August 23rd-26th 2013 :: Theme: 10 Seconds
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Oxyby hbocao - 48 Hour Compo Entry
First of all, sorry in advance for my text. English is not my first language, so...
I never finished a game before. I've made some prototypes in the past, but never got back to them. So to finish this game in 48h for LD makes me very happy! \o/
And it makes obvious, but I think a need to say that this is my first time on LD.
I knew I was going to take forever if I started coding my own engine. So I decide to use Construct 2. I never ever used one of this game makers, but I always thought about them while wondering why I never finished any project.
I can't draw and I used the internal editor from Constructor, except for the logo (because I wanted some fancy unnoticeable gradient and I used Photoshop). Programmer art FTW!
I have no talent for music either, and I went with sfxr and Circuli (from the same guy who made Otomata).
The game is named Oxy and is about two coworkers who work in a underwater lab. Then an accident happens and they must leave right away. The problem is you two only have one oxygen tank. Ah! Also, your coworker Dave is unconscious. So you have to drag him around to help him breathe. He is useful to open doors too.
Using Construct 2 was interesting. Sometimes I wished for making my own engine and sometimes was pretty easy to do stuff. I didn't know the best practices to use Construct 2 so the project is a real mess. Sometimes it doesn't event open the level layout without crashing the software. For my next time, I will try to code everything.
I hope you guys enjoy this little idea.
*** Update 26/08/2013 ***
- Information about the controls updated
- Bug in Game Over screen (appeared too quickly)
- Bug in some cases a message was displayed when it wasn't supposed to be visible
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