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De Bomb Da Bomb

by Ariake81 - Jam Entry

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Arrow Keys: Movement
1,2,3,4: Character Selection
Q: Quit
Spacebar: Skip Title Menu

4 people trapped by an evil villain in a rigged building with a bombs set to go off after 10 secs in each room.

As soon as each door is opened, the next bomb timer starts. Work out and position each person in the right place to do the tasks needed to survive and exit to the next bomb loaded room.

>> Double fun action puzzle game of speed and tactics!

>> Cute as hell Pixel Art!

>> Superfunkypants Music!

Who the F&@k needs a Warrior, Elf, Dwarf or Wizard when you can have Mechanic, Electrician, Teacher and Doctor!

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brogrammers says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:36am

Not that bad.

Animated says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:36am

Never seen something like this, so pretty neat. Unfortunately it's easy to get stuck on walls.

brogrammers says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:37am

I liked it :)

Static 64 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:40am

Not bad. The character switching mechanic is interesting.

fferro234 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 2:53am

Nice game. The art and sound are very good. The game took a minute to get used to switching between the characters but it worked great once I got used to it.

Joxno says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:22am

Pretty neat, I like how you have to plan your moves out before you execute them,
I think the last level has a bug, you can walk through the top 2 flames.

Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:28am

Interesting.. had a bit of trouble with the switching mechanic.. figured it out tho! & enjoyed it.. cool idea with the switchies

andwhatnot says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:29am

Neat game! Like what you do with the mechanic, being able to switch between characaters.

Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:34am

Well done! Really nice graphics and audio. BTW I tried this first in Safari and it wasn't ideal (no audio and blurry graphics) but then I tried it in Chrome and it worked great.

VoidChronos says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:04am

Cool entry. Looking to see more from you next time!

fgielow says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 4:22am

I like those character switching games! They always remember me of trine (even though completely different genre lol)

savethejets1 says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 5:02am

Wow, really cool! I like how you have a bit of time to think about what you need to do first. Graphics and especially the music are awesome! great work!

Ariake81 says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 8:02pm

thanks for the good feedback so far!

Pinktreeleaf says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 11:32pm

Pretty game, but too hard to tell what to do.

h_double says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 11:38pm

This is great! Awesome idea, great art style + music. It's HARD, and the controls are a little fiddlier than they ought to be, but this is top notch.

doonay21 says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:27pm

Nice entry! I really like the graphics and music. Overall good job!

KristinnEs says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:51pm

I found no faults with it :) Good job
I enjoyed your timelapse as well

Sebastian says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 5:54pm

Clever idea. Would have liked some more challenging levels though! I love the art style!

Dooleus says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 7:51pm

A little difficult to understand at first - the character art style made me think that it was a side-view instead of top-down for a minute. The switching mechanic could have been explained a little bit - I couldn't figure out why I couldn't switch to the 4th guy at first. Collision could be cleaned up a little, too.

The art is good, aside from the perspective weirdness, and the music is cool, too, but it could have used some sound effects for opening doors, the bomb ticking, maybe for switching characters, etc. Would have been nice to have more levels, too, as the three here aren't particularly difficult. Still, it's a fun concept and relatively polished.

Ariake81 says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 11:02am

Fair enough, good points to consider if I decide to flesh the game out more in the future.

megashroom says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 12:43am

The mechanics were pretty cool, but I struggled minorly with the control scheme for a while.
Not sure why I did though, as it was pretty well designed.

Zccc says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 4:08pm

Great concept, but too short and hard to move around!

darkshadow says ...
Sep 2, 2013 @ 5:11pm

Great concept, really nice graphics, only problem is walls that are too sticky. I'm thankful for the prep time to move people to the right places before your first action.

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