Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Murder on Stage

by greytram - Jam Entry

The time is 1900 and you're playing Edgar, a young and promising drama author rehearsing his latest play in a parisian theatre.

But the rehearsal will not go as planned...

A one-screen, carefully crafted aventure game made with Unity.

Important note: currently you cannot solve the plot, as we didn't manage to put in all the scripts in time... Enjoy your exploration anyway :-)

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Ratings

Coolness51%
#154Theme(Jam)3.97
#274Mood(Jam)3.37
#382Innovation(Jam)3.22
#449Humor(Jam)2.67
#568Graphics(Jam)3.13
#679Overall(Jam)3.00
#745Fun(Jam)2.72

Comments

Valon says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:53pm

Nice idea. Very different than most games I tried so far. I liked it.

Scam says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:56pm

I think this is my first adventure game experience in LD. Hopefully you finish this so it can be solved!

Wiering says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:41am

A way to walk faster would be nice and sometimes the text goes to fast for me to read it. Too bad it can't be solved yet.

fuzzalicious says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:59pm

Love the koncept and the 5x10 pixel characters. Would prefer to walk with keyboard though.

Larzan says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:08pm

Nice, i like the idea, too bad you didn't have the time to finish it, i imagine it is quite complex to create all the dialogue :)

paperweight says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:54pm

I feel like less time making the character path-find and more time on the scripts could have had this finished. Nice idea though!

andrewkennedy says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:47am

Oh nice! I made my game in a theater too!

You've got a good dialogue system going for this, good work!

Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:08pm

Neat concept, nice job. A shame about the unsolvable plot though.

Dans17 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 2:31am

Interesting beginning of a game, but i wish you had finished it; I want to know who the murderer was!

Mechatodzilla says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:31am

Nice experiment. Hope you take it further.

Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:26pm

It may not be finished, but excellent work, guys! The game could have definitely benefited from some music and an input for running, but the mood and setting were splendid.

Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:08am

I think you could have maybe made the environment a little bit smaller and saved the player quite a bit of running time. I wish I could have played more! Reminded me a little bit of the Phantom of the Opera novel--murders on stage are always fascinating. Thank you for the game.

Dec 16, 2014 @ 6:14am

Very nice concept and interesting story. Waiting for the plot finale. :)

Otopkin says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 12:48pm

What I learned today:
I'm a horrible detective

Dec 20, 2014 @ 2:20pm

Man, would be neat to actually solve the mystery. Has this interesting Twin Peaks-ish feel to it. Well done, next time you create a plot driven adventure please finish it! :P

Gread72 says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 3:14pm

Very different and this has a great concept ...

rodobodolfo says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 4:37pm

Nice Idea! I thought doing and adventure game also but fail due to lack of time... Good Job!

01rafael says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 7:13pm

Nice concept! Great story!

Crosstales says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 3:03am

Good presentation and interesting story. Please finish it :-)

Well done!

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