If you liked this prototype, you will love the Demo of the full game!

Hermit the lone sluggish caterpillar of the Sea is looking for a new home, if only it weren't for those annoying sea creatures. Help hermit defend his home using the power of shells.

Left/Right Arrow - left Joystick (XBox): Move Hermit
Up Arrow - Y-Button (XBox): exit/enter shell
E- X-Button (XBox): activate shell ability
Space- A-Button (XBox): jump
Down Arrow- B-Button (XBox): use shell as a shelter

There are 2 types of shells with 2 different abilities, use them wisely.

This game was made during the Global Game Jam 2019 in Geneva.

Additional Credits: Pierrick Oggier (Audio)

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Hermit_Windows.zip 23 MB
Hermit_Mac.zip 23 MB

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Great idea. But harder than Michael Jackson in a kindergarten. :-)


Fun game!


This is really neat! The mechanic of shooting/dashing with your shell works great and the controls of the game are really precise


I loved it!


What fuck


Wow! This is great, I would have LOVED being able to play this as a kid back in the 90's! 

Let us know your high score :D


210 at the moment...

nice, keep it up :D


340 :)