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The Witch & The Witcher

by PixVox Games - Jam Entry

A long time ago, two good magicians Tink and Merlin had lived in this world. They loved each other and were doing a lot of good things. But people didn't believe them. Everyone said that Tink and Merlin were trying to summon a Daemon in this world. They had burned them down and had imprisoned their souls in magical place...
But Tink found a way to escape from there and she wants find and save her sweetheart.
So, the story begins from there...

Controls: click on object to consume its soul, use E to spit soul. Q to interact with consumed object. WAD to control Tink. GL & HF!
<b>UPD: Guards AI has been fixed - check it out!</b>

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Ratings

Coolness53%
#97Graphics(Jam)4.27
#634Theme(Jam)3.23
#680Mood(Jam)2.92
#745Humor(Jam)1.95
#811Innovation(Jam)2.72
#1023Overall(Jam)2.68
#1145Fun(Jam)1.96

Comments

Lumicgames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:39am

Hey, I really like the art style of the game.

I tried to play it for a few minutes and couldn't figure out what to do in order to get past the guards.

A in-game tutorial would help out heaps, I did read the description but consuming, spitting souls and interacting with objects didn't help me out with the knight guards.

monaarc says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:40am

The drawings are beautiful and the idea is cool but I died a lot of time but I didn't know how (killed by the guards? burnt by the torches?...) a bit more work on it and i'm sure it will be a excellent game ! :)

nlbi21 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:43am

The art style is awesome, i think i found some bugs, guards sometimes do not touch the floor. The intro is so awesome. <3 nice game :D

Upwily says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:51am

Moonwalking and floating guards were amusing, though probably not intentional. Dying for seemingly no reason was unpleasant and stopped me from getting very far.

unit684 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:56am

Really nice looking game but I couldn't figure out how to get past the guards. I transformed into the box and still died. Has potential though :)

docteurSid says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 11:59am

E and Q controls didn't work on my Linux computer

teamross says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:01pm

Amazing job! I got killed by guards tons of times even when I wasn't on them, but even with that, I loved the game.
Art and animations are amazing! Loved the ghost and the background fire!

BubuIIC says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:01pm

Hi,

I liked the artstyle very much, and I think I got the idea of the game. I was able to sneak past the guards inside the chest, but after floating to the next level, I couldn't figure out what to do.
I think the idea to turn into game objects and use them to your advantage is great. Keep up the good work!

VividReality says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:05pm

Lovely story and opening arts scenes. I really want to know what happens at the end. But I just couldn't beat the game. Bummer.

eott says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:13pm

Very lovely artwork!
Unfortunately the collisions were a bit wonky, causing unnecessary frustration. But otherwise a great game. :)

duskpn says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:18pm

The art is great, but the game is quite confusing. I managed to enter the box, but I couldn't figure out how to progress. I tried flying over the soldiers, but their hitbox is too big and I still die.
A simple message in game helping the player with the first guard would solve the problem

I managed to fly all the way up and over the dungeon, and there seems to be quite a lot of stuff. I'm curious, how do you get past the guard? I wanna play the rest...

JALgames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:54pm

I agree with the others that the game is a bit confusing, but it looks absolutely gorgeous!

akirassasin says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:01pm

Need a walkthrough. Perhaps a video?

JHemmings says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:10pm

As pretty much everyone else has said, your illustrations were excellent! I also had trouble getting my way past the guard in the upper level, perhaps it would have been good to have some smaller collision boxes for the guards... :D

Hankenstien says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:41am

Graphics were awesome, but kept being killed by no one.

gogo199432 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:15am

Great game, the graphics are especially nice to look at :)

nihilaleph says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:02pm

Nice artwork! It's great! Though as others I'm quite confused about what I should do...I was able to set off the first torch, but whenever the guard comes close I get NullPointerException (GuardController.java:29)... Also I can't find a way to get past him... I'll try it again later!

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:17pm

Beautiful artwork. Making enemies take longer to attack you, and giving the player more of a chance to react would be great.

Millefey says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:44pm

Lovely intro and art in general is very charming! I was just missing the audio a bit. I also must say that I was unable to finish the game though.. I wanted to see it through but it was slightly too buggy for me to continue. If you could fix those somehow I'm sure this game would improve greatly! :)

Gord10 says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 4:13pm

Lovely idea and visuals, but the game kept crashing for some reason I didn't get. It also doesn't communicate with the player about how to play, in-game tips were required.

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