Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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180° Past Pluto

by Brassawiking - Compo Entry

Didn't really plan on participating, but then I remembered an old idea that I've had in my mind and now was a good time to try it out. A very simple game, but extremely polished for once. I have many ideas on how to expand the gameplay but for now I just keep it as a simple endless mode. Enjoy!

My best score is 117, try to beat it!

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ThunderCodes says ...
Dec 6, 2014 @ 4:03pm

Too hard to control :/

Boog33 says ...
Dec 6, 2014 @ 9:21pm

Great Idea, but is was too hard. I couldn't get it.

Dec 7, 2014 @ 12:11am

Very fun concept, I thought the controls were fine, besides for the fact that you the scrolling on the window moves when you press the up and down keys

borgi says ...
Dec 7, 2014 @ 2:01am

I don't get it, what should I do? I can control my thing fine, but can not interact with anything. Looks promising though!

Jack31081988 says ...
Dec 7, 2014 @ 2:35am

It's fun.. the controls are hard but thats the challange! i like it :D

Raxsus says ...
Dec 7, 2014 @ 4:20am

Very challenging but still fun.

merrak says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:13am

Controls seem fine to me. With some practice I got 8... only 109 points short! I really like the graphics and audio.

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:47am

Hi there. Great looking game, love the sounds too. Controls tricky, needs better reactions than mine. Managed to get a few level jumps in each time. Maybe needs to move a bit slower for first few levels, is quite harsh to restart after once running out of time.

Pat Kemp says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:42pm

Controls are tough, but graphics are slick. The avatar/ball is particularly cool.

rzfmzn says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:42pm

Hard to control but once I got the mechanics it was great. Hard to control, but nice game to play :D
Great work :) (imagine this game with touch interface now and go for it :D )

nbilyk says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:46pm

I did eventually get used to the controls and that's when it started to be fun. The only thing I really didn't like was having to start back at 0 every time, it was rather unforgiving that way. The graphics, music and gameplay were awesome.

wavertron says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:50pm

Very nice. I think yeah the controls are tricky because the player doesnt have an obvious facing. But given the simplicity of the "reverse for pickup" mechanic, that may work in the games favour. It might be too easy if the player was an obvious space ship icon? hmmm, perhaps just making the player a triangle instead might be a little kinder to players?... Anyways, nice game with a simple focus.

Magicolo says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:53pm

-Control scheme is a little awkward :(
-Music and SFX :)
-Laggy :(
-Would need more elements to make it a good game :(
-Visually appealing (particularly the velocity effect) :)
-Keep it up!

hogtrick says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:31pm

Pretty nice idea. The game have a nice flow, and a fun gameplay. Good work.

hbocao says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:09pm

Really nice concept! Maybe this idea could work on mobile? Loved the art! The controls are hard to master, but it's very possible to learn. Great entry!

sikosis says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:12pm

I was a little lost in what I was meant to do. The controls work well and the music is probably my favourite part of the game.

Andy Gainey says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:59am

Clever, simple mechanic. One of the frustrating aspects, however, was remembering if I needed to press up or down to reverse direction. It doesn't seem like it should be that hard to remember, especially given the color of the player controlled point, but for some reason it was. I was frequently speeding up right at the moment I intended to reverse, because I was hitting the wrong direction. Maybe use another key to control reverse? Or a double down tap to invert direction, but maintain current speed?

Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:45pm

WOW! awesome idea! i love it! great job!

SinistraGames says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:50pm

Great idea and great game! The only minus is the skill ceiling from the start is too high. After several tries I got more hang of it but it's still really hard. You need to practice the moves in your mind, kinda hard. But great style, sounds and mechanic : )!!

runvs says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:48pm

Nice game & great concept. Love the visuals of the changeing background. Music fits also very nicht. Though the game is really hard to control, which is a good thing, because it makes the game very challenging!

FistBumpGames says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 9:58pm

Good idea, really well done, but hard as hell^^ nice visuals

Poupi says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 2:02am

Very nice ;)

01rafael says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 6:15am

Feel like a nano particle! xD

xebecair says ...
Sep 1, 2019 @ 5:12pm

Very Nice ;)

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