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

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Christmas Eve Late Delivery Service

by ajopart - Compo Entry

No time to explain. I still have plenty of gifts to deliver before tomorrow.
It's a race against the sun. Help me make the Christmas Eve last forever to have time to deliver the gifts around the world.

Theme : "Two Button Controls".

- Use A and d keys to move Left and right
- Double press to drop gifts : A key drops green gifts, D key drop red gifts.
- Drop green gifts on green target, red gifts on red target to win.
- avoid the clouds
- press A and D to ignite the boost.
- stay ahead of the sun using your boost


Thanks to the early player for their feedback.
- I fixed some minor bugs (reset static variables)
- I change some text to make the intro clearer

/// Best version : Windows ///
/// WEBGL : please put the game in full screen to enable the keyboard ///

Downloads and Links




blohod says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:22am

It does not run, error is:
There should be 'CELDS-LD34v02_Data'
folder next to the executable

daleth90 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:14pm

Oh, you should upload the whole folder.
Include the "xxxx_Data" folder and .exe

Pete_H says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:46pm

+1 for no data folder :(

ajopart says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:56pm

Thanks Guys. Problem solved. Damned data folder. No Excuse

vogon101 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:14pm

Cool idea but the audio really let it down. The voice was too loud imo

eerongal says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:15pm

FYI Worked for me. That said, dropping presents seemed to be a bit buggy/difficult, also i seemed to have a hard time getting into the tutorial, it kept auto skipping it, so at first i had a hard time figuring out how to drop presents.

Reggianito says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:18pm

Holy cock what just happened.

Odd game. The voice acting over the simple music was wonderful. The game wasn't particularly fun, and I don't really think I "got it", but played for about ten minutes while laughing at everything that was happening and having no clue.
A great game for stoners on christmas, yes.

Reggianito says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:20pm

Also I'll add.
a) If you're using unity you should make a web build, that helps a lot.
b) This is a compo entry, you need to share your source

ajopart says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:24pm

Ha. I thought the intro was clear enough. I put more info in the game description. Thanks for your feedback

Pete_H says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:56pm

Worth playing for the one voice sample about a large online retailer :D

jcmonkey says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:27pm

the game loaded for me, but i couldnt move the character, it just ran straight into the ice rock things.

MHaton says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:30pm

The English is pretty dodgy, but no hate for that if it's not your primary language (which it's clearly not). I really like the way the world looks beneath you and the stylised sleigh :) The music did drive me moderately insane and the voice clips were perhaps a bit excessive happening every time, but I liked the concept and I'm regretting not doing a Christmas game myself now!

blohod says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:33pm

It is a bit strange, but I love the audio, there were way too many clouds though, I got 259.

x92rwzb says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:43pm

Nice and innovative game. It is really addictive, so much that I don't want to stop playing it.

-SPiRiT- says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:12pm

A quite good game! It is a little bit hard, but fun. The audio is the bad point, i think.
There is humor, and I like it x)

Zeriver says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:11pm

Fun game, celver use of two buttons. Hah, and nice work with santa voice :D

NoradZero says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:18am

Nice the audio lol Great game!

Frenchie says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:16am

"Screw you Amazon!" - I lol'ed

Nice game! My one critique is that you were a little unforgiving with the hitboxes for the clouds :(

parias001 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:30pm

I loved it! It was a really nice game and that "Screw you amazon!" made me laugh a lot!

tobia88 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:48pm

Nice combination for combine two buttons with christmas theme, great job!

Didi says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:03pm

Great mechanic

bitdecaygames says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 7:43pm

Nice job! Great humor!

beetracks says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:47am

Very good idea. I loved! And nice solution for the sound effects. It added a nice touch of humor to the game. Hahaha, good job!

VladRusu says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:00am

Interesting idea. A bit slow paced if you asked me. Some of the targets are impossible to hit. Humor is a nice point tho. Good job!

Gins says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:33pm

Awesome sound effects :)
The controls for the baggage drop-off feel a bit unresponsive and sometimes it didn't register double taps properly, but it's a fun high score hunt game :)

deadpixl says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:57pm

Hmm controls didn't work for me. no matter what I tried.

danidre14 says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:12pm

Really slow and hard to hit the targets. Also, they take too long to appear, so it seems boring. Beware, this is the web version, so a download might run smoother! :D

Nice graphics, though.

Manu & Wan says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 11:22am

The controls didn't work for me on the WebGL version, so I fellback to the Windows build.

Best score is 524! There are some good ideas, among them that's a detail but I especially liked the "3D UI" where lines and text pass by, the yellow "Record" line being a nice touch.

The gameplay itself is a bit confusing, especially since I don't have much feedback on whether I managed to reach the target or not.

IAmSpencer says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 9:30pm

very nice atmosphere being up there in the clouds!

i think the controls were a bit wonky, the 'D' key didn't alwasy seem to work, but other than that it was fine.

I liked the simplistic graphics, and overall it was a nice short game that was pretty fun. Nice job for 48 hours :)

Galvesmash says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 3:26pm

I can't really play this game, you have to fix the light of game because it is impossible (at least for me) to see the color of gifts I have to deliver. I liked your idea to mix the Christmas with the jam. Nice job, man!

xhunterko says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:49pm

Good take on the theme! Controls were a little difficult to decipher but I got it eventually. Not bad!

Big Cow says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 2:19pm

Good take of two button theme. Fun concept and a sense of humour with all the audio samples. Well done!

publicidadeba says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 7:50pm

Just played it. It has good xmas vibe to it and a nice use of both theme (growing the number of gifts and the obvious two button use). Well done!

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