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Floppy's Wondershow

by tidalkraken - Jam Entry

Floppy's Wondershow is a reinterpretation of Flappy Bird mechanics with a boneless dolphin who sucks at holding his breath.

Seriously! If he goes too low, he drowns! As if that weren't enough, the water park he's in has devised an all new "showstopping" act for Floppy. it's sure to draw in the visitors!

Controls: Mash SPACEBAR, hold down A or D to go left or right, get the timing just right or face dire consequences.

Made with Unity 4.2, Blender, and Photoshop.

Time for completion: 35 hours.

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nonentheless says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:46pm

Poor dolphin...

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:48pm

Nice gameplay. Had a bit of trouble in the beginning but it turned out really good to play. Liked the character too xD

Zazibar says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:52pm

Managed to beat it after dedicating my right hand to just pressing Space. Very fun idea, good job.

Crabman says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:03pm

Damn, that's tough. :D

ninjabit says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:23pm

An unlucky place for a dolphin to live! Funny stuff, good job man.

raisedmedia says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 10:30pm

I think the controls need to be rethought. Otherwise it played well enough. It's a shame we can't see more of the dolphin swimming around underwater, the model looks pretty good.

tuxxilla says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 10:31pm

Funny game! But trying to stay "Beneath the Surface" is really counterproductive :D

@Zazibar: The hint with always pressing space helped me finish this game.

Benjamin says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 10:34pm

I almost reached the ned but could not finish it. The water effect and stone/mine colors are nice. The screaming sfx of the dolphin is epic.

Sim00n says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 8:46pm

Hah for some reason I really liked the game. It made me feel bad for a second after that LOUD explosion and that dolphin sound. Good graphics for such a short amount of time. I've had fun.

May 1, 2014 @ 8:55pm

Cool games, quite hard, but can be beaten! Just the right amount of challenge involved...

May 4, 2014 @ 1:15pm

Fun -- but the difficulty curve went from OMFG impossible to very easy in like 1 turn.

ThingoStudios says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 8:07pm

Surprisingly fun, and with cool graphics too. Super good water effects!

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