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

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Get the Snowflakes

by joelthebergman - Compo Entry

You play a snowman! Get all the snowflakes but don't touch the fire! Hurry, before you melt!

UPDATE:
Fixed Collision Box sizes so the game is now beatable

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#189Audio3.35
#299Mood3.24
#431Graphics3.29
#636Fun3.00
#677Humor2.33
#690Theme3.50
#711Overall3.05
#952Innovation2.50
#1934Coolness32%

Comments

Joris says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:53pm

The one in the corner is next to impossible to collect.

Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:34pm

yeah, the collision is really unforgiving (collision boxes too big? - I too think you simply can't get the snowflake to the right and down from the starting point :( )

cxsquared says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:31pm

The game is really hard/unbeatable but the snowman animation looks really good.

Empyrealhell says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:05am

The graphics look nice, and the background music is fitting for the mood of the scene. I thought the controls felt too slippery at first, but it was actually pretty easy to get adjusted to. What wasn't so easy to deal was the collision system. You don't have to touch the fire to melt from it, just be near it. That makes it less fun to play with the slippery movement, and makes some of the snowflakes seemingly impossible to get.

NeithR says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:29am

This is a good game. However, the snowflake near the fire at the right it is impossible to collect due to its collission. You should fix it since it is okay to fix bug after deadline.

jackrugile says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:31am

I agree with the previous comments regarding collision detection. Felt like I was getting caught on all the walls and getting killed from fire when I was far away. I like this type of timed collection concept though and had fun.

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:13pm

Collision boxes are way too big. completely destroy the game experience :(

Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:13pm

I plan on releasing a "typo bug fix" build tonight that fixes the collision boxes on the fire so you can actually beat it.

peterthehe says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:29pm

The collision is a bit off...

ondrejbalas says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:00am

Nice simple game, but reminds me too much of the underwater swimming with seaweed level from the first TMNT game on NES. Aside from bringing back those haunting memories though, well done! Music fits well too.

Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:04am

Cute little snowman! A bit harder than expected with him sliding around like that.

Would be nice if there was a time bonus or something...as is, there's no way to do better than 2400 (which is fairly easy to get).

Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:15am

Liked:
- Cute graphics
- Soothing background tone
- Despite being simple, the game is actually complete. (this is really great actually, I've been playing so many broken entries, its nice to come across something that feels finished)
- Smooth controls

Disliked
- The beeping sound when moving
- The hitbox of the fire (hard to tell what would count as a hit)
- Score mechanic (It should be your "score" if you didn't get all the snowflakes, and your time otherwise. I was sad when completing it with 10seconds to spare gave me no higher score than when I completed it with 6seconds to spare)

rantt says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:26am

The graphics and music are nice. Short but fun, I liked it :)

torcado194 says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:29am

yep pretty much impossible to get that one snowflake (never got it) and the controls are pretty floaty for this type of game, but the art is really nice

Erhune says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:59am

Small and nice. Reminded me the swimming level on TMNT on NES, somehow ^^ (I say that as a compliment, btw :p)

Dec 22, 2014 @ 12:32pm

Love the art style and overall simplicity !

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