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

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by pixelpotions - Jam Entry

We didn't finish.

The chicken follows the mouse
Left mouse to shoot
Space to jump

Collect the golden eggs to make your clouk bigger.

@_Gabrielfer - Art
@Sparrowspell - Code & Sound

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NoradZero says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:07am

Nice concept! Sad you didn't finish but keep up the good work. :)

esayitch says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:15pm

Sucks that you didn't finish :( Could have been a really nice game, I really dig growing the cloak mechanic.

The art was very nice though, and so were the sfx.

ToloaGames says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:44pm

The chicken looks badass though

ajmalr says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:02pm

Nice art and a good base, would have loved to seen it finished!

Tuism says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:12pm

I see the potential and the polish, but sorry you didn't finish :(

I'm not sure that the chicken following the mouse was great. For the longest time after I booted up the game I thought it was a broken endless runner and I would dive off the edge of a broken stage.

Stopping the chicken when you shoot is a decent counter to the running towards the cursor thing, but it's not quite enough. I guess you should just revert to traditional left/right controls. There's not really a a reason why the current scheme would be better than traditional controls for fun or mechanical or thematic reasons.

danidre14 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:17pm

Short and simple, although it sucks that you didn't finish. A really cool concept! Short but awesome! You should continue this, btw.

Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:24pm

It's a pity you couldn't finish it - I loved the main character, and the controls are different and work pretty nicely. It feels like having half of a mouse and half of a keyboard traditional controls hehe. At first it seemed that having the character always follow the mouse wasn't a good idea, but then I got used to shooting to make him stop and the controls started to feel much better. Good job!

wine says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:02am

Really cool and promising prototype!
Very well done guys :)

LeafThief says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:29pm

Good chicken!

Valandre says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:57pm

very good concept, you should complete it.

SHLFStudios says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 6:20pm

nice art! has potential

Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:52pm

I'd like to see play this in a more finished version. Seems the mechanics are there, just needs levels. Good start!

yhsper says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 9:22pm

Very cool! ;)

aamatniekss says ...
Dec 23, 2015 @ 3:13pm

Nice! The animation is real cool. :) Sad you didn't finish :S

Aaranos says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 10:28pm

Seems like it would of been quite good with a full level. Maybe continue on a post-jam version?

rzuf says ...
Dec 27, 2015 @ 3:12pm

Cool concept and nice graphics, but controls are a bit awkward. Chicken is awesome, he deserves a finished game. :D

Aurel Bílý says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 11:09am

Nice engine start, but yeah, missing content…

gallerdude says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 3:20pm

Fun little concept. Love chicken man, love the movement style.

Haokarlos says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 3:25pm

I like the concept of the cloak ! Sucks that there is no real gameplay but the chicken looks cool. The platforms looked stranged thought, their shape is not that great.

Blobo says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 9:16pm

Pretty neat. it's a shame you didn't finish

Big Cow says ...
Jan 5, 2016 @ 1:13am

I like what you did in the compo time looks very exciting and I hope you keep working on it because the graphics and concept of a platformer with mouse are great. Chicken freezing on death makes me think of sonic when he drowns slightly terrifying :) Well done!

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