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Almost Robot

by Dyn - Jam Entry

Look at this video!


This game is about a young inventor who dreams about how to build robots.
She is very smart and assembles a robot of her dreams of the pieces, which she finds from time to time.

The game consists of two parts: A classic platformer (except that the shape of the robot and functional may vary) and a garage - where the player assembles the robot, make experiments and tinkers.
Player starts with small robot can only move (and not jump)

The following parts of the robot is in the game:
- Feet - are responsible for the movement
- Three types CPU - giving power to work
- Antigrav - removes the gravity of the robot
- Jetpack - similar to jumping
- Reverse jetpack - usage in conjunction with anti-gravity
- A shield, armor and additional HP

All of this increases and strongly modifies the robot. Ultimately, it size can increase by about 10 times. This robot will be a powerful, but very few paths can get through.

And thanks for 'ludum-daring'

Downloads and Links




Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:51am

No link ? We I will want for the links them :)

Dyn says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:20am


anshulsinghxd says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:09am

loved the game amazing concept :D

AnaGF says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:19am

Cool game, good mechanic idea.
I had a problem running the web player, had to download it

adsilcott says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 11:42am

It says: "Out of memory. If you are the developer of this content, try allocating more memory to your WebGL build in the WebGL player settings"

EpiFouloux says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:01pm

Out of memory.. I don't know why it's happenning :/

Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:45pm

Great atmosphere in the game and interesting take on the theme. I enjoyed playing it!

Good job with the entry! :)

Gollunk says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 7:45pm

Good concept

mkghoster says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:45pm

Nice! I really liked the idea behind the game and the graphics suited it very well. Great job!

KappaIX says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:50pm

Really liked the graphics and the concept! I had a few minor problems with getting stuck on the scenery.

Well done!

geekguy100 says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:52pm

I like how to robot is modular. I think it would be cool to see the ability to collect multiple parts for the robot and allow the user to decide how they go on. What program was this made in?

Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:57pm

Great job! Good mechanic

LordKawaii says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:02pm

Fun game. I was unable to ever get to the next chassis so I wan not able to play around with the gun but I love the idea and the art was awesome.

robb_blob says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:30pm

A really complete game. It catches you from the beginning but the level design is quite hard.

williambsm says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:39pm

This is a real good work! Yhe graphig are nice. But I didnt noticed how to get far or maybe the game stop there.

Weeping Rupee says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:43pm

cool concept. I could see it being really fun with more enemies, obstacles, and robot parts.

DevelopTech says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:46pm

Love modular robot so nice idea and nice concept. I think it is a funny way to understand the theme. Bot controls feel a litle imprecises. Keep working and try to improve the user experience and maybe make easier the level design. Great job!

Solifuge says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:47pm

The platforming didn't feel very good; jumping sometimes didn't work at all, collisions seemed off, and the movement was sharp. Also my robot could walk with feet on her head, which was kinda weird?

Pretty nice pixels, and I appreciated the different songs. Neat concept too! Something like this, combined with resource-gathering and part buying could make for a really nice complete game. Thanks for putting this together!

Ellian says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 10:53pm

Customizable robots are ALWAYS a good idea <3

jcmonkey says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 3:25am

i love the mechanic of this game. though there was alot of issues like getting stuck on walls, getting stuck on mobs, not jumping high enough to get on the moving elevator. other then that, with some polish, this can be a really nice game. hope to see an update. :D

randomhuman says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 8:54am

I love the idea and the art is great, but I kept getting stuck on stuff and getting hit and dying without any feedback. I think it would be better zoomed out a bit more so I could see what was coming up, and with a few tweaks to the collision detection.

KairosXIII says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 12:05am

Nice concept here.

derr says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 12:29pm

Really cool game mechanic! I built some pretty silly robots. xD

The level design was a bit lacking. I wish I could have explored some easier areas before getting stuck or dying very quickly.

All in all a great entry!

SpringCabal says ...
May 4, 2016 @ 5:04pm

It is a neat concept but I could not figure out how to get to where I could jump or acquire parts. going to the right of the start platform had me fall on the saw and the screen would not scroll to the left as far as I can tell my guy started on the wrong platform (windows version)

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