Ludum Dare 30 — August 22nd-25th, 2014 — Theme: Connected Worlds

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In The Shadows

by Nokifict - Jam Entry

In a land where Darkness is invading everything, only a team of true heroes will be able to save the World!

Follow Jupiter, Swan and Seal in a journey through dimensions that you will never forget!

Use everyone special abilities to get to gates by combining switching between characters and between both worlds : the normal one and the limbo one.



Spacebar: Change character
Arrow keys: Move & Jump
S : Change world/dimension
D: Skill I
F: Skill II


First "Real" Ludum Dare for us! Thanks to everyone who participate in the making of this game, you are awesome guys! Best team up ever, a really pleasant Ludum with you all.

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rRootagea says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:19am

Could use some more focus. Really nice art though.
I ran into a bugs where the raccoon lost his ability, but had it shooting the skeleton left for a bit. the skeleton got stuck in the wall after a world change, and eyepatch doesn't seem to have any special ability?

creative630 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:57am

Cool interpretation of the theme. Lovely looking title screen and interesting mechanic!

Nokifict says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:12am

@rRootagea > Thank you for your comment, the eyepatch girl was granted a hi-jump (for the moment) but for usability purpose you can use it when clicking twice on the up arrow.

@creative630 > Thank you !

Capitals says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:49am

I ran into some bugs and unfortunately the graphics bugs (scaling and blending) let the graphics down. However I did enjoy the games style of making you teach yourself.

WebFreak001 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 12:02pm

is level 3 even possible? :C Though a really nice game. Controls were weird.

JTGaming2012 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 12:09pm

Loved it! A bit glitch but the idea was great and I loved playing it!

Nokifict says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 12:21pm

@WebFreak001> Thank you, our level designer is a little bit of an evil mastermind, we agree :)
@Capitals & @JTGaming2012> If the whole team has the time, we might improve graphics in post mortem

kibertoad says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 12:58pm

Cool characters, but it seems to be either glitching a lot, or I just don't get how to move forward. It could use more clear level design.

runvs says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 3:48pm

The Download Size is quite large, plus the speed is not that great.
Some tutorial would have been nice to know what to do and what not to do. I sometimes had some graphic glitches with the tiles (probably some float positioning on an int pixel grid?).

Besides that it is a solid and great game!

Stepwise says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 4:28pm

Interesting concept approached here, but felt like too much too soon! And, unfortunately there were a couple of bugs that ended up with me crashing out. :(

Cool art though! The look was really slick to everything.

Phaix says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 4:39am

Good game. Would like to play when the bugs where cleared.

someone says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 1:23am

That was cool, A bit glitchy though.
The character sprites were great, but it was a bit odd that they don't flip when you move left.
The goal wasn't very clear at first. The spikes also weren't particularly obvious.
The levels were nice and evil, shame there aren't more...

Dans17 says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 12:56am

Interesting game. You should really put the music on a loop though. It plays through once and then ends.

Dans17 says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 12:57am

It also has almost the same name as our game!

Animefrikis says ...
Sep 9, 2014 @ 6:52pm

Even with the weird bugs (or weird screen features @@? )The art is super, and the levels are confussing but fun. Good job! :)

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