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

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E.T. The Extra Terrestrial Rebirth

by PackSciences - Jam Entry

This game is a fast arcade game based on the Atari 2600 version of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial.
The first goal is to collect all 3 pieces to build a phone.
Then, you need to activate all radio repeaters.
Then, you have to find the HeadCrab.
The flashlight reveals engines' locations.
Made with GameMaker: Studio Professional Edition.

Controls :
Left = Left key or LeftButton on a GamePad
Right = Right key or RightButton on a GamePad
Up = Up key or UpButton on a GamePad
Down = Down key or DownButton on a GamePad
Action = Space key or GreenButton on a GamePad or BlueButton on a GamePad
Reset = R key or RedButton on a GamePad or YellowButton on a GamePad.

Have fun.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#764Humor(Jam)2.00
#959Mood(Jam)1.56
#962Graphics(Jam)1.42
#1000Innovation(Jam)1.44
#1017Theme(Jam)1.79
#1023Fun(Jam)1.26
#1038Overall(Jam)1.42
#2356Coolness0%

Comments

Dec 7, 2014 @ 5:54pm

This looked like it could be fun.

However I didn't understand any of it...

I understand that you're trying to recreate the Atari 2600 flop... but all that happened was I walked around, saw a number going down at the top, saw a number going down faster when I was supposed to be falling in a hole... I know that it's supposed to be entirely on one screen only, but if that's the theme, then you should leave a reboot of E.T. for one of your own projects or for a future theme.

Sorry but I just found it poorly planned, the coding seemed fairly good though.

stray says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:49am

Sorry but I didn't get the rules

Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:32am

aaa ... i don't really understand this game o_O

Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:28pm

i pressed space on the lights, then hidden objects got revealed, collected 4 objects but couldnt really understand how to use them .....

ainokaisa says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:04pm

"Have fun."
Didn't. But I just assume that was the point.

Pestel Crew says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:44pm

I do not understand. Perhaps i need some hints

Quad says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:28am

I did not understand the game like the other people. It is not your fault. Its just that u remade E.T. (The game that broke Atari). I just have to say thanks that I can play E.T. legally and not on an emulator :D

rainshapes says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:04pm

I feel like I am missing a joke...

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