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

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Jukebox Jam

by foodzilla - Jam Entry

A jukebox audio game! You catch the falling notes to have them play.


Left and Right arrows, or A and D. P is to pause!

We've had some issues with this project, mostly in terms of delays and tech troubles. We had to hard turn from a 'note racer', but we compromised with this.

I wanted SPACEBAR to let you go into some kinda 'hyper mode', but we didn't have time for that either >_< We got the full music track done way late, so I spent a bunch of time tweaking and adding some stuff. So we've gone a bit over... hope you enjoy anyway!

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JK5000 says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 6:46am

Thank you for sharing this simple and super great music game. The music is really great, and it alone makes the game worth playing. This is perhaps not the game you dreamed of making, but it is a pretty good game. Well done.

Steven Miller says ...
Sep 5, 2016 @ 7:29am

Terrific audio, and I love the simple, stylish visuals. I got a score of 23500 (or maybe it was 25300). I'm probably pretty horrible at this, but great job!

AnaGF says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 1:11am

It is a cool little game, you did a good job. I love the audio, the art matches the main song well. The game mechanic is not bad, however, I found it a bit strange because the pole has to change position pressing the arrows several times. I understand you did this intentionally so it wasn't the typic piano game, but I think it would match the song's rythm better if the pole moved as in a breakout game, meaning that you would just keep pressing an arrow instead of hitting it 2-3 times, or maybe a mouse control would work too.

Anyways, it is a nice entry :D (P.D.: My score was 18500, I guess I was a bit noob)

foodzilla says ...
Sep 6, 2016 @ 2:52am

I gotta make it easier :) I had to leaving the laying of note lanes til near the end, and didn't have enough time to balance/lay it out as good as I could have. But I've managed to do every sequence I think! Just not all at once x_x

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