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

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Tile Drifter

by SpaceEngineers.Normalize() - Jam Entry

This game was created at the PilloJam 2014. The original controllers were 2 pillows with pressure sensors, each controlling one of the thrusters. Check for more info.

TileDrifter is an explorative game which lets the player drift around in colorful tile-based worlds.
The game consists of several worlds which all tell the player how to get to the next world in a certain way.
The player has to watch carefully how the world reacts to him as it reacts more dramatic the further away from the goal.

Left Engine: A or Left Arrow
Right Engine: D or Right Arrow

Alexander Arends
Ruud van Boerdonk
Paul Hermens
Luuk Waarbroek

[Special thanks]
Pedja Koncar
Maarten Crefcour

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MRvanderPants says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 7:17am

Great game! The controls are really hard at first, but that just adds up to the fun

Kedume Bits says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:32am

The controls transforms an easy game into a hard one. I like the graphics and music.

bob_fish says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:33am

very had controls, but game is quite fun because of that! Nice music and art as well!

capsizedmoose says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:41am

nice little game :)

Rothens says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:41am

Game completed! :) Well, this was pretty hard, especially because I'd put the controls exactly in reverse. But the visuals are nice, the audio is nice, and I almost get a seizure on the last level, and I enjoyed that after getting used to the controls :D

Terrabalt says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:55am

Great game! love how there's many ways of telling the player the hole place.
Also, do you know how to do that glitching thing on the last level?

Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:16am

What glitch? :)

Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:22am

We used steffantans's glitch shader and script, you can find it on his github:

pedja says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 12:50pm

"This game was created at the PilloJam 2014. The original controllers were 2 pillows with pressure sensors, each controlling one of the thrusters. Check for more info."

I bet this is so much fun with 2 players using pillows as controllers :)

43iscoding says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 6:57pm

Very interesting game, controls seemed impossible at first, but the I got used to it :)

hogtrick says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 6:57pm

Pretty nice to control the ship. Music is nice too.

Aug 26, 2014 @ 7:09pm

Very interesting and relaxing game, could of really used more direction but very nice, especially the music and innovative control scheme.

Pitoum says ...
Aug 29, 2014 @ 5:11pm

Tips: I turned my keyboard upside down and controls became much more fun! You should try to invert Left/Right effect :)

Artamus says ...
Sep 3, 2014 @ 3:59pm

Nice game, congrats!

cstudios says ...
Sep 8, 2014 @ 8:56pm

first i was just pressing left and right repeatedly, then i figured out that i can push both buttons at the same time :D.

I did like the innovative control scheme, the graphics were nice, the colors and the music. To bad that it had no point in the game just finding the portals.

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