Ludum Dare 33 — August 21st-24th, 2015 — Theme: You are the Monster

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Patient 36

by Dastina - Jam Entry

Play as Patient 36 and work through the observation rooms in search for truth. What made it right for others to give you all this pain?

A 3D FirstPerson Puzzle Platformer where the player have to use gamemechanics and environment to proceed. Great to play with headphones on because of dialogues, however, don't have them on max volume.

Controls are standard WASD, Mouse to press items, Space to jump.

Hope you enjoy my game! It is my first Ludum Dare and I made it alone with hopes for completing it for the compo, however it took longer than expected and I made it for the Jam. :)

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DeusOpus says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:56am

There are obvious roots in another first-person, 3d, puzzle-platformer, but I find it does a good job of introducing some different mechanics. I did find the mouse controls to be a bit too sensitive, I'm not sure if there is a way to change that, and some way to exit the game after it ends would be a nice addition.

someone9999 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:02am

Those sounds when taking the needles sound so painful!

Pretty awesome puzzle game! Found it quite interesting that you could only take one power at a time. Got a serious Portal vibe from the game, and the continuous voice acting really helped make the mood.

A_K_ says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:30am

Thank you for response Dastina! Tried to play your game but in OS X folder there is exe files for windows :(

Dastina says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:19am

I have updated the OS X build and it should be the right one now. :)

jk5000 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:58am

Great small game, and the voice acting is fantastic. The only bad thing is that the boxes is bit hard too move.

guoboism says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 10:20am

Nice game! The pain voice is great! Red power up is something to do with moving box, but I cont figure it out.

radcorps says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 6:51am

Not locking the mouse ruined the experience for me :( kept clicking on other windows on my secondary monitor.

JonathanG says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 10:22pm

Very good! I like the sense of mystery, and the revelation of the story through the narration of the announcer. It looks nice too!

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