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The Alien Who Wanted To Be The President

by Anilo Yodea - Jam Entry

creators:yotham valach and daniel efrati
co_artist: ido dolev
voice: ido dolev

The AI of any human has a lot to do with the game, so we're sorry it's not in the tutorial. If you want there is some information about any human down in the description

The game gets better every levels and
There is a secret (little secret) in the end
so you should try to finish it

We hope you'll enjoy
if the game is hard, you can save and finish it later

*if you have any crash problems than relaunch the game, go to menu and load levels

*if you have a hard time beating a level, search for a file called "save.ini" (or just "save") in your pc and change the level

*if something doesn't work, tell us

more about the AI:
guard: will attack you only if you are an alien or a thief, or if you will shoot them and miss. takes 2 hits to kill him

human: will see you and panic, if there is a guard nearby, they will call him

thief: will kill everything that is not another thief

president: you just think he does something importent, but all he really does is seating in his chair all day

Downloads and Links




Anilo Yodea says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:28am

we you you'll enjoy

Anilo Yodea says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:44am

if you have a hard time beating a level, search for a file called "save.ini" (or just "save") in your pc and change the level

Anilo Yodea says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:45am

*we HOPE you'll enjoy

HeliosStudio says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:13am

I think I beat it, but it crashed when I got to the secret :(
overall it was enjoyable, but never found out the special abilities of each type of entity, and I feel that the "puzzle" solution is much harder than the twitch reflex one.
Music got a bit repetitive after a while but was ok.
Also I'm not sure if I did become president, oh and I really liked the small audio intro at the beggining!

tmpxyz says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:25am

"Take the shape of the one killed by you" is a good concept, but the control could use some more improvement.

IdoDolev says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:58am

Love it

varuns says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:29pm

Good concept, polish it and give us some post-LD awesomeness!

dan_gilboa123 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:24pm

best game ever

Jerre says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:13pm

Your download link says source, but is seems to be the Windows executable..

Anilo Yodea says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:58am


runvs says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:24am

I really enjoyed the voice acting! It got me really entangled in the story. :) Also the music is nice.
The Core mechanics works great. I liked to sneak around guards asking themself where that shot came from. Nice done.

Raptorij says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:48am

Good game , bad idno shot , thank you it was fun

Muciojad says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:56pm

Ooo this is good one! Cool jumping and sliding mechanics, and not bad sounds!

Anilo Yodea says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:15pm

Thank you everyone! It is really nice to know that you liked our game :)

Orion Dev says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 6:18pm

Really cool little game! Interesting idea and good execution :)

Rulrite says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 8:39pm

Nice game! It was a little tough for me (I think the humans move a little too fast!) but I've never been very good at stealth games. I really like the rock-paper-scissors element with the humans; that was a great idea. The graphics are charming, and I enjoyed the little intro sequence!

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 2:58pm

I really like the mechanic that combines shooting with shapeshifting -- very clever. It's also a great touch characters react to shots fired near them.

In some situations it was really hard to pick out the specific enemy I wanted to shoot, since there were so many running around quickly on top of each other, but that was also a fun challenge!

Gord10 says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 6:51pm

I got an error:

action number 1
of Create Event
for object obj_guard_bullet:

Variable <unknown_object>.<unknown variable>(100024, -2147483648) not set before reading it.
at gml_Object_obj_guard_bullet_Create_0

I loved the game so far, going to vote if I manage beating it.

Anilo Yodea says ...
Apr 30, 2016 @ 7:58am

You can save, and then if the game crashes, you can come back to where you got

May 1, 2016 @ 3:35pm

Very well done. Quite a fun game. A little tough at times, but not overwhelmingly so. The different humans made it feel much more varied than it would have been otherwise.

May 2, 2016 @ 6:44am

Nice take on the theme. Very smart puzzle design, very simple concept that was executed very well. Well done.

Anilo Yodea says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 7:40am

Thanks for your nice comments

bjorn says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 7:10am

Really fun until it crashed, got the same fatal error. Was great besides that.

Rock Eaters says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 12:02am

nice platform mechanics, but too hard for me

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