Ludum Dare 33 — August 21st-24th, 2015 — Theme: You are the Monster

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Sparks 'N The Knight

by UncleChris - Compo Entry

This game is a side scroller.

Your mother is gone, and you need to find her. Seems the Dastardly Knight in gold has her kidnapped.


My organization isn't great, and I didn't do much tuning, and it is pretty much one level, but learned A LOT on this game and will continue to develop it based on feedback.

I did this in Unity, and it the first game I have gotten to completion for others to play.

Any and all constructive feedback is welcomed.

Uncle Chris

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness53%
#716Humor2.12
#738Theme2.89
#744Graphics2.52
#842Mood2.15
#886Fun2.22
#916Overall2.36

Comments

ezombort says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 3:54pm

I liked the graphics and the gameplay but left CTRL as fire-button was a bit weird. I constantly hit CTRL+F (add favorite) and CTRL+S (save). It made it difficult to play. :) Other than that I enjoyed it!

GAFBlizzard says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:13am

Congrats on getting to completion! :) A restart button might be nice, since I died and had to reload the page. I won in the end!

Big Cow says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 7:29pm

Very good for first game! I liked the destructable environment. Fun enough for me to replay until I found momma. Adding a restart button and different visual feedback for when you're hurt would improve it I think. Good job!

fraanns says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 9:42am

Nice Graphics, a restart Button would be nice also jumping looks a nit buggy.

UncleChris says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:02pm

It should have restarted a few seconds after death. I'll check and see, thanks for all the feedback! I hope to develop this into a full fledged game.

UncleChris says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:39pm

I fixed the restart on death bug (destroy the object that is running the script to restart before it runs restart. Not cool). It now restarts after 3 sec as was planned.

jofra says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 8:08pm

cool game :) i liked the menu colors and the little dragon

Strike says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 12:22pm

Good surprise to have a bit of 2D physics near the end ;)

panda says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 2:50am

I won! Nice little game. Movement could be a bit improved, and even though it was explained, it's a bit counter-intuitive that clouds hurt! I really enjoyed how everything was destructible, though, that's cool! Is this really your first game? Congratulations, you're off to a great start!

DerekRumpler says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 9:17pm

Great on learning and being able to put a game together on short notice. Movement was a bit awkward and I'm not sure if I like the knockback mechanic when you fire. I do hope to see your progress as you make more games in the future!

tweedle says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 9:19pm

Graphics and destructable environments were nice. A bit tough at first. Also, do clouds hurt you?

BuffaloPhil says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:13pm

I liked burning down the trees. Nice

Grahhhhh says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 12:51am

Simple and to the point. Hey, it's already much better than the first game I brought to completion, congratulations! It's a great start, think you'll go much further before you plateau!

crucknuk says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 7:11pm

Collecting diamonds and destroying everything on your path! even those green weird clouds coming out of some....magicians :P

seems easy but dang it is hard actually.
Cute entry :)

DarthThomas says ...
Sep 4, 2015 @ 4:37pm

Nice little gmae. :)

Flaid says ...
Sep 8, 2015 @ 2:47am

The mechanics of this game were spot on, but the controls were a little bit buggy. I liked the graphics of the main character.

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