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

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Jumpy Box

by Pierce_Z - Compo Entry

Jumpy Box is a simple game like the helicopter game or flappy bird.

Source: http://www.filedropper.com/jumpybox

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Ratings

Coolness62%
#424Fun3.22
#874Mood2.56
#1008Overall2.71
#1154Graphics1.94
#1162Theme2.49
#1185Innovation1.82

Comments

fleegle2000 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:49am

I found it much more engaging than Flappy Bird. While the graphics needed work, the procedurally-generated terrain kept me interested. For the most part I felt that the computer played fair though there were a couple spots where I questioned whether it was possible to navigate. Good work! I hope you continue to work on it.

SirJavaGaming says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:22am

Nice game, reminds me in flappy bird, but is much easier, so its more fun :)

krishna911 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:02am

evnthough it seems like flappy but still this game also was pretty good :)

popcorn897 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:30am

The difficulty only ramps up at about 30. Perhaps that could be sped up a bit. My high score is only 45. I will keep this game though

Pierce_Z says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:39pm

Thanks for the feedback, I'll be sure to update it when the voting is over (I don't think I'm allowed to make changes during the voting).

playvue says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:50pm

I agree, much more challenging than Flappy Bird. In fact, it took using both my thumbs to get anywhere. I hope you consider continuing w it and adding in some great graphics!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:39pm

Pretty cool how you made an Android game rather than one for the computer. Nice job!

TriSquare says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:05am

Hold on bustin ma phone out. Its like flappy birds but with more graphics. Cool game. Interesting choice on making it only on the android. you should add it to windows and implement keys and stuff, then you'll get way more votes. Good Game :)

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:30am

Reminds me of Poppy river, or Poppy burger.

Justin Mullin says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:49pm

There's no shortage of these games, but I always enjoy playing 'em. I got 56. =)

Meral says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 3:47pm

A way more relaxing interpretation of "this kind of game". I had ended up with something similar. With some music and a bit of work I could imagine this to become quite enjoyable.

Also it was nice to get to see a mobile game for a change. Thank you!

Pierce_Z says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:30am

@Meral out of curiosity, since I've seen people say it's a more "relaxing" version of this type of game, would you want slower paced music?

Wakka says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 8:47am

Fun Throttlecopter clone with pixel perfect collision detection. Could use some sound and I don't see a correlation to the theme.

hogtrick says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 3:48pm

You have a nice little game there. If you try to put more stuff in it. like power ups, different gravity areas, you could have a great game.

superfrog says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 3:53pm

wow ... android game... very funny

MonoS says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 1:41pm

Not so interesting, certanly better than a lot of other game of this type but i don't like that genre

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 2:46pm

reallly nice

Meral says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 9:07pm

Every now and then when I sit in a train or bus or just my chair at home and listen to a podcast, I will find the shortcut of Jumpy Box on my phone and give it a go for a round or two.

So thank you!

jachepe says ...
Dec 22, 2014 @ 8:21pm

Very fun but the graphics need work!

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