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

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by NuSan - Compo Entry

Use your holy light to scare creatures of the night.
It's not great but it's your only weapon.
Seek the pieces of an ancient key to bring an end to the nightmare.

Motion : Arrow Keys

Created with Unity, Photoshop, Mudbox and Sunvox

Warning : Use the web version with Firefox, as Chrome don't install Unity WebPlayer anymore. WebGL version should work on both but is a bit heavy to load.

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Namide says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:35pm

Really beautiful, I like the graphic design!

fullmontis says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:52pm

Wow, first 5 stars for mood for me, so far! The game is seriousy gorgeous, and I'm a sucker for this dark/moody style.

Gameplay is a little simplicistic, but can be improved easily.

Thank you, it was great!

cmayhem says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:58pm

Beautiful, amazing game. The graphics style gives it a really great, scary mood. Only problem, it's too short!

esayitch says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:59pm

Very atmospheric. The graphics were great, the sound was very good and wasn't annoying. Gameplay was relatively simple, and at first I thought you could attack with your light... but then I realized you use it as a weapon "against the darkness".
Good luck!

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:21pm

Visually stunning, but bit lacking in gameplay

Ilseroth says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:25pm

The art was fantastic considering how short of a time you had to make it. I was a little confused if there was somethign I was missing. The mood is great but honestly the best way to play the game is running full speed because the light doesn't really seem to do anything to the spiders.

Still one of the best I have played so far, just need to tune the mechanics to match that excellent mood.

ajopart says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:31pm

Gorgeous graphics. Great mood. But short and without actual gameplay

Iak says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:32pm

amazing graphics, good audio, excellent mood, really nicely done.

Borkleby says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:33pm


Awpteamoose says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:10pm

Very impressive visually.

Mase says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:10pm

I think this needs separate controls for the light. It is not very useful if it can only be pointed in front.

The visual effect is very cool though.

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:49pm

Nice, you really got the ambience with the visuals and the music!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:52pm

Awesome visuals, loving the high-contrast style. Perhaps a bit shallow and easy in the gameplay department, though. Still impressive stuff!

JokerDen says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:08pm

Wow, it's unreal cool visual style. I wondered your lighting works.

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:42am

the surrealism is high in this one, in a good way of course~!

AnimeGeek32 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:05am

Like the art style. The spiders attack me, even with my light directed at them.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:23am

The gameplay is too simple to be really interesting. It's very short... But I have never seen a similar aesthetic in another game. It's beautiful. Man you are a great artist. Thank you for this amazing travel in a nightmare. One of my favorites for this RD session. Thumbs up ++

SamH says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:13pm

A bit too easy, but damn gorgeous and showing a lot of potential. Kudos on managing to do the rendering process, artwork, animations, level design, and even the music in time!

And thanks for the WebGL version, it’s the only way I can run it on Linux.

TyrusPeace says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 2:13am

Gorgeous, really nicely-atmospheric world! The sound is decent, but seems a little too high-keyed for my tastes.

Really nicely done. Add some puzzles and more complex quests and I would be completely happy playing this game for hours. :)

Zeriver says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 12:13pm

Great graphics and music set nice mood. Shame game is so short but it's a fun experience nonetheless. From gameplay standpoint game does not offer much but it's still enjoyable.
BTW: light supposed to scare off enemies but usually they were ingoring my flashlight and lamps

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