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

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BoxGuy

by KristophTG - Compo Entry

Simple Platformer. You play as a box with legs. Collect upgrades and beat enemies to win.

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Ratings

#478Humor2.59
#568Graphics3.08
#571Theme3.59
#610Fun3.04
#673Audio2.50
#749Overall3.00
#847Innovation2.70
#943Mood2.47
#1659Coolness41%

Comments

AndreasL says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:36pm

The graphics and sounds are quite nice. I would have liked some more visual effects when taking damage/shooting/killing enemies.

Also when I beat a wave of enemies an enemy from the new wave would often spawn on top of me.
It's a nice effort but It might be a bit too simple. Good job, though!

Grehg says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:24pm

The art and sound gave it an eerie and quirky feeling. I liked earning powerups as I went along. I didn't like how enemies spawned on top of you. I felt good when I beat it.

sharpcoder says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:53pm

Nice game! I really like the art!

Pickens Inc. says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:53pm

The overall tone was pleasant, a cute graphic made up for the MS Paint visuals :) but the platforming was a bit too imprecise for me, and the sound was nice, but also a bit lacking. Good premise!

Victor RENE says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:09pm

Gameplay-wise the execution is good. And the art style is very unique. However, I don't like the controls at all. Why force us to spread between mouse and keyboard ? Either give us arrows and keys to shoot, or mouse and click. Not a mix of both, I am not even mentioning that I don't have an english keyboard layout (my A and Q are swapped).

angela says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:28pm

LOL, I kept dying at the alligator level, and finally my boss walked in my office and caught me playing games. So I shamefully confessed what I was doing and he said "that looks easy." So, yay! I'm not in trouble! I'm definitely going to try again later. This is fun. Great job on the game mechanics - it has everything a lot of the other platformers lack - like rewards, and increasing difficulty. Plus, a box that runs around jumping on birds and springy things is kind of funny.

jonah1nine says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:28pm

I really like the art style. Simple but cool.

Great job!

Zettelkasten says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:33pm

Nice graphics, and cool gameplay! I really like the fact that the same level evolves as you play.

ijwu says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:33pm

Movement was a little bit difficult, clunky almost. The jumping didn't seem very precise and the waves spawning on top of me did get old quick. Other than that, I found the game to be fun and a nice take on the theme. The upgrades were helpful and they kept the game from getting too old too quick. Great job!

wilpel1234 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:11pm

Love the art style!

ViliX64 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:12pm

Any chance for Linux build? It looks super neat and I'd like to play it :/

Domicuc says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:16pm

I like this art x) also check my project if you have some time :)

Divitos says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:58pm

I really like the game.

Si1ver says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:34am

Nice game, I enjoyed playing it =)
Controls are a little bit glitchy to my taste.

DrGeraud says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 12:16am

Simple but yet cool. I really love what you did for the art.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:07pm

nice art style

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