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…Left 4k Dead is an impressively small zombie shooter?

Left 4k Dead

Left 4k Dead is probably the best use of 4kb of Java code that I’ve ever seen!

The game is based on Valve’s Left 4 Dead, and plays surprisingly well for how small it is. You play as a small dot with a gun and a flashlight that must escape from an onslaught of zombies that are trying to kill you using only your wits (and your gun).

WASD keys move you around, and the mouse aims the flashlight and the gun, so the controls are rather intuitive. Plus, just like in the real game, the zombies and the powerups are randomly located inside of each level, so every time you play it’s a different game. The similarities between Left 4k Dead and Left 4 Dead don’t end there though, as you can still shoot after running out of ammo, only at half speed to simulate the pistols in the real game, and there are different types of zombies that all react differently to your presence as you walk around.

Beating a level means the game gets harder, but you also get more points for each zombie, so it’s a trade, and the goal for each level is to find the safe room which is outlined in red, so it’s a test of your survival skills as well as your shooting skills.

Are you ready?

[Left 4k Dead]

…It’s TGI Friday: Dangeresque Roomiside 1: Behind The Dangerdesque?


Dangeresque Roomisode 1: Behind the Dangerdesque is an old-school adventure game from Videlectrix that puts you in charge of Dangeresque, the detective alter-ego of Strong Bad from HomestarRunner.com.

The goal is to solve the unsolved murder case that Dangeresque said he solved months ago without leaving the room, because otherwise the chief will catch on to Dangeresque’s plan and throw him in jail. To reach that goal, you must WASD your way around the room and click on any objects of interest to talk to, look at, or use them towards the goal of solving three different missions as outlined in the case file.

As with anything Strong Bad, half the fun is just reading the words that come out of his mouth, and this game doesn’t disappoint, so though it might be a little on the short side, you’ll definitely get your money’s worth.

[Dangeresque Roomisode 1: Behind the Dangerdesque]

[Via: Jay is Games]