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

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The amazingly clunky 2-button platformer!

by JaytleBee - Compo Entry

Here it is! A platformer that uses only 2 buttons!
Now, you might ask "But JatlBee, why'd you do that? isn't that really clunky?"
My reply would be this: "You spelled my name wrong."

There might or might not be a secret bonus level.

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BoltKey says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:34am

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At first I was like: 0 deaths, watch me. After 32 deaths, I was like: Ok, I take it back.

I was very sceptic about this concept, but turned out ok. It was very hard, but once I got used to it, it was possible. It is kind of like learning combos in Mortal Combat :).

intXparts says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:15pm

Cool game! I liked the way you implemented a platformer using only 2 buttons, nicely done. My hand got a nice workout this morning trying to maneuver around all of the obstacles.

pluberski says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:17pm

Interesting game! I like what you've done with it!

pjimmy says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:55pm

this is definitely different! love it, very creative, well done :)

justinooncx says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:01pm

Jeez, that was a challenging game. But totally doable! A rather fun experience!

AlexLemminG says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:03pm

Great game, fun and challenging!

x92rwzb says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:04pm

Interesting concept but too many deaths. Graphics could be better.

broknecho says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 12:49am

Neat idea! Almost started turning into a music rhythm game with the combinations of buttons being pressed.

Nice job!

Switchiers says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 7:47pm

Very frustrating game but nice!

thesquigglez says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 7:58pm

loved the controls. did not see the selection menu at first but when i saw it i liked it

r8berto says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 7:58pm

I was thinking about doing something simmilar (in fact my controls are also switch and action). Good to see that idea working so well, nicely done! :D

@SamPotasz says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 8:23pm

Neat application of the theme, although I found it a little too frustrating to really get into.

Hybrog says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 8:50pm

I like this quite a bit! Having to select from different platforming actions is something I saw from another game, but yours provides a few more options, and is a bit more concise in execution. Very fun, but very hard. Managed to beat it though, but I'm unsure about whether the bonus level was one of the ones I did or not... fun nonetheless. :)

Mantlair says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 1:59pm

Cool. Pretty hardcore and idea probably crossed eveybodys minds but. I enjoyed it. And nice jokes here and there. Well done!

rplnt says ...
Jan 1, 2016 @ 12:07pm

Awesome! And cruel.

Big Cow says ...
Jan 1, 2016 @ 11:38pm

You totally delivered on the title! Actually I found it quite clever how there is the puzzle element due to he limitation of the controls. very Frustrating and very clunky. Good sense of humour. Nice work.

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