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

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Space2Start.Up2Jump (The Pink Things Are Portals)

by Kronosaurus - Compo Entry

Due to my time being cut short by traveling and such, this is all I have made. It uses 2 buttons and your frustration grows due to my evil design. As much of a Souls-esque platformer as it is, it is possible. Use the games broken systems to your advantage (be the speedrunner). If you miss a portal, don't fret, no two playthroughs are alike (as far as you know) as different portals take you to different levels. Thank you so much, and check out my non-stressful work at (Yep, I'm buying a domain soon)

Thank you so much.

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pluberski says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:44pm

Never have I seen a game so well described by its title. ;) Good job!

Kronosaurus says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:08pm

Thank you so much @pluberski

local minimum says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 5:37pm

I never quite got the hang of how to time the jumps. Somehow I managed to get to the second level but there it became impossible for me. For one thing, the view ahead was really short. I think it would have been nice if the character was placed about a fourth of the length from the left. There was some odd ability to glide in the middle of platforms too (it saved me many times). Nice little start for a game.

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 5:38pm

Quite challenging! It felt much like 'The Impossible Game'.
I felt it was a bit too hard to be able to react properly with the cube being so far right of the screen - I had to die on almost every obstacle before I knew when to jump/if at all.
Good attempt!

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