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Pixel Lanternbearer

by FelixNemis - Jam Entry

Pixel is a brave kitten whose owner is lost in the dark. Using his wits, agility, and a single light, pixel must brave his way through a maze of walls, platforms and switches before he can finally be reunited with his owner.

Controls:
z -- drop/pick up lantern
x -- flip switch
spaaaaace -- jump
right & left arrow keys -- move
m -- mute

The farther you are from the lit lantern the darker it gets. Sometimes you'll need to pick up an unlit lantern, this will light it but the other lantern will go out. Lanterns have a green tag keep on the lookout for them.
Use Chrome for best performance (it will should run fine Firefox except for a few dropped frames here and there)

Game created by FelixNemis (Charlie Burnham) & Timo Burnham (some)
All assets and code were created during the Jam.
with creative input form Deborah Burnham (also the nice description)
Pixel is inspired by a real life cat of the same name.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#1545Coolness24%

Comments

tiffi says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:04pm

Really cool idea and a great puzzle game. I enjoyed it!

JohnnySix says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:09pm

Spooky stuff. Liked the way the cats eyes stayed bright when in dark places. Some sound would be cool in dark parts to alert you to when you're close to a lantern.

hnjslater says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:15pm

Good but oftentimes I'd hit a lever then not be able to work out what changed.

LexGarza says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 2:40am

Fun to play. I was worried something was going to pop out when I got far from the lantern. The music fits very well.

funselektor says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 8:26am

The mood was great. It seemed it was getting very dark and I was just mashing jump to see where I could go at times.

Dec 31, 2013 @ 2:31pm

Cool game, had some problems with the controls - though the cool feeling from the light, the pixelating and the music gave the game a good mood! Good luck!

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