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

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by raisedmedia - Jam Entry


You have a sub. You will probably die. Explore the deep blue sea and collect hella treasures but watch out! You need air and running into stuff is bad for your health.

Depth matters. Treasure is worth more the deeper you go. You are also more susceptible to damage as the pressure grows at lower depths. Get multipliers on your score for less damage.

Use your keyboard arrow keys to move. Use A and Z to raise and lower your claw. The claw rocks!

Quit: Command + Q on mac. Alt + F4 on PC.

Best played at 1024 x 768 or similar ratios. Bugs exist in other ratios, we will try to fix ASAP.

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orangepascal says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:44pm

very nicely done :)

Danman9914 says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:45pm

I really like how the audio gets muted as you go deeper

conormn says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:48pm

Ha, great sound effects, especially for the sub. Made it a lot of fun to move around.

graebor says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:55pm

Cool audio, seems pretty polished overall. Good job :)

Biliogadafr says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:56pm

Good game. I like physics of the submarine. And nice sound effect in the deep :)

quickfingers says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:57pm

Very cool, music, and visuals were very fun and cartoony, good stuff!

geounknown says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:57pm

Like It So much !

bakpakin says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:58pm

I really like your graphics. The vector graphics are probably the best i've seen so far. I got a small graphical glitch when I lower the claw, but other than that it was pretty good. Like the sound effects. They really add a lot to a game.

Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:58pm

Smooth controls, great audio, nice vibrant graphics. Great work!

atombrot says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:01pm

Man I'm bad at this game ;) I like the music very much. Cool idea with the filter on the background music.

RyanNielson says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:38pm

I really liked it. The graphics and the sound were fantastic. They really gave me and under the sea vibe. Is was also really challenging, which is nice to see.

I had a few issues with collision, but beyond that it was a great little title. Nice work!

Zeta says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:19am

Looks like a well polished game with a pretty funky soundtrack. If you hold down to lower the crane when in a long shaft, the camera does some funky things :P

Lerc says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:44am

Aw, My game could have done with a claw.

bwpdsigns says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:58pm

Very cool.

_adamturnbull says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:42pm

Pretty cool! I got stuck in a wall at some point but apart from that it was really good

zeal says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:43pm

Great fun, very good job.

sudorossy says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 10:26pm

Really cool. I got stuck in a wall, but really nice.

Scam says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 10:35pm

Collision checking was too strict. Occasionally the submarine got stuck to the wall as well.

I liked the graphics and the filtered soundtrack.

May 1, 2014 @ 11:52am

nice game , love the music

mechabit says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 11:59am

Nice graphics. The physics was a bit buggy and there doesn't seem like much to do, you can't resurface for air or anything. Also is the half pink sub icon on the top right meant to be health? Sort of looks like it but doesn't move. Maybe add an upgrade system to spend your loot.

CMaster says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 11:56am

That's great!
It's a shame you couldn't lift up the rocks with your grabber to reveal more treasure, or just more use for the grabber all around really.

The controls took a few moment to get used to, but were great once you'd figured them out.

FrozenCow says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 12:34pm

Nice level of polish and fun concept.

tuxxilla says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 12:49pm

Great graphics style and fun gameplay :)

Masadow says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 1:23pm

Nice work, still need some polishing with collisions and some features to get a deeper concept. Still, good job in 72 hours

csanyk says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 12:10am

Very cool. Similar in some respects to Solar Jetman for NES. Takes me back. Only thing, I thought I should be able to surface to replenish my oxygen, not just collect oxygen tanks.

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