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SMARTONINJA

by meownsk - Jam Entry

Once upon a time, a great Copy Kung Fu master realized that his super important artifact was stolen by the Evil Ninjas!
And now he has to find it in the Evil Ninja Underwater Station... IN SPACE!

You are the Smartoninja - In order to return your ancient artifact, you invade to the base of Evil Ninjas and fight them turning yourself into any type of the enemy you meet: Fatoninja, Strongoninja or Speedoninja. Use your advantage!

Controls:
WASD - Move
Space - Attack
1 2 3 or J K L - Transform into the SPEEDONINJA, STRONGONINJA or FATONINJA

(To skip the intro, press Space)

Creators:
Alexander "ZeusDex" Nikuschenkov - zeusdex@ngs.ru - vk.com/zeusdex
Artem Rakhmatulin - rakhmatulinartem@gmail.com - https://www.artstation.com/artist/yellow
Ekaterina "RIN-SAN" Ivanchencko - gorillaz66.ki@gmail.com - https://www.tumblr.com/blog/surlyartistrin
Konstantin "Cosinus" Petrov - lawrencebowieeasy@gmail.com - http://vk.com/kostillio
Dmitriy Rudko - fortyfourtech@gmail.com

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#184Graphics(Jam)4.00
#214Humor(Jam)3.21
#392Audio(Jam)3.16
#616Theme(Jam)3.26
#629Fun(Jam)3.00
#708Mood(Jam)2.89
#817Overall(Jam)2.95
#856Innovation(Jam)2.65
#1448Coolness42%

Comments

Henry00 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:25pm

The intro scene is fantastic! For some reason the character is completely unresponsive to pressing the J, K and L keys, it rarely transforms for me. I didn't progress very far because I have to keep re-watching the intro video when I die and there is no way to skip it.

Ogniok says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 2:27pm

The cutscene is mindblowing!

meownsk says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:02pm

Henry00, Thank you for mentioning the bug! The intro movie is now skippable and the keys should work :)

bigbatardyt says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:35pm

Fine game but hard to control because i'm azerty player

taviandir says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:58pm

Fun game! It was a bit difficult to remember which shape was effective against what. The controls felt a bit unresponsive and the enemies sometimes spawned on top of each other or on top of the player O_O

OrangePop says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 7:44am

Great intro! It starts to get really buggy as more enemies join, but it's still a lot of fun. Love the "HOYAAAAH"!

goost says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:01am

Yes, definitely an amazing intro! The Gameplay was kinda confusing though, did not really get if its a rock-paper-scissor principle or everything is doing damage to everything.

Pestel Crew says ...
Apr 25, 2016 @ 9:44am

Neat! Love the setting and overall mood. Potentially a really good beat'em'up

May 4, 2016 @ 8:51pm

esc doesnt want to SKIP NOOOO

EvanEGibbs says ...
May 5, 2016 @ 7:18am

I loved that you had a whole opening in there! Very ambitious for a jam. The backgrounds were great and I liked being able to transform to do different attacks. Nice job.

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