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

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Trouble on the Tracks

by ruthiepee - Compo Entry

ROMANCE! ACTION! INTRIGUE! Will lost lovers reunite?
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A theatrical platform game, programmed in HaxeFlixel.

Made in 48 hours for Ludum Dare #31, December 2014.
Theme music, "Easy Winner," written by Scott Joplin and performed by me. Tools used: HaxeFlixel, Sublime Text 2, Pixen, Adobe Photoshop, Tiled, Adobe Dreamweaver, and Transmit.

Special thanks to RVA Game Jams for hosting!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness59%
#41Mood3.87
#42Humor3.77
#45Graphics4.19
#53Audio3.83
#92Overall3.78
#175Theme3.97
#355Fun3.31
#450Innovation3.26

Comments

pavel_insight says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:04am

Very funny game! Great work! :)

JamesOfJames says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:46am

I found this, not even knowing it was yours! Definitely a standout with a lot of appeal.

Rundrop says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:18am

Good job! A bit short, but very charming.

foolmoron says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:27am

Love the music for real!

uvwar says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:10pm

Pretty good, needs more locomotives and the cactus could use some glochids I wasn't really convinced that it could be a real cactus.

jstzwd says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:29am

Nice Nice Nice!

ruerob says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:44am

Very nice pixelart. I really have enjoyed playing your entrie. And the music will play in my head for days.

Hempuli says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:33am

Simple but effective! I liked the visuals and the gameplay was solid.

SirRicecake says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:33am

Nice idea and pixelart!

jrap says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:47am

I am in LOVE with the presentation. Bangin soundtrack, flawless visuals. Pat yourself on the back so frickin hard for this oh my god

pkenney says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:07am

This is a cool little game with a lot of charm! The art, music, and story were all well done and came together really nicely. I liked all the detail - I thought the flashing lights around the poster in the opening scene was a nice touch, for example.

I caught the train four times to see if there might be a different love waiting for me if I did better - but then as an afterthought I let myself fail and I was happy I did!

Great job and good use of the theme.

piotrevic says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:59pm

Sweet, good lookin game, it could be longer a bit

MrShoestore says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:26pm

love it, but i can't catch up to the train! maybe a few more tries...

Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:42pm

That was funny, I like the theater look you went with. Game was very solid if little easy, managed to reach the end almost right away.

Belvar says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:13pm

Great music and graphics ! Making it longer would probably be a bit boring if the gameplay would have stayed the same so I didn't find it too short in the end.

Larzan says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:01pm

Haha, beautiful and fun to play to, loved it! Reminded me of the train chasing part in north and south. Great Gfx and style!

t4u says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:48pm

And he found his love...

6DownStudios says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:11am

Ha! Really nicely done, and quite funny. Great art, music, interpretation, three cheers for Haxeflixel!

thopis says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 10:17am

Very nice little game!The theme is great!

Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:05pm

Simple but polished mini-game! Love the graphics, music and overall style, hope to see an expanded version some time! Good job! :D

Kate Kligman says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:36am

I loved this, especially the graphics and music. The theater concept is great.

hoyt hoy says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:09pm

WOW!
Best
Story
EVER !!!
I liked the art, the story, the simplicity, the story, the humor, the fun, and, of course, the end!
Good job ^^

BuzzJeux says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 12:16am

Eh nice little concept here, fun and very good artworks ! I like the music too, great moody game !

jlouisB says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 2:54am

Good, it's simple, but very well made.
Maybe a bit short and easy, but it's fun.

sorlok says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:36am

Loved it! Great way to set the mood, and solid, reliable mechanics. Loved the ending!

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