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A jam submission

Backfire ManView game page

When everything you got is a bomb, your plan tends to backfire
Submitted by Elastiskalinjen (@Elastiskalinjen), Caresi Labs (@caresilabs) β€” 2 hours, 3 minutes before the deadline
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Results

CriteriaRankScore*Raw Score
Overall#1534.1674.167
Design#1594.1114.111
Originality#1974.2504.250
Adherence to the Theme#4784.1394.139

Ranked from 36 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

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Submitted(+1)

A really well put together game!

Developer

Thanks, your game was so good as well! ☺️

(+2)

Haha, this was really cool! Died 51 times. :)

Developer

Thanks! Awesome that you played it until the end πŸ™

Submitted(+2)

Interesting and very dark. But well done!

Developer

Thanks Fniss! 😊

Submitted(+2)

This game is really cool. I read a similar idea in discord where you can only jump once then bounce on enemies but the bomb adds even more depth to the concept. The art and controls are also great. One of the most fun games I've played in this jam. Great work.

Developer

Wow, thank you so much! It was fun iterating to that. We were thinking how we could explain how we could only jump once and came up with this! 😊

Submitted(+1)

I really liked your other game with the ice and wanted to play your game but the up arrow doesn't work.

I played it on safari.

If you want, you can check my game: Twisty Chess 

Developer

Thanks Nitai! Hmm that is weird! Will look into it 😊

Developer

do you mean that the up button did not work in this game? Because that is expected, you have to place a bomb with x and go into it to jump! 😊

Submitted(+2)

Awesome game! felt good to control and I liked the twist on the theme.

(I want to know how to use the engine you use, pico 8, are there any good tutorials for?)

Developer

I think I started from

But there is a lot of good tutorials online and https://sectordub.itch.io/pico-8-fanzine-1

Hopefully that can help you :)
Submitted(+1)

Thank you very much! I'll look at them!

Developer

No problems 😊

Submitted(+1)

Wowee that was a great game, it looked and felt great to play!

Developer

Thanks! :)

Submitted(+1)

Really great game, I love the level progression, it felt challenging, but never unfairly so, and constantly coming round the corner with new concepts for how to use your jumping ability. Really neat.

Developer(+1)

Thank you Steeley! :) We moved around the levels a lot to make it a nice progression for the player! Hopefully we can make even more after the jam :)

Submitted (2 edits) (+1)

Excellent little game, great fun and very challenging with nice level progression. It took me a fair while to get the hang of the pixel-perfect jumping but yeah, a great little game :) Well done!

I don't suppose you'd mind giving our game a quick go if you've got a minute?

Developer(+1)

Thank you! Ofc, after work I will definitely play it 😊

(+1)

Not sure how it fits the theme, but it's one heck of a fun game! 5 stars!

shameless plug

Developer(+1)

One mine / one jump, there is definitely two of ideas that we made the game around😊 Thanks πŸ™πŸ»

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Dont mind me...

Developer(+1)

Hahahaha sometimes it is so easy to see that you miss it πŸ˜‚

Submitted(+2)

Great Concept and game play, i love it :D

Developer(+1)

Thanks Jsonthefallen!😊

Submitted(+1)

Amazing design and really cool art, I really don't have anything bad to say.

Developer

Wow thank you! 😊 Such kind words!

(+1)

That was one hell of a ride! Just like when you add that extra thick gravy onto your yorkshire pudding, it all felt smooth and tasty.  Design and concept are quite good, just needs a bit more polish, some heavy metal music and maybe a yorkshire pudding trophy after you complete the game, I dunno. All in all, 4.5/5 yorkshire puddings, well done!

Developer(+1)

hahahaha that was one weird comment! But thank you! 😊

Submitted(+1)

Very cool concept. Too bad they're not music ! 

Developer(+1)

I think it is better for your ears with no music from usπŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚ thanks for playing! 😊

(+2)

Wow, that was awesome. 5 stars to everything. Your artwork and overall level of polish were amazing as well.

Developer

That is so kind of you! Thank you for playing our game! :)

Submitted(+2)

Really fun and cool game! Kinda reminds me of something I would see in Nitrome.com where they have all sorts of creative ideas and mechanics. Rated 5 stars on everything

Developer

Wow, what a honor! 😊 Thank you for playing and rating!

Developer

Thank you lookjaklook for your kind words and for playing our game!

Submitted(+2)

Cool mechanic, was difficult sometimes to see where to go but the controls were really solid

Developer

Thanks, that is something I want to cleanup after the jam! 😊

Submitted(+1)

The craziest way to use a bomb in a platformer. Good job!

Developer

Thanks we wanted one jump mechanic to be interesting 😊

(+2)

Hey man! Great game, me and my friends loved it! I suggest you might try to separate the background a bit more from the rest of the game. It was a bit hard to see on some levels. Overall though, lovely seriously

Developer(+1)

Thank you so much for playing! Yes, I definitely agree with you that it was a little to much on some levels. hopefully we can get the time to clean up that after the game jam πŸ™

(+2)

Love the look! I like the mechanic

Developer(+1)

Thank you! 😊

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