Pixplorerby ArcturusDeluxe - Jam Entry
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Hello again! We are Nega Drive and we've made a tiny platformer for Ludum Dare this time.
Your objective is to guide Pixelfella and help him find all four keys in the map. Most of the map will be enshrouded in blackness at first - it will be unveiled as you explore. At the top is a block that will disappear once all keys have been found. Once you've got them all, head back up to the surface and drop down the shaft to finish the game!
You'll find gems as well, these are not required to complete the game, but are often located in fiendish locations so that nabbing all of them confers upon you all the bragging rights in the universe.
Watch out for any liquids you might find, for they'll instantly kill you, as will patrolling robots. You have a gun to deal with them though, so shoot away!
Controls are explained in the title screen; arrow keys to run/drop, Z to jump, X to shoot, V to toggle the handy-dandy zoom window. You may also use a 360 pad, on which the left stick moves, A jumps, B shoots, and X toggles zoom.
- Controls are a bit fiddly at times, and you often find yourself jumping into the ceiling. This is just one of those things that needs more time to tweak.
- Shooting has a weird delay to it sometimes.
- Enemies can get stuck.
- Some gems might be incredibly hard to get, especially in the dungeon area. You can get all the keys and complete the game though.
- The in-game music doesn't quite match the mood of the game. It's one of my old tracks. If we do a post-compo version it will have more fitting music.
Thanks for playing!
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