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

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by NathanBrower - 48 Hour Compo Entry

NOTE: It is recommended you download and play the .exe, as the web based html5 version's audio will slow down after a few minutes of playing.

Flipside is a game in which you take control of B.O.B (Bionic Operations Bot) in his quest to collect stars in 9 fun levels. To navigate each level, B.O.B can toggle between moving above, or below the red surface. While below the surface, gravity's direction will be reversed, so take care!

A and D ------------ Left and Right
Space -------------- Jump
Shift -------------- Toggle Surface

===Tools Used===
Game Maker Studio

I will upload a timelapse video later, so stay tuned.

Thank you for looking, and I hope you enjoy playing Flipside!

Downloads and Links




TaleLore says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:32am

I liked the level design.

CrackedP0t says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:36am

I liked it!
Also, the web version worked fine for me.

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

I like the gameplay. Good job.

Suese says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:35am

Great action and great puzzles. It needed a whole boat load of polish but a great solid base pre-polish.

Jellycakes says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:42am

Pretty cool. The controls were a little annoying but I got used to them. I like it, good job

hampa says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:09am

Good job. Web version worked fine for me too.

Jakub Koziol says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 12:56pm

Level design is really promising + interesting puzzles. Controls are quite a bit annoying when it comes to simple movement so parts of the game that should be easy turn out to be pretty annoying.

CaiusTSM says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:13am

I noticed a glitch when I flipped sides I got stuck in the floor (half way through the floor). The game is fun though.

Sim00n says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:41am

Pretty cool concept. Nothing sophisticated but very well done, simple and fun to play. Good job!

Dans17 says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:44am

Reminded me a little bit of Shift. Still a really good game with good gameplay and level design.

vilya says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 5:42pm

On my first attempt the robot wouldn't move to the left for some reason. Restarting cleared it up though, fortunately & in the end I liked this game quite a lot.

The puzzles are good and it's a really nice use of the theme. The controls are a bit imprecise so I ended up missing a few jumps, which was frustrating, but overall I like what you've done here!

pancakecity says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:03pm

Awesome level design, I love this kind of game...

Snild says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:31pm

The bouncing was cute, but a bit annoying when I wanted to flip quickly after landing from a fall.

Anti says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 8:52pm

Nice gameplay and graphics! The level design is also awesome!

Gaming_Ray says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 8:53pm

Awesome. Really cool game.

Ithildin says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 8:59pm

Great use of the theme. Loved it! :)

JoshRespawns says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 3:36pm

Great Game!

Caridorc says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 5:59pm

Full videoreview here:

May 5, 2014 @ 1:28am

The audio seemed to glitch out after a while, but it was a good game regardless.

kikaz says ...
May 18, 2014 @ 9:20pm

Cool audio ! Nice graphics, good job ;)

CiderPunk says ...
May 19, 2014 @ 7:38pm

really nice puzzles! the annoying jumping small gaps with momentum kinda detracted, but overall really cool! crackin' audio!

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