Another amazing game Angela! I will always look forward to your other ones :)
HE BEAT HER.
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
..That’s what everyone thinks.
But you might find otherwise.. if you pick the right move.
You’re a lawyer, and your client is being accused of abuse. You only have 5 minutes until the verdict.
You’re practically powerless.
What will you do in those minutes? And can your actions make a difference?
Find the truth. Serve justice.
Play the game.
A mystery interactive story
Over 235 possible choices that lead to 42 paths revealing the truth of the case
Moral and immoral paths
Dream-like, original art and animations
Original sounds and music
Available for Mac, Windows, Linux
**Note: contains references to domestic abuse and is fictional**
This was made in 48 hours as my entry to Ludum Dare Compo 39; theme: ‘running out of power’. Hope you enjoy!
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I know I should say something about the game, and it's a really good game but what's the name of the genre of the main music ?
I'm definitely gonna check out your other games, so expect more reviews!
It's funny, from the thumbnail I expected this game to be something like 'Sara Is Missing', but that obviously isn't the case at all lol but as I started getting a feel and understanding the mechanics, I easily built an enjoyment through my gameplay. Most games that require you to figure out the puzzle, riddle, or whatever (pretty much all games lol), can easily get boring and lose its hold on the gamer. But my experience with your game was quite the opposite! Loved it!! I didn't check out the link for the walkthrough cuz it's only right to put the ol' massive brain to the test! But the tip for the very beginning (i.e. think, talk, etc.) was definitely helpful to get the ball rolling. Great work!!
I loved the game, the art and mood is amazing, but the game design feels weird, it's hard to play the game because you have no idea what to do,and when you want to ask something its hard to know what you should type in, then if you go to your breakthrough your pretty much getting spoiled because you have all the info :c maybe an idea would be to start with easy and obvious things so that you can at least get the first part right and then proceed on your own. Keep doing these games, I'm going to try your others now!
this game is truly a dream come true. Ive always wanted those time machine and use hints type of games. I really really love the concept of your masterpiece! Still cant believe such a beautiful and incredible game was made in such a short time! I enjoyed playing it! It took me an hour plus to finish it! Got really frustrated near the ending but in the end i got two endings without any help! This was really really fun and i cant emphasise it enough. What's better is that the story it tells is really eye opening. (Spoiler ahead!!) Turns out both parties were in the wrong... I'm wondering if there would be a sequel though? Like the backstory as to why the client threw the plate? like everyone's backstory looks really interesting... But either way, thank you so much for your game! I really REALLY loved and still loving it!
Although this visual novel was kind of confusing, I still had alot of fun playing it. Thank you for giving me the ability to play it!
Discovered your game through ManlyBadassHero.
I'm stuck, even though i've typed some of the hints i'm still stuck
I really like that game, you're such a amaizing artist and game maker :^)
LOVED it! I'm a little dumb, but I got through it!
Interesting gameplay had some fun also got a bit frustrated as I wish I could have done more into the game looking forward to future updates!
All releases of this game (Windows, Mac, and Linux) contains a __MACOSX directory. Temporary folders like this should probably be removed from releases (at least the Windows and Linux releases).
I loved it! BEAUTIFUL game. Although, I'm a dum-dum and had to use the walkthrough xD
Hi, may be nice, but how to get it running under Kubuntu 14.04 - I cant start it there
Thanks a lot for any suggestion...
Type in "remember" and then "evidence" first, or you'll be completely stuck...
How was this made in 48 hours? I couldn't make this in a year! I played this for 30 minutes without realising and I found a lot of you're easter eggs ;)
Awesome game and I loved every moment of it! I loved the simplicity and how there was a certain puzzle aspect to the game and with the much deeper backstory. The art and music also made this game awesome.
Would've loved to see a fully fleshed out game for this but I'll be looking forward to your other games in the future!
Only advice was that it was a little confusing at times on what I could do and couldn't do and I'm not sure if I even completed the game XD
Really neat stuff, excellent artwork and an engaging narrative.
You should link the walkthrough through here as the link in the game isn't a hyperlink.
To be honest, it is the art which attracts me first to this game before the synopsis, 'cause it reminds me to Sui Ishida's style (like in Tokyo Ghoul ^^).
The storytelling in this game is pretty neat; the plot is separated into tiny pieces of simple choices which leading to complete the big puzzle of manipulation, trauma, and repentance from guilty in each characters past/background. You even still manage to slip some comical monologues here to ease the tention xD
Wish upon your future projects :)
Oh this was so well done! The twists and turns and having the keep replaying to get to the truth was a great touch. Added a nice little bit of intrigue to proceedings =)
I was very impressed with how much depth there was to the game too, considering the minimalist style, I was really hooked on the feel of everything.
All in all a fantastic game, keep up the amazing work =)
Great job! I played a little bit for my channel. Congratulations, I'm super impressed by how little time it took you to make such a pretty, intricate game!
Perhaps you should have linked the commands walkthrough on this site since it's not clickable in the game.
Not everyone looks at the description though. If I had more time I'd code a link in the actual game
The presentation it's amazing, it was a bit hard but you've fixed it. So many outcomes! Good Job!
Beautiful, fitting art and atmospheric music and SFX. And, of course, a great and meaningful game. I found it challenging but it was satisfying gradually uncovering more information. Love ittt!!
Art is amazinggg. But game is a little bit hard (maybe I'm a little bit stupid lol) I also liked the story. However like I said it's a bit hard to solve the thing (you understand what I mean) and this wasn't what I expected but that doesn't mean the game is bad. I think you make awesome games!! Keep goin'
Thank you so much :D You're not stupid.. how can I make it easier?
I couldn't get the good ending. There are so many possibilities and I got bored trying to get the right one. But I think it's very kind of you to reply all of the comments, also whenever I see your art I'm like WOOOOAAAAAAH your art is awesome and your games too.
Really cool game! The hints and clues were smart and really interesting. I have been following you on youtube for a long time and always loved your art, but I didn't know you made games until yesterday! It's amazing! I love the overall mood in this game, and the art is simply gorgeous
A really beautiful game, the story makes you want more and more and it really fits the theme of powerless (the feeling of not being able to do more all at once) and I've been a fan of your art for a while so of course I loved that aspect. Pretty much of my favorite indie games rn I hope you do more in the future!
Needs to be a bit easier, or at least of commands you can type in.
I've updated it so that it explicitly says you are trying to defend the client + the help button comes sooner; not sure if I should outright say use 'this' 'that'. What else would you suggest?
Fascinating game, really loved the narrative. I wrote about it for Twocredits.co, article will be going up this Thursday @ 9AM ET.