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A jam entry

Sanjuro's Street FightView game page »

Take down baddies as an 8-bit black and white samurai armed with a katana and kitchen knife
Submitted by your friend jeff (@1inchboy) with 1 hour, 40 minutes before the deadline
Rated by 12 people so far
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IMDb link
Yojimbo (1961): imdb.com/title/tt0055630/

Movie scene description (plus video link if possible!)
Badass samurai versus an army of goons:
youtu.be/z8ByAzPe38Y

Does your game or video link contain movie spoilers?

Yes (minor spoilers)

Please list any pre-made art/music/other assets that you used.
-n/a-

How many members in your team?

2

Anything you want to say to players before they play?
Controls:

From menu: Z / X / C - Start Game

Z - Dash, X - Slice, C - Throw, Arrow keys - Move

If you are dying to bullets, try slicing through them!

Art by Beau: twitter.com/midoripantsuโ€‹
Programming by Jeff: twitter.com/1inchboyโ€‹

Thanks for playing :)

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(+1)

I like the artwork and that it is in black and white. I think the movement was a little lagging for me when it game to dodging the knives. The wide format is really cool. I also like the music and SFX

Developer

thank you!

(+1)

Whoa, Kurosava entry! And art is neat.

I think it's better to face player right, it's just standart for most people)
And I with where were more throwing stars.. I mean, everybody love throwing stars)
Also arrow movement feels a bit exxagerated, I press once and he moves a lot of pixels.

Overall, a good start so keep them coming!

Developer

Thanks!

(+1)

A pretty decent entry but hard as nails... Too bad you can't face right. Was it intentional? 

Developer

It was intentional but now that I think about it, it doesn't really make sense haha

Thanks for playing and your feedback!

(+1)

Neat idea. It's almost too easy to just slice through everyone on the street without any trouble, but I suppose that's kind of the point. I assume the fade to black happens every time, I even tried a few times hitting the guy that runs off with the throw but still went black, this feels more like I've failed at something than made it to the end.

I like the art style, really made me feel like I was in one of the old movies. Good job!

Developer

Thanks for the feedback and for playing our game!

(Edited 1 time) (+1)

Nice little game. I like the sprites-- not enough games are in b&w.  The intro graphic is really nice too.  The gameplay is perhaps a little too simplistic, but at the same time I was getting confused: no matter what, when I get to the end of the street, it fades to black and resets.  Am I dying to something?  Or is this supposed to happen?  

Developer

Thanks for playing and giving feedback!
Didn't end up putting a win screen after the fade out due to time constraints but that would be the next thing on the to-do list.