Much Ado About Piratesby andrewkennedy - Compo Entry
///// Overview: /////
The Kraken is stealing center stage again: All of your shipmates have been turned to ghosts that do his bidding! But alas, the show must go on! Pick up your trusty cannon and deliver swift justice to the Kraken once and for all!
///// Key Walkthrough + Cheat Code: /////
Need a little help finding all of the keys? All of the images are animated GIFs to help you collect each key. The final image is a cheat code in case you really don't want to collect the keys or weapons, but really want to finish the game and fight the boss.
///// Controls: /////
A/D for Movement, Space to jump
Left Mouse Click to shoot
S to swap cannonball types (when acquired)
R to respawn (if you get stuck or something)
T to toggle the curtain effect (If it goes all wonky or runs too slow)
///// About /////
Ahoy! Thank you for playing Much Ado About Pirates! I took some liberties on the theme this time around. The entire game is on one "stage" - when you exit one side, the curtains sweep by and reveal the scene change.
Some of the keys may be a little tough to find. Use the cannon to reach places you couldn't by just jumping otherwise! A link to a visual walkthrough for the keys can be found above.
This game was heavily inspired by Super Metroid and Cave Story. If you've played either, you'll definitely be able to tell where the inspirations came from. I've always wanted to have a good boss fight in a LD game, and I really think you'll enjoy fighting the Kraken. Enjoy!
If you rate + comment on my game, I promise to rate + comment on yours as well!
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