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

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Back and forth

by ccglp - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Now working. I kill the intro screen and now all seems legit. (No other changes, so the source code remains the same)
Read the instructions.txt before playing.

Back and Forth is a little (little because it's short) game with different endings, and a five worlds gameplay. I wish you enjoy the game.
Run the game by double-clicking the .jar file , you will need java (probably you have it), Java 6-7-8 it's fine.

Soon I'll update with a Android Version.

Arrow Keys : Movement
Spacebar//UP : Jump /Fly (with white)
Down : Fly down with white
No Controls: With black.

Back and Forth was made by me, Carlos Cortes, it's my second Ludum Dare entry, I tried to make an interesting gameplay and as you can see art isn't one of my strong points, but I tried to make it minimalistic and simple.
Music made in

Say hi to me on
Twitter : @CCGLP or @CCGLP_DEV
Web :

Downloads and Links




Aug 25, 2014 @ 1:19pm

I got an exception (running windows 8.1):

Exception in thread "LWJGL Application" com.badlogic.gdx.utils.GdxRuntimeException: Couldn't load file: BackAndForthImage.png
at com.badlogic.gdx.Game.setScreen(
at com.ccglp.backnforth.Main_Handler.create(
at com.badlogic.gdx.backends.lwjgl.LwjglApplication.mainLoop(
at com.badlogic.gdx.backends.lwjgl.LwjglApplication$
Caused by: com.badlogic.gdx.utils.GdxRuntimeException: File not found: BackAndForthImage.png (Internal)
at com.badlogic.gdx.files.FileHandle.readBytes(
... 10 more

ccglp says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 3:00pm

Seeems like compile eclipse troubles,I'll solve it tomorrow, thanks!

granut100 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:53pm

The audio and concept were really good! Although there was some screen tearing.

Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:02pm

Pretty fun game that I enjoyed. It's nicely woven together with a bit of replayability. Well done!

Boodog says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:35pm

Nice job! Pretty fun!

jjhaggar says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 5:58am

Nice, but I found the lack of instructions a bit frustrating, I don't know what to do with some of the "characters" (what I'm supposed to do with "black"? XD). Anyway, well done! :)

ccglp says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 9:55am

White moves Black ;)

modbox says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 5:44pm

I kinda got it, it was confusing but the concept seemed quite innovative!

nerd burglars says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 5:45pm

It took me a minute to figure out how to play, but once I did it was fan! Good luck!

Sunflower says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 6:18pm

Aaaalright, apparently I've managed to get the best ending (if leading red to the red spot in upper left counts as such), although it was pretty confusing and I still don't really know how things work, except for the fact that leading black to black apparently alters the red's position. ^^"
Still, that was rather interesting and enjoyable entry, though the choice of colours was somewhat terrible; I know, minimalism and such, but using such bright colours next to each other (like blue against red against green) can hurt! >.<

frogcheese says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 10:00am

Got some problems running it on my Macbook - the screen shows for a split second, then somehow the graphics all bug out. Looks like The screen is abnormally zoomed in or something - if I move back and forth every now and then about half of the screen is covered by a moving rectangle. Guessing it's some kind of display problem for OS X.

ChuiGum says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 6:18pm

Great music and great innovation. Keep up the good work!

tove says ...
Sep 13, 2014 @ 2:52am

Unfortunately this seems to not work as intended on a retina display; we had the same problem as frogcheese above. Good music, though!

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