I think I just thought of a game that fits the theme, is not too ambitious, and can be quite fun.
The idea is to make a simple maze navigation game. You can traverse the maze alone, or you can get the help of some friends. Those friends give you some abilities, but they also 1- get in your way while you move, 2- reduce the time you have to solve the maze (eat your food!).
Ideally, I can make some levels where there is more than one way to solve it – going alone or ¨asking¨ for help.
I already defined the main types of obstacles (walls, pits, rocks and a few others) and the main types of friends, so I guess I can begin prototyping the game.
Not sure if I start now, while I´m excited, or I try to sleep
Someone else in a post below mentioned ¨hourly posts¨, that sounds like a good idea.