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

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Bitxl's Kool Place

by nigelmnz - 48 Hour Compo Entry

-= Description =-
You're helping Bitxl debug his simulation. Two "endings" to find! (It may take a moment to load.)

-= Controls =-
WASD : Move
Space : Dialogue
F: Full Screen

-= Tools =-
- Language : Javascript
- Library :
- Graphics : Illustrator
- Audio : Bfxr

-= Creator Comments =-
My first Ludum Dare entry! I interpreted the "surface" here to be the game itself. Initially, this was going to be an "actual" puzzle-platformer thing, but time constraints forced my hand. This is the result.

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Pent says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:29am

short but fun

superzac says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:36am

It got me to laugh out loud, really great humor. If you adapt this into a longer game later I would actually love to play it.

Chris Mondok says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:41am

The game is quite funny, but a little short. I think.

Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:48am

Hehe! Love the concept. Good job!

louiscarl says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:54am

Funny and very interesting! Please make a long game out of this! I love it!

andrewkennedy says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:31am

Did you take some inspiration from Stanley parable? The narration was funny :)

FuzzyWuzzie says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:54am

That was really funny! :)

It lagged terribly for me though, so much that I had to stop playing it after not too long :s

renatopp says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:44am

I would love to see an actual game using this system. Pretty good idea.

Jerick says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:46am

I loved this, not at all what I was expecting!

porousnapkin says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:58am

Great for what was there! I wish it was longer.

WhiteWolf93 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:40am

I loved when i needed to look at the source code at the background, what about people that dont make games? How they will think? haha!

furriKira says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:04am

This is short. Simple. Fun.
I found the 2nd ending and other than reading the source code, I pressed the button and wow xD

Taugeshtu says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:45am

Fantastic :) I giggled on "this is embarassing" :D

Hypnohustla says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:56am

I really wish there was more. There's a lot of stuff you could do with this concept. Love it! :)

PapyGaragos says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 12:48pm

Hey congrats on your first LD! That's a clever take on the theme, and it's pretty funny too.

Think about us, poor azerty users, in your next compo :)

mrexcessive says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:53pm

Hi... Love the whole concept... tiny avatar size 1 many lols. Such a shame not loads more levels... this could be teaching people to program... develop more!!

anbreizh says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:35pm

Very good, too bad it's so short.

pancakecity says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:42pm

It's a really cool idea for a game!

Alucard J says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:09am

Interesting idea, could make some interesting gameplay by exposing variables like gravity and time. Not sure if I found the second ending unless it involved brussel sprouts. I did break a wall though.

donan says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:21pm

Hahahahahahaha. So funny xD

blockbot says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:37am

Cool idea, this could turn into a great JS/phaser.js learning tool.

tchem says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 1:20am

Awesome proposes.... really nice mechanic ,,, very interesting game!!!

noom says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:19am

I love this concept! Brilliant just purely brilliant. I really REALLY wish this was longer. Giving the player the ability to edit the source code of your game as part of the gameplay, I love it.

eonarheim says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 4:27am

I really enjoyed this! I like the idea of changing the game by modifying the variables "beneath the surface". Definitely appreciated the sense of humor, got a few laughs out of me. It's like the Stanley Parable of Ludum Dare!

jedeen says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 5:21am

Very entertaining.

SFBTom says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 11:35am

This is seriously a great idea, you should most definitely expand on it!

sam101 says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:35pm

I just loved the concept ! It took me a long time to figure out the last part (but that's only because I try to look at the

sam101 says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:35pm

I just loved the concept ! It took me a long time to figure out the last part (but that's only because I try to look at the actual source code I guess)

mjrevel says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 11:24pm

Extremely short, but lots of lols :D

May 2, 2014 @ 4:19pm

Interesting, fun game! I included it in part 8 of my Ludum Dare Compilation video series!

end3r says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 2:38pm

Funny game with the cool concept of coding your way through, I'm totally in.

May 4, 2014 @ 8:46am

Ha, this is great :D

Chronoberry says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 7:23pm

Lol very funny and perfect for the audience =D

psychonull says ...
May 15, 2014 @ 10:56pm

I just want to keep playing this!

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