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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Evil Santa

by popica23 - Jam Entry

I made this game using Game Maker.

The idea of the game is that you have to collect all the apples to be able to defeat the fake evil Santa and save Mrs Claus, so both of you can go to save the real Santa.

The music and most of the graphics I took from the internet.

Controls are:
arrows - movement
space - jump

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Dec 12, 2016 @ 10:24pm

Jumping repeatedly while holding the button is a bit of a faux pas, but I like the jump handling and the control response is nice and tight. Interesting concept. Santa is terrifying. XD

OuichesDoctor says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 10:26pm

OK, I REALLY SUCK AT PLATEFORMER GAME. Nonetheless, the game's a fair challenge given its capacity. The level design seems thought to FUCK WITH YOUR PERCEPTION (I'm really bad at plateformer T_T).

Sujisan says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 10:30pm

Really hard! Simple little game that was pretty fun.

popica23 says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 10:48pm

Thank you all @MrJoshuaMcLean first I made that if you hold space it would jump once and after that stop until you release and press again, but it bugged at some point and didn't have time to repair it, because of work :( @OuichesDoctor to be honest, I was scared that maybe I made the game too easy, and thanks about telling me about the level design, next time I shall try to make it better :D @Sujisan thank you, simple and hard is what I aimed for this game

Dec 12, 2016 @ 10:54pm

This isn't really difficult. I finished it in the 2nd run.

Lacks content and replayability. I'd expect more from a Jam entry.

liquidmedia says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 1:40am

Quick easy game fun to try out. Thanks

leondryaso says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 4:58pm

Nice, and (at least for me) hard game :D

Cody Hansen says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 7:46pm

Simple little game in time for the season.
The lack of WASD movement had me confused a moment, but arrow keys work just as well.
It's pretty basic in pretty much everything which is alright depending on how it is executed.
I did play and I did enjoy it for the most part and that's all that matters!

Wolar says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 9:03pm

I might say u tried. And I honestly dont know what to say next. There is so much things that are missing. U might try to do level generating, randomize "mob" spawning, add timer so players could challegne themselves by beating own time and so on.

bigpan says ...
Dec 19, 2016 @ 11:00pm

This games fulfill it's simple objective very well, and I enjoyed for that. Well done and keep making games!

Dec 20, 2016 @ 6:47pm

Hey, I liked the game.
It has a really minimalistic art style and at the beginning it's hard to get into the game. But overall not bad!
And please go and try out my game!

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