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

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by Rabbits... - 48 Hour Compo Entry

I really enjoyed making this game.
It fit very well into my aim.
Its written in Limericks,
Tell me of any thing to fix,
And I hope no one thinks that it's lame.

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Liens says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:24am

Interesting game, the characters reminds me of a flea. The background colours and platforms blended into each other a lot though

WeaselZone says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:34am

Really enjoyed the mood of the game - length was just right without getting too repetitive. Awesome end!

blockbot says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:14am

I played until the end, very moody. Nice!

KunoNoOni says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:24am

great theme execution. loved the ending. Great Job!

noom says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 6:09am

So depressing, lovely poetry though, nice work.

May 1, 2014 @ 12:29pm

Interesting idea and I like the platforming, it was well done. However in the end my character reappeared just to "do it" again.

michelfontes says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 2:31am

nice gameplay and music! But felt very repetitive and whitout a purpose. You jump, and die. and?

hyouko says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 2:36am

The platforming reminds me a bit of Nifflas' early stuff (Within a Deep Forest, for one). The controls can be a bit bugged - I was stuck with my character moving right constantly for the first few screens, which made it very challenging indeed!

simplesmiler says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 10:29am

Looks like your link is down.

May 4, 2014 @ 12:42pm

Good mood. I'd draw the text in front of the character and clear the input buffer on landing on a surface to fix that extraneous hop.

Kyatric says ...
May 9, 2014 @ 5:57pm

Link seems down indeed.

bucketh3ad says ...
May 15, 2014 @ 1:11am

Never before have I seen limericks used to tell a serious story, let alone within a game. Max points for innovation. Enabling fullscreen in the browser was a great way to add immersion.

ElStevo says ...
May 16, 2014 @ 10:26pm

Contrast between the character and the background is a bit too low, maybe it's my fault, trying to read the text at the same time I'm moving. But nice little jumping game. It gets pretty tricky.

ashdnazg says ...
May 16, 2014 @ 10:40pm

I'm really fond of limericks and rhyming, so good job!
Your game is a good jumping platformer although it doesn't have exceptionally interesting puzzles. In my opinion the mood that's created by the ominous sprites and darkness together with the existential questions of the limericks don't mix well with the jumping on platforms.
You should work a bit on your composing, a better track could have improved the mood department. (The current track needs some improvement)

I think that existential questions and jumping on platforms don't go too well hand in hand. you might want to focus on one of them in your next games. (I hope it's the questions, you have quite the talent there)

May 17, 2014 @ 1:43am

Nice game! I liked the simple 2D platformer gameplay, and the storytelling was great!

Suese says ...
May 17, 2014 @ 6:20am

Too many AS3 errors . Doesn't work with AS3 debugging on. I'm not sure how to remove the debugging error messages

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