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cavf88 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:10am

This game is awesome! Fun to play, the controls are fluid and the difficulty is feels perfect. It's very addictive. I only reached level 3 though. Great job!

Shigor says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:15am

Simple, but it works

SHAME says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:42am

nice, it just reminds me a lot of Super Create Box..

Lyje says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:57pm

Love it! Great mechanics, graphics, colour scheme, sound, love the randomly generated objectives.

marccspro says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:06pm

Very well made game :D Graphics and sound are awsome !

Adam Gould says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:06pm

Fantastic! I love the art, and it "feels" right.

Gamepopper says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:06pm

Clever use of transition between levels, gameplay is smooth but the controls are a bit messy. You cannot jump while moving and using JIKL to shoot is a bit awkward. Also really lacks some music.

GamerTaters says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:54pm

Great game. I love it:D. The art is great, the audio is great, game is well polished. I also love the effects(camera shake):D

Apr 29, 2014 @ 7:04pm

This is super-tight. I like how you start by walking the hero off the splash screen.

blockbot says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:02pm

Dope, nice take on a super crate box style game.

Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:28pm

Nice art and atmosphere but the gameplay felt blatantly ripped from Super Crate Box, with the addition of awkward shooting controls. Taking inspiration is one thing but this veered a little to close to clone territory for me.

spacechase0 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:32pm

The "survive" level seemed a bit strange since you have to survive for other goals as well. Other than that (and not making it past 4/5), I enjoyed it. :)

mimic says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:05pm

@(pretty much everybody) Yep, we were clearly "inspired" by Super Crate Box. But I think that's okay cause Super Crate Box is awesome. Thanks for playing our totally-not-super-crate-box game though! And for those who haven't played Super Crate Box, you should play it cause that game 10x better than this one. Super Crate Box.

@Gamepopper. Yeah, there was a weird unable to jump bug that got introduced last minute. Thanks for bringing it up though. Hopefully we'll get to fix it later. Also music. Wish we had that too :[

@spacechase0 Well, the survive level does have an increased enemy spawn rate but I do agree, it's a little bit weird.

Elforama says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:28am

I love the feel of this game. Great job guys!

ENDESGA says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 1:18am

Pretty cool game :D I love it

mcapraro says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 4:14am

awesome looking game! the keys were a bit wonky to get used to though, but man, the animation and the visual design, top notch!

Crooksister says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:32am

Great Jam! Loved it alot!

bowatatoy says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 1:24pm

Nice! I always 'deaded', though. :D

Apr 30, 2014 @ 11:33pm

The shooting controls with jkl felt a bit unintuitive for me, and the deceleration can make it difficult to maneuver sometimes.
But otherwise it's very polished and well designed.
Great job!

BuKaneerz says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 1:01am

It's q really good concept !
The moves are smooth
The game is very polished, and it's verry pleasant to play !
Good job !

MrShoestore says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 1:19am

a lot like Super Crate Box, but it's fun. great art style! the graphics stuff is pretty cool

rujo says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 1:36am

very cool style!! also a little bit difficult for me but i love this entry!

May 1, 2014 @ 11:44am

very nice game

joe40001 says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 11:03am

Great game, very well executed. Is the game endless?

May 3, 2014 @ 12:10pm

Great game, really like the look and feel of it. Really good colour palette and style.

Gwinnell says ...
May 8, 2014 @ 10:24pm

Quite Super Crate Boxy. That said, I knew immediately what to do - very intuitive. I wish the movement wasn't so slippery, though.

Avichal says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 4:00pm

Very good :) I had fun playing this

DonovanWu says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 5:36pm

Kind of a hard game but very addictive!

TeamFlare says ...
May 13, 2014 @ 6:22pm

This is awesome. The art and the color set as well as the enemy design give the game a great feeling.

7heSAMA says ...
May 19, 2014 @ 3:30am

I played this near the start but forget to rate it. Wanted to before I lost my chance so I'm going off of memory. Really fun, the weapons, objects, and visual enemy design is interesting. Problems include a lack of balance, weird physics, and stupid enemies. Definitely would play a post compo version. Very solid game.

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