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Holy Order of the Inquisition

by MattThePie - Compo Entry

My 3rd Ludum Dare and despite being too ambitious as always I've basically finished a game, though it certainly could use some more polish!

Holy Order of the Inquisition is a top-down action-RPG where you play a sword-wielding, gun-toting inquisitor sent to a small village to hunt down the werewolves in its midst. Talk to the villagers and work out who the shapeshifters are - don't execute too many innocents! Kill all werewolves to win.

WASD controls. E is interact, up and down arrows and Enter will get through menus (no mouse input), Q is fire pistol, Space slash sword and holding ctrl will block.

This turned out to be a LOT more content creation than I expected, I've been working flat out all weekend despite the actual code being fairly basic. It also has some bugs that will crash it that I can't deal with quickly, one is when trying to change resolution. Please give me any feedback or let me know any issues.

This was written in C#, using my 2D engine CoakEngine, which in turn uses OpenTK to allow calling OpenGL 4 commands in nice managed C#. I've been developing the engine along with my handsome buddy Haighstrom for a few years now and Ludum Dare is a great oppurtunity to test it!

Thanks and I hope you enjoy.

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Max Amaden says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:29pm

Cool little game. Keep up the good work!

bagface says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:41pm

Neat concept. I wanted to choose all of the screaming accusations, even when I knew the person wasn't a werewolf!

Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:20pm

Cool game! Murdered more than a few innocent people for looking me crossways. Good work!

Flygamer101 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:25am

Nice little game. Great job! Liked the graphics.

kwmx says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:43pm

nicely done.

Faulkin says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:53pm

Very nice!

Idkfawin32 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:39am

Fun game, really a good touch on the graphics

jdmazz says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 12:42pm

Man, this is impressive. Good stuff. It's actually the first game on here I played that actually had werewolves, which blows my mind. Music was really excellent! Great mood! Really 5-stars there. You did a ton.

SUNFURY says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 1:39pm

Cant run the game :(

Geckoo1337 says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 4:07pm

Aesthetic is interesing. Nice little game. Well done ++

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