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Beat Henshin

by igrir - Compo Entry

Want to save the world? Wait! You have to transform first! Pose heroically in time with the rhythm.


How to play:
1. Tap or Click on Yellow mark. DON'T TAP THE GREY MARKER!

Code: Unity
Art: Inkscape
Sound: Garage Band

p.s: This game also intended for people who want to learn upbeat
p.p.s: This is my first compo! Woohoo!

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Lancelot Gao says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:26am

The graphics are beautiful. Great work!

Idkfawin32 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:43am

That was really really really entertaining trying to figure out how to stay on beat. Had a desire to play it all the way through and I did. I would call that a success on your part! Good job

sirtetris says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:48am

Not sure how to play this on Linux. Here's what I did:
1. download
2. run ./BeatHenshin.x86
which resultet in:
error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

igrir says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:03am

@lancelot gao: thanks! Actually it's a stickman with face :p

@Idkfawin32: oh Awesome! Cool that you can 'beat' the game. Hehe

@sirtetris: I haven't try on Linux as well. Thanks for the report! I'll try to investigate it

sirtetris says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:43pm

loved the library problem, got it to run, but the display is kind of gliched

Marsouin says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 2:20pm

Cool game !

igrir says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:45am

@sirtetris: great! What's your distro btw?
@Marsouin: thanks! Glad you like it :D

Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:05am

Great stuff! Very hard for someone with no rhythm like me, but I guess that should be expected! The game has a great sense of humor to it. Some more detailed instructions would've been nice though. Congrats on your first compo!

cakeknuckles says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:11am

the character and poses were really cute, but i wish there was some music to dance along to!

Croze says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:11am

Not really sure what the point of the game was, but I liked the graphics. I just sorta pressed spacebar and got 1 word feedback and a dance motion.

Apr 21, 2016 @ 1:23pm

As someone who's used to Rhythm games, I found this really out of time- or perhaps I couldn't figure out how to really play the game? It's cute graphics-wise though.

Freank says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 2:01pm

Hi, nice game ! We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #35.
Can you add your game on ? It's like itch or gjolt.
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description

Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:36pm

Fun game, interesting concept, and a little humor to take the cake!

Kuality Games says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 10:04pm

Did not quite understand the goal of the game, even though I was tapping the yellow ones, the grey ones still popped up. Pressing the grey ones didn't punish me either. Still cute though, I like beat games. Maybe there's just some more explanation needed.

Belroth says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 11:03pm

I really enjoyed it

Ken Ichi says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 8:57pm

Love rhythm games ;p~

It's a bit dificult to stay on rhythm without feedback (like lights flashing or something like that). If you implement a strumbar it should be more easier to predict the exact time to press the button

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