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

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Flight of the Night

by popcorn897 - Jam Entry

A child with horrible nightmares, you must run from monsters and try to stay in the light!

I think it's obvious we didn't finish. Very close, but there are very few sound effects, and no music. Also a few textures had to be made by the programmer and now subtract from the overall look of the game.

All criticisms are appreciated!

Sorry to anyone not on Windows. I don't have the capability to do anything but Windows.

P.S. If anyone makes it past 30,000, you are insane and I am sorry

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#359Graphics(Jam)3.57
#373Mood(Jam)3.22
#586Audio(Jam)2.43
#616Overall(Jam)3.08
#644Fun(Jam)2.87
#815Innovation(Jam)2.50
#981Theme(Jam)2.38
#1783Coolness37%

Comments

Nelly says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:56am

Art is really nice)

elliottd says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:39pm

nice work. lighting adds a lot to the mood. could really use a little bit of velocity for the movement

TriSquare says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:07am

This game would of been epic if it had musica.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:17am

Addictive art style. The game mechanism is easy and clear, the operation goes smooth (although when you keep sprint it is easily to get stuck before jump).

The difficulty curve works smooth, from only run/jump with no risk, to the first weapon, to the first place you could die (yeah, drowning, :D). Nice work! If it is not a Jam entry you definitely do it better.

chibiFlux says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:20am

It's a nice idea, allthough not to innovative. And there could have bin a bit background music. Nice grafics though, so all in all good work.

MintArcade says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:44am

Really neat art style. BTW, I didn't pass 30,000 - not even close ;)

PoQA Games says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 12:58am

I loved the "limbo" feel to this. Great idea and I hope you guys decide to finish it! :)

Nice job!

BlackBulletIV says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:01am

Had a good mood to it, with nice graphics. A shame the background sounds didn't loop, would've helped with the mood even more. I don't see how this fits with the theme though.

popcorn897 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:34pm

Background didn't loop for you? It is definitely supposed to.

popcorn897 says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 4:06am

oh, sounds. Yeah, sorry about that /:

mathmadlen says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 12:45am

Looks really good, the light/fear mechanic is interesting and works well, the mood is sufficiently dark. Some background noises would definitely take it even further, but it works well on its own. Good job!

DeathBySnail says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 1:22pm

Graphics are great, theme felt a little forced however.

Dunric says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 7:49pm

Nice graphics, but the controls felt kinda choppy to me. The kid is trying to run through walls. The running animation looks silly, could use a few extra frames. Also there's a child running around carrying a firearm. Obviously it's for fighting against monsters and the kid is having a dream, but could you not make it something else/more creative? Could use some BGM as well. Overall, there is something, but not all that much. Nice try though.

Dec 21, 2014 @ 10:58pm

Like the graphics and the lighting! I Included it in part 14 of my Ludum Dare 31 compilation video series, if you would like to check it out :) http://youtu.be/3dnkCRJktbw

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