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

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by davidwparker - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Alas, once again, I don't really have time to work on LD this weekend...
I was able to get a solid 5.5 hours in though.

First time using Phaser.js to make a 2d game in HTML5 / JavaScript.

The finger is a photo of my wife's.
The skin is a photo of my skin.
The zit is my epic Gimp drawing skills.
No sound :(


Zits are coming from beneath the surface! Pop them as fast as possible. If two explode then your date will cancel!

Press the mouse button in order to move your finger down to pop a zit (but it won't move side-to-side (much) when the mouse is down). The finger will follow your mouse side-to-side when the mouse is up.

Zits pop after ~4 seconds. Didn't have time for animation.

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ninjabit says ...
Apr 27, 2014 @ 8:32pm

Funny game!

Tanner says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:04pm

Haha :) Nice one!

pancakecity says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:57pm

This game has a good look to it!

Sodaware says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:03pm

Not bad for a first game with Phaser, especially in the time frame. Definitely has potential. It might be a good thing for more squeamish players that there's no popping effect :)

lonewookie says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:30am

I like the real-life visuals. :-p It's a little unclear when the zits will pop, and that is a little frustrating. Great job though, congrats on your first Phaser game!

Nnnnneeeedddd says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:16pm

Not really a game

zatyka says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:54pm

Very silly :)

Gins says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:26pm

Amazing photorealistic graphics!

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 6:48am

It's infotainment!
Good job.

Xeke_Death says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 9:13am

Not bad for 5.5 hours... The finger kept sliding away from where I clicked...

nesis says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:03pm

Not bad for 5ish hours work.

mrjohnson22 says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 2:22am

Funny game! That's some truly horrid acne. :P

psychonull says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 8:57pm

No date for me :( Nice idea for the 5h you had.

Kyatric says ...
May 9, 2014 @ 6:00pm

Funny but difficult, it's indeed missing a lot.
Nevertheless, it's an interesting/funny take on the theme.

Congratulations nonetheless for making this game in far under 48 hours and submitting it to the compo !

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