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Bouncy Ball Kingdom

by pta2002 - Jam Entry

You play as Barry, a happy kid that is not so happy. He received two birthday presents, one of them was awesome, but the other... not really.
The awesome one is a bouncy ball gun, that allows you to place bouncy balls wherever you want, the other one was that he got lost. He wants to go back to his family, and to do that, he needs to use his bouncy ball gun!

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Controls:
A/Left arrow - Move left
D/Right arrow - Move right
Space - Jump
Click - Spawn bouncy ball at mouse position

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Problems: derps are too derpy, very small level

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Ratings

#530Innovation(Jam)3.07
#639Fun(Jam)2.87
#849Theme(Jam)2.80
#947Graphics(Jam)1.93
#1047Overall(Jam)2.35
#2054Coolness28%

Comments

FrederickK says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:20pm

Hum, my problem is that the controls are too stiff and I didn't get it what is the porpuse of the bouncing balls. o.0
Because, if they are meant to be used as platform for example, it didn't work on the crates area.

Frenchie says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:11am

I agree, the controls are much too slow. Try making the character smaller and faster :)

lody says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 11:58am

aha! you can do some really crazy things with the physics here! it's really funny to see how high/boosted you can get to places! i like it :3

Fanttum says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:35am

Hmmm what was that? Kind interesting I guess, but weird too, haha.

steboots says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 11:08pm

Very peculiar, not bad, but strange. I hung from the ceiling by my forehead.

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 11:24pm

This was so much fun! I loved just playing around with the bouncy balls. When I discovered I could send myself upwards by spawning balls beneath my feet I was ecstatic. Even though it was weird, I actually liked the ending. It was surreal seeing the giant bouncy ball and all my clones cramped in there. Great job!

pta2002 says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 3:23pm

Thanks to everyone! This was my first ever game and I though LD was a good way to begin :) Glad you liked it! Oh, and the bouncy balls are used to move stuff out of the way and to use as platform.

StefanDJagers says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 11:05am

It's a pretty hard game.
And the bouncing balls didn't despawn as soon as I died (by falling) This was pretty difficult because the blocked me xD
The physics are good tho.

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