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One Chance at Success

by TheLemonKing - 48 Hour Compo Entry

One Chance at Success is a story-driven game. You are a lone person who moved to Starry City. You want to be successful but you only have one chance.


A & D to move. SPACE BAR to jump. If by a door or a person press J to trigger that event.

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Dec 15, 2013 @ 12:10pm

It's kinda fun. The terrible art kinda adds to the charm of the game. I sort of enjoyed it, but I wouldn't want to play it again.

spike_xp says ...
Dec 15, 2013 @ 7:56pm

Aaaaaand... I happened to restart because I don't know that I should press J :V

It looks really good and smooth all over, but I haven't feel the YOGO. It's rather slow and I'm more cut out for games that pushes my reflexes and brain.

arkeus says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:58am

"If by a door or a person press J to trigger that event."


I just kept jumping into him until I pushed that poor child off the cliff. YOLO.

DaanVanYperen says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:31pm

Am I special? I can't find the super pencil! :C

Dec 19, 2013 @ 2:56am

one of the first jumps in level 2 is hard if you don't wait until your character is almost completely over the edge. The rest of the game feels pretty trivial and the story doesn't seem to have a whole lot of depth. Failing once resulting in restarting the game was a tad frustrating.

Zuige says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 4:18pm

So… there's a boy who needs help finding his pencil. You can push him off the screen and he gets annihilated. I'm probably missing something here. :)

Gamelabbers says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 4:25pm

I do think there should be a lot more games where you can actually see the collision box of your character. This way you can make a very calculated choice, when to jump. And yes, not being able to find the SUPERPENCIL (lol) is kinda special :P ah, yes putting 'J' in your tutorial is probably a good idea, as are checkpoints for respawning, as is adding awesome music and sfx and an MMO world... ooooh featurecreap, sorry. Nice effort for a game made in one weekend!

01rafael says ...
Dec 28, 2013 @ 12:50pm

Well, it's not so excited to search for pencil ))
But this is a nice entry! good job!

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