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The Core Is Yours

by 9joao6 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Your mouse is your only friend. Even gravity is against you.

In "The Core Is Yours", you cannot move around freely. You have use your water powers to attack enemies and to jetpack yourself around. But be careful, for the water is also the ammount of health that you have left!

Your objective is to get out of the Earth's core (or reach as far as possible from it) while avoiding hazardous flame bats that seek to evaporate your water.


Stuck? Press R! The collision system is indeed very complicated to work with :(

Found a bug? Please tell me what the error report said and what happened before it showed up! I'll fix it ASAP.


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Sannis says ...
Apr 27, 2014 @ 4:45pm


KayZ says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:05pm

Had to try it until I won. Maximum distance of 3173. Nice game and interesting mechanics.

stenol says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:30pm

Good game. Excellent mechanics. Good work !

metjm says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:30pm

I love the idea and the execution seems really solid. Good Job!

sam101 says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:48pm

Interesting mechanics, even if I found the title screen to be the most funny part of the game !

metkis says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:46pm

Reminds me of an old arcade game. I think the effects are really fun!

zzForrest says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 12:04pm

Really nice, but the camera is pressed up so close to the character I couldn't see anything. The perspective of the title screen would have worked just fine for the game.

lajos says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 2:01am

Very cool mechanics!

abayb says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 2:20pm

Very good! I found it somewhat difficult, but tried around 10 times anyway!

DarknessFades says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 2:30pm

I dont rly get gameplay... but i rly like it :D Mechanic, graphic... even music are great!

xdegtyarev says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 5:58pm

Love the mechanics

HybridMind says ...
May 11, 2014 @ 6:11pm

I have no idea how to last longer than 10 seconds in this game. I can't travel very far and the bats swoop in and kill me really quickly. Plus, even the main menu is confusing on how to activate the 'play' ? It doesn't seem to work half the time. Lucky I can hit 'r' to try to the main menu again. I thought the concept was pretty cool, just wish the execution was there.

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