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

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The Gun that Makes Things Bigger

by rogual - Compo Entry

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sanojian says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:56am

Great concept and execution. I got to the third puzzle but I kept hitting my head on some invisible thing and could not get onto the boxes.

eerongal says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:08pm

Interesting little game. Collision detection seems a bit buggy, though.

MikeTheWayne says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:13pm

Absolutely brilliant entry, very solid. Great concept of enlarging objects, although at times caused problems and glitches, which are to be expected. Also, the first thing I did was to walk left which caused me to fall out of the world...

But aside from this, love the entry, and thought that the "Two-button is watching you" was very intelligent.

Music was amazing as well, very atmospheric.

Overall a brilliant entry, have given it mostly fives.

Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:17pm

I liked the concept and great execution on the assets. The music made me think old Lucas Arts adventure days. Loved the poster designs in the town. A little more precision or ability to aim would have made some of the puzzles a little less frustrating. Great entry!

GagaPete says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:24pm

Just like the others said. A nice game, I love the posters, but the collision detection feels buggy. Got stuck at the puzzle after the "Two Button is watching you" poster.

local306 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:02pm

I found the collisions seemed a little off. The growth timer was a little fast to solve some of the puzzles IMO

TheMeorch says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:35am

Great core mechanic! If you work on the collision detection a bit and maybe make the timer less restrictive, I'd love to see this explored further. Nice work! And great art, too!

ViKing Games says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:41pm

Really cool concept! A full game of this would be fantastic. I also loved the spin on the "two-button controls" theme, I thought of it too, but I couldn't find a way to implement it. Putting it on a poster was really simple execution that worked wonders; great job!

Even after figuring out what to do on the final puzzle, I was still stuck for a while because of the short timer and the very small area where you can hit the mirror.

Some more sounds would have been nice, but the music was good. Good graphics, too.

Evannex says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 5:58am

Interesting, nice concept but much too challenging for me :D

thristhart says ...
Dec 30, 2015 @ 11:49pm

Haha, I love the two-button controls interpretation.

Jan 4, 2016 @ 4:37pm

Great use of the theme. Clever mechanic to grow boxes to get to higher places. Good puzzling. re: controls, would prefer arrows to move and z/x to jump, etc. Minor.

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