Development Hell

Development Hell is a game about a game that's being developed. (Ideally played in full screen). Approximately 10 minutes in length.

Created for the Weekly Game Jam #61: https://itch.io/jam/weekly-game-jam-61 based on the theme: 'Update a Game'.

The game was created in 1 week using Unity, Krita, GIMP, Inky and SFXR,

Music featured was made by Kevin MacLeod over at: https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/music.html

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DevelopmentHellLinux.zip 29 MB
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DevelopmentHellOSX.app.zip 26 MB
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DevelopmentHellWindows.zip 22 MB

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This is a really cool and interesting idea! I can't recall seeing another game that looks into what happens to shelved projects. I think you should flesh this out as a full title and go further, maybe giving the conversations between the game updates game play as well as text. I would however cut back some of the text after the branching narrative update, it bogged down the experience a little bit because the game is repetitive in nature. Other than that, nice entry!

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This game is awesome and is has a stronger message then what most might think. This game delivers the struggle of being a developer in a game form (also mentioned in the description above) with the ups and downs of the project. Ive never seen a game like this before. Absolutely incredible. Props To you game Devs. Looking forward to your next project.