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

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Mushroom connects

by fcpfoof - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You wake up in a forest. You are asked to save all worlds. To do this, find a magical leaf in Heavens.
What make this game related to theme is that a button in a "weird" world can change stuff in the normal world and vice-versa.
Very boring and quite short. I had not many ideas. But I have written it from scratch in Java, no external libraries used.
Blog post:
Made for JRE 7.
Thanks to SFXR for audio effects and for MIDIs ;].

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juakob says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:29am

Nice game! I like the graphics, specially that the main character is so skinny. The mushroom world is greate with all the animated tiles.

hazzahazzam says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 9:32am

Graphics are pretty good for 48 hours. Level design is great, keep up the work.

Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:10am

Haha wow, love the graphics in the mushroom world! <3
Nice game, love the old school Zelda feel!

Jaloko says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:11am

The graphics and use of the theme were cool.

ViliX says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:14am

I love the graphics in the "mushroom world" :)

CoderDozer says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:16am

Fun game, I too enjoyed the graphics, well done.

tillrobby says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:17am

Interesting game but got a little confused where to go :P

sapermysz says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:27am

It`s a good game :)

Druid says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:38am

This reminds me dizzy :D Really neat game! (btw, is possible download OST somewhere? :D )

fcpfoof says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:01am

@Druid: just open jar file with WinRAR/Zip or your any favourite tool, there you can find midis ;p. Or you can just download the source ;)

@other: thanks a lot ;D

mess110 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:44am

didn't read the title and bam. the guy looks really cool. now I know why

Zoomyzoom says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:45am

I really enjoyed this game!! Really I did! The music is really great :D

Aug 25, 2014 @ 3:28pm

Excellent graphics. I didn't think this was boring or short.

chadiik says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:49pm

Really cool mushroom world color theme! :D

Aug 26, 2014 @ 9:52am

Good graphics. my eyes are hurting now XD. keep up the good work.

Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:00am

Fun to play, only my eyes and ears hurt now :D

Axebane says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:43pm

I liked the colorful art style. Considering this only took you 48 hours, it is quite good! Nice work!

kirbytails7 says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 4:47am

Pretty interesting. It'd be cool if the two worlds were a bit more connected, so things like islands in one world corresponding to something else in the other world.

nerd burglars says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 3:30pm

Cool, Original, and Fun. Solid entry :)

barryrowe says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 11:10pm

Fun game, but man are you right about the graphics warning. I'm usually fine, but I feel a little nauseous after that lol. Good theme and fun game though. I definitely got lost during the mushroom worlds.

H1S2 says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 11:19pm

great game - i tripped hard ;)

Crowbeak says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 5:58am

I felt like there was a little tooooo much path retracing, but aside from that I really like this. I love the character sprite and how he's still flat when he's sideways.

Tanser says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 11:40am

The main character is lovely, good job! :)

Hempuli says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 12:51pm

A solid entry, and the music is neat! I didn't really enjoy the trial-and-error nature of the mushroom world, but did beat the game.

bytegrove says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 12:30pm

Cool game! I got so much of an Earthbound vibe from this game, and then when I ate the mushroom.. Was that Moonside? haha, awesome either way! The music fits well with the genre, but you should consider playing a different tune in the mushroom world(something distorted, or just the main tune backwards maybe). The graphics were ok, but why was the dude so flat when seen from the side? :P
Nice work! :)

jprogman says ...
Sep 13, 2014 @ 3:15am

Nice maze. The part with the multiple portals are a bit agonizing, but it wasn't too punishing thankfully.

TobiasW says ...
Sep 14, 2014 @ 9:46pm

I have to admit that I wasn't too much into the "puzzle" section in the weird world. The flat character is cool though!

Sep 15, 2014 @ 6:24pm

Cool game! I included it in part 27 of my Ludum Dare 30 compilation video series, if you’d like to take a look :)

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