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

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Infinite Alien Escape

by Not Even Lion - Jam Entry

Jump on the Asteroids, avoid the monsters and help our alien friend get back to his home planet! BUT WAIT! it seems it's further away than it looks. This game was created for Ludum Dare 31 by Tony Cicero (Programming and a few other things) and Taylor Tamaris (Graphics and some other stuff). This game is mostly finished and is (or at least should be) stable enough to play.

EDIT: I have updated the game to fix a few bugs and to remove a few unnecessary files to reduce file size (new file size is about 5MB)

Controls
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move left: left arrow key
move right: right arrow key
jump: Space Bar
reset: Backspace
Quit: Esc

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#442Theme(Jam)3.61
#630Audio(Jam)2.21
#691Humor(Jam)2.22
#838Mood(Jam)2.52
#872Fun(Jam)2.50
#886Innovation(Jam)2.33
#935Graphics(Jam)2.05
#961Overall(Jam)2.50
#1896Coolness33%

Comments

Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:57pm

Great start. Graphics are a little all over the place.

Not Even Lion says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:54pm

Thanks man! My friend and I didn't really coordinate to well on the graphics lol

Headmade says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:30pm

The jumping is a bit too flouty for my taste.

Neil says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:34pm

Really struggled with the controls, the jumping feels very slow and inaccurate.

Not Even Lion says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:17pm

Thanks for the feedback. I'm going to try fixing the controls and jumping as soon as possible.

thiaguera says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:56am

Well, the audio reminds off 90's internet connection. The platforms look like poo. I miss a floor on the bottom and you really should fix that jump. But appreciate your effort.

schnerble says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 6:39am

Controls are unusual, but they work fine once you get used to them. I think most platformers do a gravity sort of thing, so the time interval of moving upwards was unusual, but the floaty feel fits the game style : ) I got a top score of five after getting into the flow a bit. Those purple aliens are fast!

snickersnacks says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 12:36am

The graphics are.. well, they could be better, but sometimes we run out of time :) Nice entry!

Not Even Lion says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 1:15am

Thanks guys! And this was the first time I've done any programming in several months and I had school on the last day so time ended up being pretty tight.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 3:03am

great start nice work

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