Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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The Guy In The Room

by BadPaul34 - Jam Entry

You live a journey through the same room, in different times.

You discover the life of your character through the same room, in different times.

Walk through the walls, explore the rooms, find each room's paper crane (= origami) to build the stairs.

WASD to move, mouse to look and interact.

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Palarus says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 11:58pm

Very interesting narrative experience. The environments have a unique feeling and the sound helps set different moods during the different periods of time.
The origami stair sounds and looks incredible.


pcmxms says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 5:37pm

Didn't run here :/ (Gnome Ubuntu 16.04 + Firefox)

BUNN1E5 says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:06pm

That was really interesting! I would have never considered to try and walk through the walls XD. The effects and the story is also really interesting.

Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:11pm

Very touching game! Very well put together with the simple graphics and especially the music! Congrats!

Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:34pm

Interesting concept, it's cool that it has so many narrative elements and creates different moods for each of the character's life periods. Well done ^^

patrickgh3 says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:36pm

Neat idea examining someone's life by investigating their room. It was a nice "a-ha" moment figuring out what was going on. Great music and atmosphere, I like the visuals outside the room. My only complaint is it was confusing remembering if I had found the swan in each room.

MattWoelk says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:36pm

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Geckoo1337 says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:37pm

Cool effects on the camera. Nice story which is a little bit scary sometimes. I love the main concept. I am trying to find the solution (if it exists). Well done ++

morrilet says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:50pm

This was really moody. I enjoyed the story, but what I thought was most interesting was your use of the theme. This was very well thought out and executed. Nice work.

TitoMakaniJr says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 6:50pm

I really enjoyed playing this! While I think the narrative was a little heavy handed while climbing the ending stairs, I thought the actual game was clever in its unique storytelling. Great job on the game!

PS: This guy was pulling down those girls and he decides to settle with a girl from the early 1900s? Haha

BloodJohn says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 8:05pm

Best Narrative. I get motion sickness from walking. The story is very sad. Very depressing story. :(

Sundr0 says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 10:32pm

Good job pal :)

MatLab says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 3:22pm

Wow! That's a true BadPaul34's experience! :D Nice work dude. Origami!!! ^^

bes_kurales says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 5:46pm

Very interesting room!

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