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

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Press Space

by Meedoc - Jam Entry

I wanted to make a game about main menu and this historical "Press Start".

So here is the game, you have to press, following instruction on the screen and try to get the best possible score!
If a Press text disappears, the game is over!

My current high score is 73, can you beat it?



The game has been done with Unity in 6h. I initially wanted to join the compo but the music isn't from me.

P.S.: my website is currently down, moved the game on itchio.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#23Innovation(Jam)4.15
#87Mood(Jam)3.78
#111Theme(Jam)4.05
#117Audio(Jam)3.68
#123Fun(Jam)3.65
#233Overall(Jam)3.55
#551Graphics(Jam)3.16
#1987Coolness30%

Comments

DavidVisscher says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:19am

Pretty damn cool!

maad9 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:27am

Really nice game, very addictive. My score: 69 ^^

Simon says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:41am

Pretty cool little game, it's a bit weird but in a good way. Well done it's an interesting concept :)

5k0d says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:15pm

Nice idea....Kind of spooky, subliminal messages?

leffe108 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:23pm

Interesting game. I got 63 as result. I wonder, do you draw the keys by random, or do you try to get something good/bad for some common keyboard layout? (both qwerty vs dvorak et al, but also different hardware setups like kinesis contoured, typematrix etc.)

Raiyumi says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:23pm

Managed to get 83. I really love the design, feel, and music in the game!

Flaid says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:26pm

I liked it, but my keyboard only accepts so many button presses at a time!

banana4life says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:33pm

Cool idea!

SusanTheCat says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:35pm

Love the audio. Very atmospheric. The idea is very clever. Good job!

hexagore says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:37pm

54 :) Very interesting concept, amazing audio and very atmospheric for me.

Scam says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:43pm

42 points at first try. Because it is an ultimate answer to life, universe and everything, I won't try to get a better score. Nice concept and cool audio!

crazyrems says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:51pm

Nice entry, good progression curve, kind of addictive.

SoulGame says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 12:37pm

I like the entry feeling. I wondered "press space... yeah and so what ?". The surprise is interesting, and the mix with misc sentences is cool. Personnally I would have placed it on a grid which would allow the eye to stick on some places, and then recognize it quickly. Still interesting and minimalistic for 6h of making !

jonnopon3000 says ...
Dec 23, 2014 @ 1:46pm

Really liked this one - my first score was 90, then I couldn't beat that on a few more attempts. It gets tricky! Love how visceral you've made it feel when the text elements are destroyed.

Lynx says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 9:48pm

Pretty crazy cool game for just pressing keys....looks like I need to learn where the keys are on the keyboard...couldn't get anything higher than 46 :(

Toaster58 says ...
Mar 6, 2015 @ 9:15pm

Reading the comments, I feel really proud: I reached 115^^
By the way, this is an excellent game. I feel like I'm playing music or dancing in my head with my fingers and hands, thinking to nothing, just doing.

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