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

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by retr0verse - Jam Entry

RL is a dungeon crawler where your weapons deal no damage.

dodge past enemies using your most deadly weapon: timing and skill!

PHOTOSHOP - Art & Animation
AUDACITY - Audio Editing

by the way you will need gameMaker studio to open source files.

update 1:
fixed inverted lighting bug
update 2:
fixed level tracking bug introduced in last update

Downloads and Links




phi6 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:36pm

Thanks for commenting on my entry! The links work now if you still want to check out Nuclear Autumn. Had a go on your game - trickier to survive than I expected! Great use of pathfinding as a mechanic.

Tridecimal says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:37pm

Good game. I only managed to get to level 4 though. It was pretty tense every time there was a branching path because I knew I was either going to die or continue. Enemies are great at trapping. Good job on the graphics and fantastic music.

asobi tech says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:54am

the fog of war builds great tension. Love the artwork.

phi6 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:25pm

Hey, I fixed the issues with clipping now, thanks for trying it out again! Sorry to bug you on Twitter and stuff but your reports were useful :)

Hambone says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:59am

Take all my stars. Music was amazing.

Squidtank says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:09am

This is a great game! My hand hurts from the anxiety and quick tapping but it's worth it. The music and art is great. Good job!

Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:30am

Does RL stand for Real Life?

Because Real Life was never this scary.

Davikin92 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:40am

I liked how music encourages you to tap the living **** out of your WASD keys. I was able to pass through the ghosts a couple times.

My longest run: 5 levels, I know there are not many different ones but running away from the monsters makes it hard to recall the layouts of the levels, good job there!

bace1000 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:09am

That was awesome! Very challenging, but so much fun; I liked the graphics as well!

Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:20am

Hard as hell, but great fun! The game gave a real sense of terror and pressure, though it would be nice if it didn't tire out your hands so much!

elpaulo says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:37pm

Very hard ! But music and gameplay are cool. Pixel graphics are awesome, love them.

pkenney says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 10:38pm

Mood was great, gameplay was tense with fast careful tapping but felt a litle unfair. I played 20 times without seeing stairs, then the next time the stairs were right there.

Loved the feel of just barely sneaking by, you nailed the core experience.

johnnwfs says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:16am

Good game. Interesting dark/light handling.

JDAivaliotis says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 1:14am

Loved the music! Made it to level 4 with a whole bunch of luck.

Zephyrus_15 says ...
May 20, 2015 @ 9:01am

I played your game, its really bad ewan ur still trying to make games...

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