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

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by spazzarama - Compo Entry

Cubelicious - make your way around this rotating cube and see how long you can survive!

My first ever Ludum Dare, hope you enjoy! I had a great time building this and my kids enjoy playing it so that's a win in my books :)

AD / left-right arrow keys, space to jump+double jump
Move about on the title screen to get a feel and then click "Start Game"

UPDATE: fixed bug where sometimes after your first game the physics couldn't work out where you were rotating to and you walked off the edge instead of around the corner.

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miguelmurca says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:25am

Very nice!

oranebeast says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:33am

An interesting take on the theme

Mopz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:58am

I love this one! Only problem is that the player sticks to the walls to easily, annoying when you want to fall down.

spazzarama says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:39am

Hehe, I often use that to save myself, but yeah some of those exits round the corner get tricky with the stickyness :)

justinooncx says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:25am

A little dodgy when slamming my face into walls, but otherwise fun!

the31 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:05pm

Cool idea, just wish the physics were more consistent. I'm not sure when I'm allowed to move after getting to a corner, and I managed to tunnel my way into the center of the cube from there.

Hammers says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:08pm

Really nice idea. Would love to see this explored further. I think you just need to tighten up the platforming controls a bit. Do that and you're onto a winner :)

garygreen says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:08pm

What a simple, but great idea. Very atmospheric as well.

nuiguy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:12pm

Wow, this is a really cool game and I found myself being able to be lost in it! Nice work!


foolmoron says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:48am

Audio and graphics are simple but they set up a great atmosphere. Game is too slow/boring at time though.

liquidmedia says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:52am

Nice game, I like the concept a lot, one of the better games that I have played so far, I have had some problems with getting around the corner whet the cube rotates on the visible Y axis, I end up with my player on a non visible side from the camera.

error031 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:16am

Loved the idea!

allanolivei says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:37am

Sometimes the character is facing the wrong direction. But the game was very fun. Congratulations.

dallonf says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:58am

A great foundation! I understood the game the moment the cube started turning. Unfortunately, the corner physics are really glitchy. Like, game-breakingly glitchy. Almost every time I died, I died to the game not detecting that I was going around a corner.

FerraWare says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:14am

One of the best I've seen today!

mathmadlen says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:05am

Great concept, the design is also pretty nice!

spazzarama says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:37am

@dallonf I'll see if I can sort it, I believe that kind of fix is allowed after submission.

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

Fixed the bug where sometimes after your first game the physics couldn't work out where you were rotating to and you walked off the edge instead of around the corner.

Vinyl Pixels says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:13pm

Awesome! A bit hard to switch between the sides :) But a great idea and nice execution.

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:52pm

survival time: 1m22s. I know I know, quite disappointing :p
fun game! great job!

SaintHeiser says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 4:05pm

Not bad. But the game has strange physics. Often I fall of te walls.

Saf says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 7:08pm

God job! Loved the gameplay ! the light on the wall sometimes confused me towards a top down game as the world was changing forms... Its a bit away from the theme, but is great nonetheless!

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