[Arrow Keys] to move.
[Z] to Jump. You can double jump once for each ghost you have following you around.
Hold [X] and pick a direction to shoot a ghost, like a slingshot.

Ghosth is a puzzle platformer in which you have the ability to attract ghosts. After getting stuck in a ghost house, your goal is to escape by manipulating the ghosts in your favor. However, they have a tendency to follow you around everywhere and can be very annoying in large groups.

Made for Ludum Dare #40  Jam.

Published Dec 05, 2017
Tagsghosts, halloween, Ludum Dare 40, Pixel Art, Puzzle-Platformer
LinksLudum Dare

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fuck crowno, you are the master!! xD
stunning work as aways!

Fantastic game with a beautiful style. One complaint/feedback: I messed up my first slingshot in the tutorial and couldn't access another ghost :( It might also be worth considering putting the ghost jump mechanic on a separate key to jump as I also accidentally used my ghost numerous times and had to backtrack to get a new one which was a little frustrating. Overall I loved it though!

Really enjoyed this one. Aesthetic was nice, game play was interesting, and it had an cool mechanic. It's a fun experience playing a platformer with a mechanic that I never really saw before. Good job!


Wow, really nice graphics, audio and the gameplay is cool. I was a little confused at first but I soon got the hang of it.

Thanks devs



Cool little game! The only issue I had was sometimes the hitbox for the character seemed a bit big when I got hit by some obstacles. But other than that great job! Fantastic pixel art as always!

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The player hitbox ended up being larger than it should unfortunately, something that I've overlooked after implementing the graphics. I'm working on fixing that along with other issues and I plan to upload a newer (and better!) version once this Ludum Dare ends.
Thanks a lot for playing it, I'm glad you enjoyed it!