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

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by San - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Second Ludum Dare i do, and pretty happy of my choice of using GameMaker for this one. I've lost so much time last LD because of my poor coding skills.

So now, the theme Minimalism, the game Line. To be simple, this is my inspiration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skb2gKR7rOk a TV show i used to watch when i was young. I mix it with minimal gameplay (kind of 1D gameplay) and what get out of this is a One Button game called Line.

At title screen use arrows to choose between start and quit and enter to confim, in game, use space to change upside down and avoid obstacles. Speed progressively increase to the infinite and when you hit an obstacles, you go to the score screen. Simply Minimalistic. And yeah, the sounds are boring :D

Hop you'll enjoy.

My GF is credited for her support during this week end.

EDIT: I've had a html5 version very buggy and with less features.

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stigmawall says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 3:10pm

Ohhh sounds like a great game.

beshr says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 3:29pm

I'm trying to download the game on my Mac but your link on Google Drive seems to be linking to the content of Line.app (Contents, etc..). I had to add the file to my Google Drive to be able to download it.

Great game though :)

San says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 3:40pm

Mac link is fixed, thanks guys

Apr 28, 2013 @ 6:31pm

It seems like I can't quit in the regular way (Windows version). Still a pretty nice game!

San says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 8:48pm

Yeah, I know this, will try to fix it asap. You can still quit the game from the main menu.

Xaychru04 says ...
Apr 28, 2013 @ 8:51pm

Great game, I love this line monochrome artsyle :D

Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:20am

Great! Lovely use of theme.

Cyboot says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:25am

Nice game!

it's funny I played/judged a similar game just before.
I liked the music on the other game more but your graphics are way cooler.
I love the concept that everything is connected line.

Good job! :)

Logun says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:30am

Sounds are stupidly funny :D I loved them.
Sadly, the background changing color hurts my eyes when I was focused on those damn furnitures !
Cool arcade game with a touchy gameplay.

Perry says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:50am

Perfectly on theme, simple mechanics, flattering art and interesting sound effects.

raarlac says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:23am

Fun game. Sometimes the line is difficult to see because of the BG color. Theme is good.
Max score: 33031000 :)

YSelf Tool says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:26am

That's a great game! Fun, good sounds (they make a kind of music), good graphics (except for the main character - he seems to be running backwards). And minimalistic.

Norgg says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:26am

Cute! Nice and simple and I liked the rate of acceleration, just about right to stop it getting boring.

Totally minor point, but there's a couple places where shapes weren't actually connected to the line (like the floating heart on the chest of drawers and the TV screens) which feel like they slightly break the aesthetic of it.

ella guro says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:41am

realllllly awesome cool minimal visual style, but reaaalllllyy stupid sounds. i kinda wish you did more with this idea than just a canabalt-type run until you die thing, but it works alright.

Leoche says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:00pm

Fun runner

Nekith says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:06am

Linea was great !

Runners aren't my favorite genre but yours is very nice. Great work !

Tanius says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 5:38pm

too simple, but nice graphics

davidpeter says ...
May 16, 2013 @ 8:18pm

Great idea on the shifting background; it made the game harder and more interesting than it would have been otherwise.

xandy says ...
May 16, 2013 @ 11:20pm

reminded me of http://www.ludumdare.com/compo/ludum-dare-26/?action=preview&uid=20641 ;)

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