Can You Reach the Sun?by Garris - Compo Entry
EDIT: Anyone having trouble figuring out where to go next, keep in mind you can look around by moving your kite. The camera will pan to follow it. This can be useful in finding new places to jump, glide or grapple.
UPDATE: Added xbox 360 controller support. Just download the alternate version listed on the itch.io page.
Can You Reach the Sun?
Made in 48 hours for Ludum Dare #32 "An Unconventional Weapon"
You're a kid with a kite. Defend yourself from coyotes and bats (with your kite) and try to reach the sun!
If you enjoy the game, consider following Dustout on Twitter @DustoutGames, or check out our website http://www.dustout-games.com
The game tells you how to play it, but just in case:
*note: not all abilities are available from the start.
-Move with arrow keys
-Hop with up arrow
-Press up arrow while running into a step up to climb
-Hold space and use arrow keys to move the kite
-Press E to attack
-Hold space, move your kite to a ledge, and press W to grab it.
-Press Q to soar
No install needed. Just download and play!
PSA: With the exception of the very first skill you pick up (attack) the game should auto-save every time you get a skill (sparkle on the ground). If the game is restarting from the beginning AFTER you've picked up the second sparkle or later, *please* let me know in a comment. The game becomes very unforgiving if checkpoints don't work properly for you, and I don't want this to be too frustrating.
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