A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

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Submission to the UT Game Jam 2020 for theme "Something's Missing".

Won Best Design - Runner Up and Judges' Choice Award (Jose Guerra).

m0ther has been infected by a nefarious virus. With m0ther driven to madness, all systems are malfunctioning. Traverse the treacherous terrain of faulty hardware and combat defective antiviruses in this technology based platformer. 

Can you restore m0ther before she deletes you from existence?

PC Controls:

  • WASD or Arrow Keys - Movement
  • Space Bar - Jump 
  • Mouse - Weapon Aiming
  • Left Click - Shoot 
  • ESC - Pause Game
  • Hold Right Click - Energy Barrier

Important Mechanics:

  • Energy Barrier - Hold right click to activate your energy barrier! While active, allows you to block projectiles and phase through energy beams of the same color. Use Left Shift to swap colors of your barrier.
  • Energy Beams - An environmental obstacle, you'll take damage if you come in contact with one, but activate your energy barrier with the same color to phase through without a scratch!
  • Energy Gates - Some areas are only accessible through these gates. Search nearby for its corresponding heart core and fire at it to open the gate!
  • Electric Fields - Another environmental obstacle, watch your step around these! Coming in contact with an electric field will damage you!


Sean O'connor - Programming + Design
David Tang - Programming + Design 
Thuan Nguyen - Programming
Mindy Van - Art
Miki Lin - Audio + Design

Special thanks to our mentor Not Kevin for providing tons of advice on refining our code and game. 


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

m0therProgram1.4.zip 23 MB
m0therProgram1.4_Mac.zip 25 MB

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