A downloadable game for Windows

Year 3021. What the elders used to call Reality is now just a vague remembrance.  Mankind has survived by importing every single conscious spirit into layers of quantum based virtual spaces. But men's pets have evolved into nasty ghoulish capsules and they are now preparing for the Great Invasion of the Layers. You've been sent to Layer 1 in order to clean their colonies , reach the Capital and stop the spread of these anomalies. 

"Panic on Layer1" is a fast-paced FPS in which you will have to  violently destroy colonies one after another, in order to reach Capstule Town and save what's left of humanity.

Features :

  • Blow up entire levels and crush your enemies in the fragments
  • Earn money by making stylish multi-kills and unolck new weapons 
  • Discover procedurally generated colonies that will evolve at each playthrough
  • Use  your jetpack or double jump ability to climb to the top of the cities

Please note that the game is a prototype and may still contain some bugs. Please report bugs at paniconlayer1@gmail.com.  I'll also be glad to hear any suggestion for new features & improvements. 

Cheatcodes available on request.


Please edit controls through in-game menu rather than using that configuration window taht appears when launching the game


Updated 18 days ago
Published 29 days ago
GenreShooter, Survival
Made withUnity
Tagscartoon, Destruction, Explosions, Fast-Paced, FPS, Physics, Sci-fi, Singleplayer, Unity
LicenseMIT License
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
AccessibilityConfigurable controls

Install instructions

Unzip folder and launch "PanicOnLayer1.exe".


PanicOnLayer1-v1.1.0.zip 162 MB

Development log


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Nice little game. We gave it a go.

A note for other Youtubers: turn off the music,you will get a copyright claim!

Thanks for trying the game !


Waaaaaay better with reduced recoil!

Very nice video  thanks for giving the game a go! I see you made a fair amount of money, sounds like you did great :)


Pretty cool game, once I remapped the controls it all handled well.  Sometimes it felt like ammo crates weren't appearing at all, which I had to opt out and just restart sometimes because of it.  I like the different mechanics, adding a jetpack, grenades, etc.  It would be nice to have those from the beginning, just because the game is hard, so it's hard just to get to those mechanics, and I'm sure I haven't even seen them all.  But this was fun, thanks for contacting me!

This is a great playthrough, thank you for trying ! Love the thumbnail too :) Quick tip, you can climb obstacles by double jumping in order to get the crates falling on top of them. Cheers!

(1 edit)

First update for "Panic On Layer 1" has just been released !

- Weapon recoil slightly decreased

- Player speed increased

- Added hidden secrets & clues

- Added new tracks & button to change music

- Added confirmation for respawning at current colony

- Buying a new weapon now grant some ammo

- Fixed screen updating when buying items

- Fixed bugs related to volume control & reload sound

- Minor UI changes

Many thanks to all the people who provided feedback that let me improve the game. I'd be glad to have new feedback regarding bug reports & ideas for gameplay improvement.

Hey! Nice job, it looks interesting but a bug kept me from having a enjoyable experience.

-The Horizontal negative(-) axis and Vertical negative(-) axis default to 'q' and 'z' and don't update in-game if you change them from the configuration dialog.

Also, that footstep sound is annoying :p


Hi ! Thank you for trying the game. 

Did you try modifying the inputs in the "Controls" section inside the game menu, rather than in the start window ? This should normally work - please let me know.

Also I'll do something about the footsteps :)

Completely missed the 'Controls' button! xD I thought if the configuration dialog wasn't fixing the problem, it must've been a bug. It's working now!