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

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Cat-A-Clyscreen

by psychomonster - Jam Entry

Edit: HTML5-Version is broken, cause gamemaker killed the collisions :( Next time I think... missed the compo submission about 3 minutes ^^

Edit 2: Added a "how-to-win"-Link ;D

You are a cat and you have to reach the skylight at the rooftop of the left house. You have to avoid the stuff thrown from above... try to avoid the cactis too... there is a dog at the ground... you should not rest to long down there... eat all cat-nips to open the skylight.

Keyboard:0
left and right key to move
q key to use your paws (you can destroy kaktus with it)
space to jump

xBox-Controller
left and right at the digital stick
a-Button to jump
right bumper to use your paws (you can kick katus with it)

use left- and right arrow key or use the digital stick at the oxbox360 controller... For all Controlls use the esc-button ingame :)

It was my 5th ldjam... this was def the hardest too... cause gamemaker drove my crazy... this is why there is no html5 export this time :( Hope you will try out the windows version ...

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness66%
#338Humor(Jam)2.91
#578Audio(Jam)2.46
#651Fun(Jam)2.86
#674Mood(Jam)2.81
#813Innovation(Jam)2.51
#816Graphics(Jam)2.57
#844Overall(Jam)2.78
#884Theme(Jam)2.97

Comments

Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:13pm

I love the instructions and the general mood of it all; the sound and graphics go together really well too. I found some of the levels (I assume they're generated) very difficult, with no checking that there weren't solid lines of cactus.

andrewkennedy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:51pm

The controls felt very nice and responsive! I ended up getting levels that had a bunch of cacti, which I felt was kind of difficult. Funny sound effects :)

Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:55pm

Graphics are decent (I love that cat drawing), sounds are funny. I never found a pipe to reach higher windows, though, so I didn't have much fun. Tried it about 20 times.
-Steffen

psychomonster says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:09pm

The pipes are at the first level on left side of the Window :D There you can jump on ;) Thanks for playing

Basim says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:21pm

A good game but quite a few bugs which prevent you from playing it properly and I can't quite figure out how to get to the top!

Jupitron says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:03am

It was nice to play with joystick but couldnt get to the top, i dont know if im missing something.

Fera says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:41am

It's really hard. :D
Nice sound-effects! Especially the music.

admix says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:12pm

Hard game, nice! =)

sharpcoder says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:01pm

Wow! Graphics were great! Challenging, but I really enjoyed it!

Lokiman says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:35pm

Will there be an OSX or patched Web version?

ChuiGum says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:26am

Nice sounds, "herp derp". Great graphics, and pretty original too. Good job!

psychomonster says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:25am

Hi Lokiman. I'm sorry there is no OSX version in the pipe (I'm not willing to buy a osx-exporter for Gamemmaker + buying a dev-licence for Mac-Dev-Acc)... I tried to fix the html5-Problems but the problem cannot be solved... So you have to use the win version :(

Wampus says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:59pm

Its so hard! Ended up by running off the screen over and over until I was given one with almost no cactus plants. :)

psychomonster says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:53pm

Good use of the rules :D You can push "q" to use your paws for kicking off cacti :D

ondrejbalas says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:07am

Fun little game with nice graphics and fitting music & sound. Hard to beat too, I couldn't do it.

Night says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:17am

it's good 'old-style' mood in this game! but sound is slightly annoying for me. I liked controls, they're responsive. Also it's very fun game!! cool :)

ViliX64 says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 1:48pm

Very challenging, but also very interesting :)

Hellequin says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 9:06pm

Love the mood and the gameplay! Really a good job! P.s I won without using cheats ^^

psychomonster says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:00pm

@Hellequin: Yeah cool :D Thanks for playing

iShadow says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 9:22pm

Very good game and with cats and cats are AWESOME:)

Cosmologicon says ...
Dec 23, 2014 @ 9:43pm

Sorry I'm on Linux so I can't try it out. I'm just commenting to get it off my queue for when I search for "HTML5". Good luck!

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