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

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techRUN

by Magosis0 - Jam Entry

Everyone knows that actors have issues finding their spotlight. Luckily for you, you're no actor, nor are you getting paid like one. You are a lowly stagehand, struggling to ensure that the production goes off without a hitch. There's only one problem: it's the final tech rehearsal and the lighting cues are still a little... off.

Run, jump, and avoid actors as you struggle to reach the spotlights and make sure everything's working as planned. But between moving stage platforms, other stage techs, trapdoors, and your angry, impatient boss, you've got your work cut out for you.

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Ratings

#133Theme(Jam)4.00
#503Graphics(Jam)3.27
#878Overall(Jam)2.73
#2217Coolness17%

Comments

SinistraGames says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:52am

This could've been really nice. Too bad that the controls were just a bit too sluggish. and the acceleration in the air is a bit too much. I like the idea of the game though, it just needed some polish! Good job!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:55am

A cute idea, spotty physics make it more difficult to enjoy but otherwise very fun.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:57am

not easy to play, main character inertia should be lower I think, but I like the graphics and the mood

davient says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:43pm

Great concept, love the art. Music is great. Needs a little tuning on the physics to tighten up the controls IMHO. Also would be great if you can reduce the size somehow.. 360MB is pretty big!

thatwhichis says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:34pm

Hola! I am very good at finding light! However, even best of us slip up, and sometimes I forced to hit "continue" button; after this, at least for me, sometimes light does not come back out and I am sad? Otherwise is pretty happy!

Also, surprising not accepting ratings in audio!

MrShoestore says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:30am

how is this a 744 Mb download??

ibilon says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 3:31pm

Really cool concept, and it fits really well with the theme.
Sadly I'm very good, just keep falling into traps ^^"

alyphen says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:47pm

It felt like it really should be fun. The only really breaking thing was the physics - I would get caught on the side of things and be able to triple jump off them, catch while falling down a hole, and numerous other weird bugs. It also felt really floaty to play. Graphically, it was good, and the music fit well. The boss's quotes were quote amusing too.

darthballs says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 5:46pm

yo this game is pretty ballin'
i guess
should rename astronaut simulator cause them man floats like a frickin rubber duck in a bathtub goddamn
also dat music is noice but it go away sometimes WHY YOU DO THIS TO ME
oh art is cool because it's cool
and the trap doors are seriously causing me to reconsider my life
overall a solid eh

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