Javel-einby Managore - Jam Entry
^---- JUMP STRAIGHT INTO THE GAME! ----^
(or keep reading for additional information)
[A]/[Left] - Move left
[D]/[Right] - Move right
[W]/[Up]/[Space] - Jump
[Mouse] - Aim and shoot
[Esc] - Go to menu
You only get one javelin! Using it together with your magnificent wit and skill, you must defeat all the enemies in each area before claiming the crown as your own. For an additional challenge, there are fabled jewels scattered throughout your journey. Collect all twelve so that no one will ever dare to doubt your finesse!
Thank you so much for playing my game, I really hope you enjoy it! Please let me know what you think of the game in the comments below.
UPDATE: I've made an updated version with slightly improved sound, a timer, some minor level tweaks and a boss level at the end! You can skip straight to the boss level by pressing "B" on the title screen, but that's not recommended for new players. If you rate my game, please base the rating off the original version, as the updated version was made outside the time frame of the jam.
UPDATE AGAIN: I've finished a full version of Javel-ein with 60 improved levels split into 4 chapters and featuring multiple bosses, a story, music and lots of small changes. Please check here or at http://managore.wordpress.com/javel-ein/ for more information!
******Frequently Asked Questions******
Q. I've reached the crown but I can't progress. Why not?
A. Make sure to defeat all the enemies in the level first. When you've done so, the crown will produce a beam of light to show you how eager it is to adorn you.
Q. What are the yellow spiny things?
A. Optional collectibles! There are twelve of them altogether. You can see how many you've collected in the bottom of the screen.
Q. I threw the javelin into the lava. What do I do?
A. Throw yourself into the lava as well. If you get really stuck somehow, press escape and then click continue.
Q. How do I turn off the sound?
A. You can turn the sound on or off by pressing the musical note on the title screen.
Q. How many levels are there?
A. There are currently seventeen.
Q. Will the game be available on Mac/Linux?
A. Probably not. I'd love for everyone to be able to try out my game but at this point I just have no way to produce a Mac or Linux build.
******Software & Misc. Used******
- GameMaker Studio
- Adobe Photoshop CS6
- DB's 16 Color Palette (http://www.pixeljoint.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=12795)
Many thanks to:
- Tacospice, for suggesting the name.
- #ludumdare, for being great company.
- Caffeine, for keeping me awake.
- All the great comments and feedback.
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