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Gold Submarine

by Slader16 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Gold Submarine - Find all of the Gold pieces to win!
Use "WSAD" to move around

Made in 47 Hours!
Created by: Collin Clifton

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Garris says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:55am

It's cute, and I found it very relaxing. The slow pacing, and gradual controls make just moving around and exploring feel pretty satisfying.

Colorvade says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:08am

Really empty, but I always like the feel of being a ship exploring the depths.

ky533541 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:10am

I thought that the feel was really good, the simple audio and the "big, slow" feel to the controls conveyed the underwater/driving a submarine feel pretty well. Nicely done!

I guess it's kind of nitpicky but I didn't like that you could jump out of the water, it felt a bit wrong to me, especially since you start close to the surface it's easy to accidentally jump out of the water and it felt weird.

Overall nice feel!

Almost says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:13am

The sky looks nicer than the underwater tiles, but the game is ok. I did a circle around the map and missed a few gold pieces, and didn't really want to go around again to figure out where I hadn't been.

CustomPhase says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:46am

The basic gameplay is too shallow even for 48 hours. Sorry. Are levels generated procedurally? If so, then its a little bit better.

gikdew says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:49am

:) Feels rewarding, you should are more stuff to the game.

terraco says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:06am

Very nice feel to the game!

Custard Games says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:13am

Great mood. The gameplay was lacking, but considering everything, the game still managed to evoke some feeling of serenity with the smooth controls and lovely music.

qntnm says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:30am

Super chill, I like how the sound changes when you jump out of the water, nice touch!

oatsbarley says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:25am

It has a nice feel to it, and the music fits quite well (even though it's a very short loop - could have maybe put a slow bassline under it). There are some nice touches like the sound changing above the surface, but some extra little bits of juice would have really helped the feel (e.g. maybe off the walls a little instead of just stopping).

It could be a good idea in a game like this to add more coins than the player actually needs to collect. That way they aren't left searching every inch of the level for the last coin.

It has potential!

Slader16 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:24pm

Thanks so much guys for all of the comments, I really appreciate it!

pawegio says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:03pm

Very nice music mathing game :) I relaxed.

JALgames says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:21pm

Very simple, but in my opinion a bit too simple (is there endles oxygene in that submarine?). Anyway, the music is awesome!

FrameMatt says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:21pm

It is very cute.

dook says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 7:47pm

Cute and calming. Sounds and music was nice :)

bucketh3ad says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:39pm

The music got repetitive quickly, but I think that with a long, evolving ambient track instead, the beauty in the simplicity would this a great casual game.

May 1, 2014 @ 11:02pm

The game feels a bit "empty". I think some traps (like mines) and a few cosmetic elements, like fish swimming around and bubbles going up, would solve that. The controls are good, though.

Venturelli says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 1:13am

A bit lacking on the challenge/complexity side, but very relaxing :)

JordanFitz says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 5:38am

The controls were a little weird to get used to, but other than that, cool game.

May 11, 2014 @ 5:37pm

Simple but well done game. I included it in part 23 of my Ludum Dare compilation video series, if you'd like to check it out :)

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