December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain
Who stole christmasby StMatn - Jam Entry
We proudly present "Who stole christmas?"
In this game you play a minion who has the task to steal christmas presents for his master.
We wish you much fun, and a tr...merry christmas ;)
Mapeditor-manual is finally out! You can find it in my journal.
(If you want to see the ending, but the game is too hard/frustrating, let me tell you, that there is a cheat. To avoid spoilers here, a hint is included in my journal-entry, which I've posted right after the deadline. It has to be entered on the world-map-screen)
If the game doesn't start, please make sure, that:
-you have the proper working java runtime environment installed
-you have unpacked the archive (Windows lets you browse the archive, but the game isnt able to access the resources, when launched inside the zip)
OK...i've said it many times, but this time the builds should REALLY work on different systems. I tested the Java6-Version under a Java6-JRE and it didnt start a exception-storm in the console, so I believe it should work. Versions aren't operating system specific. If you run Java7 on your mac you can unse the Windows-Download and if you're using Java6 on Windows, the Mac-Download will work for you.
To check your version go to the console/terminal/cmd and type in "java -version" (and hit enter, of course;) ) it should print something like >>java version "1.x...<< where x is your version.
-Problem loading level-icon on Linux ->fixed (Linux is very pedantig about filenames)
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