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Escape of the Alien

by Hexadecima1 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

A game in which the player must traverse a randomly generated series of platforms in space in 10 seconds.

Arrow keys to move. The 2x box doubles your score, adds 7 seconds to your time, and gives you 5000 additional points. Make sure to plan where to go before you start the level!

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garygreen says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:39am

I enjoyed playing that. Straightforward and fun. :-)

f345an says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 12:49am

Some levels were impossible, either that or I was just bad at the game, haha. Other than that pretty good game.

Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:03am

Fun game! The simplicity of the core mechanics made it pretty intuitive and smooth to play, and re-play. The 'pre-plan your route' idea was a nice way of balancing the short time limit and I liked the 'dizzy' effect when you touch the bombs.

The random level generation could use a little more work though, I had at least one level that didn't have an Exit (maybe it was behind something?) and two levels where I started with a brown-bomb right on top of me.

Overall, good job!

Aug 29, 2013 @ 2:32am

hahaha fun game bro! nice work! :D

Unept says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 7:37pm

Good start for a platformer, and the randomization kept it interesting for a bit. I would work on the graphics, especially how disruptive the shaking and star thing are. I definitely panicked as the clock ran down, so good job there!

RARoadkill says ...
Aug 31, 2013 @ 2:18am

Like the random generation of the map. The game itself needs some more to make it stand out more. But getting random level generation stuff like that working is not easy in 48 hours. Good work

zconnelly13 says ...
Sep 3, 2013 @ 7:00pm

straightforward, pretty fun, needs a little something though, I'd love to play a polished version :)

Andresh says ...
Sep 15, 2013 @ 2:41pm

Nice work! Enjoyed it very much. Add some background music to make it even better and to improve t he feel of urgency. Really liked that you have to plan before starting and deciding to go for that 2x power-up is a really big decision.

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