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Cactus Chyps and the Spiky Speary

by UserAnon - Compo Entry

Cactus Chyps is the main character on a mission to defeat the rood dood Dr.Picklespear.

The game features:

-Construction plans in real world space that allow you to plan out and manipulate your model before finalizing it and making is solid

-Platformer mechanics that include Unity3d mecanim animations based off a MagicaVoxel model

-Level loading and progress saving

-Progression! Complete a level, exit through the level's portal and unlock the next level!

Game is tech heavy, but has very little in the way of audio, let me know if you think this is worth continuing!

Tab - Create a cube to build on
1 - Regular block in build mode
2 - Half block in build mode
L.Click - Add a cube to the building in build mode
L.Click - Fire the Spiky Speary outside of build mode
R.Click - Physics the building you made
Delete - Remove the block you're looking at, only during planning
WASD - Move
Space - Jump
E - Lock cursor
Mouse - Look/Rotate
Scroll, Scroll + Shift, Scroll + Ctrl - Manipulate Cubes
E - Screen Lock Cursor

Downloads and Links




cubedparadox says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:46am

I couldn't find an executable in the windows download.

n9Mtq4 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:46am

I can't play because the mac format (.app) is actually a folder, so you can't download it. (compress it into a zip first).

UserAnon says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:22am

Resubmitted the windows version, the exe was left out, that was my mistake. The mac app is now in a zip folder, since this is my first time uploading to LD, it's a learning process :)

texdata says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:02am

could not create any blocks, but nice graphics !

Fanttum says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:38pm

Worked for me I think. Looks nice.

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:20am

Wow the main character is so freaky. It's cool!

erdos says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:47pm

Ah balls, i can't play on mac

UserAnon says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:04pm

i haven't tested it on mac, if you tell me the issue i'll try to get a valid copy up for everyone

grillaface says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:39pm

Really rad graphics and plays super smooth. Nice job!

pi_pi3 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:21pm

In short: Minecraft meets physics. Not bad overall, but needs more polish. If you concentrated more on making 1 very polished level and less features, but polished, it would've been great. You should work further on this game and make it a full feature puzzle/platformer game.

redding says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 3:46pm

I like the voxel art, but the controls for the blocks were hard to master.

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