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

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Get The Cookies Back

by Modoc73 - Compo Entry

!!! Best played in Windows !!!

Oh no! The Monkey stole your cookies! Take you handy Bubble Gun and go get your cookies back!!

Click to advance in storyboard.

Arrow keys to move.
Space to shoot.
R to restart level.

Fill outlined shapes to create platforms.

Jump on crawlers to bounces on them. But you can't bounce on Monkeys.

Can you defeat the boss on level 4?


This is my first time entering Ludum Dare or any game Jam.
If you finish post your score :)

I will upload a timelapse later.

Downloads and Links




MattV says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:03am

i liked the idea of using a bubble gun to make moving bubble platforms! Cute Game.

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:04am

silly and amusing. great work.

GravityScore says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:06am

It's very cute! I love the art style - it fits the game very well. The audio did get a bit annoying, having it constantly on repeat, but great job!

Bitterdeath says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:06am

Love the bubble platforms.

Havacore says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:07am

Love the graphics, the audio is well done as well. The jumping mechanic needs work, you probably should've lowered the gravity and tinkered with some other settings to make it more crisp so as to make the platforming less frustrating.

Smiley says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:27am

mmmm.. cookies...

morgondag says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:59am

A little floaty movement.
Like the bubbles!

Naphier says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:04am

Neat idea and cute game. Controls could be a little better, but fun and interesting!

BraindeadGeo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:06am

The jump is very well weighted, felt satisfying!

GhostBomb says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:15am

Bubbles worked great for platforms, but the enemies have such a small hit box and are too low to the ground for the bubbles to really work on them.

Tipyx says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:50am

The idea of using the weapon to do another thing that shoot is great. Maybe the gameplay should have be further pushed in this way ?

pi_pi3 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:55am

It's fun to play, has nice (not perfect, but nice) graphics and sound. 4/5, cause the weapon is only somewhat innovative. The greatest issue is that the movement is to fast, which makes the caracter a bit hard to control.

Vulkanmannen says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:34pm

Good game! I like it. Hard to jump and walk on platforms, and in combination whit waiting on platforms to come it went pretty slow sometimes. But i got a really good feeling from playing anyway :-)

scumbly says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:48am

Fun! The platform-making from the bubble gun is a unique mechanic and I liked the variety of enemies.

Kate Kligman says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:48pm

Enjoyed the gameplay and format! I like your choice of unconventional weapon.

EwChap says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:10am

the platform mechanic was very well executed. Jumping with a bit off for some of the placement of things but overall great entry.

Garris says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:45pm

I liked the bubble gun and how you could create solutions to your puzzles by blowing bubbles into platforms. Collecting lost cookies that had been taken away by a monkey was a bit perplexing, but it worked, I suppose! Nice graphics, and the music was fun and bright :)

Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:49pm

Interesting choise of weapon, but controls feel a bit clumsy.

Modoc73 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:14am

Thanks for all the feedback so far!
Had heaps of fun making it. I keep in mind to work on making my controls for user friendly next time, and actually think a bit more about my level design. :D

Please comment if there was anything else that I could improve on for this style of game.

Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:52pm

Fun idea, had a good feel to it. It was really hard to jump on enemies though, I think mostly because of how quickly you fall after jumping. Great art and sound!

phi6 says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 11:02am

Really good, filling up the start button with water just hooked me in to the rest of the game. Platforming physics feel really good, but a variable jump height would have made it even better! Love the graphics, chunky pixels I'm a big fan of!

grywhttl says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 1:01am

Neat. Would prefer the bubble meter to recharge over time

IL_yoshioka says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 2:48am

looking bubble moving was fun!

goblin says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 8:15pm

Hey! nice game!! GJ :)

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