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

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Drift Off

by DrMelon - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Controls are keyboard-only. Left, Right, X, C and Space are used.

This game changes depending on the order that you play the parts in! Try it and see!

Note: If you get stuck in the third dream, try jumping off of the walls!

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johnjoemcbob says ...
Aug 24, 2014 @ 11:22pm

You make game what that is good and I have pride for you!

JetL33t says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:51am

Pretty good, reminds me of the movie Waking Life.

Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:43am

Neat idea!

Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:51am

I feel through the floor a few times, but I really like the graphics and the idea. I included it in my Ludum Dare 30 compilation video series, if you’d like to take a look :)

hyouko says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 3:58am

I wonder if I'll dream about ninjas after this...

(Is there any way to stop the evil spy? I thought I ran pretty fast, but still got the "end of the line")

Tanner says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:47am

Beautiful storytelling!

bazld says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 7:39am

Great presentation, and interesting linked stories (great use of the theme). You did a lot in 48hrs here!

Tanner says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 8:47am

I like the adaptation of the theme. Love the subtle and not subtle gameplay changes. And also... who doesn't have nightmare about dinner dates escaping w/ bursting through the kitchen's inventory.


43iscoding says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:52pm

Great concept, brilliant implementation :) 5/5

DaanVanYperen says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 2:00pm

Creative take on the theme, I like it!

Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:10pm

Nice concept! The take on the theme is very original; I would never have thought of it. The graphics are quite nice and the mood is good. You seem to have forgotten a few colliders in the desert level, but other than that, great game!

Tomker says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:30pm

Lagging hard, but has potential.

DrMelon says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:41pm

It seems a couple people have had performance issues and falling-through-the-floor problems! I only tested this with Chrome, so I don't know if it'll be very stable on other WebGL browsers or computer configurations.

Lokiman says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:45pm

Yes, everything is connected! :D

I like how your game is slow but also fast and also how everybody can enjoy the dreams with their own style... good work with the theme!

sol_hsa says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 4:52pm

Tried playing a couple of times, couldn't figure out the controls in the third one (ninjas in school etc). Apparently you can do a very high jump or wall jump or something, but that only occurred randomly and I couldn't control it.

TeamOnBack says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:07pm

Like that the order affects the game :P nice work

rantt says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:36am

I really enjoyed it. Nice take on the theme, very creative. Nice pixel art graphics and the story telling was really fun.

Pavel says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 9:20am

Great idea. I like the pixel art.

Kiwiboi says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 1:22pm

Brilliant incorporation of dreams, I thought about going with it but didn't know how. Well done!

BadgerPriest says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:28pm

Very interesting idea, and I really enjoyed the art style as well. It would have been especially cool if the gameplay changed a little too based on previous dreams, rather than just the visuals, but I can understand that being too much work.

I couldn't beat the "reminsce" level in any scenario, because the wall jump didn't seem to work a lot of the time.

ClownAround says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:00pm

Liked the idea.

Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:06pm

Love the art! Cool concept :)

Jezzamon says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 7:48am

Interesting idea! I would've like some music, and maybe a bit more of a game. Like, there wasn't really much to do in any of the dreams.

Still good though!

SupSuper says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:43pm

Interesting concept, though I got stuck in the Prince of Persia part.

markusfisch says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 5:54pm

Interesting interpretation of the theme, I like it!

But the desert world is somewhat broken for me. The player falls through the floor sometimes and ends up under the level on a blank screen.

Kayelgee says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 9:51pm

Interesting concept. Would love to see more.

dickpoelen says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 9:35am

Nice little game!

MintArcade says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 2:52pm

Nice game, interesting use of the theme.

torvik88 says ...
Sep 10, 2014 @ 6:36pm

Loved it. I liked the part with the Price of Percia, that brought back memories. For one man game it was done really really nice :)

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