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

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by max_peabody - Jam Entry

Glitching through the ground is an artistic expression of a plant's roots penetrating the soil to nourish itself. It's Art!

(We went... a bit out of scope, and collision detection is wonky in places. Not a lot of gameplay; think of it as a proof of concept more than anything else. It'll take a while to load, as well; don't worry about it.)

Arrow keys to move, "S" to pick up a seed, "G" to plant a seed, "U" to uproot a plant. "R" resets.
MAX PEABODY ( Music, programming
BENEDICT IDE ( Programming
DRAZELIC ( Graphics, level design
NOT THE AUTHOR: Programming, sound effects

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JennyS says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:56am

Very cool, love the use of the theme. Graphics are lovely, this is the sort of entry I'd love to see built out into a full game.

daveh says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:02am

This is truly beautiful art work, and in such a short space of time! You should make a full game out of this for sure.

fishtrek says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:02am

Absolutely love the pixel art and shaders used - crazy good for a weekend's worth of work, kudos

MorseAmalgam says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:36pm

I seem to be having some sort of issue with it - Attempting to use the Beanstalk seed anywhere results in:
IndexSizeError: Index or size is negative or greater than the allowed amount beanstalk.js:151:0
The game stops responding at this point. You can get past that first jump by using the jittery collision on the ramp blocks.
The game is very pretty, and it looks like it would be fun to play - just can't get very far in it!

NecroMac says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:30pm

Great graphics, but needs more gameplay

Jesse Freeman says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 6:24pm

Great graphics and the beginning of a good looking game. Needs better controls and found myself getting stuck on the level geometry a lot. Great job!

flakoflak says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 6:19am

little bit buggy, but great work!

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