Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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by Noah Ratcliff - Jam Entry

Solve puzzles with the power of music!

WASD/Arrow Keys - Navigation (W/A & Up/Down look up and down)
Space - Jump
Mouse 1 - Fire
1, 2, 3 - Switch tapes
R - Restart level

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Flayk says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:12am

Very interesting. I'd like to see more.

Liam :D says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:04pm

I went through the whole thing. Had a lot of trouble on level 4 or something where you have to land a box on another box and then gently push the whole thing. Took me like 20 attempts to do that. Afterwards, the difficulty dropped quite a bit. A very good entry, I enjoyed it.

Xanjos says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:40pm

This was actually pretty fun to play. I loved the art style and the puzzles were well thought out. Also I was amused at how the mixtape has fire on it :p

Kasmilus says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:04pm

Awesome game! Art style is really nice, I enjoyed puzzles. You nailed that theme :)

Blobo says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:08pm

Great game, loved the music. I played it another time just to hear all the varients of the song again.

LeoM says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:13pm

Nice one ! Fun to play, good overall !

micahcowan says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:19am

Well, that was fun. Definitely left me wanting more.

Definitely a novel take on the theme, and I feel like it worked pretty well as a game.

One minor issue I had was that jumping and moving sideways so you hit a platform shortens the jump, which makes for mild awkwardness in the controls. But in general it felt really smooth.

Oh yeah. And the added music for the "Bass Blast" were decidedly "trebly" ;)

Dir3kt says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:22pm

Was quite some fun to play, somehow reminded me a bit of Trine. You nicely used the theme and created something interesting out of it. One the negative side the character physic wasn't smooth, sometime got stuck while jumping...

StrayByte says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:16pm

Great game! Loved it! Actually finished it!

Garris says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 11:54pm

Really nice graphics, and the music was cool too. Nice game!

MonoS says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 7:54pm

Cool art style, but even cooler music, a bit more polish in the protagonist art style and i'd have loved she :D.

Cool puzzle, probably with some more time and dedication you guyz and girlz could come up with some very interesting level.

I hope that the ability to fly over explosive barrel is intentional XD.

The game crashed after entering one of the stage, i didn't checked what [this didn't influenced my vote]

hexagore says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:59pm

Loved the art and music on this one, very distinctive and a neat take on the Saints Row dubstep gun :P I got stuck on a level where you had to move some exploding barrels. I couldn't get them to effect the trap door no matter what I did. Still, it's a nice entry this. :)

steboots says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 8:47pm

All right we did this! Was a really cool concept, music got a little repetitive, but it's forgivable cause it was fun.

SamH says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 8:50pm

This game is a lot better than it first appears! Good job! As already mentioned by Liam, one of the levels is ridiculously difficult compared to the others (the one with two boxes on the ground, and one other box upstairs which you need to land on the large one) but apart from that the level design is challenging without being too hard and introduces the game mechanics in an intuitive way. Oh and I love the retro music! I had cassettes when I was a kid!

rudra says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 9:50pm

Good game :) Very fun to play. I also liked the art. Goof job :)

Terry says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 9:51pm

Best use of theme I've seen so far. Really nice!

hexdie says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 12:50am

Very cool game! I like the mechanic and the various "tapes" you can get as weapons. There are some great puzzles in there as well. The music was awesome and I loved the switching of the music when using different tapes. I also enjoyed the art. It was giving me a slight Jet Set Radio vibe. Very nice work!

Fabraz says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 10:09pm

Very interesting puzzler :)

poohshoes says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 10:48pm

I really wished the meistro theme music was closer to the main beat like the other tapes. Audio was great in general though. The puzzles were a bit finicky.

May 6, 2015 @ 8:52pm

Played through the whole game, really fun! I loved the idea - very well implemented too.

rishal says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 8:54pm

Nice concept. The controls seemed a bit glitchy for me though. Music and game puzzle/mechanics were cool.

May 11, 2015 @ 3:29am

REALLY Great entry, still trying to beat this one level so have to get back to it :-)

Mossy Frog says ...
May 12, 2015 @ 12:56am

Very nice stylised art. Reminds me of an old game i used to have. brilliant take on the theme too :D

CrefossusJam says ...
May 12, 2015 @ 1:05am

I liked the buildup of knowledge that you arm the player with even if it's a bit on the slow side. Great art and sound design with the tapes. The theme is really well integrated. The physics and stacking boxes is sometimes tedious.

Borkleby says ...
May 12, 2015 @ 1:06am

Great animation, love that smile! Kind of reminds me of Geist by Nintendo...

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