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

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Double Trip

by Democritus - Jam Entry

With Two-Button-Controls as our theme we wanted a game that has to be played by two people, each with one button. Only the most hardcore of players should try soloing it.

So to do that we came up with what I'd describe as a sort of cross between super hexagon and flappy bird, for two players. Unfortunately it took us a long time to settle on an idea and we worked with an engine most of us weren't familiar with so by the time we had a playable game we were already out of time. It's all pretty rough around the edges.

Instructions:

Joined Controls:

Press LMB to move upwards
Press RMB to move downwards
Release LMB & RMB to drift to center
Press LMB & RMB to split

Split Controls:

Press LMB to move the upper part upwards
Release LMB to drift the upper part to center
Press RMB to move the lower part downwards
Release RMB to drift the lower part to center
Collide both parts to join

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2482Coolness0%

Comments

ppetermann says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:29pm

More controls:

Left mouse = ctrl = cursor up
Right mouse = space = cursor down

Pick the two that suit you most, split with a friend for hilarious coop fun

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:26am

wow - first commenter - maybe the colors scared everyone away - i really like the controls of this game and it was cool when the head split apart - but not much else here - nice effort

yuigoto says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 5:31pm

Whoa, this is pretty challenging! :O Trippy and strange, but could be more fun, had you more time to work on this game.

And, as the description says: only the hardcore should play this alone. :P

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