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Rainbow Train

by gosferano - Jam Entry

Game isn't finished as it was planned. Mainly because of lack of time, but it's playable coffee break game. I'll add high scores soon.

*Arrow keys
*Number keys (including diagonal movement)

*Move up and level-up
*Avoid circles
*You get points when finishing level. The more HP you have left, the more points you get.

These are the main goals. ;)
P.S., you need to press keys rapidly. Are you hard-core gamer, huh? ;)

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Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:21pm

The game doesn't work - it doesn't even launch. :(

gosferano says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:43am

What Windows version are you using?
Is it XP SP3?

kyru says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 3:54pm

Good looking game, the colors were nice. Lots of key clicking, could maybe use shorter levels or register holding down as repeated key presses.

gosferano says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 4:40pm

It was intended to be top-down shooter for hardcore gamers, so accurate movement should be mandatory. It's easy to add, but then, the feeling will not be the same :)

Cambrian_Man says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 2:33am

I honestly couldn't figure out the other goals. I could get to the top pretty quick by mashing 7 and 9, though. I feel like even something this simple could be interesting, if the circles needed to be lured or trapped or moved in some day.

gosferano says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 12:19pm

Not the goals, but features. Like, what does the color of the circles mean.

netmute says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 2:14pm

I'm on a Mac. Sorry :(

dertom says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 3:31pm

Hmm,..somehow it is a nice game. Even though after dashing through 2 levels I have to get a new pair of hands :D It is not that clear where exactly you get or loose points. That would for sure increase the fun, otherwise you just keep on dashing...all in all good job

Cosine says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 4:12pm

The game seemed a little bit repetitive, but the first level was fun. Wish I could hold down keys, might make it less repetitive

Nick Cash says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 5:04pm

This was a fun game! My fingers are kind of tired now though. So much button pressing! It would definitely be nice of key repeats were on or levels were shorter. Music and sound effects would also be good.

gosferano says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 5:19pm

Updated description with info about score'ing.

klianc09 says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 6:55pm

"Play the new Button-Smasher-Simulator 2013". Well, this game concept is nothing for me, my poor hand...

yellowlemming says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 7:27pm

my fingers certainly get very tired while playing this game and the button-mashing stamina appears to be pretty much the only challenge-the circles were not really much of a challenge. But otherwise it is a rather nice game, despite he pain on my fingers.

bvanschooten says ...
May 17, 2013 @ 10:19pm

The graphics look interesting. Unfortunately there isn't much gameplay as is.

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