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

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Ultimate Reindeer Adventure

by NanoidGames - Jam Entry

Christmas is approaching. Nature is covered with snow and you can even feel the pleasant scent of the pine trees. But one of Santa’s reindeers fell into a deep and icy hollow. After a busy workday, give yourself a moment and get in the mood for Christmas. Help the desperate animal to find its way back to its master. Use Santa’s presents but beware of the naughty goblin’s bombs.

Watch our how to play video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQL706hR_yk

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#287Humor(Jam)3.03
#458Graphics(Jam)3.36
#550Innovation(Jam)2.97
#570Theme(Jam)3.49
#576Mood(Jam)2.94
#658Overall(Jam)3.03
#686Fun(Jam)2.81
#1856Coolness35%

Comments

goodbadokay says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:45pm

One moment I've ran into left wall and didm't returned =(

Schwiggy says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:51pm

What a cool idea. It's like the whole donkey-in-a-well story where they keep pouring in dirt to bury him but he keeps shaking it off and climbing. The main downside I see is that the wall is very high for a first challenge. Players need to be rewarded earlier than the end of the game to be motivated to rise up to that challenge. I think if it was a series of progressively higher walls leading up to this one I would have climbed to the top. As it is I only made it almost 3/4 of the way there. Still a really neat game though.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:04pm

A very merry Christmas game.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:42pm

Pretty cool graphics and idea.

Dec 11, 2014 @ 10:45pm

so much fun :D
awesome game

Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:16am

Good looking game. I like the mix of 3d and 2d. The UI was a little weird, the controls were slightly offscreen :/ But it played well and has a nice christmas feel :)

deyteris_team says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 10:10am

Really liked the graphics, fun to play. Thanks for bringing Christmas spirit!

Leaghorn says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 11:29am

nice graphics and style but the controls are to hard and unpredictible.

psychomonster says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 1:28pm

Cool artwork, makes me feel more beeing in xmas time. Some little problems with the gameplay, but this is well done for a 72h prototype. Merry christmas man!

allurious says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 3:40pm

Interesting concept!

Riocide says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:29pm

Very confused at first but then I saw you had to stack the boxes! *facepalm*

MintArcade says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:05pm

Goblins are such a ... bad guys ;D Nice game, music are fantastic!

okkolobr says ...
Dec 22, 2014 @ 9:57am

A little bit too hard to play :(

Crosstales says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 12:19pm

Good graphics, fitting sound and nice game play. That you also put a "How-to-play"-video on youtube is great.

Very well done and happy x-mas!

puppetmaster says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 12:26pm

It's a cool game. Lovely animation and music. Lucky the goblin don't throw so many bombs.
The game play has problem with behave of the gifts boxes.
You can't exactly control the placing.

Well made!

pht59x says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 5:58pm

Cute with a nice Xmas atmosphere. Block handling felt somewhat uneasy.

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