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

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Flash Escape

by scottthoo - Compo Entry

Player Tips :
-You can have unlimited Dash ! Like Flash !
-You can do Jump and Dash to get higher ground.
-Find secrets if you want to challenge yourself. ;)

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TaoPhoenix says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 1:30pm

This looks like a cute little platformer. Very fast initial impression is it's decently balanced, so I'll play it a bit and give another update.

TaoPhoenix says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 3:03pm

Fun stuff. Don't let my low tolerance for difficulty spikes matter! I start getting stuck around the spot with about seven "rickety" jumps in a row. But it's got a nice little feel about it!

By the way,

The DonationCoder LudumDare 32 April 2015 thread is here:

It happens to be their 10th anniversary! So I don't program myself ... so I am unleasing Weapons Grade Enthusiasm!

If you stop by DonationCoder, please put in the code/tag LudumDare-Tao so they will know it's my doings that brought you in! I'm not part of any of the site structure ... just doing my bit for my favorite site on the net!

Also over there, I post a few of my detailed reviews of some LD games.


mtanton says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:25am

Fun game! Would be really cool if you could dash upwards. Enjoyed the game, good job!

doitle says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:28am

Decent platformer here. I particularly like the jingle at the title screen. It's very "Get pumped!". I'm not sure if it's just my computer but whenever I would take damage to die the game seemed to freeze for about 15-20 seconds before returning me to the start of the level.

Lynx says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:40am

Loving the idea! I'm a big fan of the Flash, and I can really see this becoming a great speed runner game like Dustforce or something.The jump feels a little lackluster but, whatever, who needs jump when you can dash!

One bug I did notice, that sometimes the guy won't turn the direction he's running so he look like he's doing the moonwalk, but hey, I found that quite funny!

scottthoo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:19am

Woah guys, Thanks for the comments !

@Tao, You getting done, after the jumping, it will be Running ! Or exploring other way to finish the game ;)

@mtanton, Thanks dude, if dash upwards it will be rocket, Flash still stick with gravity bro. ;)

@doitle, Thanks, that is my intention ;) and i think its about your PC, my friends are no freeze while testing the game. (No time to do restart menu)

@Lynx, Yeah, its animator bug. :P Only happen when he is walking, its looks like walking backward when see something danger. :)

orukinawa says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:12pm

The cake is a lie!!!!!!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:53pm

Platforming was really hard, as the jump was a little to control. The flash mechanic was really cool though, very satisfying to get enemies with it

Anas Azmi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:39pm

Oddly, I can see Keiji Inafune laughing here. Anyways, fun game! Though I don't really like platform hells like I Wanna Be The Guy. Using dashes is not that unique (or maybe that's just me), but it's certainly an unconventional weapon.
Maybe you could put a game over screen so you get breaks between continues (especially since you're going to listen to the same music all the time).

Yword says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:54am

The dash action is really cool! Well done!

ftvs says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:41pm

Controls feel goood. Maybe variable jump height would be good. I stopped after restarting from the beginning a few times.

ftvs says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:44pm

Let me clarify: the dashing felt good. The jumping and mid air control felt rather stiff.

TyrusPeace says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 7:20am

I loved the feel of the dash, but jumping was so short without a dash, and the platforms were very narrow, so it ended up being very difficult to get anywhere. Great feel, but the level design could have worked with it a lot better than it did.

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