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by Dooskington - Compo Entry

What is this game?
No really, you tell me, because I have no idea.

Use the arrow keys to shoot. Collect the "drugs" for a powerup. Your goal is to convert the heathens.

Let me know what you think in the comments.

This game requires the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015!
Download it here:

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TechXSoftware says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:15am

Interesting game

vini60 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:16am

A complete LSD trip.
Unplayable though. Power-ups didn't work and I only heard moans.

Red15 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:25am

The messages that scroll on screen go ridiculously fast for me, perhaps you forgot to multiply the speed with a delta? (Game runs at ~350fps for me)

Also not sure which "drugs" are the right one? I keep dying and was also not able to try again without restarting the game?

Loved the music and background shifting (although you might want to put an epilepsy warning :-)

Phantom Lab says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:28am

It was running a bit too fast, but I loved it a lot!

Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:12am

broken on my machine. like somebody said probralby missing delta time

TreePunchers says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:13am

What the fuck did I just play ayy lmao? Yea you might want to use delta time because the game runs at 800 FPS for me, and I can't control anything. As far as graphics and music go, top quality.

DieWithDustin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:31am

What did I just play?

ProjectX593 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:49am

Text is too fast to read, had to take screenshots lol. I think I won? Not sure, but it sure was weird.

F4KETHIS says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:51am

The screenshot is intriguing but I'm on a Mac

HawkSandwich says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:59am

Great game, buggy, but great.

ViliX64 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:29am

Really interesting concept and visuals.

Hyden says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:54am

So my comp is a beast and I think you made the scroll go with the speed of the screen rate rather than time, so it just shot by a bunch of times. Honestly thought it was some subliminal message or something so I screenshotted to read it xD Also, the game is unplayable. Unless I'm doing something wrong, I just see the acid trip effect with music, arrow keys don't seem to do anything :/

namrog84 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:09am

am I on drugs? it was quite hard to read the messages. If i got too much drugs i lost?

Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:20am

Drugs are bad... mmmkay?

Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:54am

The banner is a bit to fast, you don't know when you lost.

crisp says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:10pm

Waaaayyyy too fast, maybe missing delta time?

cornand34 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:23pm

Hey man, i just read your comment on my game(pong) and would like you to provide me with some extra info if possible since i would like to make the game playable for all(just reply on my game so this chat won't get spammed).
I also played your game, quite decent but strange. try to use more detaltime next time instead of just framrate :P

Apr 18, 2016 @ 6:44pm

Seemed to run a bit fast for me, although I don't know if it matters, maybe it just adds to the experience :P. The music was pretty dope.

Max Amaden says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:38pm

What the fuck even is this. 10/10

Wevel says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:38pm

Ok, I like the music, but wtf is going on, I don,t even

ekx says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:00pm

Very nice visuals and audio. Unfortunately hardly playable at 1200 fps.

Khaoz_Fang says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:32am

I don't know what it is either :D

WeirdMind says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:06pm

Hm yeah. Its unplayable for me. Its to fast and nothing happend when i click any keys. So i cant vote it :I

Patomkin says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:58am

Unplayable at 1000 fps :(

ceosol says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:31pm

It was interesting. Unfortunately I could never get close to the powerups to see what they did. You pretty much get insta-killed if you are anywhere close to the middle.

LOSTALLOY says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:14pm

A bit weird, hahahaha! I played a few times, made it until 3% and then couldn't shoot anymore.

pixelpotions says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 3:28pm

Drugs... drugs never change... Interesting concept. Well done!

TheCain says ...
May 7, 2016 @ 1:35am

I shouldn't comment, but I shall.
Super weird, and not in a good way. but not in a bad way either.
I bet you made the text scroll that fast on purpose.

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