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

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Puddle maker

by mrhill - Jam Entry

Meet Sonny, the little boy without arms that loved summer. I mean loved summer so much that he decided to fight mother nature and puddle all those pesky snow creatures. Help Sonny in this "Entire game on one screen" scroller and se if you can beat my record of 222 puddles.

Other suggested titles for this game were;
Dont take winter for an answer, The thawt, Snows the time, An ice suprice, Thaw II, Sunny Sonnys winter walk etc..

Big thanks to Emma and Stefan and Fabian xoxox
Big thanks to you if you play my game :D

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness70%
#255Fun(Jam)3.38
#277Mood(Jam)3.36
#278Audio(Jam)3.26
#287Humor(Jam)3.03
#326Overall(Jam)3.41
#584Graphics(Jam)3.10
#600Innovation(Jam)2.89
#963Theme(Jam)2.57

Comments

digibody says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:38am

Darn, On a Mac OSX, though the game looks very Mario - esque. The graphics promises fun, too bad I could not try it

Forever.derpy says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:48am

Visuals were nice and game was fun, good job.

I only got 49 puddles though.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:06am

The graphics are very fun and the setting is relaxing yet creepy. I liked it!

Grindstorm says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:10am

I thought it was gonna be easy... But it scaled so fast!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:11am

This is oddly relaxing even though I keep dying.

harley77 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:13am

Game play is excellent. I loved the subtle transistion effects and the frantic game play as more snowmen begin to come after you.

jpcote says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:15am

Nice snow man avoiding game :) I liked that you need to acquire sun shard to survive. Good game !

OttersDen says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:57am

I really liked it! I think you're kind of thrown into the game out of nowhere. I didn't know exactly what I had to do. That went away quickly though. Very very fun after that small confusion. I only got 44 puddles though. I call hacks on 222 puddle high score!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:57am

Great, I liked the ability to melt the snowmen with the huge suns you could collect. All in all, I think this will be a game I'll play more and more of as time passes.

Muush says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:49am

Good job but I don't see how the theme fits in

mrhill says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:10am

The entire game is on one screen, you warp from the left to the right and up to down. The camera simply follows you. If you look closely you will se Its all the same level. There is never something you can not see :-)

klianc09 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:25pm

Really awesome game, the graphics, sounds and music play really great together, to make this a absolutely fun experience.

After a couple of death because of those damn snowmen turrets, I had a good run and got 31 suns and 368 puddles.
I really like this game!

And probably if I wouldn't have read beforehand, that the world wraps around, I wouldn't have gotten it that fast.

rogberth says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:44pm

Nice little game. Looks that you really wanted the snowman theme haha

SinistraGames says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:52pm

I liked this game quite a bit! I'm not voting on the theme, because even though I didn't feel it fit the theme, I know some others would disagree, so I guess the better option is to not choose a side on that matter. You had some cool music (guitar was your weapon of choice, I see!). Nice gameplay, the audio fit the style well. Above average. Some more polish and smoothness to this and you got yourself a typical addicting game!

Btw. that death screen. When you slowly turn into a skeleton. Quite morbid, haha.

EquipeJAM says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:45pm

Good Work ^^

ChuiGum says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:51am

Great graphics and sound. Well done!

bradur says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:55pm

Silly atmosphere, simple gameplay, endearing graphics and sound design. This game is fun and hard and very enjoyable. I managed 56 puddles :).

Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:31pm

Nice visuals, good job!

Riocide says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:34pm

I love this man! Cool game but sadly not a game to fit on one screen :(

Arkrothe says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:50pm

Visuals were fun! Gameplay was pretty rad too. Couldn't see what my score was anywhere though

DavidVisscher says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:19pm

Fun concept. Clever game!

Snicklodocus says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:20pm

Cute game! I loved the art and gameplay. Sometimes snowmen would jump out at me right after melting the snow - not sure why! At first I wasn't sure how this fit the theme until I read some comments, but wrapping the game world around the screen is brilliant. Good job!

asobitech says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 3:31pm

Cute.
Damn those snowmen.

Dec 19, 2014 @ 6:24pm

Got a really fun cartoony vibe too it. With simple graphics and too the point sounds. Though originally when I saw little bits of yellow in the screenshot I thought the Title implied a different type of gameplay. Otherwise it's simple, straight forward, and just a touch nostalgic.

It was also featured in part 4 of my LD31 showcase series. You can check it out here. http://youtu.be/6K5GAU2WwtY

Poupi says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 2:17am

Very nice! ;)

Dec 28, 2014 @ 3:30pm

I like thee graphics, fun game! I Included it in part 19 of my Ludum Dare 31 compilation video series, if you would like to check it out :) http://youtu.be/hTIxzyGfxwg

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