Ludum Dare 36 — August 26th-29th, 2016 — Theme: Ancient Technology

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Escape From Foxtrott

by thenanox - Jam Entry

Help Jimmy to get out from Foxtrott Prison.
He stole an ancient matter manipulator...Use it wisely.

WASD: Move Character
Space: Jump
Arrow keys: Move Cursor
Enter: Use cursor
Escape: Exit

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cubotrox_toni says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 7:15pm

Ok, the puzzle idea is good. The art is simple, but I like it. Now, I hate to move the cursor with the arrow key. Why not by mouse click?
P.S. I hope the death sound will not break my speakers XD

Gordun says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:03am

Cool idea for this jam, many levels extend the fun but some of the wooden boz levels crash my browser

Aug 31, 2016 @ 2:29pm

I got to the 3rd stage, then an exception occurred and the game hanged =(

ccglp says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:53pm

Wooden box crash the game as an exception happen. No idea of what it might be :(

But the first levels are good! The level design try to teach you the things you can do, like jumping and afterwards active the cursor. Good effort there! :D

thenanox says ...
Aug 31, 2016 @ 10:48pm

Ok build is fixed with boxes and lasers :) thank you for all the feedback

Also recommended to play fullscreen. Enjoy!

Abrexas says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:10am

Fun puzzle. I actually like the tile-based cursor.
3rd door didn't open for me though. Kinda sad I couldn't play more levels =P

Hop you check out mine too ^_^

Sep 1, 2016 @ 10:51pm

Awesome game. Really enjoyed the art, the music, the gameplay. Best game I've played this Ludum dare.

txotxopue says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 9:04pm

Awesome level design!

MrMordem says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 12:14pm

Cool entry, i like the concept of selecting a block on a grid for the manipulator but still being able to move freely with the character, the puzzles are well made, graphics are nice.

only 2 small issues regarding sound :

- the death sound is a bit too loud
- the music doesn't seem to loop, once it ends it's over (happened on the web version)

but overall a good game, well done :)

mato26 says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 2:09pm

I like the simple art of this game and idea in this puzzles is nice, but there are some issues and bugs here and there but that's alright for 72 hours :D For example I found out that when you die, your character is invisible but you can still walk around, and trigger for example death sounds :D But that just so you know if you want to continue work on the game :)

Nice entry I enjoyed it :)

tonynogo says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 2:48pm

Good idea and good game.
For me it was hard to move, jump and switch block.
It's a nice work! Congrats!

sorlok says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 3:16pm

Really cool game! Tight mechanics, and clever puzzles. Jump+Switch was a bit tricky (recommend switching puzzles 2 and 3), but actually not all that hard. For puzzle 2, consider "switching" when the block is in front leading to the block being destroyed.

AWOL says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:22pm

The controls and everything were great. A little easy but that can be fixed.

BestNickname says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:41pm

Fun game, would be nice if the cursor was mouse based as it feels a bit clunky using the arrow keys. I really liked the artstyle and level design, and felt that the difficulty was nicely balanced.

Bobsleigh says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 2:07pm

Realy nice game, I loved it.

Great job!

Tegu says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 8:04pm

Great little puzzle game. I'd gladly play more levels.

Using both arrows and WASD felt a bit odd at first but I got used to it quickly. I managed to fail just at the end of the last level. However, retrying was easy and quick enough now that I knew what to do. I liked the parts where you had to switch blocks midair.

The animation was nice and smooth. The player seemed to have a gun but it wasn't used for anything. Perhaps that could later (hypothetically) be another puzzle or action element. The music sounded good and the sound effect of death was funny. The level design introduced the different elements clearly one by one. Thus, it was easy to use them together in the later levels.

Sep 5, 2016 @ 9:47pm

Really nice concept! I included it in my compilation video series of Ludum Dare 36, if you’d like to take a look :)

thenanox says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 8:29pm

New build fixing death sound, music loop and disabling input after death.I hope the experience get even better

Also for all people, thank you for playing my game. I finished all fixes and i will start with same idea for a game. I will post links in here for new build. :)

Austinat says ...
Sep 9, 2016 @ 7:46pm

pretty good mayne

InfiniteGames says ...
Sep 10, 2016 @ 9:55am

love the puzzles, actually a challenge, like it

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