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

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by ticlekiwi - Jam Entry

Hi every one!

This is just a little (ridiculous short?) game.
I would like to create a universe that makes our hero travel in different connected worlds.
But I confess that I find it hard to perceive myself... Ahem.
So, please be nice with me. ^_^

I coded it with ImpactJS (already used in last jam).
- Music : EthnoSoulSoundSystem - hope
- Tiles : Bento Studio

Downloads and Links




dustorgan says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:56am

Nice visuals! Particularly enjoyed the massive moon backgrounds!!

ticlekiwi says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:01pm

Thanks dustorgan! ;)

fallingBear says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:03pm

Very nice visuals and pleasant sounds and music. It just seems that some textures are blurry (billinear filtering ?).

pjchardt says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 4:45am

Great visuals :) The controls felt very nice. There was a bit of momentum that felt a little slippery, but overall it felt good. Jumping platform to platform in the 3rd area just felt right for the controls and the design of the character. Would like to see more added to this game post jam!

leafarz says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:53am

great visuals and great music and great mood!
yeah as others said, kind of slippery movement, but it doesn't change the fact that it's a good game.
very short game sadly. would love to see more of this soon!
good job! keep it up! :D

Hyoga-3D says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 2:41pm

The controls could be better, but pretty nice graphics.

Aug 28, 2014 @ 6:33am

A nice little platformer! The graphics are very impressive and the mood is really well-done--really epic. I found myself wondering what he was doing with his staff, why there were no enemies, and making up the story that he was some kind of great warrior dragging himself up the cliffs to defeat a horrible monster--no other souls since they were already dead... well, what can I say, it was inspiring :] I would have liked more oomph to the platforming, but a sort of Shadow of the Colossus platformer spirit works really well here (lots of travel, combat at the end maybe). Had some frustration at the level transitions--you might want to fade to black at the end to smooth them out, rather than letting the game freeze. Enjoyed the enormous moons and parallax scrolling, especially in the waterfall level!

Thanks for the game!

Aug 28, 2014 @ 10:15am

Nice art, music, atmosphere and mood. I got a Roger Dean vibe from it all and really enjoyed the sense of scale. Needs gameplay though :) I would keep working on it. This is a solid base to build on.

ticlekiwi says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 1:26pm

Thank you everyone for the great feedback, you make me want to continue when I get some time!

yodamaster says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 8:24pm

Nice but short.

rooter4 says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 4:03am

I loved the mood that this game sets, I would definitely like to see more added onto this world you created in the future. Controls need to be tightened up a little, but other than that, solid entry.

DragonInstall says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 2:18pm

Very good graphics. Music was awesome. Good job!

SoulGame says ...
Sep 2, 2014 @ 4:32pm

Musics and pixel arts definitely set a nice and special mood. Unfortunately, that mood tends to be altered by the huge inertia in controls and the brutality of camera moves. Also I felt like the portals doors weren't matching the overall nature fantasy mood! (it's subjective tho). Apart from that, very nice little experience, I had amazing feelings while climbing those huge ladders, watching the gigantic planets in the background, and also while jumping between two far pieces of land. I really felt the emptiness beneath my feet and that was chilling. Keep up the good work.

Sep 3, 2014 @ 4:17pm

I really liked your game, the atmosphere was beautiful and it was relaxing to play...but the character felt like a piece of soap. He was sliding ALL THE TIME. Like a ninja. It became annoying with the smaller platforms X). Otherwise it was nice !

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Sep 9, 2014 @ 2:43am

Some really impressive stuff going on here. Too bad you did not add any other game elements to give me more feeling of success. Great job.

ClownAround says ...
Sep 10, 2014 @ 6:43am

Fantastic artwork. Could use some more animation, but really cool style.

Moosefly says ...
Sep 10, 2014 @ 6:20pm

Starting the game by pressing space freezes my browser of choice, Pale Moon X64 version 24.7.1 (based on Firefox). It eventually gave me a notice about a script running slowly, with the message pointing to line 201 on game.min.js. Tried twice with the same result. Worked fine in Chrome v 37.0.2062.103 m though.

It looks nice, and I don't even mind the controls because it's such an open space. Too bad there's not much going on gameplay-wise.


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