Be a Supporter!

Credits & Info

Uploaded
Dec 17, 2013 | 4:53 PM EST

If you liked this, check these out!


Plenty more like this here!


Medals

Log in to save your medals! Don't have an account? Create one for free!

Crippled 25 Points Reach the end with the Crippled disability.
Illiterate 50 Points Reach the end with the Illiterate disability.
Nearly Blind 100 Points Reach the end with the Nearly Blind disability.
Spastic 100 Points Reach the end with the Spastic disability.
Tah-Dah! Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!

Author Comments

Made in 72 hours for the Ludum Dare Jam:
http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-28/?action=preview&uid=3043

---

You Are Disabled is a platformer where your character is plagued with a random disability at birth, seen as inferior by humanity and discarded underground. Your character must cope with his/her disability while trying to escape the underground prison.

Each disability brings something somewhat unique to your playthrough.

DISABILITIES:

Crippled
Nearly Blind
Spastic
Illiterate

CONTROLS:

Space/Z = Jump
Arrow Keys/WASD = Move
Down/S = Talk and Read

---

UPDATE - V1.1:
Thanks for all the plays and feedback. I'm very happy with the reception this game has gotten. This game seems to have resonated with a lot of you, and that's very cool.

I realize that many of you are getting frustrated with the game, but that's the point. Many people who are disabled in real life do get frustrated. Life isn't always fair, and I wanted to try and portray that in this little game.

Changes:

- Added a way to restart with a different disability from the first room
- Made it so you respawn on the side of the room you came from
- Got rid of unintended annoyances while playing Spastic
- Added an indication right before a tic when playing Spastic
- Made lava bubble hitbox a little smaller
- Shameless self promotion links when clicking "A Game By Cory Martin"
- Fixed a typo
- Other minor tweaks
- Secret

---

BACKGROUND INFO:

i had a couple more disabilities planned and their systems in place (scared of socialization, armless) but I couldn't work them in the actual levels in time.

On the second day of Ludum Dare, I wasn't really happy at all with how the game was turning out; it was devoid of character and the level design was haphazard. I decided to take another day and try and fix it up the best I could and submit it in time for the 72 hour jam instead. After not sleeping and spending the whole day introducing new mechanics, designing levels, adding in all the dialog and thematic elements and other miscellaneous things, I think I turned it into a decent game.

The game is potentially very unfair, especially with certain disabilities, but I think that fits the message of the game well.

Reviews


BBaaTTuuHHaaNNBBaaTTuuHHaaNN

Rated 4 / 5 stars

I was about to go crazy in nearly blind especially last part and I don't spend a lot of effort in spastic except last part too :)

Good game !



ZtheDargonZtheDargon

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I hate spastic!!!btw great game!



julian724julian724

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

its a good game but illiterate has no real twist and crippled is not even a game. you win by pressing two buttons with crippled! though it is a fun game


Kcori responds:

Crawling simulator


brazilianplayer12345brazilianplayer12345

Rated 5 / 5 stars

there is a secret ending :o



xXashurahXxxXashurahXx

Rated 3 / 5 stars

The game was mildly amusing, the disablities are a odd perk that actually feels like it's kinda poking fun at itself, simple platforming mechanics with a twist, not bad...