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Light My Darkness

by RanikoGames - Jam Entry

In Light My Darkness you are a little light lost in a black world. Will need all your determination to don't became a shadow. Don't loose your light!

Goal: Arrive to the Lighthouse


WASD: Movement
Mouse: Shoot LightRay
Q: Recharge light (only in light sources)
E: Light Explosion

Engine: Unity 5
Team: Nicolás Sánchez Baile & Raúl Gómez Cardeña

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Decentsauce says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:43pm

The controls completely glitched out for me after a few minutes so I had a hard time playing this game. Player kept automatically jump and switching direction. I liked the graphics and the mood though! :) Audio levels are a bit too high for my taste so I had to scale down the audio quite a bit.

RanikoGames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:11pm

Totally agree :( We had a few problems to solve the sound and control's bug. Thanks very much for playing and write us a comment.

seveca95 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:38pm

Se te han colado los .pdb. Se muevo un poco a tirones el personaje. Me gusta la forma de transformarse den mismo.

Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:23pm

Glitchy controls, but you success setting the mood.

nextreality says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:27pm

The game was really laggy for me (I was using the web version) so my experience may not actually dictate the overall quality of the game, I did find the platforming to be a little floaty and some areas were really dark. I like the concept of light absorption, but there wasn't any feedback to absorbing the light so I never knew if the mechanic was working. I think with a little more polish that this game can be a contender with some of the more simple yet polished games that have also been submitted. Keep up the good work!

vootele says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:11pm

Didnt get the q and e controlled stuff but good job!

midgard says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:44pm

Good mood, but I think you need to give players more feedback, for example when you absorb light the game does nothing, and I thought I was doing something wrong.

Buen trabajo

Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:53am

Me he quedado a oscuras, algo me golpeaba y no podia defenderme, ni recargar luz y he comenzado a saltar solo.
Al menos una pequeña cantidad de luz para esquivar el enemigo aunque no puedas contraatacarlo?

RanikoGames says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:24am

Thanks a lot of all the feedback guys :) We will have all of this in consideration in order to improve the game. It's true: the game gives you an insufficient feedback, some parts of level are conffusing...

The Windows version allows see better animations and works much better, but we still working in improve the game :D

Stechas says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 5:20pm

Some issues with controls but it's pretty moody game and has good atmosphere, so potencial is there ;)

Yword says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:28pm

Nice atmosphere and concept! But I think it is too dark and quite hard to see the level clearly, or maybe you can let the player utilize the light ball to detect the platform or light up the surroundings.

Arvydas says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 1:25am

Ok, this game has potential, but the mechanics have greatly fallen this game short. It was very buggy and would times send me wrong direction. sticking to walls after jumping was a bit frustrating as well and the character movement was very slow. There was a part it the level where it looks like you could crawl through giving you shrink when holding down "s", but I was unable to go through. I like the dark and need light aspect to this game. Graphics aren't too bad as well. Put a bit more work into this game and you will have something great :)

danieldsj says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 3:22am

I couldn't really do anything besides open the first door. Didn't see much of the theme. I really like the mood.

pixel_maniacs says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 12:53pm

The controls really glitched out for me as well but the concept is nice! Besides the hard control bugs I liked the game

mkghoster says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 8:05pm

Controls are a bit chaotic, but interesting concept! Good job!

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