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Beneath the Surface Z: Day of Survival

by Seraphina - 48 Hour Compo Entry

I give you "Beneath the Surface Z: Day of Survival." After four failed attempts I have finally managed to finish a Ludum Dare entry. ^_^ This isn't exactly what I set out to make. I wanted mouse aiming, but couldn't for the life of me get it to work right. So you shoot forward only. There's also only one level. Sucks for me 'cause I wanted to make more. Good for you 'cause it will only take a few minutes to play the game. Enjoy!

Update 1(Web only ATM, stand-alone update is uploading still):
-Added a main menu pic 'cause I forgot
-Turned death on <_<
-Increased the ambient lighting just a hair so the back dirt texture is kind of visible

Update 2:
Stand-alone versions finished uploading, so death should be fixed in those too. I don't have a Mac or Linux system, so I'm just hoping Unity's compiler did it's thing.

Update 3:
I've had to remove the web version. 000webhost suspended my site for a TOS violation. Not sure what I did wrong considering this game is the only thing I've added so far. Looking for a new place to upload it to now. =/

Update 4(Final?):
Put the web link back up. I'm hosting it on google drive for now. There is also a bug with the lantern that makes it not take battery power. But, in the spirit of the compo, I won't be uploading the fix since it's not game breaking or anything. It will be in v2.0, but that isn't part of LD48 =P

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Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:51pm

i guess you're not a fan of russian dolls? especially zombie russian dolls! i couldn't seem to die? my hp was -500... i liked the eerie darkness of the environment, and the lazer gun. maybe the camera could have been further from the player to allow more of the map to be visible?

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:52pm

the art look like is missing... but the ideia is great, maybe with more time. But great job with the features

hexabeast says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:53pm

-50 HP and still alive! And we can walk on zombies without getting hurt, but the idea is good!

SyBen says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:54pm

Finished It but with a weird -10hp displayed, and the gunshot relying on moving toward the zombie can be frustrating. Still fun !

Snoother says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:54pm

Love the mood created by the music and lighting. The gameplay was a bit rough, and it actually took me about a minute to realise that the other people were enemies. But I enjoyed it.

Split82 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:00pm

I like it. Controls are good and the whole system works nicely. The only problem I found was I couldn't die. Health -50.

Seraphina says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:01pm

Holy crap, I totally forgot to turn death back on when I was done testing >_> I'm uploading a fix now haha. Not sure about the missing art though, it seems to be fine on my end. Unless you are talking about the back wall texture. With the light that low it doesn't seem to show, so I'm going to bump the ambient light up just a hair.

Seraphina says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:04pm

Also, being able to jump on their heads was intentional. In fact, it's the only way to get one of the health packs lol.

thx4nothing says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:43pm

I liked the lightning in the game and it was challenging. It should have some kind of score system.

Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:23pm

Very fun and attractive game. Addicting gameplay, and the simple graphics are for some reason, very satisfying. Great game, good job.

FREEZX says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:50pm

Cool little game. BTW if you turn off the light and then take a battery, the light switches on but the battery level is not going down.

Seraphina says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:34am

Well that's an interesting bug/cheat lol. I'll have to fix that. Thanks for playing!

sandbaydev says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:05pm

I liked the "cannot see without flashlight" idea quite a bit. It could be turned into a weapon (used to scare/blind zombies). Insert cool gfx and this could work.

Good job.

MintArcade says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 10:17am

Weird an funny.

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