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May 1, 2013
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Use Arrow Keys or WASD to move, jump and advance text. you can also use Enter to start the game in main menu and advance text. Press M to mute/unmute.

Persist is my entry for Ludum Dare 26 game jam with the theme Minimalism, developed in under 48 hours. It's a small story about a spirit, who is trying to reach a mysterious Goddess to ask for forgiveness for his past sins, but the Goddess really resents him and is trying her hardest to keep the spirit from reaching her, stealing his body parts and various skills with them.

Can you redeem your soul and reach salvation? Or are you doomed to lose all hope, and your whole existence, in the Goddess' deep and dark dungeons?

Check the game's Ludum Dare Page:…
Some release afterthoughts and background about the game's creation:…

Also available on:
Newgrounds (with a medal!):…

You can now also get the game for your android device, free!…
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Oreko-was-here Featured By Owner 4 days ago
What did the sprite do? good game by the way.
solcastle Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I played this game on newgrounds before and boy did I have fun with this game. Short and simple. Though I actually ended up rage quitting when my whole body was taken away. (It's a good concept though, losing your body and making it hard to jump and swim. You're just a head that moves left and right because of it which ups the difficulty level.) I'd totally revisit this again sometime.
BlackNekoBit Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I play this game on my android and it was amazing
Great job
Pinkclash Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Student General Artist
this is a beautiful game. So well done. An amazing story line for such a short game.
Bravo :heart:
wightkingofblades Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014
unexpectantly imotional...loved it good job.
Cielodemar Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I finished it :dance:
What a beautiful moral have this game :D
NerinaBlackfire Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nice game...if i were better in jump and run games, i would love it^^; but for a beginner, it should have some savepoints...
MoochieBumm Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What is Ludum? I have AGS, and I was just wondering because contests get me motivated. lol
AdventureIslands Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
It's a big game jam held 3 times a year, check out the rules page:
MoochieBumm Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :D It seems awesome. :)
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