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Thanatos and the Cat God

by jmf - Compo Entry

An elderly woman's quest to get her cat back from Hellenistic thugs.

Style: Walk along beat 'em up

The game download is a self-contained jar which should run on Windows, Linux and OS/X by double clicking.

If not, on windows you should be able to right-click and go to run as and choose your java runtime.

On Linux or OS/X you can run it from the command line as follows:

java -jar thanatos.jar

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Tijn says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:21pm

Haha, this is a fun little game. I made it all the way to the end, answered the questions correctly and beat the game. Yeah, I feel like a winner now B-)

joaovitorbf says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:26pm

That last question made me think more than I should have... Im dumb xD
Nice game, good luck!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:29pm

Entered "to seek the holy grail" in question two, was half-expecting an easter egg. :P Funny dialogue.

crazya02 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:30pm

Neat game, but I wasn't incentivized to use the frying pan since the iron was useful in all situations.

Phil Strahl says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:31pm

Ha, that's an interesting take on the Greek myths. I see it as a clever commentary on how much Sony has defecated over the original mythology after the first God of War :)

The gameplay itself is nice and fun and the different enemy types breaking it up quite nicely, also the color change helps in understanding that I progress because I couldn't quite tell otherwise.

I answered the first question wrong (yellow instead of blue), but luckily that slipped by.

cicanci says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:32pm

Awesome game!

ChrisGaudino says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:35pm

Pretty fun, though having unlimited irons made it pretty easy.

syawqy says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:07am

ugh, I don't know how many sock I need to take

Apr 26, 2015 @ 9:35pm

Nice little short game. It could use some balancing. As it is it's far too easy. Then again, if it was harder it wouldn't be a little short game anymore, would it? :-)

panurge says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 6:53pm

A very nice little game. Loved the sly take on its source material. :)

Controls and visuals worked well and the audio , though simple, was very effective. I enjoyed the final questions too!

chromebookbob says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 4:45pm

Cute little art style

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