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    Ludum Dare 22

    December 16th-19th 2011 :: Theme: Alone

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    Stinky Pete - cakemonitor - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    Stinky Pete is a game coded in Blitz3D (plus a little php) for the competition Ludum Dare 22.
    The other software I used is as follows:
    sfxr - sound effects
    Paint.NET - creating graphics and level files
    TuxGuitar - composing music
    ETNA - DLL which allows the game to connect the online high-score database

    It was created by Martin Cooke on behalf of Drytree Studios.
    I worked solo, created all the code and assets within 48 hours and have included the source.

    Enjoy :)

    * 'improved controls' version - several people reported problems controlling Stinky Pete so I added acceleration and deceleration to his movements. This is the _only_ change that I have made. It took fewer than 10 minutes to implement and as I had the original version submitted with nearly 2 hours to spare I don't consider it too significant a change... but it is a change that happened after the deadline so I offer it only as a secondary download link - the original version remains intact. Please judge whichever version you wish :)

    P.S. Merry Christmas everyone!

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    bach says ...
    Dec 19, 2011 @ 9:48pm

    Well done! Fun little game.

    Some comments/suggestions: Wish the controls were a bit more forgiving it feels very sticky. Also, having to click through the tutorials every time you have to restart the level gets tiring very quickly :)

    Sawtan says ...
    Dec 20, 2011 @ 7:22pm

    Great game w. good start tutorial and theme! Love the concept!

    ziomorti says ...
    Dec 21, 2011 @ 11:50pm

    This is an excellent game with clever level design, funny mechanics and a pretty neat bgm. The only things I would criticize are the bad controls and how you approached the theme. Still, high rating for me!

    Benjamin says ...
    Dec 24, 2011 @ 1:12am

    I like the 3D render of 2D platformer, nicely done. The gameplay is interesting, but the game is not that fun to play, I gave up as soon as first problems appears. Maybe beacause of the control

    Jack says ...
    Dec 25, 2011 @ 11:24pm

    fairly fun, but incredibly, incredibly frustrating xD eventually I gave up on the level where you have to fall with the critter and push it while in the air, because I did it and then forgot to make turn the stink off again so I pushed him in the lava >:( ragequitastic

    KevinZuhn says ...
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 4:57am

    I played with the improved controls. The movement does feel good, but I had a lot of trouble with collision (making it through small vertical gaps, and over corners mostly).

    The levels and challenges were well designed and interesting! I actually thought the theme was decently strong, since Pete couldn't get near anybody without almost killing them. I feel for the guy since he spends so much time saving people that dislike him. He's like a stinky Batman!

    I gave up on level seven or so, after finally getting through a gauntlet of tough puzzles only to fall in lava that was below the screen.

    Oxydam says ...
    Dec 28, 2011 @ 9:27pm

    Verry fun game with a good gameplay, but a little bit difficult at the end.

    Pierrec says ...
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 1:56pm

    Reminds me of Avalanche or Doodle Jump, but more sad. :)

    Pierrec says ...
    Dec 29, 2011 @ 2:17pm

    Oops...the last comment was about another game. this one is fantastic! Way better with the improved controls by the way, too bad it was after the compo.
    The only problem is that it is not very easy to play on a laptop with WASD+Space+mouse clicks. I would have prefer two keyboard buttons instead of the mouse.

    0x64 says ...
    Jan 9, 2012 @ 1:37pm

    cool little game, well fit to the theme, fun elements...

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