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

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

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One dark room

by darkdaragon77 - Jam Entry

About:
You are in a dark room, alone. No way to escape. No way to survive?
Your only weapons are a sword and a flashlight!
Fight your way waves of endless enemies. How many can you survive?

Controls:
WSAD to move
E to place a candle
Q to Open the Skill-Menu
Left Click to Attack with your Sword
Right Click to turn your flashlight on and off
Esc to end the game

I wouldn't say this game is finished, but it's playable and the jam is over.

Post Jam Fix-Log
You can now press Z to switch between better performance and better graphics. This game has ridiculous high system requirements, so I recommend to play in performance mode. If you want to play the 100% original jam game never press Z at all.

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Ratings

Coolness52%
#496Innovation(Jam)3.00
#629Theme(Jam)3.22
#733Mood(Jam)2.70
#810Overall(Jam)2.74
#822Graphics(Jam)2.26
#830Fun(Jam)2.35

Comments

Angelbait says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 12:54am

I had fun being a little creeped out by the eye's following me. Thank you for the submission!

Megalink says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 1:20am

The game is slow and when you hit an enemy there is no "effect". Still quite an interesting idea, good job.

Dec 14, 2016 @ 1:36am

Really enjoyed the exploration aspect to this game, including how each bad guy had different behavior that took some learning to figure out. I was a little confused by what the stats menu was trying to convey. Overall a neat idea. Thank you for submitting.

misaghDroid says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 7:06am

nice concept , need a little more game design , but nice job :)

Dec 14, 2016 @ 7:09am

well done , need some more time to be a great game !

Dec 16, 2016 @ 8:31pm

The idea of playing with the light zones is cool, but I think the rest of the game design is not taking enough advantage of the mechanic. Also, the skills-menu seems a bit out of place.

Interesting idea nonetheless! ^-^

sikosis says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 3:33am

Would have been better if the controls changed with the direction you were facing but that's a minor gripe. I couldn't figure out if I was suppose to find an exit or not and didn't really see any advantage turning the light on and off. I liked the fog of war though.

Dec 19, 2016 @ 6:07am

Good game! Hard to understand what need to do. Game work a little slow. Please add more gameplay features and better graphics solution!

DOXM says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 5:30pm

The mechanics are original, but I feel that it can have more. I encourage you to continue developing it after the ludum dare finishes. Until now the basics are great, love it! :)

Kazik_210 says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 6:12pm

Interesting idea I like it :D

kleinzach says ...
Dec 20, 2016 @ 11:43pm

I wish there was a little more going on. Nice flashlight effect though.

Squid says ...
Dec 28, 2016 @ 12:30am

It is a bit slow and there is nothing stoping you from spamming attack. It is a cool game though.

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