A downloadable game

Mystic Mayas is a 2D flying side-scrolling game inspired by the 1982 arcade game, Moon Patrol and the artistic style of Leonora Carrington’s The Magic World of the Mayas. The player finds themselves inside a nightmarish world with hellish landscapes and demonic monsters. Will they go face to face with their demons or run?

Special Thanks to Ben Drury, Tony Parmenter & Steve Halliwell


Programming, Game Design &  Artwork by Seychelle Atkinson

Main Song - Gothic Heart by GameKrazzyProductions

Title & HUD Font - Dark Crystal by Dennis Ludlow

Credits & How-To-Play Fonts - October Crow by by Chad Savage  

This was a solo student project as part of my game development degree at SAE Qantm

Install instructions

How To Install

Download > Unzip > Play!

Not recommended to auto full-screen this application


Mystic Mayas.zip 23 MB

Development log


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Looks and sounds beautiful with consistent style. 

I had an issue with tiling probably due to auto-fullscreening to my ultrawide aspect monitor.  I suggest allowing launcher and locking allowed aspects to the stuff you worked with in Unity editor.

Took me a while to realise I had to press right to run and that I could fire and so I struggled a bit haha, not sure if that's what you're going for or if you had hoped everyone had played Mood Patrol.  I know it's easy to forget that stuff on those super-short projects.

My only real gripe is with the itch page: I would like to see credits for the audio and font authors and not just the website that you accessed them.

Would love to play more when I have time because the art style is so creepy and intriguing. I just imagine a boss battle or something popping up under the right conditions, Lylat Wars-style.  <3

Thanks so much Joshua for the feedback, I've updated the build with some adjustments :) Unfortunately I ran out of time to add more game play but someday I'd love to add in a few more levels and definitely a boss battle!

Very much looking forward to your future work too Sey ;)