Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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All Sorts of Spooky

by dkilford - Compo Entry

All Sorts of Spooky!

An action adventure high score game. Collect coins, avoid spikes and graves!

Controls: A/D or LeftArrow/RightArrow.

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jackyjjc says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:16pm

Wow what a great game! The graphics is very nice and colorful, the control is very tight (found that out when being chased by the ghost). Does this game just goes on forever and it procedurally generates the levels? I was up to world 5 and it didn't seem like there are new mechanics. The only thing I would nit-pick on is that the health was quite hidden. At first I thought the length of the character is the health but then I found that the health was actually hidden behind the score after some trial and error. Also I found out I can skip level by going to the left most of the map :) Anyways, very lovely and well designed game. Well done!

daveh says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:30am

Made it to world 4 on my longest run. I like how there is no time limit so it allows you to think about the optimal move for score. I didn't realize where the health was until I read the above comment just now, but that was really the only issue I had. I can imagine myself getting into a zen with this and playing it for long stretches.

mattrified says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:23am

I like the combination of trying to get score and to the furthest level. There's a funny strategy that involving going all the way in one direction until you just past every floor. Obviously, you won't get a good score doing that, but it's still funny. Level introductions were good too; the level with the bad guy was introduced but with no spikes.

bazz_boyy says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:54am

Ya nice game dude. I thought the game was unfinished when I came to the end of level 1 but was pleasantly surprised when it continued :D

deadpixl says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:55pm

Awesome game! I loved everything about it, I did feel you could just cheese it buy just going all the way to the edge the entire time, it would be cool if the level just looped left to right. I really enjoyed the ghost mechanic and I really liked visuals!

Elit3dGaming says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:53pm

The music was very relaxing and the game play was excellent! Audio and Graphics were very good.

Simplest says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:39pm

Nice entry! Great chiptune sounds and the ambience is pretty cool. Good job! :-D

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:29pm

Holy crap this is good! The controls are responsive, the graphics are great, and the music/ambient sound is awesome!
This is the first entry I played I have nothing bad to say about.
Really good job!!!

Dec 19, 2015 @ 4:04am

I really like the feel of this game. It just sort of has a nice atmosphere. The only real thing I would want is a way to regenerate health, but I get why that's not there.

Steven Miller says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 5:48am

Really cool! I made it to world 5.

AboLD says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 6:33am

Very nice game, the art is brilliant and the gameplay is good, well done dude

mar3k says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 12:59pm

Nice game!

ondrejbalas says ...
Dec 26, 2015 @ 11:23am

This is one of my favorite entries! I thought it was pretty cool going through world 1, and then when I fell off the end of the world I thought to myself "Well that was neat." Then world 2 appeared, at which point I immediately set off a ghost, and then another, and then ended up trying to run away from them in an intense chase. Bravo!

Jan 4, 2016 @ 7:38pm

Great loop for the two button controls. It just works. Liked the look (would have desired something other than a "cube" for the protagonist), the sounds, animations and effects were all nicely done. Great entry.

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