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Concert Crashers

by atombrot - Jam Entry

Imagine you go with friends to a concert of a band you love. You are standing in line for tickets. Finally it's your turn and you can buy a ticket. But you only get one ;) What about your friends?

This was more or less our idea behind the game.
Sadly we could not put in all the ideas we have planned for.

Use the left and right keys to walk around. Switch your player with N (web) or TAB (windows). Interact by using the SPACE key.

The background music is made by my friend mentex.

The game itself is made with java and libgdx. You need to have java installed for it to run.

brookman helped us with the webgl/gwt problems. Seems that gwt doesn't like zip compressed tmx files. Thanks very much for the help ! :D

I updated the webgl version. The TAB key wouldn't work correctly. I also changed the resolution so it is a bit bigger, but otherwise it's the same codebase.

Update 3:
We have identified following major issues, that we'd like to address for a post compo version (we will be working on that for some months):
- Distractions need to be implemented, so the ticket player has something to do besides scouting the area.
- Add a main menu
- Add a winning screen ;)
- Add intro/tutorial levels that explain the game mechanics step by step.
- Make the players and guards better distinguishable from the rest (we tried to do this with the particles, but in case of a very clear background you nearly can't see the particles).
- Fix controls in web version ;)
- Add lighting
- Add dance animation (at last, you want to go to the dancefloor)
- More themes (we already had planned some other themes, but didn't have the time to make the backgrounds and props for it)
- add soundfx
- 2d Lighting to give it a bit more atmosphere ;)

Downloads and Links




ovenchips says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 12:13am

Such detail in the pixel art! It was quite hard to see what was going on - but quite hypnotic overall. Music is great.
I'm finding it hard to figure out what to do actually. I can cycle through the characters, and one can get in (who has the ticket), but the other two get caught. I'm feeling a bit stupid. :) Hint?

atombrot says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 6:50am

Thanks for playing. We planned ways of creating distractions from the guards, but there was no time left ;) currently you have to watch the move patterns of the guards (the guys with the red particles) and find try to net be seen. The guards see you up to a distance of 20 pixels, but only if they look in your direction.

daredevildave says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 6:25pm

I tried to play the web version. It's a really nice style, but pretty small in the browser window. And I think 'tab' to switch characters only works once...

It's nice idea though I can see with some more time it would be good.

atombrot says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 7:20pm

Ah, finally a computer with internet :D Thanks for the feedback. I noticed the problem with the tab key, but I didn't find time to fix this yet. i hope that I have a fixed version online soon.

sknoslo says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 8:01pm

I really liked the audio and the art. Good work.

Dhy says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 9:12am

Thanks for playing and the nice feedback. It made fun to do the art and I feel happy you like it :)

Nichii says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 4:25pm

Nice graphic and music. I can't get past the guards though :(

Zhrack says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 6:13pm

Very nice entry! I got a bug in second try with 3 characters: The collision map was different then the graphic, so there were invisible stairs and so on.(web version)

However i love the extra detailed graphics and music! Good job!

atombrot says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 11:33pm

Thanks for the feedback... I also have noticed the bugs in the third level when I played it on my phone... I added this level in the last 30 minutes before the submission deadline, so this might explain why I missed those bugs XD

LD_LAN_Party says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 12:21am

A little short, but nice game.

Faust says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 8:13am

Nice graphic and art, good work.

Zuige says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 3:15pm

The web player didn't work too well on Chrome. Space scrolls the page down so the USE-function was disabled. I really did like the artwork though.

arcticleaf says ...
Dec 23, 2013 @ 2:15am

i like it, gratz

Und[0]ne Devs says ...
Dec 26, 2013 @ 9:42pm

Too litle screen

LukuluK says ...
Dec 28, 2013 @ 5:28pm

Good concept, pixel art is beautiful and music too ! But the realization of the gameplay was a bit confusing. It was hard to figure out what to do, but I finally understood !
Perhaps should I have read the scrolling text, but it was so long that I passed through.

Dry Tree says ...
Dec 28, 2013 @ 10:06pm

Great concept, nice particle effects and really good music :) On level two there was invisible stairs and weird stuff like that, but anyway very impressive work given the time limit

larb says ...
Dec 28, 2013 @ 10:44pm

Same problem as Zuige mentioned with the web version, space bar scrolls the page down, so you have to scroll back up each time. I was able to correct it by zooming out, but that makes the screen smaller. I want to zoom in to make the screen larger!

Besides that, cool music. Great entry. It's fun to play.

StMatn says ...
Dec 28, 2013 @ 10:44pm

Awesome game!
There are some broken parts on the second level, but that is not that big of a problem ;)
I like how you implemented the stealth aspects into the concert setting :)
The graphics are really nice looking, since I like the old school style ^^
Great work! Keep that on :)

MRvanderPants says ...
Dec 29, 2013 @ 4:11pm

I liked the pixel art, but this game could use some audio

thebrainfuse says ...
Dec 30, 2013 @ 12:29am

with so many colors it is difficult to see all the action... maybe a refined color scheme might do better... great music and art style though!

atombrot says ...
Dec 30, 2013 @ 6:05pm

Thanks all for playing and for giving feedback. It's really appreciated and the issues you raise are all things we wan't to fix in a post compo version. But currently we just need a break ;) I see if I find time to build and deploy a version with the space key fixed...

van noctar says ...
Dec 31, 2013 @ 2:04am

Yeah! Polished pixel art! :D I like that! The game is fun and innovate!

thatwhichis says ...
Dec 31, 2013 @ 7:17pm

PARTICLES! *bats at the screen like a kitty*

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