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Surface Climber

by korfi - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Hello everyone!

I made a small 2d-platformer.

Programs used:
Game Maker Studio


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Dec 17, 2013 @ 6:27pm

Really enjoyed this! Couldn't get past the part where there are spikes on the ceiling and you have to jump over a ledge, couldn't find a way to not jump into the spikes and get over the ledge. The hat was a nice touch xD. Good work!

Dec 17, 2013 @ 6:36pm

Man, that music... :D
And yes, I took the hat too, of course. And I had the same problem as ocarina, and only could avoid dying at that point on my second attempt using the extra life instead of the beautiful hat (what a shame). Is there an actual ending? I just found two secrets.
The ceiling climbing thing was an interesting idea btw - and would almost assume it was originally a bug but you decided to make a feature out of it. Right?! :P

korfi says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 6:44pm

Ocarina of lime: Thanks for the feedback, I know exactly what spot you are talking about and thought whether I should keep it in or not, knowing it's a hard jump. It is absolutely do-able as long as you know the technique, if you have time/just want to go back to it I'm sure you'll find out how to do it. :)

ShellfishGames: The only actual ending is the image you get from reaching the flag, if I would've had more time I might've been able to make a proper ending. You are absolutely correct about it being a bug. I even found a fix for the bug later, but I thought it was better keeping it in. Thanks for the feedback, and glad you liked the music! :)

Ekilibr says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 2:18pm

Nice game ! Good luck ;)

tobbez says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 3:01pm

A nice short platformer, the music got annoying after some time. No real difficulty anywhere. Many things that could be improved such as new mechanics and new enemies.

TomboFry says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 4:52pm

For some reason there was no audio for me

pl0xz0rz says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 5:03pm

Reminds me of my LD25 game. It only has better graphics, and stuff that can kill you, and the levelmap isn't annoyingly huge. So better than my first game. Pretty good for first time.

ashen says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 2:21pm

Good effort at a platform game. The control method was responsive and easy to use and the ceiling walking fun to use. The music was a bit repetitive, but overall a nice effort.

Raphy says ...
Dec 24, 2013 @ 2:29am

Quite good for a first time, music is kindda repetitive and gameplay isn't very original, but good work.

TobiasNL says ...
Dec 27, 2013 @ 9:01pm

Haha the ceiling running is fun. Cool stuff :)

badlydrawnrod says ...
Dec 27, 2013 @ 9:33pm

Nice music.

Kane says ...
Dec 30, 2013 @ 11:17am

Nice little plateformer, congratulation ! :)

Poxymyr says ...
Jan 6, 2014 @ 8:36pm

Loved it :D

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