December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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Captain Evil's Quest for Questionable Morals

by Jcorp - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Ooooooooh boy, this was awesome. I managed (in what time I had, technically only had 24 hours because of my job ;)) to make a platformer with preeettyy tight physics, alongside enemy types and damage upgrades.

The idea is to go through the levels (always going right :P), picking up health and damage bonuses until you get to the "Justice Computer", which you have to destroy.

I will admit this here and now that the menu screens are damn ugly, and the ending could use some work, but all in all I feel it went very, VERY well.

Space to jump
A to go left
D to go right
Shift to shoot
Control to drop bombs

You can jump off of walls when next to them, and can move in the air.

You CAN just run through the levels not killing anything, but you get a score at the end with how many guys you blew up.

As always, apologies for the programmer art, but this time it looks FAR better than any time before. Getting better, methinks ;)

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angela says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:22pm

I like the double jumping to get up walls. I'm not left handed though, so it would have been great to be able to use shift and control on the right side of the keyboard. Great art style.

Dec 19, 2012 @ 2:05am

Great work with the feel of movement in the game. The controls/platforming mechanics felt pretty solid.

I would've liked to be able to move with the arrow keys though, and use my left hand for shooting. Also, some of the enemies seemed to take a little too long to kill before I found the bottles. I also managed to jump off the world and fall endlessly, so I didn't get to the ending. Small gripes.

TehSkull says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 4:48am

I'd love to play this game, but I wouldn't love to gunk up my computer by installing a bunch of XNA games. If you could offer a No Install version, that would be 100% fantastic.

naufr4g0 says ...
Dec 25, 2012 @ 6:32pm

I think wall jump is a good feature in your game and the simple mechanics work fine overall. Anyway I doesn't like controls. A single player game, that doesn't use mouse, should have a 2-handed control.

tompudding says ...
Jan 7, 2013 @ 10:10pm

Really nice mechanics, particularly the wall jump. My gun felt too feeble at first though.

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