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

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Beneath the Surface - pbsds

by pbsds - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This is not nearly finished, but this is what i came up with in this short amount of time. It's a platformer with a digging mechanic.

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May 2, 2014 @ 3:09pm

I love the ambient... i mean like its a lonly big place, idk how to describe it xD the point is i like how the game looks even tho its not finished. I love the movement mechanics, feels good and the music is awesome :D Great work n_n

trueyomic says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 6:03pm

Even though it's not finished it looks like it would have been a neat little exploration game. I liked the simple music (especially dropping into the hole and shifting to a dark melody).

May 2, 2014 @ 11:45pm

I enjoyed this well done

cheesepencil says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 11:46pm

I love digging!

pyrogames says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 12:14am

Love the lighting. Looks like it could be a pretty good game with some polish

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