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Owlman

by Tygrak - Compo Entry

A 2D Platformer.

You play as a owl wizard or something who can shapeshift between his human form and owl form. The owlman is trapped in a dark dungeon full of traps so you need to get him outta there!

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Ratings

#537Fun3.00
#581Audio2.20
#593Mood2.73
#673Graphics2.63
#685Overall2.94
#715Theme2.94
#862Innovation2.31
#1902Coolness28%

Comments

jollyserpent says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 9:39am

Good job! I love when platformers have double- and triple-jumps, which makes very fluid aerial movement. Level 6 reminded me of a certain challenge room in VVVVVV :D

arhpositive says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:02am

I've played through 17 levels. It was a solid experience. Both forms have advantages and disadvantages and it was great to discover these. Graphics lack in resolution, but I guess this was intended.

Anyway, enjoyed the game. Solid entry!

Souperstrawer says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:10am

I enjoyed playing this. At later levels i discovered that i can simply teleport through walls and that made the game too simple. It seemed that some levels were designed just for one of the two forms.

Tygrak says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:30am

Yep teleporting through walls is the biggest bug there is :D. But of course it is totally a feature... for speedrunners or something :D.

Apr 18, 2016 @ 10:40am

Good Game and Idea
Graphics looks a little bit unsharp.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:31pm

I admit I'm not too good at platformers... but I found it very difficult to control the owl form.
Also the graphics look blurry; it's a shame, I think it would look pretty good otherwise.
Cheers,
Matei (BananaHammers Team)

Fabraz says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 7:16pm

Hot tip: Use a different filtering on the sprites. Like point or nearest neighbor, like this your assets remain sharp when scaled up.

The triple jump is pretty satisfying, good job!

Geckoo1337 says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 3:51pm

Interesting project. I could be better with another aesthetic. Well done ++

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