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by rzfmzn - 48 Hour Compo Entry

First LudumDare \o/

Still with lots of bugs, sorry about that, but it`s a GD game =O)
What I know:
- There is a bug (noob code) that when the player collides with a wall it gain speed and get a bit hard to control.
- Some sfx decided not to play and I was a bit tired to fix them.

Made using Unity Pro (trial) with Playmaker and 2dToolkit. Art made in Corel, Sounds in one of the sound makers.
5 levels only, I am a generalist GD, LD for puzzles is a bit hard for me =O/

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brantkings says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 1:29pm


Apr 29, 2013 @ 1:57pm

Nice little game! I had some problems with the movement on later levels, seems like the char gained some weight and moved very slowly.

rzfmzn says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:39pm

The pieces got fat! hnahahahahahha =O*

Fervir says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:58pm

The controls are a little weird.

Rafael Sales says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 5:03pm

Good game! The core mechanic is interesting and challenging. In my point of view, the bugs are critical because my experience could be much better with a stable game.

Norritt42 says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:35pm

It's a good game but the bugs makes the game play suffer.

shatterhand says ...
Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:37pm

The game just freezes in a black screen here, after the "Powered by Unity" screen.

rzfmzn says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:28am

Which version are you using @shatterhand?

Tiago says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:58am

I liked the idea of the game! It played well in the first two stages, but on the third the movements just slowed way down.

FaBrito says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:31am

Neat idea and well executed. Like you said, there are some glitches, but it's playable.
I think it could be a little bit faster, but hey, it can be some of the bug's fault.
Wouldn't mind to have a less dark ambient and some ambient music too.
You said you're generalist GD, but the puzzles are OK and I'm sure you could come up with something great in a little more time for level design and polishing.

FloatingGhost says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:28pm

Very nice, that shape changing mechanic was interesting. The controls appeared to get stuck in the last level, no idea why.

rzfmzn says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 1:52am

That was some problem regarding the keyboard-seat interface (AKA me) hahahah
Tnx all for the hints and compliments =O)

zatyka says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 2:09am

Has potential, but was too short. Also, ran into some strange collision detection in the narrow passages.

TheCze says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 2:26am

The physics felt weird but I liked the idea of the puzzles

whilefun says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 2:34am

Very cool idea! The controls were a bit hard in spots, as I got stuck on a couple wall edges. I hope you add more content here, as I think it has potential! :)

GameNacho says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 4:14am

Neat game mechanics!

TehSkull says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 5:26am

While this is definitely not the best game in the LD, you should feel proud that you made a game at all. That's more than can be said for a LOT of people.

stqn says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 8:14pm

Interesting. Strange physics starting from level 3. You forgot the Linux build.

HeyChinaski says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 12:14am

Nice idea. Good minimalist design. Slightly hampered by some control bugs near the end and could have been a bit longer. Nice work.

May 3, 2013 @ 4:13pm

Fairly well in line with the theme and despite slight bugs here and there, I still liked the idea behind the game. Good effort!

danblack says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 5:26pm

You have the beginings of a good game. Too buggy / unfinished to really enjoy at the moment but a good start. Stick at it.

Cybearg says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 10:28pm

Neat puzzle game. I liked it!

For some reason, though, after the first two levels, the player shape starts to move a lot slower, which begins to make movement a tad tedious after a while. I wish it would have kept the speed from the first two levels.

The visuals were a bit confusing. Some of those grey walls you could knock around, but at other times (as in one of the screenshots), there is a wall that can be knocked, but only from a certain side, though that's not immediately apparent. Maybe that's what the shorter end is supposed to be? I wish it had been a bit more apparent. Not a huge deal, though.

Overall, neat game. I wish that there were more puzzles.

xandy says ...
May 9, 2013 @ 10:01pm

very cool puzzle idea! fix the strange phsics make it look better and you'Ve got something really good!

Beerman says ...
May 10, 2013 @ 6:37pm

Neat idea. Could use a few more/harder puzzles.

KevinLaity says ...
May 14, 2013 @ 12:58am

Definitely rocked the theme! Good puzzle mechanic.

JonRB says ...
May 15, 2013 @ 1:43am

Nice game, although the controls didn't seem to be terribly consistent. Reminiscent of a game I've played before, but I can't remember which. The levels could have been a little more challenging as they only really had one solution.

Hellequin says ...
May 20, 2013 @ 3:49pm

Neat idea! Good game, well done!

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