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by TeamSoulmyst - Jam Entry

Soulmyst is an endless runner game about a tiny animal spirit trying to escape fading away. It has to constantly change it's form to pass obstacles, while it can't delay much, because a menacing monster is right behind it.

You have to pass obstacles to escape the monster. Beware of purple spikes, as they will kill you!

In frog form, you can jump.
In armadillo form, you can go faster when boosting speed and roll backwards
In snake form, you can fit through tiny places.

- right cursor/d: boost speed up
- left cursor/a: slow down
- up cursor/w: jump
- 1: change to frog form
- 2: change to armadillo form
- 3: change to snake form
- esc: pause
- m: mute

Music is Ghostwave by NemesisTheory, source here:

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Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:28am

Fun game.. Great atmosphere.. :)

jozsasz says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:11pm

Like the Limbo-ish art! Mesmerizing

ziege says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:10pm

Beautiful graphics.

Roland M says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:10pm

Great atmosphere, congrats. =]

teamross says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:38pm

yay! Nice graphics and funny gameplay! Tried several times to beat my score :D

TMW says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:58pm

Nagyon hangulatos lett :)

ragnta says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:15pm

Nice graphics, and music. Good job! :)

Manou says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:31am

Magic feeling, interesting concept.

nyaki says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 8:14pm

Nice gameplay, beautiful art. Great job.

Chaoslab says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 6:34am

Gorgeous graphics and great atmosphere. :-)

Alphish says ...
May 2, 2016 @ 9:39am

Mood is strong in this game, but I think the gameplay could be polished; quite often I felt I was unfairly losing, especially when getting stuck on some obstacles (there was one I died on particularly often). If that was fixed, I think it could make a pretty successful game...?

Rock Eaters says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 10:05pm

really relaxing runner ! deep ambiance and beautifull graphics. didnt get what to do with the armadilo shape, but the game is really enjoyable to play

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