personally I do not like this type of game but the atmosphere is very accomplished, very good use of theme.

hexabeast says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:59pm

The atmosphere is really great!
And graphics are good!

bakpakin says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:02pm

I found a key... what now? how do i pick it up? can I pick it up?

CaiusTSM says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:04pm

nice atmosphere, was that water by the key or ground missing?

Sichuan says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:18pm

You can pick the key up with E, and the 'missing floor' was supposed to be water, but didn't have a material for it :D

Sichuan says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:34pm

Removed the water floor in favour of a dust cloudy thing.

RyanNielson says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:35pm

Great game, super moody and creepy. Nice work! I'm going to have to give you a 1 for humour though.

jomacel says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:27am

Nice scary game ;)

Larzan says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:13am

Great scary mood, good ambient sounds, if it weren't day and sunshine outside i'd have been scared to death, hehe :)
Very claustrophobic feeling, nice!

Raiyumi says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:16am

Woah, creepy. I especially loved that effect when you went into the room with the furnace.

May 3, 2014 @ 8:11pm

Really nice looking game, but I am not really sure what I needed to do :P I included it in part 11 of my Ludum Dare compilation video if you'd like to check it out :)

vilya says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 10:38pm

Very atmospheric and creepy! I found the key and the fireplace with candles, but unfortunately got stuck at that point. Also, why use 'e' as the interact button instead of something obvious like the space bar?

Sichuan says ...
May 9, 2014 @ 11:18am

The way onwards is not left or right, forward or back, instead look for up or down. Also I chose E as the interact button, for it is by far the most commonly used key in games for 'Interact'.

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