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

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Four Seasons

by bushmango - Compo Entry

Update (Dec 8th): 1.01 with some bug fixes and some map tweaks to make it a bit easier for you BONUS use the website to go back and time and see past development versions

Four Seasons (Hint: one is winter. *cough* *snowmen* *cough*)
Tags: Unity Aseprite Audacity 2D C# Web Linux Windows Mac

You are a kitty cat and need to escape the mysterious ONE SCREEN ISLAND.

WASD / Arrow keys to move
Mouse to use your cat-swipe attack power

You're trapped on ONE SCREEN ISLAND (well, really a misnomer because it's a collection of islands including snowman island, volcano island, dungeon island, kitty island, graveyard island, ice island, central island, and a few unnamed smaller islands).

Fortunately, the seasons change rapidly, allowing a lot more to happen in one screen than would normally be possible.

Collect 9 crystals to escape the island, but if you are brave collect all of them to free the kittys! If you pet the kitty-cats you are the *TRUE* winner.

Linux and stand-alone builds coming soon.

Can't embed on this page because it's taller than 600px, sorry! So please use the provided link.

Thanks for playing, and please rate our game!
(Preferably, please rate our game well ^.^)

Leave a comment and I'll play your game and comment back.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness66%
#6Humor4.27
#17Overall4.08
#20Audio4.03
#22Mood4.03
#47Fun3.85
#62Theme4.26
#75Innovation4.00
#137Graphics3.87

Comments

graebor says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:54am

Cool concept! I just wish there could be a bit of warning somehow when the tile you're standing on is about to change. I felt a bit cheated when I thought I was doing ok and lava just appeared under me and killed me. Just a little too unpredictable for my taste.

DaniDK says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:23am

Hahah Love The SFX and the Music hhhh, I got frustrated trying to walk through narrow paths and suddenly the water kills me..

FerraWare says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:32am

Best. Sounds. Ever.

bofink says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:08pm

Love those sound effects! ;)

Monkid says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:14pm

Not working for me on mac :(

palmar says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:08pm

Music 10 out of 10.

bushmango says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:59pm

@graebor & @DaniDK thanks for your feedback -- I've fixed some bugs and tweaked the map so the water doesn't sneak up on you like it did, that was a bit unfair. I also tightened the controls and improved the collision detection so it feels more fair

bushmango says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:12am

@monkid -- did you try the web link? if you tried the download it's probably Mac OS X gatekeeper getting in the way :(

EquipeJAM says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:32am

very funny xD

Ossi says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:35am

Very cool game! Love the artwork and the fact that when you stand still the cat starts napping! The audio is also fantastic and really funny. Very creative mechanic of the changing seasons for each island. Great job!

LimeniusTeam says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:35am

Great! Loved the concept and, of course, the audio.

nuiguy says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:36am

Dem sounds do :)

Nice game, enjoyed playing it, but I kept drowning :(

^.^ -Nuiguy

bushmango says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:27am

@Nuiguy, don't worry, your kitty doesn't drown! Your kitty just jumps really high back to the spawn location

recursor says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:30am

I love this. It is quite fun. My son played it for probably 30-45 minutes today. Coolest game I've played so far. Nice job on everything!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:32am

Great game! I came here after reading your comment that our games were similar, and it is true! I got nothing on your great sound effect though... :)

Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:02am

AMAZING! Very original game, and very challenging.

hexagore says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:40pm

This is adorable :P It looks like you had a lot of fun making it!

CullenCoyote says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:33am

I straight up love this.

trykondev says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:41am

Absolutely hilarious, I love the art and of course the high quality sound effects :p Nice work, I dig One Screen Island

Grindstorm says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:43am

Interesting game! I didn't get the idea of the four seasons though :/

bushmango says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:46am

@Grindstorm the islands switch between spring, summer, fall, and winter. I guess that really only makes sense in temperate zones like the Midwest U.S.A. where we live though.... hmmm.

Yazara says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:46am

This is so awesome! The cat is lovely, the audio is perfect :D

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:37am

Wow, what a brilliant game, with such a well-defined and fun mood! I managed to get all of the crystals except that one in the middle-bottom of the screen... I think you have to step on little patches of snow or something, but I couldn't figure out at all which path I was supposed to take and ended up getting stuck :< If I didn't have so many other games I need to rate I'd honestly go and play your 1.01 version just to get to the end. Thank you for the game!

bushmango says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:01am

@Victory Garden -- don't feel bad, that one is really hard! It's part of the reason the game has extra crystals so you don't have to get them all ^.^ the 1.01 version has some extra hints as to the solution to that one, although I'm sure you would have figured it out if you weren't so good at rating games :D You are most welcome, I make games mostly to bring happiness.

NeithR says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:25am

Great voice music :D.

Kaijuu says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:50am

This is best game and sound ever!!

EquipeJAM says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:52pm

loved your game ^^
congratulations <3
the sound is very funny very good indeed xD

harley77 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:43pm

Great concept and quite fun. The sounds are awesome

Dec 11, 2014 @ 11:44pm

Well done :D

Dec 12, 2014 @ 2:28am

Hey again bushmango--if you wanna do something next LD, pass me a message at e.wilsonegolf@gmail.com and we'll see if we can make some fun.

Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:37pm

Pretty neat concept. Was a little hard to figure out stuff at first.
Nice job!

Luis Anton says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:39pm

What a weird idea! But I like it a lot, except for being forced to wait (sometimes a lot) for an opening ot a path to go on. Well done!

Pfilzweg says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:00pm

Best sounds ever!

6DownStudios says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 2:25am

Adorable! The seasons are a very cool mechanic (I love dynamic maps/levels), and the a capella audio is fantastically hilarious. Hope you guys can participate next time too, I quite look forward to more games like this :)

Lasty says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:07am

Fantastic! I went through and played the in-progress links too.. nice to see how it evolves over time :)

PS. I rescued the kitties. (Wasn't sure if something was meant to happen or not)

Dec 16, 2014 @ 7:20pm

This is by far the most epic soundtrack I've heard so far this Ludum Dare. Nice job! The seasons mechanic is pretty clever as well. Fun stuff.

freaknarf says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 7:29pm

PERFECT ! I found my new best mouth-done soundtrack/sfx and kitties in a row. The concept is fun ! but that's hard ! the music really perturbs me hahaha 5/5 it breathes good mood.

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