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

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RPG Platformer Thing

by burnedkirby - Compo Entry

WARNING: Music may be loud.

First Ludum Dare for me. The time constraint is the main killer here.

SFML2 on Linux.
Windows version will have everything needed included.

WASD to move, SPACEBAR to jump
Mouse for battle controls

To delete your save, delete res/save.png

made with my psuedo game engine using SFML2 in C++. Made me realize how buggy it still is, so there's that I suppose.

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Rene Damm says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:11pm

Can't run the game :( Looks like there's a dependency on libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll which isn't included in the zip.

burnedkirby says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:30pm

Sorry about the missing dependencies (gets me every time). Finally back from work, and updated the zip, so the missing libs should be in there.

Gigawicket says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:33am

Controls are a little iffy. You can just hold the space bar to stick to the ceiling. The speed of the player could use a boost too. I was also hoping for something different as the boss. Like a spotlight or the Sun or something. I like the concept though, I'd love to see more Platformer RPGs! And excellent victory song.

BKGH says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:36am

Very interesting idea, though the collision seems a little wonky.
I like how you implemented the turn based combat system into a platformer.

Lacaranian says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:38am

Seems a bit threadbare at first, but the music imbued shooting down the tunnels with intensity. Then that intensity was contrasted with the seemingly mundane foes. but then there were more neat things. A short and sweet game, all told. The cyan box be the best.

Coolway99 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:41pm

Overall I think this entry could use some work. The lamp thing was humorous at first, though as time wore on it got a bit boring. I would have liked some variation at the end, and the cyan box only made up so something that we could do before (as long as you are touching a surface you can jump again)

ketura says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:19am

Taking dissimilar mechanics from two different genres does not a solid game make. You took the most annoying parts of both (random, unskippable fights and tedious platforming) and it ended up about as well as you'd expect.

Also, never utilize a joke character as a regular entity. Jokes get old reeeeally fast at that rate.

sorlok says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:33am

Cool idea! The mechanics were a bit touchy, but I liked the end result. Great job!

OttersDen says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:25am

The game has some bugs. But practice makes perfect, so good job, keep at it!

darthballs says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 6:05pm

y can't i win i put so much effort into fighting those lamps!!! i am crying
overall it was pretty fun

Budaniel says ...
Dec 22, 2014 @ 6:54am

I liked the lamp battle at the start as it reminded of Earthbound, but seeing nothing but lamps was a little disappointing. The end part was a little disappointing with the float ability negating any remaining challenge. I got to the end and nothing happened, so I'm not sure if I won or not.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 8:41pm

nice work

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