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

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Star of Connection

by Septi - Jam Entry

The evil wizard has stolen the Star of Connection,
that binds the worlds of the Four Elements: Fire, Air, Water and Earth
Help Lucas save the world by retrieving the star and connecting
the worlds yet again!

Control the character by pressing left, right or up. Your goal on each level is just to find the exit. On your way to the exit you will encounter:

- Tentacles - can kill you while they are open, but are safe while closed.
- Scorpions - you can guess what happens...
- Stars - a checkpoint that you will start from, should you expire before reaching the exit.
- Trampoline - allows you to jump higher.
- Moving platform - can carry you to distant lands or can just suddenly disappear under your feet.
- Long falls - you are not immune to breaking your legs.


The original submission had game breaking bugs, so we have uploaded the fixed version. The fixes include:

1. You cannot fall out of the world anymore.
2. The water level is no longer broken, so it's not cut from the game anymore.
3. The earth level is fixed, so the game can now be completed.

It appears it's been 55 minutes since the end of submission hour... Please let me know if submitting bug fixes now is against the rules and I'll take the modified version down.

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pusheax says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 7:57am

I finished it. Hardcore platformer, while it can be frustrating at times it has some nice level design. If you iterate on it you can make a great game.

Septi says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:15am

@pusheax, thanks a lot :)

dickpoelen says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 7:15pm

I was npt expecting such hardcore platforming with a character that looks so relaxt :) That wasn't ease!

Otrora says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:59pm

Good work. I enjoyed my time with this one.

lion123 says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 3:10pm

Pretty good entry. Wasn't as hard as people say in comments. And please, don't call you folder "ld30", you are not the only one :D

dvdking says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 5:53pm

That was frustrating! Sometimes I was raedy to break my keyboard! Anyway good game with good level design. Although it unfortunatly lacks sound :(

Sunflower says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 7:27pm

Completed it, though the platform movement and ludicrously long falls didn't help here. >.<

And yes, naming folder "ld30" is not a good idea.

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