Ludum Dare 35 — April 15th-18th, 2016 — Theme: Shapeshift

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Marked For Death

by 1qgl - Jam Entry

Orwellia is an aggressively monochromatic and impeccably authoritarian state. You are a dissident spy, in the capital city on compromised mission. After being perused for some time, you find yourself in a busy square with no where to go. The government is sending their finest to track down and eliminate you: knife-wielding, shape-shifting robots. The purpose of these machines is to blend in with the surrounding crowd and hunt you down. Attempt to evade your pursuers for as long as possible.

WASD to move, mouse to look

This was my first attempt at making a game. It was a great experience.

*lighting is pretty broken in the webGL version, I recommend downloading the game if possible

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Fabraz says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:29pm

Oh! A webGL game, rare to find this time around. (Uniiiityyyyy!!!)
I love this take on the theme, makes for an angsty experience.

Zgragselus says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:31pm

I've played just web version, no problems with lighting, but a bit with controls, and audio. Apart from that the idea seems cool.

fafastudio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:31pm

Nice concept but very hard to stay alive :) and i didn't get where's the shapeshift?

DevelopTech says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:46pm

On the web version, controls and sound had some problems. Nice concept and hard to stay alive. I liked it

graebor says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:59pm

First time I played I was frustrated that I died and didn't understand why, then I read your description and tried again and noticed the subtle differences. It's a cool little experience. Very nice job as a first attempt at making a game!

Gyfis says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:00pm

Wow, this really has a scary atmosphere. Could use some polishing and maybe more locations, but overall a cool idea.

dvdfu says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:23pm

I love the eeriness of the game, I think the audio really helped with that. Very cool!

teamross says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:37pm

I like a lot the idea and the concept of the game.
Sounds are pretty nice too with the atmosphere.
Congrats on your first Ludum Dare, great work! And now more to come :)

Mase says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:16pm

Nice ambient sound. Creepy urban zone.

Death is a bit of an anti-climax; some animation would be nice, or camera stuff like turning to face the killer. Some stabby sounds could help a lot as well.

I wish there was some task beyond avoiding randomly moving enemies. Like, if the player could disable the robots (and maybe lose if they hit a non-robot)... or something. Yep.

Headmade says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:21pm

It's a neat idea and a really cool scene, reminds me of the matrix. Kudos!
But can the game be won? I couldn't escape or find a way to get rid of the knife suites.

Arvydas says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:10pm

This could be a start to something really good! It's so creepy giving the visuals and audio/music. I wish there was running at least, but for your first game, not bad at all! I would continue with this project, polish it up and make more to it...a story, more characters, interaction and such. Good work :)

ijona says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 1:04am

Nice! It is a bit Coda-style:)
(if you have player the Beginner's Guide)

Szabin says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 12:52pm

I really love the atmosphere and the suspense! :D

rhastapunk says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 10:35am

Dude nice job on doing your first game here, keep the work on!

TheCain says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 1:05am

I feel that this has potential to be expanded on.
As it is, It has a great mood with the whole crowd and the tense music, but you don't really do anything except walk in circles.

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