Merge and unmerge with allies to solve puzzles, platform and explore what lies beneath an ancient temple.  Are you clever enough to escape?


  • (7/8/21) : Level Select Added. Bug Fixes.


  • WASD to move.
  • Tab to switch between characters.
  • "F" to merge/unmerge characters (unlocked level 2).
  • Click to use elemental power.


  • If you get stuck, you can restart the game from the settings menu.

What is Project 2021?

Over the course of this year, I am trying to tell a story between all of my games. While you do not need to play any prior or following games to enjoy this, the lore does build. Can you piece together the story that is being told?

Canon Games (2021):

  1. Out Of Time
  2. Armor Of God
  3. Death Percent
  4. Rouge Royale
  5. A Name Is Earned
  6. Last Man Standing
  7. Joining Forces
  8. Second Son
  9. Death Percent 2
  10. Journey to Hell
  11. A Drunk Thief Returns
  12. From the Ashes

Canon Games (Post-Challenge):

  1. On Thin Ice
  2. Static Lifeline
  3. In The Walls
  4. Against All Odds 
  5. Back From The Brink
  6. You Picked The Wrong Castle
  7. Expedition of Extinction


  • The theme of this jam was 'Joined Together'. In this game, you can merge and separate with allies to solve puzzles and overcome different obstacles. Merge together to form new elements (plus gain new abilities) and work your way toward freedom.

Fun Facts

  • Three of the devs had an average of only 9 hours of sleep total during the 48 hours this jam ran for!


  • 10 levels to explore.
  • 7 Powers to wield.
  • 3 characters to play as.


*Made in 48 hours for the GMTK Jam 2021.*

PlatformsWindows, HTML5
Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
AuthorsIanGoGo, jaredmv
GenrePlatformer, Adventure, Puzzle
Made withDefold, Adobe Photoshop
Tags2D, Colorful, Game Maker's Toolkit Jam
Average sessionAbout a half-hour


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does this game connect into A Drunk Thief Returns?

Drunk Thief Returns World 2 Level 4 should answer your question


already played that level, so that's why i was asking!

{also i'll take that as a yes}


There are so many levels and puzzles are awesome thanks to the unique mechanics! I love the idea ;)


I like the idea and level desing, great game :D


This game has a lot of charm! I enjoy the silly art style and the music, plus the power-combination mechanic was really cool (it gives me Kirby 64 vibes, which is great).  I do wish there was more of a challenge aside from pairing up colors though (hazards, time limits, etc.). Also this game would probably be pretty difficult for people with colorblindness. Otherwise I think this game has a lot of potential!

I am glad you enjoyed it! I was kind of worried about the colorblind issue as well near the end once we had all of our art in place. We will definitely look into what we can do to accommodate for that since those people wouldn't be able to play it. Thanks for the suggestions!

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amazing and very creative game !! This idea should really be pushed further, and could even form a full release !

Thank you so much! I am glad you enjoyed it. We will definitely talk about future development!