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Disgruntled Minion Grabs Some Cash

by NoTrueSpaceman - Compo Entry

TITLE: Disgruntled Minion Grabs Some Cash

CONTROLS: WASD/Arrows, Spacebar

You're a monster tired of having to listen to evil lords and getting pushed around by goody-two-shoes heroes.

No one is around!

Now's your chance to grab some fast cash.

**** LEVEL EDITOR ****

The level format is pretty simple, but needs some explanation:

"P" - Include a player-controlled monster. You can have more than one, but it gets weird. You want at least one!
"L x y" - Add a platform at position (x,y).
"K x y" - Add a spiky plant at position (x,y).
"S x y" - Add a collectible coin at position (x,y).

Each line is a different item or you can separate them by commas. Cutting and pasting sometimes removes the newlines, so use commas.

Then click "Load" to see the level. You can move around in it, but most of the rules are disabled. Click "Play Level" to try it out. Levels are saved as soon as you click "Load".

Post your most awesome levels in the comments!

Here's an example:
L 3 0, L 0 -5, L 3 -4.5,
S -3 0,K -1 -1,
L 6 -2, L -2.8 -2,S 0 -4,
S 2 -4, P

Have fun and thanks for your comments and votes!

Downloads and Links




Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:56am

Here's that sample level again:
L 3 0, L 0 -5, L 3 -4.5,
S -3 0,K -1 -1,
L 6 -2, L -2.8 -2,S 0 -4,
S 2 -4,P

dustinaux says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 2:31am

Boing! Boing! Boing!
Impressive that you even have a level editor included!

Sir Spiderlot says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:41am

I personally really enjoyed this entry! The music was nice and the sound effects were funny. However if I were to critique it, I would say that the movement is a little floaty and the jumping is too quick. Otherwise, a job well done!

namrog84 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:07am

boing boing

Deadeyejoe says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:20pm

i loved the sounds of the game ! :D BOUUUINNG !

Josh H says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:42am

I loved the sound effects. Very funny. The artistic aesthetics were nice too. It fits the game. The controls were difficult though and could use some refinement.

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 10:29pm

Best sound FX hahahah! OOOING!

PowerSpark says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:52pm

Man, those sound effects are actually fun to listen to.

Multiplexor says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:01pm

,L 2 -4,
L -2 -4,
L 4 -2,
L 3 0,
L 5 2,

K 2 3,
S 5 3

Good! FX are awesome! Maybe the jump feels a bit odd. The level creator is a nice addition, but maybe a bit too hard to use.

Good job overall :D

Aug 27, 2015 @ 7:57am

Could do with some easing on the jump - maybe try something physics based? Level editor is a nice touch though

collaboration says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:29am

Sound effects are cool.

Quetzakol says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 5:00pm

The height of the game is too big and it's not very innovative. The jumps are reaaally too quick too. But the graphics are ok and the sounds are funny. It's nice to have a level editor too although more already created levels would have been better.

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