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

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by zacerhy - Jam Entry

As a team of 5 we created a pseudo endless runner which randomly chooses from a pool of existing level prefabs to create an endless scene.

The player uses the A and D keys to shrink and grow to avoid obstacles and collect gems. Collect 10 gems to reach the rhythm based boss level. We want to add more to the boss level in the future to make it more challenging but for now the player just collects the meat to beat the boss.

In a later build after completing a boss level we would move you on to stage 2 but for now the game just loops you back into the original runner scene but with different levels.

Made with Unity, GIMP and Paint.Net

EXE Download zip available from Itchio page!

Made by Robert Grundy (@RobertGeegee), Zac Cocken (@Zacerhy), Owen Chapman (@Owenzzz1), Conor Evans (@_ConorEvans_) and Johnson Lee.

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bobismijnnaam says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:44pm

Maybe upload an executable? I'm a chrome user :s

elliottd says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:47pm

nice game! I wish the music continued through instead of restarting with the level. I found the transitions to downward slopes followed by drills on the ceiling would get me no matter what size i was.

Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:52pm

Works fine in firefox. Music is a bit harsh. Core mechanic feels good, could be a little faster to change size. Also would like to see more drastic variation in size. Solid game overall.

Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:48pm

The music was pretty grating -_- Cool game though! The rolling movement felt good.

Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:50pm

Fun game. Felt good, but music could use some work.

ajopart says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:57pm

5/5 for the theme. Simple and well executed concept. Good work

sugarbyte says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:03pm

I'm sorry, I can't play this game - Chrome on Linux?

WebFreak001 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:03pm

Add a linux version please

redmassacre says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:17pm

very nice)
i like your style) and animation is smooth
It's a pity we can't see our cute protagonist - he is blurred in motion)
May be a little bit faster reaction would make the game less hardcore - i mean camera sometimes do not show enough and the player should predict what he get next.
I liked your game - it could be developed to pleasant time killer - it has some flow and atmoshpere :)

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:58pm

Solid entry! I liked the animation of him starting to spin

Dec 29, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Challenging, cool little game. I included it in my Ludum Dare 34 compilation video series, if you’d like to check it out :)

Jan 4, 2016 @ 7:01pm

I like the simplicity of this; it works really well. Great job fitting it to both themes, too! :-)

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