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

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Battletoads Origins

by J-Nat - Compo Entry

As an exotic tadpole you must eat flies to achieve your transformation.
Well, the growing part is not in the game since I don't have anymore time to work on the project right now.

This game was a nice excuse to learn pico-8 and see how I was fitting in the LD constraints, since it's the first time I join the party . I really had a blast !

However, the game is not finished yet, there is nothing to do once you ate all the flies. Next time I'll manage my time and make a complete one.

Controls are C and V to wiggle your tail. That's it...
Eat the flies.

Enjoy !

Big hudge thanks to NuSan and Samh for their good advices and kindness!

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NuSan says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:57am

Nice work for a first entry, keep up the good work!

5you says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:39pm

after eating the few flys there is nothing lef to do...

it is too bad because i really liked the proposition!

Check out Digicross, playable in solo/multi/coop :

aamatniekss says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:39pm

Seems unfinished as there was nothing to do once you ate the flies, but the controls are fun! And the art is pleasant. :)

J-Nat says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:51pm

Ho yeah, I should have said that in the title (I'll do that). The game is not finished. I'll give it a few more hours so that I can really call it a game ! Thanks for the kind comments !

Geukes Colin says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:53pm

Wish you added random flies and growing, would love that. At the moment it just takes a couple of seconds to finish :c Overall good score!

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

simple but fun, could use more levels and maybe some enemies

DecayConstant says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:28am

Nice start. My first LD I also had to post an unpolished game. The first is always the hardest!

Benlitz says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:27am

Good work! It is a bit difficult to catch bees, sometimes I don't understand why I missed them. I hope you will finish the game :)

J-Nat says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:52am

Flies are hard to catch because of a bug I corrected yesterday. Collision boxes where not aligned correctly.
I'll update a version but not now, I'll let people vote on the unfinished version ;)

Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:44pm

It feels like C + V are the wrong way around?

I dig the island art.

J-Nat says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:59pm

Hey, nice ! I was testing my game with X and C from the beginning and I did not notice it was the other way around. One more thing to fix ! Thanks a lot !

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:34am

nice idea - too bad could not add more - good points for theme use and graphics

GuillaumeGwi says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:23am

Ahah that was fun but a fly got stuck out of reach... Lucky one !

cacciatc says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 1:32am

Always fun to play a pico8 entry!

CrispyOwl says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 4:58pm

Hey I recorded this on a video click here to see it

Hope you like it

J-Nat says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 7:50pm

Hey CrispyOwl ! I had a lot of fun watching your video ! Thanks a lot !

SamH says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 11:45pm

Pretty decent entry for someone who isn’t really a programmer. Congrats for releasing something! See you next time!

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