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

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Hammy and the Amazing Technicolour Hamster Ball

by PieChronicles - Jam Entry

Play as hammy the hamster inside his magical colour changing hamster ball in this physics based obstacle course.

Theme: 2 button controls
Tools used: Unity 5.3, Photoshop & illustrator
Credits: Rhys: Programming/Design Bailey: Design/"arts"

Twitter: @SpyroManiac800

This was Baileys first ever game jam :) and Rhys's first ever LD

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Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:09am

This was cute! The color mechanic was interesting. Would have liked to see it used throughout the level more. Wish the static physics bodies had some texture or color to them but it didn't detract too badly. Well done!

mukult says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:32am

Baah..... it looks so awesome ...but can't play it :(
No mac or a web version...

Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:00am

Very cool mechanics! Totally fits the theme. The hamster and the animations are very cute. Background graphics are simple but this is enough to have fun. Great job!

Yvanor says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:38pm

Little fun game ^^ Good use of the theme, thanks ^^

iapc says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:39pm

Why do you have me start back all the way at the beginning if I die?

Doesn't really fit the theme in my opinion, because the controls are a lot more than two buttons (emulating them on the keyboard would result in four buttons).

M@ says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:40pm

Love the hamster character. Neat mechanics. Would have benefited from a little sound.

BubuIIC says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:06pm

No Linux Version :-(.

Riftpoint says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:14pm

Very fun game! the art is very cute. Good job!

wooltech says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:46pm

Cute animation, a fun platformer and really well polished.

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 10:41pm

Nice, unique take on a platforming experience. Sound would have been a nice addition. Good entry overall.

Dec 19, 2015 @ 10:34pm

great game :), i like the use of the colour mechanic to extent the usability of the Two button control restriction :)

dregamr says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 11:00am

Very cool game. :)

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