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Dragon Knight

by virtual_void - Jam Entry

Your goal is to breach the enemy's castle and take out the all mighty wizard. "Me and what army?" you might ask yourself. Well, you're alone, but you have a trick up you sleeves. If you pick up a dragonstone, you will morph into a dragon that can spit fire!

To play, download the .zip file, unzip it and launch the .exe

Use WASD to move, space to jump
Use left click to shoot fire/swing sword

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Ratings

Coolness52%
#529Humor(Jam)2.47
#629Fun(Jam)3.00
#655Theme(Jam)3.20
#666Audio(Jam)2.27
#783Mood(Jam)2.77
#887Graphics(Jam)2.69
#972Innovation(Jam)2.44
#1023Overall(Jam)2.68

Comments

Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:15pm

This is cute. Who can complain about bring able to turn into a dragon.

Flygamer101 says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:51pm

This was pretty cool. Nice graphics as well!

Hyve says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 1:58pm

I really liked the concept for example of shifting into the dragon, and having the ability (or lack of) to do certain things, it was really good.

Overall though I feel the game lacked a few key features. There was no background music, and I wasn't 100% on the controls at first either.

Good game though! Keep it up!

SpareWizard says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 3:29pm

It was fun turning into a dragon and destroying everything. I found the levels were a bit too straight forward, it would be good if you could save an orb for when you needed it.

Sir Magic says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 5:43pm

I actually really like this but I can't turn around!

stoarch says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 12:30pm

Good game. If I can flight as dragon it would be better and camera moves too close to edge, I must wait until it track me. If I move too fast - hazards pop out unexpectedly.

gurkenlabs says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:41pm

Enjoyed the game! I think the sound effects need some polishing though.

fizzhog says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:42pm

I enjoyed this. Fun. Liked the graphics. Probably a bit too easy - I'm pretty bad at reflex based games and I beat it fairly easily. I honestly think it would be worth developing further - more enemy types would be good.

glitchu says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:45pm

While it was fun moonwalking as a Sir Knight and Mr.Dragon, there are a few problems with the collision detection and not being able to die afterwards. The wizard I felt needed to have some sort of projectile rather than 'if he attacks it will hit' to make it fair for the player. Otherwise it's hit and wait until he comes down at you. The levels are a bit too linear but overall nice work on the animation :)

Mieeh says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 4:47pm

Simpel but cool! A cool little game. I got a little dissapointed when i realized that i couldn't fly with the dragon xD Other than that great job!

BubsyPoochies says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 1:43pm

I like the game and the mechanics, but it needs to improve in some points. First point is the camera movement, it should follow more fast the character and it was no need for teletransportation in the flags, you can do it in a single level.

RttStudio says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 4:08pm

It's funny cause my game is about a wizard defending is castle against knight xD Anyway really cool game, i would like to see some more advanced version of this project !

Rock Eaters says ...
May 1, 2016 @ 5:23am

Ilike you pixel characters the background should have been in the same style

May 9, 2016 @ 11:03pm

This is a good use of this theme - I personally find the theme kinda lame and you did something cool with it.

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