Singled Out (GMTK Jam 2019)
A quick-fire identification game. With a sniper rifle.
How to Play:
- Shoot the GALACTIC SUPERCRIMINAL before time runs out.
- Identify the supercriminal using the 3 descriptions provided.
- ONLY ONE person in the crowd has all 3 traits. Don't shoot the wrong one!
Full version now available on itch.io and Steam! With added leaderboards, achievements, a new challenge mode, a buttload of polish and more!
Thank you to everyone who rated Singled Out for GMTK game jam. The game ended up ranking #30 in Design and #88 Overall out of 2,600 entries! And it was hand-picked by Mark Brown for the Top 20!! Wow!!
Updated version 1.1 downloads are available below, including Android and standalone Windows builds.
If you are reviewing the original jam entry, please make sure you play the web player version embedded at the top of this page. (The version number is only displayed on the title screen in later updated versions, so if you see it then you're playing a newer version.)
|Platforms||Windows, Android, HTML5|
|Release date||Aug 04, 2019|
|Tags||2D, Arcade, Difficult, Funny, Game Maker's Toolkit Jam, High Score, Score Attack, Singleplayer|
|Average session||A few seconds|
|Links||Homepage, Steam, Twitter, Patreon|
Click download now to get access to the following files:
- Full version now available!Sep 01, 2020
- Out now on Steam!Sep 04, 2019
- Steam release dateAug 31, 2019
- GMTK jam Top 20! Coming to Steam!Aug 23, 2019
- GMTK Jam ratings are in!Aug 13, 2019
- Version 1.1 previewAug 08, 2019
- GMTK Jam - finished!Aug 04, 2019
- GMTK Jam - over halfwayAug 04, 2019
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The sound effects made this game.
Lods of Fun love the sound effects really adds a nice retro feel keep it up
Thank you! I'm glad you had fun with it :)
Nice game, i loved, pretty simple and fun. Keep up the good work!
Thank you for sharing it.
I made a video in Spanish.
Thanks so much for the video! I watched it with auto-translated subtitles. I love your technique of naming the faces... "Mysterious Sad Robot" XD
Glad you enjoyed the game!
So I killed the target and passed the level, but there was another bystander who had the exact features of the target (on the right).
Hey, thanks for the feedback! The problem here was that the face on the right is actually a 'wide oval' shaped face, whereas the target is a perfect circle. So the game code considers them to be different shapes, but at a glance they look very similar. Sorry about that!
This issue has actually been rectified in the newer version (which is available only on Steam for now: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1144150/Singled_Out/). The wide oval face shape has been replaced with a different shape with more of a chin and eyebrows.
Unfortunately not. I use a few plugins which I can't share as it's against the T&Cs of the license. I don't really have time to clean up a version without those plugins for release I'm afraid.
Very, very nice! :) 7,7k
Thanks Trejdi! Is that your high score? Pretty good!
Really nice game! I really liked the concept of this and the retro vibe. I got to level 19 when I played this. This has a lot of potential and would be so much fun to compare scores with friends or online. Overall a very fun game :D
I don't know if you've heard of Game Development World Championship before (gdwc2019) but it's a competition for indie game developers where they can submit their games and it's free! It's great if you want some more visibility for the game and it only takes a couple of minutes to join :)
Hey, Singled Out made it on my GMTK Game Jam 2019 Best Of video:Keep up the great work!
Thank for sharing! Loved the video 😊
Fun game! I played it quite a few times and managed a highscore of 5811 by level 14. An obvious addition would be a highscore list, but I suspect you ran out of time.
Good score! Yeah... Well, I didn't even attempt it because I knew it would take a while haha. I'm hoping to take the game further after my current projects though!
It's a very fun and well executed game, I think this has quite some potential to grow into something past a jam game. Nice!
Thank you! I'd love to take it further. 😊
Really cool, Matt. Very nicely done. Love the sound too.
Thank you! 😀 I'm happy with the sound too. I added the chuckle when the target is revealed really late in the jam and made myself laugh too 😂
Really fun game! Your idea was somewhat similar to mine (spotting an outlier in a crowd), but our games still ended up being pretty different. I love all of the crazy designs for the faces, and the game feels super polished overall. Good job!
Thanks so much! I'll be sure to check out your game. It's always fun to see different takes on a similar idea. 😊
Nicely done. I think we have similar style in games design. I will check out your other games. As an update make a save system that makes the player input their initials for high scores.
Thank you! I'd like to add something like that. It was a bit too much work for the jam.
Good job. First levels were hard for me.
Thank you for playing and for the feedback! I still have yet to implement any difficulty ramping. I'll try to get that done before the deadline today :D