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

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Astral Gardener

by muumeroinen - Jam Entry

Randomly generated platformer where you can grow platforms!

Instructions in game.

You can fall down by holding down and jumping. (In case you are like me and build yourself into dead-end.. )


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bazkur98 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:07pm

not bad, took me a long time to figure out what I was suppose to do exactly but eventually managed to get to 26 (score?).

TheMeorch says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:32pm

This is really cool! The platform creation mechanic is really neat -- it provides some really nice open-ended gameplay. I also appreciate the restrictions you placed on the mechanic (i.e. the player can't move, and the platform keeps rising as you move it side to side) -- it makes for some interesting tension. Nice work!

themadknights says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:46pm

Looks cool! I like the idea of growing platforms :), nice interpretation of the theme. As an idea, you may add regions where the player cannot grow platforms ;)

fakefrogsonly says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:48pm

Really liked this. Controls were really sensitive, and enemy placement was a little too unforgiving for new players, but I think this could be great with more development time.

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:59pm

Lasted 142.0 seconds, man that was intense. A nice, little, unique experience that fit the theme well! Nice job! :D

spiderobert says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 9:53pm

due to the randomness of the enemy spawning and the sensitivity of the controls. it took me quite a while to get decent at the game, but it was fun none the less.

canon says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 6:25am

Does the game get more challenging as you go? I was only able to reach about 30, but I noticed more and more enemies being introduced. It's a nice twist for a platformer!

Jan 2, 2016 @ 8:54pm

A simple but nice idea, I found it very engrossing to play.

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