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

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Growing Wings

by Fadobo - Compo Entry

Go on a soothing ride as a bird through a city that was once full of life before now getting taken back by nature.

Use the W / Up-Arrow to go Up
Use the S / Down-Arrow to go Down
Escape end the game
Press either movement button in the title screen to start

This is the first time I am genuinely unhappy with my submission, having trouble coming up with an idea that fits my skill-level / schedule.

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Tom says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:51am

End of days nuclear explosion was amazing. I enjoyed watching the progression of time and decay. I'm not sure why bird wasn't as detailed as everything else though. Thanks for making a game though!

Dege says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:00pm

The music is very relaxing. I enjoyed it. The backbround was really good but I'd like the bird more detailled.

BlazzGuy says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:20pm

I think anyone who plays it for a little bit will love the end of the first day. Didn't know to press up/down to start on the starting screen - something to consider, although I know you have it written here in the description. Nice ambience, enjoyed the casual vibe. Good use of Growing and Two Button Controls.

AdamsMcCall says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:30pm

Interesting, but the game is not hard enough in my opinion. So it gets quickly boring. But I like the way you used the growing theme :D

Bastienre4 says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 9:58pm

I think adding the controls in game (on the start screen) could be an amazing thing.
There are some super interesting things in it but it also gets a bit boring just shifting through up and down, so i think the balance is a bit off. Good work though!

ChuiGum says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 2:39am

Some nice music and visuals. Well done!

shar says ...
Dec 26, 2015 @ 2:04pm

Good job! Love this paralax, nice gfx!

RARoadkill says ...
Jan 1, 2016 @ 7:31pm

Really enjoyed the visuals and music in this. great work

RHY3756547 says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 8:14pm

You used 3 buttons!!! Up, down and quit! UNACCEPTABLE

The bird should probably fly faster, and I would have rather had the sound at the end of year one not clip to the point of becoming white noise. I like the parallax on the buildings, which brings me to another point... how are they still standing perfectly after a nuke??

Jan 3, 2016 @ 8:15pm

It's really calming to play, just wish there was a bit more of interaction, or other elements (like maybe some more things that would happen after the years?) ,but I really enjoyed playing it! The graphics are really good as well

Jan 3, 2016 @ 9:46pm

Art style was cool. Gameplay was a bit too slow and easy. The twist at the end of level 1 caught me by surprise but didn't change things enough. Fun idea though. Nice ambient music.

Jan 3, 2016 @ 9:55pm

Graphically, I love the parallax and some of the effects you did. It was really slow though, with long stretches of not much to do.

drinkadriu says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 10:04pm

Pretty neat

DecayConstant says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 10:16pm

Really enjoyed the graphics on this one, and I think there's some good potential for further development behind the idea of playing the same level again and again as it changes over the years. :)

nihilaleph says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 10:34pm

+ Very interesting concept
+ Nice graphics (though the bird could have a bit more detail), music and mood
+ City decaying over time is great
- Sometimes there is nothing to avoid... maybe some more hazards?

Great job!

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