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Cart #54383 | 2018-07-24 | Code ▽ | Embed ▽ | No License
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Cart #getoutxmas-0 | 2018-12-24 | Code ▽ | Embed ▽ | No License
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The door is locked. You'll have to explore a dangerous dungeon full of traps and monster and find 6 lost gems to open the door and GET OUT!

Move : Arrow keys
O (Jump) : Z / C / N
X (Punch) : X / V / M
Dash : Right or Left + X

I recently discovered PICO-8 and felt in love with the concept. Shortly after I made a mockup of a potential game and found an amazingly active community who motivated me to make an actual game. Here is it, hope you'll enjoy it as I do.

Design + Code : @LupusInsanus
Music + SFX : @bogdanraczynski / Profil3

[UPDATE 1.1]

  • As asked by many, added a remaining lives counter
  • Deleted a forgotten debug line
P#54347 2018-07-22 09:40 ( Edited 2019-02-28 13:03)

Veeery good! Solid gameplay and difficulty ramp up.

Minor gameplay rant: collision detection with the arrows is a bit imprecise.

Tech comments:

  • why not 60fps???
  • get rid of for/all in favor of for/pairs (much faster)
  • you can save many tokens by using inline table constructs like:
local zombie={
 x=0,
 y=5,
 dirx=true,
 ...}
  • sugges to add a bit of smoke when jumping/landing to improve weight feeling (imho)
P#54361 2018-07-23 08:44 ( Edited 2018-07-23 12:44)
:: peus

It's a very fantastic game!
I was fascinated and enjoyed it.
Thank you!

P#54366 2018-07-23 12:08 ( Edited 2018-07-23 16:08)
:: Meep

Lovely mini metroidvania :)

P#54371 2018-07-23 16:43 ( Edited 2018-07-23 20:43)

I loved this!!! I would love a #2!!

P#54372 2018-07-23 17:00 ( Edited 2018-07-23 21:00)

Really loved this game - had to play it 'till I GOT OUT!
The level design is just perfect. Allows you to progress through well-placed powerups and keys. Revisiting old dungeons in a new light.
Congrats again on the release! :D
One of the best platformers out now for the PICO-8.

(Ignore the time, as I left the browser tab open for hours!)

P#54373 2018-07-24 01:41 ( Edited 2018-07-24 05:41)

Amazing!

Definitely one of my favorite pico-8 games! Congrats =)

P#56225 2018-09-05 10:16 ( Edited 2018-09-05 14:16)
:: dw817

I've actually been playing this for some time. Just about a perfect adventure/platformer. Wish it had a save function.

P#56226 2018-09-05 11:36 ( Edited 2018-09-05 15:36)
:: PHG

This is fun. I got a score of 558!

P#56230 2018-09-05 13:02 ( Edited 2018-09-05 17:02)

Really fun platformer!

P#61005 2019-01-20 00:11

The only problems I have with this are some arrow detection issues and that when you have ice armor, you can jump the first time even when you are in midair. Otherwise, this is a super fun game, the pacing is great, the music/sound design is great,the controls are very tight and easy to use, the map doesn't move around while you are moving (which makes it a lot easier) and the pacing is very well done. This is my favorite Pico-8 game, and I think this is outstanding.

P#69691 2019-11-06 19:05

I also love how the skull that represents a death falls until it hits something.

P#69692 2019-11-06 19:17

Yeah I like it. It's interesting. You should make a sequel!

P#70699 2019-12-08 15:22

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