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Reptile INC

by WilpelMakeGames - Compo Entry

This is Reptile INC, a short action game where you play as a living experiment in a lab, You have the power to shift shape to a reptile and use the power to escape the lab but you can only shift for a little amount of time.

Controls:

WASD for movement
Mouse to shoot (**YOU NEED TO BE THE REPTILE TO BE ABLE TO SHOOT**)
Shift to shift shape

The game is VERY short so i made it harder to get more out of it, this is not what i planned and i changed really much stuff to finnish in time.

The shape shifting was original ment to be used to walk passed cameras and guards without being detected as a reptile but i didnt have time so i made it like it is now, hope you like it anyways :)

*AI ISNT VERY GOOD*

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#53Graphics4.13
#137Theme3.87
#537Fun3.00
#542Overall3.13
#557Audio2.33
#621Innovation2.87
#1808Coolness32%

Comments

Max Amaden says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 4:58pm

The game looks awesome, but it crashes when I try to launch the .jar :P

Dooskington says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:01pm

Needlessly difficult, but a cool concept. I liked the lighting.

Souperstrawer says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:02pm

Really good lighting and atmosphere. Story fits the theme well. Shifting mechanic seemed a bit unnecessary and it was odd that you could only shoot sideways.

ConorOD says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:16pm

Really nice lighting effects and overall look. A bit finnicky though - I feel the game would immediately be much better if you fired in the direction of the mouse, rather than just sideways. Also, enemies would detect me and start firing even if there's a wall in the way. Still, a pretty cool start to something here.

XtremePrime says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:19am

Amazing lightning and atmosphere! It's a bit difficulty because of the shooting being only 2 directional, but oh well. Nice game!

TheMightyTeam says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 6:34am

Only Windows version? Couldn't test it

BestNickname says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 6:38am

Love the graphics style and general atmosphere. I think it would help a lot of the bullets were more visible, as I sometimes wasn't aware that I was being shot at. It would also be nice if you could shoot diagonally/vertically.

Knowledge says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:20pm

OK game, AI really weird, also too difficult and buggy.

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