Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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Stupid magic

by vivoubos - Compo Entry

I'm Archibal the great wizard!
Hummm! I'm hungry! Let summon a cat!
No!! I have now a cat size...
Maybe that my power are not good as I think...
Ok no prob! I'm in my lab, i can find composent to an other spell!

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nikitapash says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 8:34pm

The visual must be a bit better

HolyBlackCat says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 9:17pm

This seems interesting, but it's very hard without block removing ability.

vivoubos says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 10:04pm

HolyBlackCat : Hummm, I see that you haven't finish the game (at least 75%)
But you're right... My friend said the same ^^

kraftkar says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 10:11pm

Difficult game, kept blocking myself in.

NikSorvari says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 11:01pm

How do I get to the blue key?

vivoubos says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 12:23pm

Nick Sorvari :Normally, after open the Yellow chest. A message warn you that you can summon "block" with the 'E' key. Look at the screenshot if you want some help.

Lukbebalduke says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 2:34pm

The concept is cool, but the way you put the blocks really difficults everything, when playing you actually need a few runs to start understanding where you should but the blocks to no get yourself stuck.

Overall, a very interesting idea combined with some funny elements :)

Michalidis says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 9:06pm

for some reason the yellow text was not displaying entirely (it was cut by the resolution)

also, the block removing ability is a must have in case there were going to be some objects being spawned in while the player has no clue about it happening or where it was going to happen (maybe just a limited amount of block removal uses - even that would help a lot :) )

The quest text was quite hard to read - it blended with the background a lot

But at last, the idea was very nice and I see you have done the graphics by yourself which is always a plus so please, don't be upset that people are telling you that the game is too hard or that it needed more work, just listen to them and you will be able to improve A LOT in future :)

I like the game :D

Pajama-Llama says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 9:06pm

Funny game :D and it works great, though I personally didn't find the puzzle aspect due to not being able to remove blocks that much of an added value.

Ho, no! It was the wrong block position!

Shivur says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 9:11pm

Good concept. Just having a mechanic that remove blocks to avoid blocking yourself would be great.

jramell says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 9:19pm

Interesting concept. It indeed is challenging without a block removing ability, but that itself is all the difficulty of the game. Adding a block removal ability would make the game too easy, taking the fun out of it.

The title is fitting. You could make a couple more levels this way before it getting repetitive. Well done :)

cxsquared says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 9:27pm

I like the idea but there needs to be some checkpoint system to redo certain parts instead of restarting the whole way once you get stuck. I like the idea of it just needs a bit more polish. Nice work

Kingblork says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 11:06pm

Harry Potter and the chamber of Booze :D

badabooom63 says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 10:11pm

It is hard, but very funny.
Best "game for drunk party" on this LD! :D

DiscoFish says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 10:31pm

Nice and funny game, really like it!

Potato Dog says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 11:28pm

Funny little game! I quite like how it looks aha, and even more of a surprise when you find out it's pretty tricky!

Bobsleigh says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 10:04pm

Avira gives me a virus warning when extracting the .exe, I couldn't play it :(

Angelbait says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 11:15pm

Ack I boned myself with the blocks! After i decided to go for the roof... Thanks for letting me play! I enjoyed it.

tylerraz says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 11:59pm

Not bad, but its really frustrating to get stuck. I like your wizard though!

indrkl says ...
Dec 18, 2016 @ 10:28pm

This sure is some stupid magic :) , I'm not sure how I feel about the having to restart cos you didn't know about the upcoming challanges... it was both annoying and humorous at the same time.

Jimbly says ...
Dec 23, 2016 @ 1:46am

Interesting! On my second run, I got as far as getting the purple key and fire scroll, but without knowing what would be coming next, I ended up blocking myself in.

Minato4th says ...
Dec 27, 2016 @ 11:29am

I don't know why the graphics is so.. but idea is fine so for me it is very good concept game!

ring says ...
Dec 31, 2016 @ 11:37am

Concept is interesting but I found hard to reach further platforms because of lack of explanation (or maybe I'm blind :P )

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