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King Killer: Ghost Assassin

by Infraviolet - Compo Entry

King Killer
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As a new undead executioner, you have one job: kill the king! You can take control of any target for 4 seconds, after which they will die. You have no weapons. Getting to the king will not be easy. You can get closer by taking control of guards and peasants, but any deaths will alert the guards. You to use tactics as well as violence.

And needless to say, you can't complete this game without a bloodbath.
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Controls
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A - Move Left
D - Move Right
Left Click - Take Control
Escape - Quit Game

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Technical Info
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Tools used:
Photoshop
Audiosauna
Audacity
SFML
Visual Studio 2015


IF YOU GET A DLL ERROR, KINDLY INSTALL THE FOLLOWING:
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https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49984
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*This game makes heavy use of randomization; It does not always result in a sane levels
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Ratings

Coolness51%
#374Theme3.50
#436Innovation3.15
#481Mood2.92
#616Graphics2.73
#704Overall2.92
#771Fun2.65

Comments

Vantaug says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:31am

Cool idea, easy to understand. Game was fun.

jcmonkey says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:34am

The game was interesting, but i just quite didnt get the objective of the game. That might just be me though.

Studiosaurus says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 7:47pm

Good stuff, I like the idea! I tried to for a while but couldn't do the 4th level, it seems no matter what I do the second guard gets alerted and reaches me before the first has popped.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:44pm

I enjoy genocide a little too much is what I've discovered today.

KBF123 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:48pm

Interesting concept, but I kept getting killed even when I was disguised.

Kiwiboi says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:51pm

Nice idea, but I was doing the same thing over and over, pretty much the only thing to do, take guard, walk back, take guard walk back. I'd like more sneaking.
Cool entry though!

MattThePie says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:54pm

Cool idea, and I like the speech boxes the scared peasants yell, but is the gameplay just click on guy, wait 4 seconds, click on next guy until guy == king?

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:27am

somehow i made it past the first level - it was interesting but i really did not get it - nice effort

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