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Euclid Geomorph

by Martin Vilcans - Compo Entry

First, if you really need a backstory for a fast-paced platformer:

Meet Euclid Geomorph, an ordinary geometric figure trying to get by in a stressful world. Some say he is square. Other know his rounded personality (he is an excellent jumper). Few know that he can be sharp and destructive. In this mood, he can smash and destroy anything not made of metal.

This day, Euclid is as usual blindly rushing forward in life. Little does he know that he is soon to find what he really has been looking for all this time: his heart.

Apart from that, there is only one control: Press space to jump (use touch on mobile). Keep it pressed to jump repeatedly (this makes the game remotely possible to complete!).

Gameplay video:

Update (version 0.3) on May 8th: On some devices, the game may become jerky and difficult to play. In this update I increased the maximum timestep, which may help. Try it out if you've had problems.

Downloads and Links




Crafting4U says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:14am

Love the music and nice, basic idea! It was fun as well. :D Graphics were 'meh', though.

thatguyarch says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 3:11am

I thought it was a very good game. The music was great, and it was very fun and well made. The idea of the game is simple, which makes it an easy game to pick up and play for a while. It's challenging enough to be interesting, but easy enough that you finish it before it gets stale. The base gameplay behind the game is nothing new, but the design is good enough to keep it from feeling like just a clone. Overall, it was a nice experience. If you ever update it with more levels, I would definitely like to try them out.

ignacioq says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 5:48am

Great Game! It's simple and funny! I love the way it changes, you apply very good the shapeshift mode on it!

fanatiko says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:22pm

Wow, I was hooked for a while. The "Attempt" splash kills the flow because it introduces a forced wait (and I got kill more than once trying to click through it). I think the first 1-2 seconds of the level should be empty to avoid the jumpdeath.

Pretty good entry no matter what :)

jorori95 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:51pm

Geometry Dash

Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:57pm

Well done as always. Quite fun and addictive. Reminds me a bit of the old game Trailblazer, but from a different point of view.

dreadzilla says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:57pm

A great game! I died a lot as would be expected. :) Nice music, quick to load and action packed!

knason says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 7:34pm

It took me like 38 attempt to make him round! then I died instantly, :-) on attempt 42 Euclid was a ball for like 3 sec then I died :-) addictive and lots of fun, but hard! Good job!

IvanFon says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:09pm

Fun game but pretty buggy on Android. Good job!

Joozey says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 9:31pm

Geometry Dash :) you got far. Seems like you fall off a bit too early? A lot of times when I feel like I can still jump it doesn't react and falls. Anyway, good job.

Apr 24, 2016 @ 8:44am

Hi all! Thanks for the feedback on the game. It was surprisingly hard to get the game to be synchronized with the music which may explain why there are timing issues on some platforms. I will see if I can make a fix for that. Maybe that would lose the synch between the graphics and music though.

May 8, 2016 @ 10:57am

I have now updated the game so the synchronization hopefully works better. Give it a try!

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