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Do Not Expect Help

by Icoates - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This is a bit difficult to explain, but in each level, one or more aspects of the ruleset are changed, but you only get one helpful text per level.

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J says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:45pm

So, level 2: g is right, d is left, but no key seems to jump?

Dec 19, 2013 @ 1:37am

I found the magic pelican. Good game :)

Icoates says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 3:20am

Thank you. The jump key on level 2 is a number.

SimianLogic says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 3:29am

i liked the zoom level -- i hadn't realized i was a turtle until i got up close. overall i think the jump physics need a little tightening and the collision rect on the turtle was a bit off... but nice job!

skysthelimit says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 3:30am


Seriously though, I'm surprised I played this as long as I did, it was intreguing to see what you would come up with for the next level.

cdgugler says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 3:30am

Nice game! I like the mood the music gives it.

huhwhozat says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 4:18am

The rule changing is a fun mechanic but felt arbitrary and unfair at times. I was frustrated especially by level two and the controls not being a direct map from the arrow pad. I was also frustrated at the lack of control precision and some of the pixel-perfect platforming, especially long sequences of exacting jumps. I like your graphics, except for the pelican. They seem to fit the concept well, but some animation would be nice. Music was good, but seemed too loud, could use some sfx too. Overall, I like the sense of whimsy and abandon, the game defies expectations but could use a little polish. :)

LD_LAN_Party says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 1:20am

I like turtles...

JohnnySix says ...
Dec 26, 2013 @ 10:51pm

It escalated quickly - nice concept, the turtle was hard to control in places, especially once things got the switcheroo on the controls. He moved rather fast and slippy for a turtle. Challenging and fun though!
[Spoiler ] It was a somewhat unsatisfying ending, there needed to be some closure with the Pelican. [/Spoiler]

thebrainfuse says ...
Dec 26, 2013 @ 10:53pm

i'm a masochistic gamer, and i approve of this game... brilliant and engaging design!

Xanjos says ...
Jan 7, 2014 @ 1:51am

Pretty interesting game. I enjoyed working out what rules have changed in each level.

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