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    September 14, 2008
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In this experimental project, you guide a nameless character through an ever-changing environment, making use of various abilities to progress. Hold the right arrow key to move; additional controls will be explained when necessary.


* Press the right arrow key to begin.
* If you find yourself controlling two characters at once, use the down arrow key to move them both.
* Don't rush! If you're careful enough, you may even discover some hidden paths.

How many secrets can you find?

Target platforms:

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Reminds me a lot of Xorpl. Interesting little game here.
Posted by eagly September 14, 2008 6:26 - 9.3 years ago
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Agreed, this does resemble !Xorpl rather heavily, which is a grand compliment. I saw this on 'Game Maker Games' before I saw it here.
I'm glad to see you've made a new game, Time Wraith. :D
Posted by Toadsanime September 14, 2008 7:28 - 9.3 years ago
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This is a definite "what the fuck?!" game. In a good way, of course.
Posted by Juju September 14, 2008 8:16 - 9.3 years ago
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I like it.
I like the very simple graphics style, along with the hidden paths. I think you should let us be able to run into our dooms, though.
Posted by CoolGamrSms September 14, 2008 9:36 - 9.3 years ago
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At least allow fullscreen without scaling
I found it odd before finding you to be Time Wraith that it a credit to Jabberwock and said 2008 Time Wraith, what caused the increase in handles? That oddity makes the similarities to !Xorpl unsurprising
So instead of letting us die you make pathes up that if we go up cause us to fall through the floor and force restart?
Posted by s September 14, 2008 10:34 - 9.3 years ago
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Interesting and polished. I do wish it wasn't in a teeny tiny itsy bitsy window though.
Posted by Reek September 14, 2008 11:24 - 9.3 years ago
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i messed up the game with a bug :p

there is a bug in the cave where it makes you go up.
Posted by SteveKB September 14, 2008 13:31 - 9.3 years ago
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Interesting =D.
Posted by noshenim September 14, 2008 14:51 - 9.3 years ago
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Simple, but looks and feels nice and polished. The game reminds me of those exploration games that is a seemlingly endless maze, like Knytt and has potential to become games as big as Seiklus. The music is very suiting of the whole abstract-y feel.
Posted by Rambopvp September 16, 2008 0:40 - 9.3 years ago
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Wups, lookie there.

Anyway, the simple graphics are pretty entertaining, but the whole idea for the first few levels seems kind of bland. As far as I see, it's a very simple puzzle with no deaths, but I really only played until that bug.

That being said, I'll hold my rating.
Posted by Kilin September 16, 2008 12:27 - 9.3 years ago
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Awesome, very fun. =]
Posted by xskullsgames September 16, 2008 13:18 - 9.3 years ago
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Meh, it was different... Not origianl though. I wish perople would make more of an effort with the graphics in these games though, it sort of put me off finding secrets.
Posted by Mat September 16, 2008 13:58 - 9.3 years ago
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8/10 ;D
Posted by simonb September 16, 2008 14:07 - 9.3 years ago
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This is ridiculously good. Graphics and music really fit. Though I can't get past the ice place... I always go back to the start. Haha, nice dance party btw. XD
Posted by Grak September 16, 2008 15:01 - 9.3 years ago
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How is "different" not the same as "original"? And how could this game be considered unoriginal anyway?

I like it a lot, but I'm biased considering I made the music. :/
Posted by Jabberwock September 16, 2008 19:27 - 9.3 years ago
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@Jabbers: "Different" and "original" can be seen as dissimilar.

Quote: Toadsanime
Agreed, this does resemble !Xorpl rather heavily, which is a grand compliment

Seeing as there were two comments concerning another root, I'd say this wasn't entirely original.

In the world of novel-writing and game design:
Original - Not based off of other ideas or concepts, completely created from scratch and imagination.
Different - Not like your ordinary game. A game can be unoriginal and different at the same time, based on how repeated the concept is.

So yeah, they can be different.
Posted by Kilin September 16, 2008 21:15 - 9.3 years ago
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Lots of potential for expansion here, especially as a puzzler, although I get that maybe it was just meant to be an 'experience'. It was polished and I like the general mechanic (and finding the secret paths) but would've liked a bit more of a challenge personally.
Posted by moshboy September 16, 2008 23:25 - 9.3 years ago
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I want to steal your graphics. :O
Nice concept game!
Posted by uglyman September 17, 2008 13:25 - 9.3 years ago
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"Different" is a pretty darn vague word.

And yeah, it is a pseudo-sequel to !Xorpl, I suppose... but it differs significantly in gameplay mechanics and other areas too. Oh, and I'd say nothing can be created *totally* from scratch; it is impossible to avoid outside influence altogether, as human beings.
Posted by Jabberwock September 18, 2008 1:46 - 9.3 years ago
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As a writer, I can actually say that no idea today is ever original. Everything's been done before, and as you stated, many of our ideas come together from outside influences.
Posted by Kilin September 18, 2008 12:06 - 9.3 years ago
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