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

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by MRLIGHT234 - Jam Entry

BOBBLE is an exciting 2D puzzle platformer
Make your way through each stage using the unique capabilities of your bubble gun!

Made by Salman (@Salman_Shh) and Luis (@burritogaiden)
Made in 12hrs

​Left Arrow || A - Move Left
Right Arrow || D - Move Right
Up Arrow || W - Jump Up & Double Jump
Down Arrow || S - Shoot Bubble

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olkeencole says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 5:08am

Cute little platformer. Wish I had a controller with me as the keyboard is a bit awkward for me on a platformer, but like the concept and the effects.

steph88 says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:10am

Hi, nice game and congratulations ! 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.

blinry says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 3:00pm

A game like a drug trip! The jumping mechanics felt quite okay, the physics was a bit glitchy at times. The levels got hard quite quickly. We liked that it contains so many gameplay elements! Music repetitive, sounds are nice otherwise. Well-done pixel art!

DiVeR__ says ...
Aug 30, 2016 @ 6:25pm

nicely done Sal! love the juice! :)

Danae123 says ...
Sep 2, 2016 @ 8:25pm

Very nice, graphics and music all good. Cool mechanisms. Level design excellent. Thanks for a cool game~

Eggplant says ...
Sep 4, 2016 @ 9:30pm

Well done. The physics and controls felt smooth. I'm not sure how you applied the theme here but a fun game and good job!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 2:34am

Really like the bobble addition. Really cool levels.

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