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

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Save Xmas Gifts

by Gread72 - Jam Entry

This is my first Ludum Dare... I started this really really late this afternoon. Right now I'm having a hard time run this in my Unity Web Player... Getting a weird error with the player ... I'm curious to see if it run for anyone else who may have not update their web player.

Anyway ... This is a simple quick game - control the trampoline (that just looks like a board) left/right keyboard arrows. You have to prevent ten X-mas gifts from falling into the icy waters. The elf will pick it up.

Using assets from http://opengameart.org/
thanks: Clint Bellanger, Origami_Orchid, cemkalyoncu, Downdate, Delfos, Michel Baradari

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Ratings

Coolness69%
#381Humor(Jam)2.82
#490Theme(Jam)3.57
#555Mood(Jam)2.97
#745Fun(Jam)2.72
#844Overall(Jam)2.78
#857Innovation(Jam)2.41

Comments

wandersenus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:11am

nice art!

bnmkt says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:29am

Nice c:

doitle says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:37am

I can run the game, and it looks nice... But no presents ever come? I can move the trampoline but nothing I do causes presents to start flying. Am I missing something?

cmayhem says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:57am

Uhh I might have accidentally killed the elf... Simple yet fun game, good work!

mutuware says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:09pm

Yeah, nothing happening. No presents!

Cheshyr says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:42pm

I'm in the same boapt as Doitle; no presents arrived after 60 seconds. The art and music are nice, and it could be a fun reflex-style game. Good first Jam submission!

Valon says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:42pm

I liked the graphics and the gameplay is simple but fun + good theme. No problem for me I have the presents and everything works.

I think you should maybe tweak the speed of the gift tho as some of them are very hard/impossible to catch.

GSG says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:57pm

I can't run the game at all, I get an error when running the plugin

holgk says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:01am

Simple game. Nice music!

Pietdagamer says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:53pm

The bouncing mechanic is nice!

Beerman says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:10pm

Not bad. Simple, but fiendishly difficult. Being able to knock the elf down with a direct hit was a nice touch

Grindstorm says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:27am

Nice simple game.
Oops the hat has inverted polys!
Love the character though, she's cute.
I wish she got more presents cause most of them are ruined ;)

Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:24pm

simple and funny, nice game :)

Pinpickle says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:34am

Getting "internal server error" when downloading OS/X version

shotty456 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:45pm

Presents fall a little to fast

Tosic says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:47pm

I love the water and the elf who collects gifts that you save (although i acidentally KO - ed the elf with a gift, dunno if that was planned but it was hilarious!) :D .

Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:51pm

I knocked out my elf and then managed to get all the other presents into the puddle! I are best at game! a simple little game, but that Elf KO was really satisfying and funny

GrabenGroup says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:51pm

happy holidays too :)

ynots says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:42am

great..

peterthehe says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:03pm

The girl is sometimes placed at awkward angles

MrShoestore says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 4:12am

I'm a sucker for a trampoline game! The Elf KO animation was funny. Art felt a little stiff. After the KO the elf seemed to stay down for too long, even into the next round. The placement of the trampoline seemed off and could maybe use a shadow. Maybe lowering it so it is in front of the puddle would feel more comfortable. Can't wait to see your 2nd ludlum dare!

Samm says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 5:16am

Fun little game. Probably should add some bounding boxes on the edge of the screen so the trampoline doesn't fly off the edge :)

greytram says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 6:43pm

A nice Arkanoid variation, featuring snowman!!
Simple but very funny! I like the graphics and the little character running to fetch the gifts.
Well done!

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