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Elemental Warrior

by Spag Head Games - Jam Entry

Controls:

- Left / Right Arrows - Movement

- Space - Attack

- QWER - Change Element

Q=Fire, W=Water, E=Earth, R=Air

Element Strengths: Fire -> Air -> Earth -> Water -> Fire


Elemental Warrior is a sidescroller game in which you play a human possessed by the elements: Fire, Water, Earth and Air. Because of their unique ability, the Elemental Warrior is hunted by other elementals seeking refuge in the human vessel. Using their unique abilities, the player must defeat hordes of elementals by switching to that specific elements' weakness. How long will you survive? Test yourself against others on the leaderboards to find who is most deserving of the title: Elemental Warrior.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#569Graphics(Jam)3.27
#957Overall(Jam)2.76
#972Innovation(Jam)2.44
#980Theme(Jam)2.60
#1040Fun(Jam)2.38
#1754Coolness33%

Comments

Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:02am

was a little hard to understand and sometimes the collision didn't work, good attempt over all

B0pt1K says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:03am

I enjoyed playing this game :) The graphics are nice, and I like the main character. I spent a while before I realised how to kill them.. because I thought I was clever and did not need instructions xD It was great fun playing this game, shame no time for music, but otherwise good job.

joemid says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:31pm

High score! 6834! I was a little confused at first, but then I caught on!

Squid says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 2:41am

Great job overall, took a little bit to get the hang of it.

Fabraz says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 12:35am

Took a few tries but then it clicked! (PS: There is a mouse pointer in your screenies.)

Apr 28, 2016 @ 8:24pm

Nice score @joemid. I was pretty bad at this game, I'm ashamed of my score :P. And yes the online score is a pretty cool idea.

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