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Spacedentists great fall

by StMatn - Jam Entry

I present you Spacedentists great fall!
The Spacedentist is back and learns, why it may be a bad idea to fuel up for only 5 bucks. As his jetpack runs low on fuel, he falls through the tower of shapes and has to match the poses to not get hit by a wall.

Post your score in the comments! My record is 21737 (3rd screenshot). I hope you will crush it ;)
Thanks for playing!


IMPORTANT: (really)
-extract the zip-file! (the game wont work, when started inside)
-a Java8 JRE or JDK is required to run the game

Controls:
-click anywhere to close the intro-comic
-drag limbs with the mouse to match the green outline

Hints:
-You get more points, if you align the limbs more accurately/centered
-Over time the hole in the wall will get thinner, but will keep a minimum size, so it will always be possible to match the shape
-Over time walls will arrive faster, so at some point there won't be enough time to match the needed shape. How far can you get?

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#257Humor(Jam)3.07
#307Innovation(Jam)3.33
#528Fun(Jam)3.13
#735Theme(Jam)3.07
#889Overall(Jam)2.87
#963Mood(Jam)2.40
#1010Graphics(Jam)2.33
#1854Coolness30%

Comments

torcado says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:07am

really interesting mechanic! and well implemented too, i thought this would be a lot easier to break but its pretty stable. The only thing is theres really no progression, the first wall is the same as the 20th.
otherwise nice job

Dsnunes says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:23am

Interesting, very nice!

CraftedPixel says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:23am

dispite the sprites... The game was pretty fun to play!

MementoGames says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:31pm

We had the same idea! haha
I liked how you handled the controls.
Nice work!

Pietdagamer says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 12:56pm

Very interesting and fun mechanic, and I like that you started the game with a little story/background :D

Somnium says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 7:05am

Funny game, and a very interesting take on the theme! :)

It is also surprisingly hard, I have not been able to come anywhere near the 21737 record ;)

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