A downloadable Daedalus life sim for Windows

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This is not a horror game about things that jump out and scare you. This is a horror game about feeling lost and being worried about dying instantly to what's around the next corner.

This game does not care about what came before or what comes after. There is only the labyrinth.

This game has enemies that you cannot beat, only outrun. They are slow, they aren't smart, but they are patient, they are many, and they are powerful. Some will be very obvious with their presence, and some will blend in almost perfectly with their surroundings. Make sure to save when you have breathing room.

Note: There is an ongoing bounty where the first person to have video evidence that they've beaten this game will get every public project I have made and will make for free. I must emphasize that you should not feel bad for trying and failing, as this game (and most of my other games) is meant to be a test against the hubris of humanity. The bounty has been claimed, but best of luck to those who still challenge the maze! Now that it's been claimed, I've brought back the "no monsters" version for those who'd prefer to climb without worry.

[Side note: this game engine (Smile Game Builder) is not very flexible so just ignore most of the menu (assessed through the Esc key) and use it only to save your progress. Also, during my first test my antivirus forced it closed to scan it, so if it does that just the once for you please don't send bug reports about that; it's pretty out of my hands. Also, there is no soundtrack; I was listening to this playlist during most of development and I recommend it.]

Purchase

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In order to download this Daedalus life sim you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $1 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Labyrinth of Wild Abyss v1.0.zip 54 MB
LoWA_NoMon v1.0.zip 54 MB

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This is absolutely the most hardcore maze game out there. There is literally nothing but your hubris and your impeding doom. This is a top tier puzzle game. People should be PLAYING this. 

Ha ha, thank you and I hope this means you're enjoying it!

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absolutely

The concept of the maze is so simple and the execution is so straightforward 

I've never seen another puzzle game that so plainly offers such a good challenge 

any chance of a mac version?

Sorry but no, there's no export option for the engine to do so.

aw darn

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looks cool, but I forgot that it was say Labyrinth and now I have got a headache (On the first level Omg)

Looks very cool  but when I try to launch it it says "this folder is not a SGB project folder. Please click "test play" from the editor to test play the game"

I just checked both versions and they're working fine. Are you opening the .exe file?

Yup

I got to the part of the maze with the texture that scrolls downward, which made me really dizzy/motion sick so I had to stop...maybe I can power through it, but are there any other scrolling walls like that one?

Oh yeah, there's a few like that. I might be able to put out something without that, though it'd take a little time to do.

ah, if you could that'd be great! Not sure how to get around it unless the textures didn't scroll at all, though, or would move very very slowly(like move down once every 10 seconds or so).

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It is done.
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Outstanding! What's your email or whatever preferred contact method for game keys?

Edit: Just curious, but about how long did you have to play for?

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animasuteru@gmail.com works for the email.

i probably played it for a solid 8 hours spread across 3 days, there was one time i was stuck on a floor for 40 solid minutes

what is sufficient proof for beating it?

I'd say some amount of video proof of going through floor 49 to 50, or some screenshots of several floors including the end of floor 50.

I just want something that shows that you did indeed play the game without any hacking.

How long is this

50 floors. Early floors are generally smaller than later ones, but there is a mix to help break things up.


Farthest I've heard anyone getting so far is Floor 19 before giving up.

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any way to know what floor im on

edit: nevermind, im on floor 21

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I wonder, is the bounty still on? I find it hard to believe that no one has beaten it yet...

It is, but I expect that people are still just trying out games in the bundle right now and not many are paying attention to how this has a bounty.

But yeah, haven't gotten an email or comment or tweet about it, so currently it's unclaimed.

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I love hubris I'm in

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my sincerest condolences

also, if that's really what you like, please check out my other games on here; mighty 99 specifically