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

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Beneath the Surf Ace

by Scruffylooking - Jam Entry

Beneath the Surf Ace (NOW with 100% less downloading!)
HTML5 (index.html)

Created with Construct 2 and GIMP

First Ludum Dare Jam entry!

Thanks for all the feedback!
Now the WEB link is playable without Downloading!
There is some sound, but doesn't seem to be playing for IE.
Fixed issue with Sharks Chasing speed being affected by higher frame rate. Who knew my PC was so slow?

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pvwradtke says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:22am

Nice idea, however I found the control a bit difficult. Even on the easiest setting i was struggling to protect surfers. Also, maybe Dropbox is not the best place for a web game, I couldn't run it from there, had to download all files and run them locally. Just a heads up, as people may find it too difficult to get it running and give up without even trying.

Andrew Adams says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:29am

Nice but slightly difficult. Oh well, I'll beat it eventually

nddrylliog says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:33am

Hey, on, right click on your index.html file, hit 'Copy Public Link', and paste *that* as your 'Web' link instead.

It'll make it infinitely easier for people to test your game :)

Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:40am

Couldn't run it on Chrome. Worked on IE. If anyone else has issues starting the game, try that.

The sharks may be a bit too aggressive; best strategy ends up being idling near the beach when there's a handful of redshirts left; any further and you'll be rammed to death before you can cross a fifth of the field.

Nice idea. The graphics did their job, but some basic audio would have helped the game feel more dynamic.

Good work.

parDal says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 8:34am

Sorry dude, you lost this pun.

Trilby says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:03pm

Those voices made me jump. Lol

Like nddrylliog said. Please share the public link of your html file to make it easier for people to run it. :)

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 6:52am

Nice game and great with a little story too!

Apr 30, 2014 @ 10:59am

The font color make the description a bit hard to read. The cocept is interesting though. :)

blockbot says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 9:51pm

Interesting concept, I kind of liked the bird's eye view.

mrexcessive says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 11:43am

Hi. Nice idea. Graphics tricky to control and a bit small, though I see why you do that to get a big play area. Rescued all except 2 on easy. Like the rescued red surfer sound!

Thorig says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 7:06pm

The idea is nice, good entry for a first Ludum Dare.

elefantopia says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 4:07am

The graphics are a bit too small to see what was going on. Still, this is an interesting game. The audio is weird, but humorous. This is a good entry.

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