April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism

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Limbo Dare

by Matt Hartley - 48 Hour Compo Entry

There is a web applet and a runnable jar, on mac the applet might only work in safari. Halfway through I thought this game wasn't good enough and I posted saying that I was going to start again, but I kept working on this one and I'm glad I did, I'm quite happy with the result even if it's a bit short. Enjoy!

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Yezu says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:44am

Difficult, but nice :)

Nanolotl says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:10am

Interesting, but the lack of checkpoints was a little annoying.

Aksami0 says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 2:03pm

Nice game.

voidstar69 says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:38pm

A lovely Ludum Dare adaptation of the classic Limbo for PC and PS3! :-)

rujo says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:24pm

very simple but i like the style

SpaceStudios says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:24pm

Pretty cool, it's somewhat difficult and it stuttered quite a bit on this PC (I'm at school though so that might be an issue with the overall quality of these PCs).

May 1, 2013 @ 12:53am

A good game, however it did lack some important things like checkpoints or a respawn key. It could also be better if it had a background music.

May 1, 2013 @ 1:56am

Man I wish there were checkpoints!! Otherwise not a bad representation of the famous Limbo for 48 hrs of work :)

Misfit says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 4:26pm

Nice Limbo feeling. Good job!

acro says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 4:01pm

Having told a friend about the 'minimalism' theme, the first thing he thought of was "something like Limbo's art style", so when I saw this I had to give it a shot!
Technically good, with a good amount of graphics and mechanics for the 48hrs, but are you kidding me with that spike pit with the tiny ledges? Is it possible to get past that? Very frustrating!

May 4, 2013 @ 5:06am

Cool and simple game. The jumping in this game was better than most platformers on this site, making that precision jumping part much less frustrating than it would be otherwise. Well don on that. Checkpoints would be nice though, but it's short enough that they weren't too sorely missed.

dotteri says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 3:19pm

Nice game. Well done. It's annoying repeat the level when you are dead but it's ok the game.

May 4, 2013 @ 8:42pm

Nice Game. I miss the checkpoints. Good Work!

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