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Face the Dark

by Shide - Jam Entry

This is a game about fighting your fears, based on battles against bosses who symbolize fears of a main protagonist and ghosts of his past. We are sorry for updating the game so late, but we had some problems IRL. Some of the things were patched after the time was up, so it may be considered a post-compo version, I suppose. We will add some new stuff shortly, like soundtrack and, maybe, voice-over. There is currently neither final boss nor ending in this version of a game.

Controls:
W A S D - movement
Ctrl - Interaction
Arrows - shoot

(Gamepad supported)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#110Graphics(Jam)4.18
#119Mood(Jam)3.69
#375Overall(Jam)3.35
#484Innovation(Jam)3.06
#484Fun(Jam)3.06
#631Theme(Jam)3.41
#1987Coolness30%

Comments

anotak says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:11am

the dropbox link isn't working for me!

Fledgeling says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:29pm

Sorry, but our programmer fell ill and we can't update the game right now

5k0d says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:03pm

link broken sorry

Kim Sjöberg says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:58am

Link is still broken :/

Neil says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:44pm

Link still down!

Sublustris says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:04pm

error 404 :(

frondeus says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:05pm

404

kipelovets says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:07pm

The link is still broken

SK16 Games says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:16pm

@Fledgeling I use dropbox too, and if I'm right the problem is just that you haven't made it public on dropbox - only you can see the link. You don't need a programmer to fix that ;)

Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:51pm

The link gives a 404 :(

paperweight says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:55pm

not found :(

PnDAA says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:01pm

Really nice graphism and story. The game was too easy. Cool game overall, to bad there is no ending and no music :(.

EthanWebster says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:21pm

Loved the game, great psychological experience.

nuqu says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:21pm

I really good game, i really like the concept of story telling. A nice mashup of storytelling and action!

Pfilzweg says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:24pm

Sad the sound is missing, but the graphics are stunning.

Riocide says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:25pm

Would be nice to have narration for this game...gameplay is a bit meager though..

Ken Scott says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:25pm

It looks good and I like the idea behind it. would have been nice if the items were arranged so that there was an implied order to how they should ideally be interacted with, such as chronologically.

Mak says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:29pm

Awesome game, I loved it. You made a really sad story and good mechanics, and good graphics too! I wouldnt have presented it for humor cathegory, though :P.

lion123 says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:31pm

Lots of bugs, but very fun to play! Music would make the atmosphere so much better

Shide says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:36pm

We'll try to add sound and music in a couple of days, thanks for your votes ^_^

Sublustris says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:29pm

Nice game, 5 for mood :)

Kim Sjöberg says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:35am

The bad: Felt pretty buggy overall and I actually got stuck at one memory and could not progress.
The good:
Use of the theme.
The art!
Story.

kipelovets says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:21pm

The story is ingenious! All this crazy stuff with family and even teddy bear is just awesome.
The game is really laking some music for the atmosphere, it would be perfect with sound setting right mood.

darthballs says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 6:35pm

Hey uh I like that game, dat teddy got me good. Can't go on cause i couldn't face the dark.
So that sucks.
Good game doe.

SK16 Games says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 2:56pm

Really good entry! That story telling went right to the feelings, some music would be nice though. The gameplay, graphics and animations was brilliant! 5/5 in fun, graphics and mood!

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