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

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Ninja Run

by DarthThomas - Jam Entry

Ninja Run is an endless runner game. Run through platforms and kill enemies on your way.

z - jump
x - attack

Design/Programming - Tomasz Trzaska

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AAGH Games says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:11am

With my average life span in this game, you'd think this should have been called Flappy Ninja. lol

I did have trouble with the jump key not always responding, leading to a few of my many deaths.

Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:13am

Fits the theme very well but gets repetitive very quick. Could really use more content/variety and some rules in the randomization of the scene because it can happen that the level is simply impossible to do due to bad spawning of platforms/enemies

HongerTrollie says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:59am

Flappy ninja indeed ;) my highest score was 161 in the five mins of play. a lower jumping height would make me feel a bit more in control.

NecroMac says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:05pm

This need some more content. Nothing new can happen after you play for more then 3 min. Try and look for "art of screenshake" video, to help improve the visual aspect of the game

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 6:48am

nice jam entry - some more control tweak are needed - jumps are too high and uncontrollable - nice job

hyperscope says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 12:56am

I would agree that the game would benefit from tweaking the jumping mechanic. And I don't believe anything was stopping me from spamming the attack button.

Dec 22, 2015 @ 1:16am

Quite an average game. Very basic concept & unoriginal idea.

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 2:53pm

In a twitch game like this it's vital that all controls always respond immediately and they don't.

Anti says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 12:02am

Very addicting and hard. Could use a little more variety as it gets a bit boring after a while. But it is a very fun game.

Jan 2, 2016 @ 3:20am

Solid game but needs work. Graphics and music are ok but Gameplay is kind of boring and doesn't make great use of the 2 button controls. A variable height jump is needed. Also would be cool if enemies attacked back or throw ninja stars.

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