Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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A la lumière d'hiver

by glbs - Jam Entry

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Dusk settled over the silent city which only remaining activity seems to concentrate in strange LCD screens that keep catching your eye.

Their slow pulsations and ghostly display try to surreptitiously guide you through the buildings.

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CONTROLS :
WASD - Move (alternative : zqsd)
Mouse - Look around
Left Click (HOLD) - Close your eyes

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Thanks for playing

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Ratings

#5Mood(Jam)4.44
#69Audio(Jam)3.89
#164Innovation(Jam)3.67
#268Graphics(Jam)3.78
#279Overall(Jam)3.50
#648Theme(Jam)3.17
#2240Coolness20%

Comments

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:13am

It's a strange travel in which i didn't understand what I was supposed to do, but I liked. There is in this shader FX some visages or shades. I think you searched to create an allegory without other explanation. It's very poetic. Neat. I can't define this entry. Thank you ++

Qu'est-ce que le soleil d'hiver - la solitude peut-être ou la dimension spectrale d'une présence. Je suis circonspect :)

alpha_rat says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 11:47am

Very weird entry and kind of unsettling
The controls and movements lacked a bit of fluidity to my taste and I don't ghet what the "blinking" mechanics brings to the game

Prowler says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 11:59am

This is more an esoteric kind of game. However, I like the graphic anf the mood of this game. Very well.

Apr 25, 2015 @ 9:33am

I love games that reward individual exploration and immersion in the surrounding environment. The atmosphere of this one was very well done - it's a full 5 on 'mood' for me, I enjoyed it very much.

Pierrec says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 2:49pm

Dropbox is telling me Error 404. can't download the game :(

glbs says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 1:08pm

@pierrec : that's strange, I don't know what happened but it seems to be in order now!

glbs says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 1:12pm

Thank you all for your feedback!
@alpha_rat : closing your eyes may be a way to stop being mesmerized by those LCD screens..

Pierrec says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 7:42am

I managed to play now! This game is awesome!

May 10, 2015 @ 12:44pm

A suberbly atmospheric game, and the scariest I've played all Dare. The combination of having to close your eyes to avoid those screens and that pitter-patter noise really started to get to me!

KloudRazor says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 3:12pm

The mood in this game is awesome. I would've loved the scene to be a bit better lit up though ;)

OadT says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 4:48pm

At first I didn't understand how to get out of the intro screen (thanks RockhopperGames for helping) but after that I think I understand you game. Two little problems: I quite often fall through the floor and the graphics are a bit too dark (I couldn't see the walls good)

yuigoto says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 5:40pm

I was scared something was going to jump over me anytime! Graphics style and sound fx worked like a charm to bring a, somehow, creepy atmosphere and mood!

I kept trying to look into the LCDs to see what kind of image were hidden behind those shaders and see if I could understand a bit about the whole game. Felt a little bit abstract to me, but still good! Really good!

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