December 13th-16th 2013 :: Theme: You Only Get One

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by epb9000 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Marvie is spacefaring alien and can only travel along asteroids. But Marvie has a problem.

He kind of disintegrates every asteroid he touches. He can't help it. His psychologist says the condition will only get worse with age. How tragic.

That means he can only take a single path among any series of forks. Travel to different quadrants to see different sectors. Any name should produce a new set of base sectors for you to explore.

Note: public libraries used: CryptoJS, Sizzle

I wanted to try out some stuff in JavaScript, so here's my first solo entry.

Downloads and Links




ParaPup says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:38am

Basic but you did well.

syl says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:58am

good memory game, and it's dynamic with name.

Zolmeister says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:22am

Interesting idea, extremely difficult!

MadcoreTom says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:52am

It's a bit punishing making you start at level one again. I also would have liked keyboard controls. But it's simple and fun as it is!

epb9000 says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:30pm

My wrist totally agrees with you on the keyboard control bit. I planned to add it and then took waaaaay too long on the quadrant selection code. You couldn't win the game until an hour before deadline. ^_^;;

Mnemusyne says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 10:13pm

I couldn't quite figure out what's going on. Not very intuitive.

Dec 16, 2013 @ 11:41pm

Very hard game. I found it like a reverse maze, very unique. I included it in my Ludum Dare 28 video compilation series, if you'd like to take a look :)

DanielSnd says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 2:51am

Controls are a bit weird, but simple, fun game.

hbocao says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 12:57am

Ooohhh this is clever! I really enjoyed. I can totally see this as a mobile game, man. Go for it!

DanielSnd says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 6:18am
My first impressions on the game :)

epb9000 says ...
Jan 3, 2014 @ 7:10pm

@DanielSnd, sorry about not putting an instructions link into the game panel itself, that would have allowed you to refer back to them. XD

@hbocao In fact, it was my plan to include a set of mobile CSS rules. It's all DOM elements so a couple of media queries would allow it to work well on mobile.

@Jupiter_Hadley Thanks for the coverage. :D

I went on vacation and now I'm so far behind on my game rating.

Muciojad says ...
Jan 3, 2014 @ 7:42pm

Nice! Idea is basic, but very clear and playable ;)

plancien says ...
Jan 3, 2014 @ 10:27pm

Cleverly simple.
+ Path generation algorithm looks good.
- You should allow keyboard controls.

RodRoy1 says ...
Jan 4, 2014 @ 8:20pm

fun little maze game with nice visuals. little annoying you return to the begining when you take a wrong route but otherwise good little game.

Jan 4, 2014 @ 10:44pm

Some way of locating the portal without having to search for it first would've been nice. Good concept though! I did enjoy it :)

nyrrrr says ...
Jan 4, 2014 @ 11:55pm

nice puzzle game :)

Jan 5, 2014 @ 1:57am

The idea is cool! the level design was also cool i hate when i choose the wrong pad... damn :( .. fun game! Great work! :D

Sean Noonan says ...
Jan 5, 2014 @ 7:46am

The character was cute :}

Jan 6, 2014 @ 6:43pm

Cute game, and very nice, simple ideal, works well with the theme too.

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