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

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Libellule Paradise

by SvenFrankson - Compo Entry


Here's my humble entry for Ludum Dare 34, Libellule Paradise.

Control a Libellule using A and D, fly around flowers and catch coins !

Tip 1 : The longest [A] and [B] are pressed, the more you'll lean forward, thus lowering your altitude gain.

Enjoy a quiet flight around the island, get amazed by the colors flowing to your retina...

Thanks for your interest, feedback appreciated, have a nice day !

Sven Frankson


Monday night, it's me again !

Have worked on a post-compo polished version of Libellule Paradize, you might try it as well if you wish :) Solve most difficulty issues, I guess ^^

Have a nice day, good luck everyone !

Sven Frankson

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mactinite says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:07am

Just an FYI, with the NPAPI plugins being discontinued in most browsers, I think it will be difficult for people to play your game. Try building for windows standalone at least so you have a fallback. :)

graceavery says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:09am

Visuals are great, feels pretty polished and is a nice concept. Found the controls difficult to figure out initially. Nice use of the theme, as well. Great work! :)

amras0000 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:10am

First off, brilliant interpretation of the theme. The flight model allows for smooth turning and moving forward.
Unfortunately, I couldn't find a way to gain altitude, and any attempt I made at flying eventually ended in a crash.

The model's a tad unintuitive; a tutorial, or at least a learning environment would've been appreciated.

Finally, after a crash there's really no way to recover. mashing both buttons only pushes you further into the ground if you're flipped over.

freddyw9 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:04am

I love the use of the theme. Nice look and the camera motion was good. The score did get cut off in a weird way.

irwatts says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:06am

Once I realized I needed to hold both A and D to rise, I had a lot of fun. The timers on the coins are a nice mechanic. Great work!

mukult says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:07am

Art looks amazing!!
It takes a while to understand how to control properly...
Please specify that you need to press both A+D to control the bug! :)

But amazing game! Nice work nonetheless

Elenesski says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:17am

This game has such potential, but I had difficulty controlling it in a browser. really great idea. loved the graphics. I had difficulty with depth perception, wasn't sure how close the coins were to me. Minor issue with graphics. Still rated it highly.

ShadedVertex says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:46am

I love the graphics and the idea is really innovative. The controls take some while to get used to, but all in all, it's a game worthy of everyone's attention.

jcwelgemoed says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:20am

Coll idea however, I really struggled. Had various collision detection issues, ended up on back and could not turn back. Controls in general I think need some tweaking. Overall good attempt considering the 48 hour timeframe. Some smaller challenges to start player of might be better.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:52am

I only got a score of 5. I didn't understand the controls at first, but they actually worked okay once I got the hang of them. Creative concept. The Unity plugin worked great in Firefox, by the way.

floppya says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:50pm

Great job with all the graphics. I felt the two button control scheme was also a good idea.

Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:44pm

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

MintArcade says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:00pm

Love it! Amazing game, complicated controls well executed. Very well done, thank you.

DustyStylus says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:07pm

Beautiful game! <3 But oof, it's pretty tough. Very innovative, nice work!

SvenFrankson says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:23pm

Thank everyone for the feedback, especially concerning input toughness ^^', Jupi, loved the show rolling down the hill, thanks a lot !

MorganLeFay says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:55pm

I had trounble controlling the Libellule even after I figured out how it's supposed to work but the game(especially the polished version) looks great!

_HopFrog says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:14am

Really really good! Controls felt nice!

dustyroom says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:06am

Who would have thought it's possible to make a 3D flying game with only two button controls. You nailed the flying mechanics.

EwChap says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:31am

Loved the flight mechanics. It clicked right away and felt really floaty but in a good way. I wish there was a bit of a speed up or slow down mechanic but overall really nice.

triello says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:28pm

Great entry, man!


OnionBlaze says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 7:48am

Love the graphics! It was fun flying around. :)

publicidadeba says ...
Dec 23, 2015 @ 1:03am

Beautiful game, but the controls were a bit hard.

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