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Magic Banana Breakout

by dancar - Jam Entry

You are trapped inside a tower in the middle of nowhere, and your only weapon is a magic banana...

Escape the tower by surviving the attacks of the watermelon-throwing robot-guards and collect all gold-coins.

Ride on the slow bananas to climb up the tower.

Unfortunately I never finished the "Breakout" part of the game. Now You simply finish the game by collecting all the gold coins in the level.

Controls:
Move: W,A,S,D
Jump: Space
Slow bananas: Mouse Right-click (For Webplayer: hold left shift and use mouse left-click)
Fast bananas Mouse Left-click

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Ratings

#153Theme(Jam)3.86
#231Humor(Jam)3.43
#250Innovation(Jam)3.50
#497Fun(Jam)3.09
#558Overall(Jam)3.17
#600Audio(Jam)2.36
#691Mood(Jam)2.81
#796Graphics(Jam)2.68
#1634Coolness41%

Comments

Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:42pm

I might be missing something, but I cant make that first jump. its really tall.

I like the banana gun!

Hectate says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:44pm

I'm not even sure what to do. Should I be riding the slow bananas (that sounds so weird) up the map?

dancar says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:00pm

Yes ride the slow bananas!
Sorry forgot to clarfy in the description...

vvolis says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:17pm

"Yes ride the slow banana" is best quote a dev can say about this game. Lovely, silly, enjoyed it. Could use some more siliness though :D Interesting mechanic, but might have difficulty settings for bigger fruits such as pumpkins etc. Great job!

Huo-cuo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:17pm

I was very high, but could not make it out of the tower. It is quite fun and original idea.

FistBumpGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:59pm

Liked the banana weapon, but riding the bananas is really hard... Maybe bigger fruit next time?

jesterswilde says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:06pm

At first I was like "A banana as a gun, really....come on brah" then I found out I could ride on my bullets like a nuclear cowboy. Great touch, still don't get the banana, but wahtevs

GarethIW says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:43pm

Interesting idea. - CH

Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:59pm

I liked the idea of having a banana gun that worked as an offensive weapon and a strategic aid. However, the bananas were really hard to jump on. Good work coming up with a clever and fun idea!

Smiley says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:57pm

yay.. I also made a game with bananas in it :)

Jagang says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:33pm

The slow bananas are like the name suggests really "slow". After killing the Melone-Robots I just watched my character slowly accending to the next platform and got bored real quick. Nice concept through.

PanKamil says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:28pm

I don't need banana for scale anymore, 10/10.

Banana jumping idea is brilliant, but it's also very difficult, because these platforms are so small. I liked it though.

dyfer says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 4:07pm

i succed to get to the top but not at the final place , nice work , its a funny game

goerp says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 7:58pm

Those were most definitely non regulatory bananas, much too straight!
Haha, what a weird idea! I liked that. I did find thegame very very difficult.
Also my instinct kept on saying 'you cant't jump on a banana, it won't hold!'

haha

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