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The Mist

by ShadowTemplar - Jam Entry

** UPDATE: Fixed the loading time issue, and crashing

Find your way through a maze, which morphs every time you switch on your lantern. The Mist, however is sensitive to the light. Dare to light up that small gas fire, it will know where you are and come for you. Find the glowing portal to escape the nightmare.

The maze changes each time it goes dark!

Controls: W, A, S, D to move
Left Click to light up the lantern
Left Click to turn it off

The monster becomes faster in the light.



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jcmonkey says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:40am

This is a pretty good game, these guys are uploading a newer relase that will load things faster. give this game a try, its a fun game to play.

ramza says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:43am

Very cool game! I love the look and atmosphere.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:48am

Really awesome graphics and idea. Needs a little polish, i was never able to find the monster.

sketchu says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:16am

I love it!! :D

psychomonster says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:02am

Nice entry. Well created atmosphere +1 for mood! I was drinking an espresso while the game was loading... I didn't recognized the massive loading time... no problem so far... I did not read the description text before loading the game... haha... but now I did... No problem... Hope you had fun creating the game...!

aemiliu5 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:13am

it gave me the chills when the "monster" came out...
the atmosphere and graphics are awesome and so is the audio...
the only issue i found, was that it's a bit small (just about 20-30 seconds), so by the time i started getting into the mood i had already won...:P
anyway, it is still a great game and entry! have fun!

Adipson says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:27am

I like the atmosphere. GG

Gokimster says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:27am

Dev Update: Fixes for crashes and other issues are on the way.

I fixed the crash when regenerating rooms, waiting on Otixa to fix some other stuff and make an updated build :)

Thanks for all the feedback guys!

Apr 20, 2016 @ 6:26am

I really liked it! I spent about 10 min on it! Congratz! I love the atmosphere. Just the loading is a little boring.

marod says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:12am

This game is really awesome! nice graphics

Manou says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:27am

Impressive concept and execution.

HawkSandwich says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:01pm

Nice game. Fun to play but kind of difficult. Awesome graphics, not that that needs to be said.

tower07 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:10pm

Somehow I missed the part about the maze shifting each time you turn off your lantern. When I first played my strategy was to keep turning the lantern on and off so I could see but the ghost wouldn't catch me. Needless to say, that didn't work haha. It's disappointing that dying just instantly brings up a menu, a little more feedback with that would have been nice. Despite this, I really like this game a lot! Good job. :)

APantaloni says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:37am

Very nice horror atmosphere. Suddenly facing the monster can be pretty scary! Nice job!

Karai17 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:11am

Pretty interesting game, but it was too dark and difficult to gauge the ghost.

josefnpat says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:41am

I like this game. It resembles a lot of the modern jumpscare games, but uses a different mechanic. Nice job!

Arvydas says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:06pm

Really great entry! The look and atmosphere is really creepy, with a little polish this can became a great horror game! Keep it going, good job!

Khaoz_Fang says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:58pm

Nice atmosphere!

jakass says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:28pm

Nice graphics!

josemwarrior says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:35pm

Good atmosphere, maybe a dark backgroung, but I enjoyed a much your game :D Very scared

neilcorre2k6 says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:17am

Wow, the graphics looks great! :D It was challenging, I was always anticipating a jump scare in every turn, haha

pi_pi3 says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 4:51pm

I just have to say I love this mechanic. But it's really hard to navigate. I think the Mist shouldn't find you so quick. And I think it'd be better if the maze layout changed every time the lantern is turned on, not off. But for an 72h game, it's freaking amazing. 8/8, would r8 again m8

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