April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism
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Bucketby ChrisGaudino - 48 Hour Compo Entry
This is my first LD. Time flew, and I didn't get anywhere near where I wanted. Still, I'm pretty happy with what I accomplished, and I'm very excited to get some feedback on it.
- Left and right arrows bank the helicopter left and right.
- Hold the up arrow to increase thrust.
- Hold the space bar to dump the bucket.
- Slow movements are key. Once the bucket starts swinging, it'll yank you around.
- The bucket gets heavier as you fill it up. When it is full, the helicopter is barely powerful enough to lift it. Don't bank too much or you won't be able to maintain altitude!
I intended to implement a leaderboard, but ran out of time. If you want to test your skills anyway, my records are:
- Easy: 1 bucket
- Medium: 3 buckets
- Hard: 12 buckets
Edit: Some people are having trouble with the controls. I tweaked them to be much more forgiving and responsive on the easy and medium difficulties. Please, rate the game on the original version. I would appreciate it if you could also play the new version and give me some feedback on the changes. It is available here:
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