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Ninja Cube

by Hertzila - 48 Hour Compo Entry

First time participating here. Hopefully I've done nothing wrong.

Ninja cube is about a ninja who wants to show other ninjas just how tough guy he is and intends to do so by climbing absurdly high by jumping between different projectiles, things like arrows, ballista darts, javelins and even rockets.
Since the cube is a ninja, he can jump extremely long distances and nothing can ever hit him, but there's still a limit on how well even he can recover from falls. Fall off too much and you'll need to start from the ground again.

The game is pretty minimalist as far as gameplay and graphical design goes, but difficulty-wise, it can be pretty challenging if my testing is of any indication.

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Kinzata says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 2:46pm

I like it :)

enzo says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:58pm


berkano says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:25pm

Nice job! 922 metres was my record.

Xgor says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 6:32pm

Really easy, I could go on forever by just mashing left and right button.

TinyGolem says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:19pm

Button mashing goodness :) I think I got a cramp in one of my fingers.

PyroSneak says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:21pm

Fun game, I got 3122 meters high :) then failed. worked perfectly and I downoaded the zip.

lanz says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 7:26pm

I love this game! It's incredibly fun. Ninja animations and trail are perfect. Rocket trails and sparkles are cool. Sounds is good to (woosh-woosh!). The only thing I dislike is title screen.

Tapestry says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:01pm

Congrats on your first Ludum Dare entry! It was a nice game, but I felt it was a bit too easy.

Cirrial says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:17pm

Awesome. Very fluid feel to the jumping. Got to about 1400 metres thanks to the rockets.

VDOgamez says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 8:39pm

I didn't really understand how the game was working, but by pressing the arrow keys you just keep going up indefinitely. I don't really think there's a way to lose unless you just let go of the keys. However, I think if I was playing it right (and if you had enforced that so I knew the right way to play) then I would have had a lot more fun, because you say it's apparently challenging when played correctly. Nice job for a first time participating, though.

Destroyer40k says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 7:15am

It was fun until I got to 8000 metres by just hitting left and right. And I only had managed to get to 4000 meters by actually trying to play the game properly. Otherwise It's got very nice graphics and sound, and goes with the theme perfectly. Good job.

mattperrin says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 2:05am

Not sure what's going on but I'm getting a core dump...

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Ninja Cube.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 517d738f
Fault Module Name: KERNELBASE.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7601.18015
Fault Module Timestamp: 50b83c8a
Exception Code: e0434352
Exception Offset: 0000c41f
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

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netmute says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 6:56am

I'm on a Mac, sorry :(

gmaker says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 5:59am

really fun game! great job dude!

May 5, 2013 @ 9:54pm

A really great first entry! :)

kibertoad says ...
May 9, 2013 @ 6:25am

I really enjoyed this entry! Very simple, very fun, and very addicting! Got up to 7162 before I was satisfied. Great job!

numpad says ...
May 18, 2013 @ 7:53pm

My score 1205 :) Is this good, bad, anyone?
Reminds me to Doodle Jump, but with Ninjas :)
Controls were really confusing, but I got used to it.
The graphics were a bit strange, but funny.
Nice entry!

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