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

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Floppy Disk Glitch

by tartlegames - Competition Entry

In this game you ARE the most ancient of all technologies- the Floppy DISK!
You must collect the documents in this platformer to fill your bytes. Then you must deposit them into the computer. But Wait? Is this a glitch? Is this supposed to be happening?

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tartlegames says ...
Aug 28, 2016 @ 5:15pm

HELLO! I am the Tartle Wizard! I made this game. I hope you enjoy it; it is a bit weird. This is my first Ludum Dare.

danilafe says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 6:30am

I love it! The window-in-window was surprising and hilarious.
Maybe allow for only the inner window to be closed so I don't have to reset the whole game just to get to a further level of inception-tier computer-in-computer wizardry?

edve98 says ...
Aug 29, 2016 @ 4:38pm

I can't get to the ending (Heck, I'm not sure if I'm supposed to just keep going, but clicking on different windows still closes the game). There are two problems tat I encountered: holding down the space makes jumping somewhat glitchy and that I am put to the new level instantly - I accidentally jumped off the first platform even though there was a file there.

Anyway, the idea with new fake windows popping up is pretty cool :)

RttStudio says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 2:48am

Love it, I like how each of your game are so lively, like you're really good add giving life to characters. Definitely a good entry :)

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 8:10am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! Simple mechanics that still offered a decent amount of challenge.We're realizing a video with several games of the Ludum Dare #36. We made the same thing at the previous jam.

Can you add your game on ? (it's free)
So we can include also your game in the video ;)
p.s. write #LDJAM in the game's description. (you can already find several games from the jam there)

ccegeadamcc says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 10:41am

Floppy Disk? That awesome!

Aug 31, 2016 @ 11:43pm

Really liked the window in a window in a window in a window...
I did have an issue of accidentally jumping off the first platform after finishing a level and starting the next.
Controls were a little goofy, but matched up with the idea of a floppy character, with slow moving, but high jumping.

xesenix says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 1:38am

Some levels you can be fucked up when you enter next level and file is left of character but you are falling down from entry speed.

tartlegames says ...
Sep 1, 2016 @ 5:50pm

Yeah, I need to fix a couple things. It would be better if hitting the X only closed an inner window instead of the entire game. Also, I need to make it so the floppy disk stops moving when you enter the computer at the end.

HeuGamer says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 5:57pm

Found the sound effects to be pretty funny. Had the same problems as accidently jumping off the first platform after finishing a level, but nonetheless, good game.

WERT Studio says ...
Sep 13, 2016 @ 1:38pm

funny but hard to jump

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