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Dreamy Pillow

by n9Mtq4 - Compo Entry

A girl who goes to bed and has a nightmare about ghosts attacking her house and uses pillows to get rid of them.

WASD to move.
click to throw pillow.

Go to sleep and let the battle begin.

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Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:18am

Why do the ghosts want to vomit on me?? What did I do to them?

Throwing a pillow is a proper response when ghosts vomit on you!

I wish the pillows could be thrown a little faster... I like the ghost graphic!

Jordan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:21am

The way out of the first room was confusing at first, but I figured it out pretty quickly. The small sprites, large number of ghosts, and short weapon ranges give it a nice effect.

Evgiz says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:36am

Nice little game. Would've been better to move a bit faster, it would probably make it a bit more fun. Nice sprites though, keep it up!

ThreeUp says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:38am

Got 26! its alright, seems stable for a quick fun game

nightlord says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:22am

nice little game. congrats on finishing it. one problem i had was the pillow range felt a little too short given how fast and erratic the ghosts move.

cgmorton says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:14pm

Pretty simple game, decently executed.

I really wasn't clear on what the hitboxes were, sometimes a ghost would die with the pillow still a person-length away, other times the ghost would simply phase through the pillow I'd thrown.

You seem to have some code issues as well, Java was throwing some exceptions, and the frame rate or refresh rate was slow, or at least appeared that way when ghosts moved quickly.

This could use some tuning, but the core game is solid. Good work!

conno1234 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:27pm

Not bad :) It was pretty funny. Overall nice work!

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:29pm

Finished the game.
I think it would be better if pillow has longer range and ghost move slower.
overall, nicely done.

Gametery says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:33pm

Seems alright, looks like you didn't have enough time to improve it. Keep up good work!

liniix says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:37pm

Was a little confused about the ghosts movement, like sometimes they moved through walls other times they didn't. also wish i could throw my pillows a little farther but you play as a scared little girl so it makes sense. over all pretty good game

Xanjos says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:48pm

Pretty simple but maybe a bit harder than expected because of how the ghost's projectiles worked. It could do with some more polish otherwise this is a pretty solid entry.

mokujin says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:14pm

Pillows really works as real) They take almost no damege to ghost. Otherwise pretty fun game, good job!

dwemthy says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 11:19pm

Fun game. The ghosts' movement and attacks vs. the girl's movement and attacks builds a good base for a horror-ish game. The graphics seem kind of bright for that kind of mood, if the colors were darker and gloomier it would build that mood a lot. The strange movements of the ghosts makes it challenging and makes them seem more otherworldly.

GameQuester says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 10:33pm

Nice graphics and a pretty fun game. Good job!

Teesquared says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 1:32am

Fun Gauntlet style game. Those pillows have some punch.

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