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Clown World: King of the Hat
Projectile based single-screen arena brawler where you play as rival clowns pranking each other to find out who is the clowniest. Clowns need hats to be funny and prank so pick one up to shoot the hats off your opponents. Spend too long without a hat and you lose. Make your opponents lose and you win!
The game plays in your browser and requires a keyboard and mouse.
We want to thank everyone who expressed interest and encouragement, whether or not you ended up working with us on the project. Also thanks to the mods for stickying our posts.
And thanks to everyone who playtested our earlier iterations and particularly to anyone who left us feedback, much of which was incorporated into the game. I don't know how many people here have done gamedev but playtesting by members outside of the team is extremely helpful. After working on a project for a long time it is easy to lose awareness of how anyone who hasn't played the thing 1000 times sees it. The fresh eyes of outside testers really help us stay on track toward the ultimate goal of making the game fun.
Just wanted to give an update so the board knew we are still working on it. The game is a scavenger hunt/hide and seek horror game set in a haunted library.
The vid is about 10 minutes of me getting lost in the library and getting caught by our monster. Gives an overview of the visuals and gameplay. Obviously very much a work in progress.
Let me know what you think and if you have any suggestions.
Brave New World is the winner with 38.71% of the vote.
You will have the next week to procure your copy and read the first 4 chapters.
The first discussion post for the chapters 1-4 will be posted next week and it will be open for a week. Remember if you do read ahead not to post spoilers in the chapter discussion threads. This will be a nice change of pace from the heavy read of The Gulag Archipelago.