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LD27 Matching Platformer

by anthonyl - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Use the arrow keys to move, jump on a platform to change it's color .. every 10 seconds there will be more blocks and faster speeds

note ..
use ./ to launch the game rather then calling the executable directly (so it loads the needed sdl2.0 librarys in the libs directory)


I only have linux builds atm I'll see about windows/osx in the future


download (linux)

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nikkesen says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 9:26pm

There's no link to the game or source.

anthonyl says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 11:22pm

Ya i'm not sure why it's not displaying .. added links here

download (linux)

doonay21 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 12:50pm

Windows port would be appreciated.

thesunnyk says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 1:10pm

I couldn't really figure the game out. On the one hand, strategically, once you are trapped between two two-high blocks you're basically stuck. Also, if several blocks match in colour, they don't disappear until you cycle through the colours (maybe? Sometimes they still don't disappear then!) It would make more sense if there were more constraints, like don't put a block on top of a block until the "level" below is full. The concept is a neat idea though.

anthonyl says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 3:18pm

thesunnyk, I def agree on the additional constraints

also I was only allowing color switching after you jump onto a block rather then just touching it from the side

> like don't put a block on top of a block until the "level" below is full. The concept is a neat idea though.

could be really cool .. i think i'll throw it in .. i've also been playing by making the grid much less wide which makes it a bit cooler as well

one note, the jam version of this game dose have a bug with the matching code

since I'm using this project to learn up sdl2.0 i'll be throwing it up on github in the next week or so and add some audio and such .. i'll throw up a link here once that happens

zn01wr says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 12:23am

I get an error when launching the game:
./ line 2: ./a: cannot execute binary file

I'll try to compile it from source

Urfoex says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 4:32pm

Didn't quite get it.

Let's see what you'll make out of this :-)

Venturelli says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 5:43pm

Edit you entry for the download link, I almost gave up before I found it in the comments...

bitowl says ...
Sep 4, 2013 @ 10:31am

The concept is quite clever, but you should rather have "lifes" than die instantly (with no replay button?) when you are hit from above or are trapped between two towers.
another tip: just add a score display (maybe in the last hour of your time) to give the player at least some sort of "reward".

ENDESGA says ...
Sep 17, 2013 @ 12:26am

nice :)


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