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

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by Budda - Jam Entry

Escape is a puzzle game about trying to escape the lonely island you are on.

This game was made in 72 hours for the Jam by Budda ( and Taufiq ( using Java, Slick2D, and assets from and

Unfortunately we ran out of time to add more levels, as the mapping process is slightly time consuming, but the game is at a point where we are happy with it.
We hope you enjoy playing!

Extract the zip and run 'game.bat' (or '' on linux, or 'game.command' on mac) to start it.
Controls: Arrows/WASD, Space, Esc

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OnlySlightly says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:44pm

I liked the mood you set. See how expansive the world got was a big wow moment for me. Great job! :)

grillaface says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:56am

run on mac?

ehtd says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:07am

sh didn't worked in mac. Fortunately I know how to run jars. A nice game, just didn't like I have to collide items from left/right, also sometimes the movement didn't felt smooth

Stepwise says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:44am

hmm running game.bat didn't work! :(

Budda says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 4:08am

We've fixed up the package so it'll hopefully run fine on mac now without any messing around.

Budda says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 4:12am

@Stepwise: Make sure you extract everything before trying to run game.bat.

AortaStudios says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 6:05am

The game is really interesting, my only major issue with it is that the enemies do not pause when a text box appears which freezes the player so that you end up dying :(

varun says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 7:26am

Cool puzzle-like mechanics. Though it was strange that the axes were destroyed.

shimage says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:00am

I won! It is good mood and zombies pressure feared me.

neosam says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:09am

Win! Love it!

CoopNasty says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:21am

Very nice work on the graphics. I loved the style, just wish the hit detection and controls were a little tighter.

MentaL13 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:34am

The epic music when the portal opens is the best

ruerob says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:46am

Nice work. The world looked very good. I really liked the great scull on the floor. The only thing that confused me first, was the switching music when I opened the first and the second portal, because fighting music starts and no enemys were around.

Simplexcity says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 9:45am

my favorite bit was when i found the cool skull buried in the sand. nice stuff artist

yodamaster says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 10:58pm

Doesn't run on Mac.

egor-idiot says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 2:02pm

Cant run, sorry =(

Budda says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 7:05am

Have added a second link to a version which should run on Mac.

Shivur says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 3:03am

Awesome and cute little game.

OinkIguana says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 3:49am

Wall collisions were very sticky. If those were improved this game would be amazing. For now, it's just great.

geoisgame says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 3:53am

I tried running the .bat file. The command prompt opened for a moment and disappeared. Nothing happened. I'm using Windows 7 64-bit.

pikkpoiss says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 4:29pm

Nice core mechanic, and the music was great. I didn't have any issues running the Mac version.

Sep 2, 2014 @ 3:46pm

I like the puzzle aspect to it. But the "getting stuck on walls" collision is a deal breaker. You should try to fix that.

egor-idiot says ...
Sep 15, 2014 @ 7:20pm

Couldn't run on windows 7 =(

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