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A jam entry

QuicktimeBoyView game page »

The quick time event platformer
Submitted by Max Warsinke (@warsinke) with 1 day, 13 hours before the deadline

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Results

CriteriaRankScore*Raw Score
Fun#64.1054.105
Gameplay Innovation#83.8953.895
Aesthetics#223.7893.789
Overall#263.6843.684
Metaness Quality#503.3683.368
Uniqueness of Metaness#553.2113.211
Humour#552.9472.947
Audio#841.9471.947

Ranked from 19 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

Relevant Metaness Categories

Game Mechanic Deconstruction
Specific Game Parody

How is your game meta (within each relevant category)?
Quick time events as a core mechanic in a generic platformer

Please list any pre-made art/music/other assets that you used.
Nothing

How many members in your team?

Team of 1

List your team's social media!
Twitter: @Warsinke

Anything you want to say to players before they play?
Keyboard or Xbox controller

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Comments

Host

Fantastic game mechanic! I hope you keep expanding on this game (with music, sound, checkpoints, and more levels) :)

Submitted(+1)

I liked this concept a lot! I made it to the boss and killed him but got stuck and couldn't make it to the lady friend =( Bit of a bummer

Really neat!

Submitted

Very interesting. I was pretty exhausted when doing this Let's Play, so I'm glad I was able to reach the end. The quick time camera effects worked out well.

Your game is part of my Let's Play video. Check it out!

Submitted(+1)

Maaan this game was hard to get the qt events in time -but cool concept and really nice job actually making quicktime events matter gameplay wise! :D

Submitted(+1)

This is actually really clever and I like the procedural animation and the stylized characters! Some sound FX would be neat with this. I guess one nitpick would be the color of the arrows which might not contrast well against some of the enemies that you are fighting. 

Submitted

So great ! With more polish on sounds and visuals it would be so better. I was making battle sounds with my mouth while smashing the keys ahah. Maybe you should continue working on it ? :D

Submitted

First off, the game looks really awesome. Love the art style. Second, man, I think this is one of the few games you'll ever catch me swearing at but then immediately try again. It's really well done, if rather challenging.

Submitted

Great gameplay! Very satisfying to complete the color sequence!