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by ricklesauceur - 48 Hour Compo Entry

GravityBlooper is a game about a soviet module doing its best to came back to earth.

You have to handle the trajectoy and the main thruster (you only get one so use it wisely) to land safely.

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TheCams says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:46am

This game is too easy :P

Udell Games says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:17pm

Managed it first time. Was a little difficult working out what was going on. Game is pretty basic, considering it was made in Unity, but I can see there could be fun in a Kerbal Space Program sort of way if you extended it. Could also really benefit from some deep bassy rumbles as you enter the atmosphere and some wind noises (check out bfxr for that sort of thing).

PaulRdi says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:18pm

Interesting mechanics. But maybe to few of them. The russian writing added to the theme nicely and didn't stop you from understanding what the game was trying to tell you.

lincore says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:19pm

Interesting, but there was not much to do and I don't know if I landed safely because the game restarted instantly. I do like the theme and mood though, the shaking, the sound, particles, the cyrillic text etc.
Some russian voice acting on top would even make me consider rating the mood with six :~)

ricklesauceur says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:39pm

Hehe, my step brother spoke russian (but i did the sound work at 1am so ...), i had to cut features like parachute to make it fit into the 48h. I know the end is not very clear, thanks for the review !

Dec 16, 2013 @ 1:28pm

Haha.. I spent like half an hour trying to land... still couldn't do it!
But I had fun!

feizenbara says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:40pm

Hard to figure out what I'm supposed to do :/

DustyStylus says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 12:04am

Not sure if I 'won'? Text was still red at the end, despite a soft (I think?) landing? I'm learning Russian, so was nice to recap some vocab! :D

ricklesauceur says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:00am

Hehe i should have put a leaderboard ;)

Xavier says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 6:20pm

I love the idea, but it would be better with another graphics (like an old and creepy soviet terminal). Some physics are missing I guess :?

dray says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 10:15pm

You have to play this game just for the thruster sound ! really nice game, simple mechanic but well made, very entertaining! good job

ricklesauceur says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 8:25pm

Xavier i though about the old soviet terminal (even if the current soyouz works on MS-DOS). Physics is not really missing, more like a parachute :D

Tx @dray.

van noctar says ...
Dec 24, 2013 @ 2:23am

Good job! I'm a futur astronaut ! :D

OnlySlightly says ...
Dec 28, 2013 @ 7:45pm

Great job, the camera shake and the audio added to the intensity

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