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August 19th-22nd 2011 :: Theme: Escape
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Escape from Hell - Soggyclog - Jam Entry

Escape from Hell is a physics platformer where you must make use of boxes stuffed with tortured souls to make your way to freedom.

It is Windows only. No installer. Made with Scirra Construct.

I entered it in the jam because I went over the comp time a bit. There is still a lot I planned to add but I'm burnt out :) Would have been nice to have time to think of harder puzzles. Oh well, maybe someday I'll add to it.

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Ratings

#4Graphics(Jam)4.50
#16Overall(Jam)3.29
#29Fun(Jam)2.64
#31Innovation(Jam)2.79
#38Audio(Jam)2.50
#43Humor(Jam)2.00
#57Theme(Jam)2.50
#151Community2.91
#246Coolness2%

Comments

cr says ...
Aug 22, 2011 @ 11:43am

Nice graphics, makes a pretty good platformer.

Only thing I would say is the controls are slightly counter-intuitive.

Rudy says ...
Aug 22, 2011 @ 4:08pm

Pretty hard one as controls are a bit clunky. The art is nice! Physics are cool, if a bit too buggy.

jplur says ...
Aug 23, 2011 @ 12:43am

very great pixel art, and love the background. I agree, the control was a little tricky, and the puzzles seemed to be about mastering the controls.

tgijsola says ...
Aug 23, 2011 @ 5:26pm

Excellent pixel art!

lartens says ...
Aug 25, 2011 @ 10:23am

I really like this game, it reminded of the amiga days, my friend had a game called the apprentice i think, i'm a bit fuzzy on the game play, i think it was with a wizard that jumped around grabbing boxes. Anyway, very cool art style, cute sounds,though i also found the controls to be counter intuitive which was a struggle, maybe even half the challenge, if it was a longer game then i would of gotten frustrated and want the buttons switched around, but for this it just made it part of the games challenge.
overall its really good, though right near the end i thought i was gonna lose a box, it went straight up very fast past the ceiling,but it came down again a few seconds later :)

Aug 25, 2011 @ 5:29pm

The graphics look very impressive! I didn't play very far because of the slippery controls, but I like the idea and setting.

Soggyclog says ...
Aug 25, 2011 @ 9:45pm

Thanks a lot for checking it out guys :) And for the great feedback about the crappy controls. This is the first game I've ever released to the public and it's been really educational. I'll definitely devote a lot more time to the controls from now on!

DecsterB says ...
Aug 26, 2011 @ 1:23pm

The physics puzzlin' is a bit fiddly but overall I enjoyed your game a lot.

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