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

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Dark Pixels

by Banderi - Jam Entry

=== WARNING ===
This game needs '.' to be set as a decimal separator in the Operating System settings.
If you don't want to change the system settings for this, you can try out the non-jam, upgraded version of the game (links above) in which you can change this ingame.

First Ludum Dare entry for our small team! Unfortunately for us, the game isn't quite finished. Too bad, it's off to a good start already, and we had lots of fun making it!

Done in:
GameMaker Studio

2.5D action-RPG platformer

20% of what initially expected - 1 and a half levels done out of 6

Virgil "ReapersTruth" Bellini - 3D assets
Federico "Banderi" Barlotti - programming
Veronica Roberto Yi Hua - 2D assets
Jacopo Lo Conte - 2D assets
Piero "Kay" Ferrari - 2D assets
Simone Sieli - 3D assets
Andrea Tedoldi - Sounds (absent in this version)

EDIT: We had to fix an "unbeatable" kind of error. Thus, we updated the file on DropBox after the deadline. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Downloads and Links




43iscoding says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 1:54pm

Graphics is very well done! Pretty sad you didn't managed to bring all the levels to life.

P.S. The girl's portrait is extremely beautiful <3

donfabio says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 2:57pm

Beautiful art assets. Really like the blend of pixel art and low poly 3D. Could turn into a nice RPG. Sadly I encountered collision bugs and fell trough the level. Not sure if I've seen everything. I think the text box of the crystel thing was empty.

Follett says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:26pm

Its a shame the game isn't more polished because the art style is awesome.

Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:34pm

No graphics load as I start the game, basically I run around in nothingness with the main character.

BMacIntosh says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:34pm

I really like the level art and the character animations. Combat was a bit of a pain, though - because the movement was very slidey, it was possible to be in a position where I couldn't hit an enemy, but if I moved forward I would run into it. I'd love to see what it looks like finished.

Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:37pm

I hope you guys get to work on this more and finish it up. It's a great start - love the art style specifically.

Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:39pm

I really like the style! Too bad you were not able to finish in time =(

Are you planning to complete your game? I hope you do =)
Btw.: Have you been inspired by Dark Souls?

Banderi says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:45pm

@Windmill Games you have to set '.' (dot) as a decimal separator in Windows international and language settings, or either download the 0.1p version which has the settings menu (second link above)

Banderi says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:46pm

@Team Klappermann
Absolutely! we're working on it right now. And yes, we love Dark Souls ;)

Headmade says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:58pm

Nice visuals, I just wish there was more to do.

AmmoreChicks says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 7:08pm

Nice work! Keep it up!

liquidminduk says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 11:54am

gorgeous imagery, the art style reminded me of an old game kings field for some reason.
I'd like to see more!

insane66 says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 10:01pm

*clap clap*

radmars says ...
Sep 10, 2014 @ 12:32am

Graphically this is awesome, I'd love to see this fleshed out more. Nice work.

apiotrw says ...
Sep 13, 2014 @ 2:48pm

Great art style

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