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

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Rooster Rockets

by Bracal - Jam Entry

Caleb is Normal difficulty, Brandon wanted a harder game.

W and S or Up and Down to control your rocket, dodge obstacles and finish the level. Intro and ending can be skipped with mouse click.

We only had time for three levels, Caleb level being essentially a tutorial and Brandon's levels having no max speed. It's not as long as we would have liked, but we hope you enjoy the game for what it is and let us know what you think.

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greenscreen says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:01pm

Game's pretty funny, yet very unfinished. Intro makes me smile, but is hard to understand at first. I like the background when the rocket is going fast. It would be more entertaining if it had more content, like upgrades, and more levels.

Andrew Deem says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:54pm

Cool idea. I like it. It's charming in its own way. The visuals are nice, and good parallax scrolling. Controls are good, but more content for a game like this is a must. You should try to add more and then go for a real release. :) Good work!

Bracal says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:42am

Thanks for looking and for commenting, we were down to the wire just getting the few levels we had plugged in, that's what I get for putting way too much time into a funny background.

Echo Team says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 2:17am

The music repeats over itself if you try again XD

I like the failed experiments parallaxing along.

AkirAssasin says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 2:36am

Haha, nice intro!

awesomerex says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 8:03pm

Fun game guys. I liked the opening story.

Dec 22, 2015 @ 5:49am

Yoooo who did the clucking? Give that dude a chicken leg, he deserves it! The artwork is nicely done, effective. That soundtrack is great for the buildup.

I think I found a bug, the song kept looping on top of one another, but then it was just nasty phat beats over and over. I'm not complaining...

I'm gonna go grab some KFC now, thanks.


Dec 22, 2015 @ 6:28pm

I liked how the speed lines made it feel faster. The art and sfx are cute. I don't like how hitting obstacles slows you down, making it take a long time to fail. I'd rather fail faster.

Blobo says ...
Jan 5, 2016 @ 1:28am

Nice game, however the music loop stacks over itself everytime the scene changes.

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