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

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Giant Frog

by pl0xz0rz - Compo Entry

You are a frog in a mad science lab. You have been empowered to be able to grow. Escape the lab.

Controls: WASD or arrow keys.

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justinooncx says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:25pm

Pretty hard to play, since the platforming is wonky.

Catblocker says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:59pm

The game feels really unstable and not really finished :I

AsixJin says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:15am

This game feels unfinished and was very frustrating to play. Did not know what I was doing most of the time.

Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:12am

Hahhaha how the hell how I can eat the first butterfly?
Frustrating but funny!

Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:15am

I think the base idea is quite good, however, I guess you lacked time to polish the gameplay. The controls are quite difficult to use, and the start of the game is a bit too hard (at least to me). I read the instructions, but I couldn't break ice blocks (maybe I wasn't big enough?).

Geckoo1337 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:19pm

Not a bad game. It seems to me that it is a pretty starter to do something interesting. However the controls are a little bit weird. Need to be fixed. Well done ++

dusho says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:46pm

weird physics when it comes to collisions and bouncing

ragnta says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:27pm

Your collision detect is like mine :) Nice game! But I don't know how do I win. :)

cudabear says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 6:37pm

I get what you were trying to do with the platforming, but it's really, really hard to do anything when you've got momentum-based controls and collision that brings you to a complete stop upon grazing a wall. I also didn't like how, when trying to trampoline up to the top of the right of the start, tapping the corner of the red block killed my momentum.

There's not a whole lot to this game. I assumed I was supposed to eat the flies until I was strong enough to kill the rats? That's a good progression, but I wasn't able to progress at all!

The art could really use some improvement, took me a long time to figure out the red tiles are springy. Frog and rat look decent and consistent, but the fly looks more like a butterfly!

Good interpretation of the theme, I just would have liked to be able to progress at all!

pl0xz0rz says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 7:21pm

Actually, the black walls are the only ones that stop you when you graze them, but they are climbable.

Blobo says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 4:48pm

The controls felt broken, and the gameplay was lacking. i couldn't get past the walljumping segment, or maybe you had to use the red blocks as a trampoline? i couldn't get past that.

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