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Grab a Jetpack or You Will Die

by FenrisWolf - Competition Entry

Here's a little game I came up with. I've been quite busy this weekend so I didn't have too much time to dedicate to it, but I still think its a fun, nifty little thing. Have fun!

--Fenris

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Ratings

#68Audio3.00
#155Humor2.40
#175Innovation2.71
#188Fun2.43
#210Theme2.29
#236Overall2.29
#243Coolness0%
#252Community1.80
#261Graphics2.00

Comments

DrPetter says ...
May 2, 2011 @ 11:02am

Dropbox link won't let me download. Says I need to log in.

FenrisWolf says ...
May 3, 2011 @ 9:27pm

Thanks for pointing that out! It's been fixed.

rgbDreamer says ...
May 5, 2011 @ 9:56am

Crashes because it's missing alleg42.dll, which can be found here until Fenris fixes it. http://jadendreamer.wordpress.com/2008/03/18/alleg42dll/

rgbDreamer says ...
May 5, 2011 @ 10:01am

Still crashed often for me (the program, though I also crashed often). I like the spikes following you. Good music, too. Nothing very original.

May 5, 2011 @ 11:41pm

I seem to lack the technical ability to make this run. :(

Endurion says ...
May 8, 2011 @ 7:08am

Could be a neat little game if the controls were somewhat worked on. It's hard to land on a platform again if you can't control left/right at all.

SonnyBone says ...
May 12, 2011 @ 5:46pm

Won't run for me, either. Same DLL error as above.

TellusE says ...
May 19, 2011 @ 11:50pm

Seems fixed at this point.

The basics of the gameplay has a great touch to it, slingshotting upwards whilst conserving fuel the best way possible. Apart from the somewhat bland graphics I guess I really only missed a little slower gameplay. I rarely got more than 3 jumps through because the game simply started speeding up faster than I could follow it :D

Petzi says ...
May 21, 2011 @ 12:55pm

It's a very good concept, but it seems to be glitched. After I landed on a platform and tried to fling the guy, he often activated the jetpack and started flying vertically. It could have been either the game or my mouse, and my mouse has a history of giving me trouble, so maybe it isn't your fault at all. Either way, it was fun. Could definitely be expanded into a more fully-developed game.

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