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

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Flappy Geek

by Geckoo1337 - Jam Entry

Flappy Geek is a side-scrolling game featuring 2D retro style graphics. The objective is to direct a Geek, named "Geckoo" which moves continuously to the right, between each pitfalls - the chronophages monsters of the web. If the player touches the sprites, it ends the game. Geckoo jumps each time the player taps the screen. When the screen is not tapped, Geckoo falls due to gravity. Please! Help him save his precious time ++
Music DasElectron has been created by NightDriver - available on site NoSoapRadio.
It's not a game. It's a therapy...

25/08/2014 I have modified some code to fix bug ++
27/08/2014 Game available on Kongregate ++

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness77%
#277Humor(Jam)2.67
#378Humor2.63
#486Audio(Jam)2.76
#647Audio2.55
#651Fun(Jam)2.50
#705Mood(Jam)1.88
#735Theme(Jam)1.89
#753Graphics(Jam)1.95
#767Innovation(Jam)1.25
#772Overall(Jam)2.19
#994Fun2.50
#1080Mood2.11
#1182Graphics1.77
#1184Theme1.64
#1199Overall2.18
#1206Innovation1.41

Comments

gandalf1209 says ...
Aug 24, 2014 @ 12:34am

I am on Linux, and would love to play this game, but Unity Web Player is not yet for Linux :( So, can you distribute an executable for all platforms?

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 24, 2014 @ 12:57am

Now it's impossible because I am too busy but soon I will do that for you bro'. See you later ++

gandalf1209 says ...
Aug 24, 2014 @ 1:15am

Thanks

fserb says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:59am

lol. I like the music. :)

Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:01am

What's up with the strobe lights? That really hurt my eyes. Might want to put up an epilepsy warning.

Joshua_S says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:56am

This needs to be submited to the Jam not Compo All images, models, textures, music, and sound must be created during the 48 hours. You cannot use any pre-existing art of any kind, whether you created it or found it online.

DJWizardCop says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:57am

The physics are good.

The background really irritated me.

CatOnMars says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:59am

This game is kind of humor, and it has nice music. Though I found the random background flicking makes me dizzy. Compared to original flappy bird, your game is much easier, I think the gravity scale is too low. I prefer harder and tighter control.

Thanks for your game, keep making more good games!

Boodog says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:00am

Nice work! The graphics and sounds are good! The flashing in the background is a bit distracting and hard on the eyes though.

nicotuason says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 6:30am

Pretty accurate simulation of a game dev's life. Found myself playing longer than I should have.

nonetheless says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 7:01am

The concept seems somewhat familiar ;)

Aug 25, 2014 @ 9:19am

Not sure how the commenting works here, but to address your comment on my game: All the assets including models were made in the 48 hours, and my internet died so I couldn't post the source at that time.

The source is up now if you want to confirm the timestamps. It is not "Ugly".

pythong says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:25am

for an additional bit of fun you could show "YOU STRUGGLED TO ESCAPE THE WRATH OF LUDUMDARE" or "WIKIPEDIA ONCE AGAIN PULLED YOU INTO ITS DEPTHS" whenever you lose

Hyoga-3D says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:53pm

Say no to flappy D:

Liked the music.

Techblogogy says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 3:39pm

Wow, now that I didn't expect. Good job overall.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:49pm

Friends you are alright. I have used many Logo company. In fact it's a mistake. I don't respected the rules. I didn't expect this problem. Sorry ++

OFF says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:54pm

Simple but efficient, i really like the "time saved" when you loose, it just lack of something specific when you die near a specific "time trap". It just lack of a Flappy Geek block inside the game! ;)

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:29pm

I have changed my entry because I have used many Logo company. In this case, now FlappyGeek is a Jam Entry. Source always available for those who want understand how it works. Thank you Folks for your kindness. Do you like my game? It's a pleasure for me. I love the LudumDare community ++

alaslipknot says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 10:37pm

well this looks a bit familiar :3 i like the dying sounds though

Miziziziz says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 11:43pm

Pretty much an easier version of flappy bird, the idea sounds funny, but it needs some work. Removing the seizuretastic background would be nice :p
the music was good though *thumbs up*

datacr4sh says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 7:44am

good humor and idea! that background gave me a headache!

creative630 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 6:31pm

Struggle to see the point of making a flappy bird clone for a game jam. Cool idea on making the internet your connected worlds, but again, no creativity in how this is shown.

Hope you had fun doing this and will make many more!

bentog says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:31pm

Fun little game, but why do all your comments end with a ++

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:15pm

creative630@ In fact, I have created this entry in 48 hours compo, but some participants said that it's not possible because I used many company logo which haven't been made by me. It's true. I didn't have a lot of time during this week end. Finally I didn't respect the rules. It's a mistake. Next time I promise do better. Sorry for this disappointment.
bentog@ lol ++

stasss says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 6:18am

Web link 404(

pjimmy says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 9:51am

Not Found

The requested URL /games/FlappyGeek/lol.html was not found on this server.

:(

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 11:28am

I am really sorry, but my host has decided today do something on his server - bad day. Sorry, but it's not my fault ++

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 9:57pm

Now game available on Kongregate. Sorry, but I have lost my host ++

varun says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 6:46am

Cool twist, though much easier than Flappy Bird, lol.

jukimv1986 says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 1:58pm

Background changing colours and audio are quite annoying. Gameplay is exactly the same as the infamous flappy bird. I am sure you know you can do better than that. However, it is great you did that in 48 hours. Keep improving and look forward to the next ludum dare!

Brassawiking says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 10:47am

The song is really catchy =)

Geckoo1337 says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 12:44pm

Music available on NoSoapRadio. The best retro music for games I have ever heard (track DasElectron)++

apiotrw says ...
Sep 13, 2014 @ 3:30pm

Solid flappy birds clone

Geckoo1337 says ...
Sep 16, 2014 @ 5:06am

Coolness 77%
Thank you my friends. It's not so bad ++

TaoPhoenix says ...
Nov 10, 2014 @ 6:49am

I never played the original flappy bird, but this was cute.

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