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Patient 283

by Beavl - Jam Entry

What lies beneath the mind of a serial killer?


In a not so distant future, memories retrieved by nanobots may be used in federal courts.

Patient 283 is an impossible runner through the mind of a serial killer.


Beavl + Ruppel

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sugarbyte says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:34am

I like the music and the colorful graphics. I wish it was a little easier on the eyes - I get that you're going for edgy serial killer, but the strobe effects in the beginning and the fast gameplay are tough at the end of LD! Maybe it'll be easier to play tomorrow :)

Great work!

Apr 29, 2014 @ 4:06am

Thats a new level of hard
I almost punched my computer trying to pass through "Her neck breaks easily" tip. I don't think its humanly possible haha
anyway, awesome game!
I like the touch the walls mechanics

Hypnohustla says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 7:27am

Damn good music with sweet ass visuals. The strobe effects hurt my eyes but it's early in the morning here tho. :D The wall hitting mechanic was a nice touch.

Should I be worried that I like beef jerky too? :)

Robber says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:40pm

Yeah..Love this Ghetto Stylee, Awesome sountrack..

Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:25pm

This would be a great mobile game. Quick, kind of like Flappy Bird and Super Hexagon. (do it)

Lyje says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:29pm

Simple but very polished and addictive! The narrative in the form of the unlocks keeps you going as well. Haven't got to 450nm yet, but still trying. My eyes are bleeding though...

Ludonaut says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:38pm

Awesome visuals, almost impossible difficulty. I like it.

zeal says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:08pm

Visually very interesting piece. Really cool.

Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:14am

Amazing graphics and presentation on show here. Perhaps the gameplay is a bit too hard? Some neat ideas with the side walls opening up. I also thought it was neat that your webpage fits in with the style of the game. I dunno, just a neat touch.

fserb says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:42am

Oh my god the flashes! :) But nice idea!

mechabit says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 4:18pm

Nice graphics

dusho says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 5:58pm

nice effects, really fast
staying at same place got me actually furthest

GFM says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 10:12pm

Really good! I was able to get to the 8th tip, but no to the last one.
Man, this is hard! Sounds and graphics were also great! =D

GrooveMan says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 6:47pm

The graphics are stylish, but definitely need to come with an epilepsy warning.

May 4, 2014 @ 8:10am

Ohh, flashy :)

radmars says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 8:24pm

Love the vibe but it's just so fast... starting slow & gradually accelerating might make this a lot more fun.

VictoryGarden says ...
May 6, 2014 @ 5:45am

Strobe warning, please ._.

This is polished and well-put together, but something about it really turned me off. It was a bit too fast, a bit too bright, a bit too unclear about what was being asked of me or why I would want to do it. Serial killers are fascinating, sure, but that means that the genre is fairly glutted. I didn't really feel like I'd "gained access to a deranged mind" or whatnot. It's an infinite runner with a couple of tweaks, right? Focusing on that core gameplay might make a bit more sense, since the narrative is actively coloring the gameplay in ways that it probably shouldn't.

AlexFili says ...
May 11, 2014 @ 8:33am

Great visuals and interesting concept. The gameplay is good but it moves quite fast so it's hard to stay alive!

vilya says ...
May 13, 2014 @ 10:27pm

This is awesome, I love it!

There are a few issues: I thought the controls were a bit twitchy, that everything was moving just slightly too fast and that it was sometimes hard to see the foreground sprites against the supercolorful background. But none of that was enough to stop me wanting one more go. And another. And another...


jerombd says ...
May 27, 2014 @ 3:47pm

Ahah crazy visuals! A bit too hard but it's nice anyway.

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