Ludum Dare 30 — August 22nd-25th, 2014 — Theme: Connected Worlds

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Above and Below

by zakchaos - Jam Entry

Above and below is a game of two connected worlds, Above and Below the surface.
Do you hate fish?
Throw tons of toxic waste into the ocean!
Do you hate Toxic Waste?
Be A fish, and return toxic waste to the surface!

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Headmade says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:42pm

The fish controls like a sack of potatoes and the bar at the top could really use a higher contrast. Sorry that I can't say anything positive about the game, I don't want to bash, I'm just being honest.

zakchaos says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:52pm

Thats great! I encourage all feedback really, I agree it does need a greater contrast, that is excellent insight, thanks for the comment!

Polyducks says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:39pm

I enjoyed the concept behind the game, but I felt that the controls were lacking in responsiveness. At one point I managed to make the guy glitch out over the water!

I was not able to make any of the barrels float. Just as I emitted a bubble, I would get crushed by a drum.

OFF says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:51pm

Actually you can survive too easily in the fish part but it's too hard to get ToxicWaste with the Bubbles, and the human part is easy but you can die more easily (there is also some collision bug).
The game could be more interesting if there was the two characters on the same screen and you could switch from one to an other, or even that the action in one game had action in the other game.
For the rest it's an html game, it's different from usual and it gives you all my admiration (i use Unity ;), i'm a coward)

pjimmy says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 3:35pm

interesting concept, that hit sound should be lower, it really popped my ears X|

mrexcessive says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 5:11pm

Hi there. I get that you're making a point with this game, that said the controls don't allow you to control your fate sufficiently. Fish and men don't get enough warning of the barrels, the controls and bubble production aren't quick enough. Good starting point.

Sep 5, 2014 @ 6:17pm

A bit glitchy, but well done. I included it in part 15 of my Ludum Dare 30 Compilation video series, if you’d like to check it out :)

torvik88 says ...
Sep 9, 2014 @ 6:19pm

Fun and simple game. The controls and speed of bubbles might need some works but still was fun :)

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