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

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Donut Dash!

by trexmix - Jam Entry

Enjoy a casual arcade game with a twist! Dodge obstacles, collect sprinkles, and resize yourself as you journey through a tasty but perilous arena.

Has elements of both themes in it.

My first entry into a game jam!

Scroll to resize
Move the mouse to move the donut.

Make sure that you are bigger than the sprinkles to eat them!

May have issues with scrolling causing the page, rather than the game to scroll. Internet Explorer (sorry!) worked for me, WaterFox did not work for my friends.


Coding/Gameplay/Assets- Elijah Trexler
Assets- Jimmy Howerton
Background Manager- Sebastion Doortango

Downloads and Links




arvaris says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:08pm

The Web link just took me to the main page. I tried searching for the game, but couldn't find I couldn't play :(

refreshgames says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:10pm

Got the same problem as arvaris over here, if you could update the link it would be appreciated. Even a direct download would be cool.

trexmix says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:00pm

I THINK this should work- looks like I forgot to hit publish on Kongregate.

However, I also included a direct download. Thank you all for the feedback!

MrDave says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:25pm

This game seemed very enjoyable but I couldnt get a very high score. I kept getting gameover because I assume the sprinkles need to be the same size as the doughnut. If this is the reason I found it very hard to tell when the doughnut was the right size.

Anyway this was a really good game and it has made me very hungry. Good work, keep it up!

Luke says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:41am

Deliciously fun. Like flappy bird but with donuts :D

Orava says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:27pm

Web 404 still

trexmix says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:48pm

Hmm... reuploaded once more. If it's still not working, I'll look into another host. Apologies all!

sikosis says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 12:18am

As stated, web link not working :(

socapex says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:40am

Surprisingly addictive, perfect controls!

Drury says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:56pm

This is pretty tough, with steam controller at least.

ragnta says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:41pm

Nice game. This is the computer version of Flappy Birds. Good idea. It is a little bit fast. :)

trexmix says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 2:57am

bleh, sorry everyone. New web hosting completely. Not sure why Kongregate is having so much trouble.

illraceyou says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 3:12am

I'm using a laptop w/ touchpad and can't seem to get the resizing to work, which probably breaks the game, so I won't rate it. But I can say that the cocoa walls sometimes appear really close together, which is very difficult to get through... the sprinkles also just pass right through the donut sometimes, though maybe they don't if your donut is large.

Cute idea though. Who doesn't like looking at donuts and sprinkles? ;)

The Vall says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:44pm

Simple concept but fun, nice job.

jerry111zhang says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 1:25am

Fun, but web version can't seem to resize

rkhadder says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 10:39pm

I like the game, I thought it was an interesting approach. The font was kind of hard to read and the items spawned very quickly, maybe have it start slower and speed up as the player progresses

dlowe says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 12:15am

Seemed like a sweet idea (GET IT?) but we were unable to play because we don't have a mouse with a scroll wheel :(

Skaz says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 10:11pm

Quite enjoyable game, but I expected my donut to have a hole in it! :p

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