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Space Pole And Monkey

by kronosfere - Jam Entry

Play as a space monkey with a shapeshifting pole trying to escape a space facility! Is the monkey using the pole? Or is the pole using the monkey?

Controls:
Mouse movement : Rotate pole
Left-click : Extend pole
Right-click : Retract pole

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Edit1: Added controls in the description. Fixed leg anchoring.

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Ratings

#190Innovation(Jam)3.58
#217Humor(Jam)3.20
#574Graphics(Jam)3.26
#590Mood(Jam)3.04
#960Theme(Jam)2.63
#980Fun(Jam)2.52
#993Overall(Jam)2.73
#2207Coolness10%

Comments

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:34pm

I was not able to play, I simple did not understand how the controls were supposed to work, but I got some King Monkey references there :D

Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:32am

IZ GOOD

Apr 21, 2016 @ 9:12pm

Wow, a very funny game, the music and the graphics looks awesome!! But the controls are very difficult! Nice work!

guoboism says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:14am

Interesting way to move. Very funny! Quite potential!

Fonserbc says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 3:45pm

I cannot understand how to control the pole rotation with the mouse.

Otherwise it looks really solid entry!

edve98 says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 7:41pm

it's a bit hard to understand how you are supposed to move

tomlum says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:58am

One of a kind controls, not the most intuitive but fascinating, and really hilarious executed.

APantaloni says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 4:31pm

Interesting concept. I have to agree that it's hard to control, but I suppose that that was the point of the game :)

panurge says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 9:19am

Haha that was fun! Love the very serious expression my little Sun Wukong has throughout. :)

The controls are really awkward but sometimes that's quite fun in itself, in an Octodaddy sort of way.

Altogether a very entertaining entry. Needs a little polish but has lots of charm.

Crimson713 says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 2:55pm

Great game! Very friendly graphics, space music was nice, and the gameplay... so much fun! I never figured out how to move properly, but the monkey kept jumping around a lot and it was great to experiment. Nice job!

Rock Eaters says ...
Apr 28, 2016 @ 11:35pm

fuuny concept really nice graphs but hard to play

domrein says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 12:53am

such monkey. wow

danieldsj says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 1:48am

Very innovative concept, but ultimately very difficult to control. Nice humor, but the game needed a bit more balancing.

okoto says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 5:16am

impossible as fuck

solkar says ...
Apr 29, 2016 @ 11:49am

The concept seems good but it's barely impossible to control the monkey.

Apr 29, 2016 @ 7:49pm

80 is maximum points to get
Innovation: 6/10
Fun: 1/10
Theme: 0/10
Graphics: 3/10
Audio: 3/10
Humor: 2/10
Mood: 0/10
Coolness: 0/10
Overall: 15/80
Good Game

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