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

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Tree and Fairy

by twelveplusplus - Jam Entry

This game is a spinoff of a Zelda-type adventure game I am designing.

You control a fairy who used to live in a tree, until it was turned into a crystal. You have to fend off little robots who are coming to mine the essence from your crystal-tree. If the crystal breaks, it is GAME OVER!

This game is based on the Nintendo 3DS game called "Witch and Hero."


Credits:

Maitland (twelveplusplus) -- Character GFX, Sound, C#
Amber Grandalen -- Background GFX
Phoebe Summers -- Character Design

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#187Audio(Jam)3.46
#556Graphics(Jam)3.15
#789Theme(Jam)3.19
#846Mood(Jam)2.50
#955Innovation(Jam)2.08
#961Overall(Jam)2.50
#986Fun(Jam)2.12
#1695Coolness40%

Comments

p1x3lruckus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:03pm

I'm not sure if I was missing anything but it was really repetitive, the art was interesting but really needed more features to it.

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:24pm

Really nice hand drawn graphics!
The gameplay was a bit simple though, it needs more depth.

sorlok says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:12am

The art was great, and the mood was getting there (needs a bit more animation). Would love to see this game expanded on. Good job!

hissssssssss says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:18am

This seems like a good start to a game. Was bumping into enemies the only way to reduce their health? I couldn't figure out why my health would replenish, either.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:19am

Good start, I feel like it could be several times faster and I wouldn't mind.

eerongal says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:20am

Could be interesting with more mechanics, but is a fairly simplistic game. Also, a bit of instructions would have been nice, spent several minutes with the robots beating on my crystal not sure what was happening, trying to figure out how to attack or something.

Murchurl says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:30am

Simple graphics, yet interestingly appealing. Nice music swell! Controls are simple, but i'm not entirely sure if it's possible to prevent the enemies attack overall nice and simple concept good job!

oh_andrej says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:37am

Art was great (really digging the background) and the music was nice, but the game itself could have a little more going on; it's a bit slow and just nudging the enemies away gets a bit tiresome. I do have to say however that I'm now interested in checking out your game you spun this off from!

el-pepi says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:15am

Too simple. Yo just keep bumping into the robots until they desapear and nothing happens. They wroke the crystal, I die, I kill the giant boss, and nothing happened.
Needs way more work.
The music is cool tho.

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:47pm

Hi there. Pretty looking and nice music also. Didn't find enough to do or any way to heal.

Ossi says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 11:42pm

Very nice graphics and adorable music! Fairly simple defending type game and I really like having to run into the robots to take them out! I really wish it were a bit more challenging though, the enemies spawn really slowly, so there were times where I was waiting for something to happen, or some kind of score system. Well done!

Dec 12, 2014 @ 11:46pm

The background music was chippy and punchy, quite enjoyable.

Entities could have used a few frames of animation. The controls were unclear. I could only figure to attack by ramming myself into the enemies, which was not engaging since your avatar moves so slowly and is hurt by ramming.

There is a lack of sense of progression since there are no clear waves or goals for the player.

resty says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 2:55pm

Pace is slow, making the game not much fun to play.
Graphics and Audio are good.

AlSweigart says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 7:43am

Kind of slow and repetitive. Could use different types of monsters. Great background music and sound effects though.

lparker says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 2:53pm

Really like the hand drawn background on this, I think that if the enemies, butterfly (player) and the crystal were hand drawn it would work really well.

Definately has potential, especially in the visual style of the background.

eskivor says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 10:43pm

Good music.

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