Ludum Dare 29 — April 25th-28th Weekend — Theme: Beneath the Surface

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by hampa - 48 Hour Compo Entry

press any key to switch surface, switching surface can only be done when they overlap. Miss an overlap and you die!

Made in html5, music on my iphone, art in code.

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saiato says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:54am

I see where you were going with this! It's an interesting idea and switching surfaces to speed up is pretty gratifying. It's mostly lacking in feedback right now, as players can't really tell why they die at first (should animate them falling off the surface) and you don't die when you become too small and slow.

sharpcoder says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:03am

Well done! This was an amazing entry. Possibly the most unique interpretation of the theme I've seen so far and definitely a crazy awesome game mechanic. It could use some more polishing, but it's a great idea nonetheless.

jtpup0 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:04am

Very unique, needs a tutorial of sorts though

cr2crstudios says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:09am

Love the music! :D Do kinda wonder if you could achieve a high score by leaving the computer sit for a while. . .

WhiteWolf93 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:09am

I like the idea, it could become in something bigger sometime maybe. Original :3

Colorvade says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:11am

Simple, clever, and engaging.

GagaPete says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:57am

I like the concept of the game and the graphics are simple but very appropriate for this game. I think this would make a great two-player game.

fserb says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:56am

I liked the way you interpreted the theme. It's an interesting concept.

43iscoding says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:58pm

I never thought a game that minimalistic could be that interesting! good job on this one!

Lucio says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:57pm

Clever! (and Hypnotic !)

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:57pm

It's an original idea with a pure environment which seems poor but efficient. I like this game. THX ++

tanjent says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:37pm

Haven't seen a game like this before! Very cool idea. A new game genre? Wave riders? Could have dynamic music/discontinues in the lines.. hmm you got me thinking!

Kyatric says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:56am

I liked the music, I'm surprised with your interpretation of the theme though.
To me, it doesn't really fit.
But the minimalistic realisation and gameplay is enjoyable.
Good work !

conormn says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:28pm

Very innovative mechanics. This could go fantastic places :)

Apr 30, 2014 @ 9:55pm

Cool entry, love the mechanic. I think there should be a "x seconds maximum time" each time the avatar enters a surface, since I found out that the circumference just kept going if it didn't changed surfaces, albeit rather slowly. Either way I enjoyed the game, so great job.

May 1, 2014 @ 2:11pm

Minimalist but efficient, good job!

PapyGaragos says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:09pm

Wasn't expecting to find a game hosted on toribash :)

Anyway cool mechanic. With a bit more polish I could totally see this as a mobile game.

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