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Wood Cutter Extreme!

by foodzilla - Jam Entry

Wood Cutter Extreme! ...The name is terrible, but the game has potential? :D

Get as high a score as you can... any way you can! The more log you slice, the more points you score. And the larger logs you get, the higher points they're worth!

Gameplay varies a lot based on difficulty; play on easy for max maneuverability, or hard for a real difficult challenge...

Control is with arrow keys, and you can submerge with SPACE... cutting wood is as simple as hitting it on the long side, but beware! You can hurt yourself, especially on rocks...

So cut your way to victory!

Language: HTML5 & JavaScript
Tools: Unitron, Chrome


note: those first numbers on the logs/rocks are debug values that snuck in there. Since apparently you can debug after the limit, I tweaked the code lightly to fix that and one other bug...

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#356Innovation(Jam)3.04
#583Fun(Jam)2.55
#676Overall(Jam)2.55
#708Mood(Jam)2.13
#723Theme(Jam)2.00
#724Graphics(Jam)2.17
#1692Coolness40%

Comments

foodzilla says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 4:19am

Well... beyond a couple bugs and the debugging numbers being left in... and the rather mess of the last area, it's not that bad? :D It does interesting things to you depending on how you play it...

Apr 30, 2014 @ 6:56am

The player movement could have been a little faster up and down, and some it certainly could have had a more intuitive interface explaining what exactly the onscreen numbers are for. For debug? A game mechanic? It is a mystery.

Dreii says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 12:42am

Well, it looks like it could be good fun with more time, some graphics,sounds and everything. :)

PaperBlurt says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 9:27am

So I'm a saw floating in water scraping bark of logs?
Must be the weirdest one yet.
I like the usage of theme where I float under the water.

King_Mew says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 8:40pm

The debug numbers confused me. It's not bad, though.

foodzilla says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 7:47pm

It's a real dumb mistake on my part, I meant to remove those when I submitted and ran out of time to change it...

May 4, 2014 @ 8:13pm

Graphic seems little too simple(not a big fan of plain background) Didn't know what to do with those round objects.

kristof says ...
May 8, 2014 @ 7:40am

Interesting game. Some more work on the graphics and the audio, and this could be a very nice game. Good work.

Shigor says ...
May 8, 2014 @ 7:43am

Seems like an original idea, but I find it boring really quickly.

CeriseGhost says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 8:06am

This was an interesting concept. I should always read the description before I play a game. I had no idea I could go under the water!

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