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Patty's Perilous Plunder 2: Patty's Revenge

by uRLgR3y - Jam Entry

Patty's seeking revenge. Help Patty retrieve his gold!

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Fritzendugan says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:08am

Love the return of Patty ;)

Lack of music kinda killed the mood for me. I miss your catchy little tune from the previous PPP.

Kind of sucks that there comes a point where it's basically impossible to beat a level, but I guess that's part of the "race against the clock." Perhaps some kind of hard-coded level count-down timer might help prevent gamers from wasting their time on a level that can no longer be beaten (unless I'm missing something).

I feel like the pink snakes should have a "wake up radius" where they only start charging at you if you get near them, then if you get too far away they give up. Again, might make it too easy, but you could adjust for that in other ways.

I really dig the whole feeling of patty wandering around above but, meanwhile, "beneath the surface" all of his minions are trying as hard as they can to get deeper and deeper and underground. Very good interpretation and use of the theme.

Got to level 3 before dying. Gonna play some more later. I WILL BEAT THIS GAME (assuming it's beatable)

TheZiggy says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:03pm

Didn't work. Game didn't start first time. Second time, controls wouldn't work.

iMer says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:05pm

Same as TheZiggy
First time a blackscreen after pressing space and after reloadig it loaded the level, but i couldnt move around or anything

Hippolyta says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:12pm

The game was a little confusing to me... Probably, you should explain the game mechanics better.

And it doesn't work on Firefox :-(

Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:14pm

I like the game, but only works on chrome, I tried to play on firefox and opera first but didn't work.

blearn says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:15pm

Yeah it appears the reported bugs are in firefox; seems to work in chrome.

uRLgR3y says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:24pm

I will look into the bug in Firefox. Thanks for the feedback.

uRLgR3y says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:42pm

It *should* be working in firefox now as well.

blockbot says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:54pm

This game is strangely addicting. Nice dual explore/tower defense mechanic. More polish on the graphics/sounds front and you could have a really nice game. Nice submit!

RadioLemon says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:59pm

I can confirm that it works in Firefox!
Cool mix of invasion / collection game, I managed to win!

MetanoKid says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:06pm

This is a weird mix of genres but somehow I find it pretty enjoyable! Got me playing for a while.
Some music could've improved it, tho. Nice gameplay!

eteeski says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 9:40pm

Cool idea. A reverse tower defence mixed with a adventure exploration game. lol neat :)

Jeffalisk says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 5:59am

Quite fun once I figured out what was going on! Liked having to keep track of what was going on underground at the same time as playing above ground.

magicdweedoo says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 3:06am

this game rocks whens it coming out on 3ds!!!!!!

May 4, 2014 @ 3:08am

I was confused at first lol. Might want to add some tutorial to make the player understand on what they must doing :)

DraKlaW says ...
May 14, 2014 @ 9:23am

defense upgrade are overkill, it leak of some balance i think.
but good concept ;)

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