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Drill Drop

by sirikan - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Simple game where the goal is to drill down as far as you can collecting valuable resources to get a higher score.

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gikdew says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:31am

Nice one, the concept is really good!

Lacaranian says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:34am

Some pretty flipping awesome tunes. Good mechanics, balanced. Plenty of fun!

JALgames says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:54am

The idea isn't new, but I like that you can't only dig in four directions, but anywhere wou want. Only problem is that it runs horrible on my laptop. I don't think an Intel HD 4000 is made for gaming, but this game isn't very AAA and it really should run!

Liens says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:18am

An interesting twist on the usual stuff.

Custard Games says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:18am

Haha, this is awesome. I love the music and the feel to digging. I think some animations of the ground disappearing would have made a world of difference to the feel of the game.

xhunterko says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:47am

A little bit more control would be nice but it's still not to bad/

Reinkout says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:49am

It feel quite pleasing when it "rams" on turning. Nice one.

jorgemoag says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:10am

hahaha i love the music :)
very good entry

trueyomic says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:01pm

Need infinity falling game. It was pretty fun the whole time, but it was hard to tell the difference between water and slime so I ended up dying for reasons I couldn't tell until afterwards. Nonetheless, good game.

sam101 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:08pm

I was not expecting the fact that you can not dig up ! The concept is nice, and well executed. It just lacks water/lava physics to be perfect ! The music is quite catchy too.

Khopa says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:59pm

Very fun :)
I'd like to have this drill in Starbound or Terraria :)

Seme says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:08pm

Nice little drilling game, well done!

Lyje says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 11:38am

I like the concept and mechanic, just wish it would escalate in difficulty quicker :)

Ragzouken says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 3:21pm

seen a lot of drilling games but i like that this once moves quite quickly, would be good if it started off more challenging though. quite like the player sprite :)

May 3, 2014 @ 11:45am

This is a cool, new twist on a (kinda) old concept :)
I love the music! :D

Azatoni says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 1:59pm

Cool adventure!

pansapiens says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 1:09am

Reasonably fun. I like how you've used the vignette to give longer range visibility of threats - it's sort of like a radar, without requiring any extra UI. I would have liked some type of extra special move that could grab gems that I barely missed - like a rapid horizontal left/right drilling move with a recharge time applied to it.

thaaks says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 2:52pm

Nice game. The controls are a bit irritating because the driller shakes so much on it's own.
The ideas with gems, lava, water, health packs are really good. The music is also well cosen.
Nice innovative idea!

caranha says ...
May 11, 2014 @ 11:30am

Congratulations for finishing your game! The title screen says "beware of slime", but it didn't seem like anything happened.

The music was pretty cool, but the controls were a bit slippery.

Your game needs some more noises: I think drilling noises for breaking the stone would make the game much more exciting :-D

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