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Due is a short first person horror, climbing  / walking simulator.

In the far future, take control of someone tasked with appeasing the Gods to regain their tribe's life source - water.

Made for the 48 hour Haunted PS1  Wretched Weekend Jam.

A spiritual predecessor to Kill the KOTH >> https://rubeki.itch.io/kill-the-koth

Follow me on Twitter here >> https://twitter.com/_rubeki


Controls:

WASD - Move

Shift - Run

Spacebar - Jump

Jump into a wall to start climbing

Move around while climbing with WASD

When on a wall, point to where you want to jump and press  Spacebar to jump off

ESC - return to menu, or quit

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DueWindows.zip 37 MB
DueMac.app.zip 40 MB
DueLinux.zip 43 MB

Development log

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The atmosphere is both dreadful and liberating. This is a breathtaking little game!

Fleshing out this concept to its full potential would work wonders.

Well, the ambience is what stood out to me. The sound effects and foggy visuals sell you the dreary atmosphere. You could probably polish the climbing mechanic. By that I mean that it wasn't always clear what can and what can't be climbed on. 

Also I really dig the low poly texture look of the game. But that's a personnal preference.

Not gonna lie, the ending didn't make sense at all and kind of pissed me off. It just ends with the top of a head of this beast. Unless I'm missing something. In summary, really cool climbing mechanics, ending kind of killed the experience.

I've played both Kill the K.O.T.H and DUE, and I absolutely love both these games. Simple, but fair climbing mechanics, fantastic atmospehere and endings that give me chills. I look forward to playing more games like this!

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Glad to hear!

Stay tuned for Kill The KOTH dev log updates; I am planning to make it a commercial game after some polish.

I also plan on making a sandbox mode people to play around with new mechanics / ideas I have until the commercial version has a solid development / marketing plan.

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Hi, I'm currently making a series where I play through every game submitted to the Wretched Weekend Jam, and yours was the 63rd game I played!

As a fan of your content it's no surprise that I really enjoyed Due. 
It reminded me of a bite sized version of Hatch, but with a change of theme focusing on water rather than the sun.
You've really nailed that climbing mechanic, and it works really smoothly and doesn't feel janky at all.

Also, spoilers, but I made it to the end of this one, unlike Hatch!

Keep up the great work, Rubeki, can't wait to see what's next!

Here's the video for those interested (time stamps in description):

Loved the atmosphere, ambiance and the fog!

Great textural experience.

Reminded me of this (very depressing!) short horror movie - CURVE.


Sick vibe!

Glad you liked it

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Awesome! Never seen climb mechanics working as well as these!

I was left a bit disappointed by the short lenght of the game, though... will you consider making a longer version? That's a nice game with an interesting concept I'd be willing to pay for!

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I am actually working on a full game using this climbing mechanic. It will be a remake of Kill the K.O.T.H.

Check it out here: https://rubeki.itch.io/kill-the-koth

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I'm playing Kill the KOTH - awesome!

I really hope that remake will come out soon!

Congratulations again, it's rare to find such an unusual and innovative game!

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Rubeki, the link to Kill the KOTH is broken. Can you fix it, please?

Woops! Thanks, should be fixed now

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I loved the mechanics that you used to explore the world.

It felt refreshing to not be herded through a corridor and being allowed to find your own way.

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I liked the game, I found it very interesting and different... I had a little difficulty in relation to the sensitivity of the game, but nothing that got in the way ^^

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I don't know what everyone is liking about this, the map is really small and there is no ending for getting to the top.

;)


Joking aside, the game is fun, played thisa after "Kill the K.O.T.H." and I can see where you have improved since you made Due which is cool.

One complaint is that the game doesn't reconise it if you trick the weight system by jumping on it and back off of it.

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Haha, awesome! You found the only secret :)

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The climbing system was quite fun to use, really atmospheric, and the size of all the ancient seeming structures really hit the idea of a giant eldritch god home! Would love to see you expand upon this in the future!

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I love this. The movement on the climbing is really neat. Reminds me a bit of Breath of the Wild (in a good way). And the atmosphere is really cool. As others have said, great feeling of scale to it. Do you have plans to expand this or use these ideas in another game?

This was excellent. Atmospheric, very slick and intuitive movement and mechanics, doesn't handhold you too much. The sense of being amongst something literaly and figuratively bigger than you was very strong.

Thank you! I'm glad the mechanics were intuitive, and that the scale hit home :)

Absolutely beautiful game. The climbing mechanics were cool, and the sense of scope was fantastic. Really cool ending as well. Any suggestions I would've had are already mentioned in your known-jank section. Great job!

Glad you liked it! You should update it now for some reduced jank that I just published :)

The stamina bar really helps, thanks! I did run into a sound bug while climbing—if you climb off the side of an object, the sound will keep playing until you start and stop climbing again.

The feel of the size is just perfect. The climbing mechanic feels very intriguing. 3rd game in video - timecode 23:41
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Thank you - your voice is very soothing

I made a speedrun of your game!! And I it's the world record!! Surprisingly I win the speedrun without loosing, hope you like my video _rubeki

Oh nooo, you missed the ending!

Didn't know sorry! I found a bug in your game, when I start playing, sometimes it drags me to the main menu

Hmmm. Are you pressing Esc, or Return?

When you start the game, during the intro, if you press Esc, it will go back to the menu, and if you press Return, it will skip the intr

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No way dude, when I play the game sometimes it drags me to the main menu, I think I am the stupid who is clicking it, but I am not!! The speedrun was a lie!

I made some fixes, you should try it again :)

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aw ye gonna jump into this when I wake up.

Haha, given your playthrough for Hatch, this will be a walk in the park for you :P

very excited to play this dude!!

Let me know what you think! :)