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Gnome Hedge

by haveric - 48 Hour Compo Entry

*Note: A couple people have mentioned that spacebar doesn't work. I think what is happening is that the item can't be used where you are at. It will only consume an item if it is used correctly. (Example: Sword can only be used when facing an enemy)

Escape from the hedge maze and avoid the gnomes. You only get one of each item/powerup to help you escape.

Tested with Firefox and Chrome. Other browsers may work.

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Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:51am

Pretty fun game! Has a real bomberman vibe, which I like.

Kruithne says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:51am

The space-bar does not appear to work, makes things rather hard!

Snail_Man says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:52am

I really liked the idea, but I think some mazes turned out impossible. The ladder was a very clever idea!

deathray says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:55am

That was a very fun little puzzler game! Good use of theme.

zconnelly13 says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:15am

Interesting game! Had a hard time figuring out how to work the controls but thought it was fun!

ENDESGA says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:41am

Quite fun! Very cool :)

Masadow says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:42am

Nice entry !

Need some polishing maybe (smooth anims, sfx) but for a ludum, it's still great :)

Letting the auto repeat key lead to fall of the bushes :(

Overall, I really liked this ! You really have to make a plan to use your items in the right order. The fact that the map is generated at random make it replayable, that's great !

wespaugh says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:45am

Very much enjoyed! Doubly impressed if these maps were randomly generated.

Dynad says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:47am

I can't use the space bar, ive tried 1 to 4 to select but I just can't attack.. kinda hardcore this way

mcgraw says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:47am

Clever / fun idea! Definitely getting a nice bomberman vibe! Great work!

madlee says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 5:15am

I like this, but I think I would have liked it more if it were turn based (i.e., the gnomes only move when you do). That, or if they moved a little bit slower. I got killed a few times just looking for the exit.

vinull says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 5:26am

Took a moment to get the hang of it, but once I did I really enjoyed it.

jillytot says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 6:22am

I took a but to catch on, but it was fun after that.

adnzzzzZ says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 7:11am

Ladder OP

daredevildave says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 6:00pm

Nice idea, lots of fun but hard.

BradleySmith says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:21pm

Quite enjoyed this, good work. I like that there's a ton of difficulties to choose from and the randomly generated mazes. Impressive for 48 hours. :)

veiadoida says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 9:33pm

Fits the theme and it's well polished, but sometimes the level randomness doesn't give you a chance to think. For a 48h competition, it's really really great. Good job!

Phyyl says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 5:53am

fun game, only in normal and easy because the ohter levels don't appear to be solvable... unfortunatly because this is a good concept!

acp_ld says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 5:56am

well made, the professional looking menu and the game modes really give the game a polished feel

the ladder powerup to get on top of the maze is really original

Jerre says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 4:44pm

Nice concept, the difficulty of the randomly generated levels differed greatly.

Zuige says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 4:49pm

I had some issues with the controls on Chrome. SPACE didn't seem to always work. Otherwise the game seemed quite wonderful. :)

haveric says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 5:49pm

@Zuige As I noted above, I'm pretty sure this is the intended functionality. It will only let you use items if they can be used where you are facing. (Such as using a sword in front of an enemy or using a ladder in front of a hedge) Otherwise, you would waste the one use items by hitting space right away.

If this is not the case, let me know the situation you are trying as it may be a bug.

arcticleaf says ...
Dec 23, 2013 @ 2:20am

nicee haha

olafsworld98 says ...
Dec 23, 2013 @ 2:23am

too hard

foumart says ...
Dec 24, 2013 @ 2:54am

Great job for 48h!

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