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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PlatformsWindows, macOS, HTML5
Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars
(22 total ratings)
AuthorSharped Stone Studios
Made withFL Studio, Unity, Aseprite
Tags2D, Arcade, Aseprite, Cute, Global Game Jam, Pixel Art, pla, Short, Singleplayer, Unity
Average sessionA few seconds
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller


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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 :)