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

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by myachin - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Zen-Adventure of Surface

FlashDevelop, HaXe, OpenFL,
ModPlugTracer, Audacity, Gimp

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orangepascal says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:02am

A game like this could do with a bit more instructions ;) but it's a very zen like experience! so that aspect worked :)

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

This was... absurd. I loved it throughout, even though I had no idea what to do. :)

zanenga says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:07am

I don't know exactly why or what I was doing, but had fun doing it. Excels at mood and style. I would like a more defined goal.

HunLyxxod says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:13am

This is a strange game. That was pretty fun but I have absolutely no idea what is the goal.
I collected some items until I run out of energy. Is there more than that?

furriKira says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:41am

I managed to get 13 of 19 symbols.
Then I ran out of energy.
Would be more useful if I could see more.
Weird but nice game overall :D Took me time trying to find them.

monsterkillu says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:38am

Exceptional visual style. I really liked the shiny wavy surface. Although i couldn't decide upon what the gameplay was actually about .. :)

triforcespark says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:50pm

Nice music, nice graphics, and I like how you used the mathematical definition of a surface (to be honest I also thought of it - though I have no way of implementing it.)
The gameplay feels repetitive and complex though, but everything else feels as if this game is really a work of art.

superzac says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:02pm

Really awesome aesthetic, goal is unclear but obvious once you figure it out. Nice!

MSaul says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:51pm

The surface is hard to control, but original idea and cool ambiance. Good job.

MrShortee says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:16pm

I have no idea what I'm doing, but it looks neat and is quite satisfying :)

praporomsk says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:20am

best game

ololomax says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:57am

I wish I had known what is going on here, I can enjoy this game though!

Nelly says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:29am

Шикарнейше)Играл два дня)

Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:44pm

Strange but addictive. Nice.

rnlf says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 10:25am

It looks and sounds just amazing, but I have no idea what to do :-(

miwuc says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 5:12pm

The surface looks amazing, you can really see it fly as you move.
Like a lot of people, I was very confused by the gameplay at the beginning. It's funny that the game as a tutorial for using the *arrow keys*, but nothing on what the hell is going on in this game. I also found the controls to be very confusing since they don't follow the isometric world. The trick of course is to hold two arrows at the same time. I found some symbols but I can't say I finished the game. Overall the game is impressive, the concept is interesting and the mood is great, but I didn't have enough fun playing it to try and find all the symbols. I'm very curious to know what happens when you do though.

May 2, 2014 @ 9:16pm

Wonderful experience! The graphics are stunning

May 3, 2014 @ 2:26am

wow. That was very cool. running around looking for glowing places was kind of annoying. but, oh well. looks so neat!

Lafie says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 12:42pm

The graphics and audio fit the mood very well, and the gameplay is quite zen indeed. Despite nailing the abstract zen-like gameplay, I think the game could benefit from a bit more exposition.

May 4, 2014 @ 4:00pm

Really relaxing. Quit lacking as a game but superb as a Zen interactive experience.

GFM says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 11:02pm

That player looks amazing! Wow!

BadgerPriest says ...
May 6, 2014 @ 3:22am

I was hoping someone would interpret "beneath the surface" topologically! Fantastic experience.

Teesquared says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 8:56pm

Interesting take on the theme. I've always wanted to be an oscillating surface. Movement could be improved. I kept draining tiles that I didn't want to. Was a little frustrating though (movement combined with difficulty to find symbols).

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