Figured I’d try switching things up for fun. The problem I’ve always had with Slender is that I don’t find the Slender Man scary, at least not in the same way I find Michael Myers scary. Awesome game design though. So simple but effective.
Just an hour of playing around and hacking shit together. Gave me a few ideas. Lets say, the game slowly cycles through an array of rooms in a level. If you happen to be in a room when it comes up on the list, the killer spawns close by and attacks. He would attack at random so you’re never really safe. As you run, you leave an invisible trail of ‘bread crumbs’ for him to follow and chase you. until you are out of range. Certain nodes may be marked as ‘forks’ in the path and if he doesn’t see which way you go, you can loose him.
Certain areas may have a higher probability of attack, such as a room that looks like the Sawyer’s living room. Just thinking out loud (or with a keyboard) at this point. And yes, I have to set those RE1 style cameras up a little better.