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

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Quest For The Orb of Toz

by Orange - Compo Entry

You have died and gone to the underworld! The only thing that can save
you is a good head on your shoulders. Use your mind and your wit to fight
the forces of evil. To return to life, you must uncover The Orb of Toz.

A, D : Move left and right.
W : Move through doors.
Space : Jump
Mouseclick : Throw Head
M : Toggle Music
Escape : Toggle Fullscreen

Update 12:24 AM 4/20/2015
General Bug Fixes. Fixed some of the wall sticking issues. Also added a way to make the game full screen and turn off music.

Update 9:19 PM 4/20/2015
Made it a single runtime executable instead of an installer.

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ViliX64 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:10am

Lovely game and graphics. Overall very nice.

Pawige says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:11am

Very cool! This is a game I would definitely play again if it was polished up a bit. The controls were tough and I kept getting stuck on walls, but the concept was great!

stuffedgravy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:14am

This was SO fun. Music was a bit repetitive but a seriously fun mechanic more than made up for that. I loved the little combos you could do, that really added that extra level of fun :)

Wow says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:26am

Very well developed, polished, fitting sounds and interesting, satisfying gameplay. I love the walking sound the most.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:28am

Really great gameplay! It is giving me flashbacks to the "You only get one" theme. The controls were spot on, and the messages when you combo/catch/bounce really added a good feel.

Psyho says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:42am

Really fun, a bit challenging, and actually has potential for a bigger game.

Animation of skeleton walking and the sound it made was hilarious.

Great Game!

manabreak says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:47am

The third level got so difficult I couldn't get past it. Other than that, this was actually pretty solid one!

guigrillo13 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:22am

Good use of the theme and really fun

guigrillo13 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:22am

hahahah really hard but a cool game with nice graphics :D

Phil Strahl says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:25am

Why does everybody make Installers from simple Game Maker games? I don't get it, a simple standalone-exe would've been peachy! Anyways:

The idea of using your head (literally) is very interesting and the puzzles and gameplay challenges emerging from that feel fresh. I only made it until level 4, that's where I had to give up because once your head is too far ahead (haha!), I pretty much had to commit suicide. 8-bit graphics and sound are nice, the animations also work very well at for once I am happy with the controls (space is jump, that's how it always should be!)

fleegle2000 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:42am

A winner is me!

Hey, great job. I can't find anything to complain about. This is a solid entry with nice retro graphics, I love the use of your head as a weapon. There's a bit of a Cave Story feel to the character design and the soundtrack. The boss makes you bring your "A" game without feeling overpowered. Very cool. Keep up the good work!

Orange says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:16am

Did I make it an installer? Oops, that was purely by mistake.

Orange says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:19am

It should no longer be an installer!

torcado194 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:03am

i really like this idea! the game is very solid and its pretty satisfying to catch your head

ragnarolis says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:24am

I loved this game. Love your version of the theme and I could NOT stop playing it, even though I had my finger on the X button a few times during level 3.

Ossi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:41am

Nice graphics and catchy tune! Using your own skull as a weapon is a pretty cool idea and the bouncing counter was a really nice feature. I like it! Good job!

Red_Fan games says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:54am

Controls where pretty bad but the graphics where nice game play was extremely fun. I loved finding ways to rack up massive combos.

PyroSneak says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:33pm

Really nice game :D

Trasevol_Dog says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:13pm

Love the idea, love the gameplay, love the graphics, love the music, love the game. Your game is awesome.

TeamQuadratic says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 11:11pm

Clever concept, fun but a bit difficult. I could be wrong but sometimes it seems like I'm dying without actually being hit. Maybe the hitbox is a bit off? Great job overall!

Kullia says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 3:28am

I had a great time playing it. Would love to see more levels.

berkano says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 6:36pm

Great fun to play, lovely graphics, cool music, by far the best entry I've seen so far this LD. Nice job!!

block97 says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 6:30pm

Extremely cool use of the theme. Really good music and art. Congrats!

Rustam says ...
May 5, 2017 @ 10:18am

From Reader&'s Digest UK: Readers Digest on the go. Fixed a bug which caused the on-screen keyboard to become unresponsive when using VoiceOver.

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