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

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InchAlpha

by fil00dl - Compo Entry

In order to respect the theme, I chose to develop an entire game playable in one inch of screen, and which is controlled using a thumb.

The sources are in Corona format (LUA).

For the moment the game is only available on Android smartphones.

Update (for the 72h jam version):
- integration of sounds from Robert Del Naja (few notes from the 'S-' track)
- an additional game mechanic in the gameplay

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness63%
#116Graphics3.92
#256Theme3.86
#264Overall3.51
#299Mood3.24
#375Fun3.28
#490Innovation3.22
#514Humor2.54
#600Audio2.63

Comments

fleegle2000 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:31am

Nice work, slick presentation.

SirJavaGaming says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:11pm

Pretty simple, nice graphics, music missing.

SojaBird says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:03pm

Fun design and graphics work well with the gameplay.
Maybe work this out a bit more and see what you can come up with.

Homletmoo says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:29pm

Excellent graphics and a nice control scheme too - it's just unfortunate that there's no music.

rd127p77 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:59am

Really nice game, probably I will play it every day, for some reason it is addicting for me.

aare says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:41pm

Super slick game. I'm gonna buy android phone only to play this little gem :D

Lynx says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:38am

Really awesome work on the graphics!
I'd love to see this to music (almost like a one finger DDR style game)
Then you can join our crew :)

http://ludumdare.com/compo/2014/12/09/ld-31-twitch-rhythm-games-ftw/

PlonkyDonkey says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:54am

Nice simple game, would be interesting to see your inputs do something... nice

ViliX64 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:09pm

Very nice game :)

BlueTheLemon says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:31pm

What a shame it's not a ryhtme game ! Otherwise, i would have been awesome !

For now, the only thing i can see going wrong is that my thumb sometimes hide arrows.

But Great graphics, good enought feedbacks, Okay sound. Simple design that works. Good job !

Alendro says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:40pm

Cute mobile game, nice visuals but as I tapped left me wanting there to be a song to play to and more difficulty to the game. After I did the tap -> swipe movement I felt the game was going to transition into a rhythm game but it did not :(

cabezotta says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:22pm

Nice game!

timtipgames says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:00am

I like the minimalstic style! Played the compo version and thought it would be nice to have more mechanics. Will try the j version to See what you came up with. Played and written on a nexus 5

Trite Games says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:26am

Looks good :)

MonoS says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 1:37pm

Pretty simple game, nothing special.
Would help some music a la bit trip runner

Pulsartronic says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 10:08pm

Fantastic eye experience. Maybe the sound isn't good as expected, but the idea is great and theme fits abolutelly fine. Good job, solid entry :D

snickersnacks says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 8:25pm

I can appreciate the minimalist approach to the design of the player mechanics. There is a lot more room to elaborate on this idea, I think. Nice entry!

joekinley says ...
Dec 22, 2014 @ 4:30pm

Awesome little game. Great job with that. Looks pretty polished and totally fun.

johnbrynte says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 12:24am

Played the compo version. Sweet looks and sounds! Though I kind of get the feeling I'm following instructions rather than playing a game. The timer is so slow for each move that there is not much challenge and the pace stays the same. I think it has a lot of potential though!

gameattack says ...
Dec 26, 2014 @ 10:31am

Very polished graphics. I like the simplicity. I might be wrong, but because it looks like a rhythm game, it actually lacks of rhythm variation.

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