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

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Penthouse Poltergeist

by nathanhinchey - Jam Entry

You have been murdered!

You are a poltergeist haunting the penthouse suites. Gain access to new powers based on the total fear level of residents, but be careful: if you scare someone too badly, the whole family moves and takes that delicious fear with them.

Try to unlock the ultimate vengeful power.

(entire game takes less than 5 minutes)

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BretHudson says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:24pm

Neat little idea you have here, took me a little bit to figure out the way the controls work. The ending had me laughing, and I like the overall concept. The only downside is it's kind of hard to tell what's going on at times, such as scaring someone too badly. I think I did it on accident and it seems kind of random. Other than that, this game's provides a good little laugh and a few minutes of entertainment.

cardanai says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:49pm

Could not download, got a network error. Not sure if it's on your end, but I've had no trouble with other games.

kiririn51 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:26pm

Cool concept! took me a while to figure out things but it felt really good to scare the npc's - I wonder if there's a game like this commercially available...

Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:15pm

Quite the neat concept, well done!

el-pepi says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 7:50pm

I'm too dumb, I don't know how to play it :c

TheExGenesis says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 9:01pm


NeiloGD says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:34am

I'd feel unfair rating this, couldn't figure out what to do or if it was a bug. May be a Linux only bug? It opens up a window larger than my monitor and is kinda in fullscreen mode, so clips the top right half of the view.

DonovanWu says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 1:29am

I have only unlocked one more power (the setting-things-on-fire one). Not sure what I should do next or whether there is more progress...

mathmadlen says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 2:21am

Nice game with based on a very interesting idea, I liked it! It would be nice to have some more visual progress indicators of what's happening /ie. how much more fear you need to unlock the fires of vengeance, when someone is too scared/ but overall, really fun game!

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