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This is my first game for pico 8, so it's pretty messy under the hood. It's a little game about collecting trophies on an endlessly scrolling mountain, try not to hit anything!

Cart #snowbusiness-7 | 2020-07-07 | Code ▽ | Embed ▽ | No License

P#78682 2020-06-29 23:17 ( Edited 2020-07-07 19:56)

:: merwok

That’s fun even if I’m not very good!

Could we get an option (maybe with the up arrow) to have the character push themselves up? Otherwise I get stuck on trees with no way to continue.

P#78724 2020-06-30 20:59

Thanks for the feedback! going uphill would break some things, but I added "slippy physics" so that if you hit something you should slip along it without getting stuck, hope it's a bit more playable now!

P#78760 2020-07-01 16:37

The game has alot of charm. I really enjoy the trail in the snow and how objects/creatures react to getting bumped into.

The controls feel good but the max speed feels a bit slow or I might be impatient. I think a ramp that could boost you or a mechanic where you get speed when you barely slide pass an object without hitting it could help.
First time I played it I thought there were too many objects, little space to breathe. But after a couple of games I found out that I was wrong. There's some free space between every obstacle section and the part with penguins near ponds isn't a huge mess, it just forces u to go down in a straight line, not diagonally like in other obstacle sections.

Overall, you made a good game.

P#78763 2020-07-01 18:10

Thanks for playing! I added a "crouch" mechanic so you can increase your top speed, I think it gets a bit hard to maneuver at higher speeds, but I like the challenge!

P#78770 2020-07-01 19:21
:: extar

I really enjoy this game I just wish you had something to aim for with a score screen at the end that tells you how quickly you got all the trophies, how many obstacles you hit etc. As soon as I finished it the first time I wanted to go straight back in. I think it would add loads of replay value to add something like that.

P#78846 2020-07-03 14:26
:: merwok

Thanks! pretty slick now

P#78855 2020-07-03 20:43

thanks @extar, I think this is the last real change I'll make, but I added a couple little stats to the end and an extra reward!

P#79020 2020-07-07 19:49
:: extar

I like this a lot, so I've made a let's play/review of the game. Great stuff!

P#79205 2020-07-12 15:55 ( Edited 2020-07-24 11:19)

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