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

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Shadow Walk

by cybutek - Compo Entry

You are a shadow and must dodge the light to avoid fading away into nothingness. There are various light sources that will make getting to the end of the levels progressively harder.

All the sound effects were vocally produced and then edited. No sound generation tools were used in this project (apart from a keyboard for the music track) :)

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PokeyOne says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:26am

Great game and gameplay! The GUI needs a bit of work, but the controls, graphics, and gameplay are good and fun

pickeloe5 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:42am

This is a really fun game! Sorry I couldn't rate audio, I can't find my earphones. All-around fun game, but not really original.

Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:52am

Those damn kids keep flicking the lights on and off!

Tijn says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:54am

The Mac-version crashes after starting :'(

raducumiczzz says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 10:58am

Hey there, i am coming from OS/X , the game crashes when i start to play it, Here is a dropbox link with the error

sydream says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:01am

Nice work. Love the idea, love the music and sfxs. Would be nice with bit more gameplay mechanics and some scoring system

jorgemoag says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:16am

Very funny. Original and with a great gameplay

bbqbaron says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:19am

Pleasant, comprehensible, difficult, smooth. Sounds good, looks good. No gewgaws like scoring, but a very solid core.

I ran facefirst into a level I just couldn't seem to figure out; I may have misunderstood some of the timing elements.

ccglp says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:26am

That's good, great gameplay progression here :)

DaleP says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 11:10pm

Interesting stealth mechanic that was easy to learn but still allowed for challenging situations, which is good. The graphics were mostly clear but sometimes it was hard to tell between the different kinds of boxes in the heat of the moment. Since the streetlights didn’t really cast a light onto the sidewalk it was sometimes hard to tell whether they were on or off or how close I could safely get.

StaNov says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:02pm

Love it :) Clever level-design, good sound and graphics and quite challenging!

Would appreciate go to next level by enter or spacebar, so I don't have to put my hand off the keyboard.

EncryptedCow says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:08pm

Great game, seems finishable,but it was too hard but I suck at games
I loved the music and the ambiance, great job!

TaleEngineer says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 4:23pm

Very simplistic and nice, but it is very hard to get your placement down. Perhaps I am just bad at games, but it was very hard for me to tell at a glance where light began and where it ended, making it very difficult to know where I should be standing.

panda says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:28am

Great idea! The game's a bit hard, the cars keep on killing me! I like the graphics, the sounds are cute, and the BIG menu works a charm!

NoWandStudios says ...
Sep 6, 2015 @ 5:54pm

Nice progression! It's a hard game

BonozoApps says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 12:01am

Congratulations, "Shadow Walk" was selected as our #4 free community Game of The Year, as published by Nintendo Okie at

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