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Bathysphere

by jurnacsr - Jam Entry

Bathysphere is a simple Web game where you descend to the bottom of the ocean, collect fish and treasure, and return to the surface.

Controls:
A/D Move your Bathysphere left and right
The left and right arrow keys active your left and right arms to collect fish and treasure.

Objectives:
Collect the fish and treasures in the sea.

Bugs:
- Found one typo - in the Start Screen, the controls are shown as W/D, when they should be A/D. Silly mistake!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2090Coolness14%

Comments

zzorn says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:16am

Neat little game. I thought I had to avoid the fish first (should have read the intro screen).

Some level system would work well for it, to prolong the gameplay.

pancakecity says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:26pm

The game didn't display fully in my browser -- some of the top and bottom were cut off.

Apr 30, 2014 @ 10:15am

Really nice little game and I love the aesthetics! Maybe you should put some stuffs that kill you just to make it more tense!

Zerkruemler says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 10:23am

Cool retro Graphics. But I don't really see why I can put the fork to the sides. The fish are counted no matter if I put the fork or not. The sounds are also quite irritating. I haven't found out fpr which event this annoying blip sound is played for. Is this just the spooky underwater tune?
Good work.

mjau says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 1:54am

This is neat =)

Not a lot of replay value though.. it's a bit too easy, i think. There's tons of fish, and you can move pretty fast, so there's never really any problem getting a decent score. The "forks" seem a bit superfluous, too -- i guess you could get a bit more fish by using them right, but since you collect fish just by crashing into them too, and you move as fast as you do, there didn't seem much point.

Nice presentation.

Penguincat says ...
May 9, 2014 @ 2:33am

I like the aesthetic, but there isn't really any gameplay or challenge to it. I think it's a good start though, if you add some challenges and multiple levels that present new challenges and new abilities then it could be a fun little game.

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