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

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The Wizard's Quest

by zebi24 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This is a story about a brave Wizard, who went on a dangerous quest to get a Double Hat (everybody knows that Double Hats are overpowered!). On a journey he has to defeat lots of dangerous creatures and even God himself...

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BraindeadGeo says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:25pm

Haha, love the idea of a double hat! And even though I didn't finish it (it's haaard) love the screenshot of the wizard in the double hat :D

Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:30pm

After dieing the third time the Game Over Screen did not show up. Great Job. It was cute.

Udell Games says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:31pm

Gameplay is simple, and it could definitely do with a life meter of some sort, but it's fun and has a very pleasing art style and story. Needs a door sprite, walking into a wall didn't make much sense. AI is basic, but it works, perhaps consider using RAIN pathfinding. Next time make sure to give the text a black outline so we can see it over most of the game.

zebi24 says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 1:03pm

@BraindeadGeo: Awesome! I got the idea at 4 AM in half sleep and I found it crazy enought to use it :D And yeah, it is kind of hard :D Tnx!

@ LastResortGames: Thank you! I was aware of that bug but I thought I fixed it... I guess I thought wrong... :/

@ Udell Games: Thanks bro! All of your comments are on very solid ground. I would fix this things if I had more time for sure. :)

mcgraw says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:32pm

Good stuff!

postmodestie says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:34pm

Reminds me of gauntlet .. good memories ..

kewry says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:57pm

Cool story dude, loved the art style

LevelUpJordan says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:14pm

I love the wizard character, he looks like something out of South Park :P Anyway, congrats. It's pretty fun

scottrick says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:22pm

I beat it! Nice work :)

TijmenTio says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 7:34pm

I like that I couldn't just rush through it, because I would bump into an enemy. So I had to steadily move forward, which was nice.
Gameplaywise it could be a bit more versatile in my opinion.
The double hat was cool ;)

ObsidianSkin says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 9:20pm

I liked it. It was pretty difficult, but the idea of a Double Hat was to alluring to just pass up.

zebi24 says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 10:49pm

Thanks everyone for your awesome comments! :))

zconnelly13 says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 1:23am

Wow I really enjoyed this!!! I very much enjoyed the controls, and for how simple they are they were pretty unique. It was surprisingly difficult too.

I had to use the downloadable version because in the web version I could only move Left? Chrome - OSX 10.8.5 I reloaded a few times, but that doesn't make much sense given it's unity and it worked in the standalone. In any case nice job!

Berzee says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 4:40am

Nice, runs smoothly and is about Wizards and their Hats so that's worth extra. ;D I wish I was better at it so I could make it to the boss -- maybe I'll give it another shot sometime.

The explosions are pretty, though the fireball noise began to wear its welcome thin after about 500 shots =P

My only other suggestions are: being able to shoot diagonally, and being able to zoom out a little bit more (since when I died it was usually from things emerging from the top of the screen before I had time to react...but maybe that's how it's supposed to be and I am just a slow, old man).

broepi says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 12:22pm

really funny concept and graphics. unfortunatley I didn't get how to destroy the boss. :(

Hypnohustla says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 1:41pm

Really nice use of theme! It was a bit hard to hit the enemies but it was satisfying when you did. :) Now I want a double hat :)

smash ball says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:04pm

The sound got a bit repetitive, but I liked the game.

zebi24 says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:27pm

@zconnelly13 : thanks man, glad you liked it! No idea what went wrong with web version, nobody else reported that problem... good thing I uploaded downloadable version also :)

@Berzee & smash ball : sory about the sound, it is definitely a thing I am least proud of... will make sure it's better next time.

@ Berzee : Yeah, you have to be fast... zooming would be a nice addition but it would make the game a lot easier and that might take away some fun... hope you make it to the boss, he is also quite fun to beat ;)

@ broepi : Tnx! To defeat the boss you just have to hit him enough times without dying.

@ Hypnohustla : heh, thanks man! :D

Dec 18, 2013 @ 10:35am

Nice usage of the theme!

Sylence says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 10:32am

Great idea :D
However it would be nice if one would not die with one hit.

Diptoman says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 11:40am

Wao, exploding wizard. :p
Good little game you got here, would've preferred some health though.

Nelien says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 4:51pm

This was fun :D. Not very captivating, but mindless fun none the less! Double hat ftw!

somepx says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 9:24am

ahaha this is incredible - really fun, I will recommend this entry! ;) Too bad you can only shoot in 4 directions

zebi24 says ...
Dec 26, 2013 @ 1:47pm

Thanks for your comments guys! :)

ratboy2713 says ...
Jan 1, 2014 @ 10:42pm

Very nice take on the theme. The sound effect is too annoying to spam the attack button (which may be a good thing). It is hard to see things that appear on the top of the screen.

Jezzamon says ...
Jan 7, 2014 @ 12:32am

This game was pretty good, but the enemies were a little overpowered, I found. I got annoyed when I died about 6 times, especially when the respawn page didn't work, but I still played until the end.

Also the sound effects were really loud! Ah!

The graphics were kinda cute I guess. I don't know if the realistic looking explosion really fit with the rest of it though. It would've looked better if the explosion was bigger for the larger enemies.

I liked the way the magic spells came out of the actual point on your staff until I realised it left me with a massive weakness against enemies attacking from below.

Good interpretation of the theme!

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