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Squishy's Escape

by owyoow - Compo Entry

Squishy's Escape is a 2d platformer. Squishy can change its shape to a parachute and a heavy block to help get through the levels.

You have to click inside the game window for the keys to work

Arrow keys to move.
Spacebar to Jump.
Press and Hold Spacebar to float while in the air.
Hold the down arrow to turn into a block to destroy broken tiles.

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SmallPhil says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 12:59am

Nice game with cool mechanics!

CelloCoder says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 1:34am

Quite fun! :)

seitnerk says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 11:00am

I enjoy it a lot! :) the room transitions are a little bit slow but maybe its my browser.

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:01pm

Nice mechanics, it managed to implement lots of different puzzles with only the same few mechanics, good job.

TLansdale says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:18pm

Very nice, simple and well-executed :) Good job!

Munchy2007 says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:21pm

Fun game, with a nice variety of game mechanics. I enjoyed playing it.

Drusilla says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:22pm

I really liked clinging to the wall while in parachute form.

BoltKey says ...
Apr 18, 2016 @ 8:28pm

Like it. But I think limited lives is really unnecessary. Also, the replay after death took just so long.

Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:23am

Fun to play with easy shape shifting mechanics. Good entry!

jdselsor says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 6:18am

I enjoyed it the only thing is I wish there was a faster way to restart the level. The addiction was real when playing.

muumeroinen says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:36pm

Really nice. I just like simple functional platformers. Level design is also good. I don't think lives need to be limited.

Blobo says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:37pm

This was incredible! i was scared for most of the game cause i had one life left after level 2, but i managed to beat the game first try! well done.

plko says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:25pm

Stage says to me : go die!!! hahahahahaha!!!

rayxgdev says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:57pm

Very fun, nice work!

EvanEGibbs says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:31am

This was really well done! I loved the little character. The float transformation was adorable and I just cared about him so much! Don't know why. :) The mechanics felt pretty good and the levels were fun. I will say that dieing did feel pretty punishing because of the inclusion of lives and the long re-spawn time. But that did make me actually care as I went through the levels and wouldn't just jump into it without thinking. Really great mood to the game! Nice job. :)

zenmumbler says ...
Apr 27, 2016 @ 1:18pm

I could forgive the slow respawns and the dick move just-out-of-sight spikes/water under a breakable block thing, but limited lives? Not for me. Besides that it controls well, is nicely animated and well put together.

Kerdelos says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 2:29pm

Love it ! This is one of the best games I've played this ludum dare, the concept is cool and the level design is excellent. The graphics of the world could benefit from a little bit of polish and animation but the character is gorgeous. The audio is nice but it little bit too retro for my taste. The controls works well but the game feels a little bit slow paced when doing a level for the second time. Anyway, amazing overall job, 5/5, keep at it and make it great !

csanyk says ...
May 3, 2016 @ 1:27am

The jump controls could be improved by allowing vertical climb even after a side collision is detected. It's rather difficult to jump over obstacles when you can't be right next to them because as soon as your sideways movement returns a collision with a wall, your jump is canceled. I liked turning into a parachute and floating downward, though.

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