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by Farfin - 48 Hour Compo Entry

I'm going to take out my emotional issues on these fish. I'm going to unsustainably work out my troubles. Each fish I pull up is a weight off my mind.

but Ice fishing alone just doesn't seem right.

EDIT: it wasn't clear but You only control the side to side motion of the hook and it's speed. It moves up and down on it's own.

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CaptainKraft says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:39am

I was smiling the whole time. Your art is charming, the sounds work great, and the gameplay is clever. Two thumbs up

FuzzyWuzzie says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:40am

I LOVE the art in this! The gameplay is also unique yet simple! My only complaint is that it can be next to impossible to reel em' in sometimes!

Kara Jayde says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:47am

Very cute art and cool mechanics (a little difficult to control the hook though, had to spam up and left, which seems unintuitive). No bugs that I could see :) HOW DOES SHE SEE SO WELL UNDER THE ICE THO?

FrameMatt says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:53am

I really enjoyed this one. As CaptainKraft and FuzzyWuzzie said before, the art is great.

IAmSpencer says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:07am

This was really enjoyable. It was strangely relaxing haha. This would probably make a really fun mobile game where you tilt to move your hook. Anyways, great work :)

gikdew says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:03am

Omg, nice graphics!

TomCooper3D says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:06am

i didn't know i could swing left and right for a while but after that it was ez mode great job love the character

CustomPhase says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:35am

That was good, but its getting boring pretty quick. Have to have more things as you progress.

oal says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:39am

A simple game, but still very entertaining. Makes me happy!

saiato says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:42am

Very cute! It's really a lot of fun to play. You can subvert the speed of it falling by holding left or right and having the hook cling to the wall until you're ready to move it. Not sure if this is intentional.

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:48am

Therapy fishing?

Nice paintings...

Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:29pm

Nice game!

Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:14am

Tricky at first but cool once you get the hang of it. I first wanted music as well, but then realized that it feels much more lonely without it (which in this case, works well).

Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:25am

At first the controls felt really weird, but once I got used to it the game gets very challenging. good job!

lonewookie says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:21pm

Very cute art! Also a very fun, simple, and charming game mechanic!

DarkEngineer says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:51pm

Nice art and idea!

lajos says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:48am

Very nice art! Congrats!

Thorig says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 9:01am

Fun game to play.

xdegtyarev says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:19pm

It's funny.

May 4, 2014 @ 5:31pm

Nice one!

Cake&Code says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 9:36am

Took me a second to read your rules and realize that moving up and down was not controlled by me. The gameplay is pretty clever, but aged a bit poorly once I was a few levels in. The art is amazing as always!

BadgerPriest says ...
May 6, 2014 @ 7:56am

33. Wow, that was both significantly more challenging and a lot more fun than I was expecting from a drop-the-hook fishing game. Very cool!

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