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

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The Box

by OriginalOldMan - Compo Entry

GenericMan was a happy video game character...
But then he was trapped into a single screen by the Evil Ludum Dare theme. Help GenericMan fight the theme and free himself from The Box.

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karlipoppins says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:47am

Nice puzzler. The control mechanics were sometimes hard (manipulating multiple robots) but I quite enjoyed it :)

cxsquared says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:05am

Good work on the puzzle design. The characters where sometimes hard to control though.

locknic says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:20am

Cool game. You actually managed to get quite a lot of mechanics in the game! Though it is very unpolished though.

FinnMacd says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:14am

Perhaps it's me, but the game doesn't seem to be working in the windows version, looks cool though.

stray says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:23am

The characters are really cool.
game is fun

hazzahazzam says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:25am

Canon level took some time, love this simple puzzle platformer, one of my favorite kinds of games!

SeriousDeath says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:31am

I had some troubles with the robots glitching into walls, the cannon didn't seem to fire for me, and sometimes the level was pushed off to the left a bit.

Other than these, I got through some nice introductory puzzler levels.

Interface says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:35am

Enjoyable puzzle game. Will have to come back to play more. Well done.

spacedoubt says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:43am

The game didn't fit on my screen (ironic, considering the theme).. I managed to play it a bit anyway. I love the concept. Would love to see a cleaned-up version.

barry.p.evans says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:44am

love the mechanics!

Joof says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:45am

Nice job.

Kaijuu says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:06am

Nice mechanics!
It was interesting to play!

May be you should have use minimalistic graphics

deyteris_team says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 9:38am

good little game for everyone. Liked the evil

rjhunter says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:37am

Good level design/pacing -- the first few levels worked well as a tutorial.

The in-game button controls are a great idea but I found them hard to keep straight.

Amusing graphics and story :-)

GAFBlizzard says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:44am

The mechanic of controlling two things at once with different controls was pretty neat. I get the feeling you didn't care for this theme much. :P

ianatherton says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:17am

Nice play on the theme!

calavera says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:28am

not exactly on one screen but i guess making fun of the theme counts as using it? sorta?

pjimmy says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:55pm

it looks and plays rough, but it's quite original, well done

benmcnelly says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 7:21am

Nice puzzles! Keep it up!

Samm says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 5:26am

A bit unpolished, and sometimes the physics seemed a bit odd, but a really clever concept! Plays really well for 72 hours :)

MrShoestore says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 2:46am

I like the way the levels are set up. The canons were difficult at times. Like the shit talk on the theme.

Divitos says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 6:42am

Very interesting puzzle game!

aeveis says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 6:48am

nice puzzles, liked how the blocks came in and out during the transitions.

elvaq says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 5:39am

Nice puzzles! Felt a bit like Portal at times. Seems like you've got the right idea with developing the systems but the polish and the sequencing of the levels could use some more work. Cool stuff though

monika says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 8:26am

I've learned something about myself: I will give full humor points to games that whine about the theme. :)

The puzzle design was solid. If you polish it up, let me know.

01rafael says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 6:05pm

So lovely graphics!

Ossi says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 6:07pm

Very simple and very cool puzzle game! I liked the complexity of controlling the multiple robots. It did feel a bit weird how the controls were mapped to the keyboard, sorta felt like playing twister with my fingers haha! Well done!

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 7:56pm

nice work

fuzzalicious says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:50pm

Fun puzzler. You really should polish the graphics though.

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