Pluto's Tearsby kestrelgames - Jam Entry
Poor little Pluto's been absolutely miserable ever since being demoted to a mere planetoid. O humiliation! O shame!
The entire solar system (accursed Earthlings!) is laughing at you, or so you feel--nay, know, in your sad planetoidary mind.
What will become of you, Pluto? Where will you go?
WHAT TO DO:
Slingshot yourself out of orbit and out into deep space.
Absorb the energies of space junk such as space potatoes, astrocats, the Hubble Space Telescope and both Voyager missions!
Avoid energy-draining waste fired by a legion of strange toupee-headed robots that seem to be polluting the universe with negative energy.
The solar system mocks you.
Take it. It's yours.
Left-click+drag with mouse to operate the space slingshot
(Pull back the directional circle in the opposite direction that you want to go! Sounds about ten times more complicated than it is.)
Small movements will make Pluto feel more agile.
Works even better on a touchscreen! Just pull and release.
Awesome music by danheff available on soundcloud: (https://soundcloud.com/danheff/plutos-tear-final-version-2016-04-17-820-pm)
NOTE: Since it was requested that we open the audio category for voting, and Mike seems to be okay with this, we have added it -- just vote on the music instead of the SFX, although half our SFX were composed and the use of Soundsnap SFX is really marginal anyway (the horn instrument, and cat's meow, maybe a thunk. So they probably count as 'instruments'.)
Thanks to everyone who's commented so far!
Font: Indie Queen
There are a few things we'd like to tweak, obviously, but they'll have to wait till the post-jam version. :)
Android version also available, though there might be some quirks! <-- Double-tapping or tapping the tear to start will work, swiping doesn't start the game for now. Sorry about that!
If anyone is having trouble running the Android apk (Parsing Error), please enable 'Unknown Sources' in your security settings as otherwise Android won't really download the app.
Thanks for playing! :)
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