Created for #bacongamejam theme "Lights Out"
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Dark Arena by John Watson

This game was created in 48 hours for around the theme "Lights Out" the weekend of June 7th, 2013.

It's dark and you are alone against a horde of VERY ANGRY things. Explore to find five different weapon types including the mighty auto-shotgun. Find candles to temporarily light up the darkness. Survive as long as you can.

  • There are five different weapon types
  • Conserve your ammo and switch weapons carefully
  • Find candles to increase visibility
  • Difficulty increases over time
  • Can run through stunned monsters

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How to play

  • "W" to move forward
  • "S" to move backward
  • Mouse to aim and shoot


The game was written in Haxe with the HaxeFlixel library. To build it:

  • Install Haxe+NME
  • Install HaxeFlixel by running: haxelib install flixel
  • Then build and run the game with: nme test flash