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Arrow Run is a fast-paced auto-scroller platformer!

Use your platformer and aiming skills to dodge spikes, collect coins and hit targets on this retro arcade-like game!

This was my entry for the "My First Game Jam: Summer 2017", it has been updated already a few times after that though.
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P#43882 2017-09-02 23:37 ( Edited 2017-09-19 14:16)

What an EXCELLENT game! :D
Was totally addicted from the start, just had to complete.
Well-designed levels with just right level of difficulty (for me!)
Congrats!

P#43890 2017-09-03 06:03 ( Edited 2017-09-03 10:03)

Not really into auto-runners but I think adding the arrow mechanic made it both better and infuriating. I thoroughly enjoyed the game, great job!

P#43891 2017-09-03 08:51 ( Edited 2017-09-03 12:51)

Beautiful, just downright beautiful! I hope to emulate this kind of well-crafted art. Props to you on level design, artwork, adaptation of classical music, and overall game feel including game difficulty. I was engaged the whole way through. I am excited to see what you do next.

P#43949 2017-09-05 16:41 ( Edited 2017-09-05 20:41)
:: weeble

This is awesome. I must admit I misunderstood the instructions and thought I had to tap left and right alternately to run faster, like old athletics games. I got as far as the first or second arrow target believing this and couldn't stop laughing at the chaos of it. Thankfully it's not quite so hard when played properly!

P#43951 2017-09-05 18:06 ( Edited 2017-09-05 22:06)

yeah really liked the gameplay!

made me want to learn how to program music for pico - 8 so i could hook you up with a better soundtrack :)

P#43961 2017-09-06 00:48 ( Edited 2017-09-06 04:48)

There's a bit of a problem with this one that would be easy to fix :

People playing with a dpad can't press left and right at the same time.

P#44356 2017-09-19 10:16 ( Edited 2017-09-19 14:16)
:: merwok

what a fun game!

P#108921 2022-03-20 12:23
:: dw817

Agree with @apLundell, @guimm. If you are playing with a real joystick you cannot press both LEFT and RIGHT simultaneously.

Otherwise good polished game. Gold star.

P#108926 2022-03-20 14:10

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