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A jam submission

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Shoot and dodge enemies while the ground below you topples
Submitted by CoherentNonsense — 3 minutes, 22 seconds before the deadline
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Results

CriteriaRankScore*Raw Score
Theme#54.3334.333
Overall#93.7293.729
Gameplay#123.5833.583
Sound#153.3753.375
Aesthetics#203.6253.625

Ranked from 24 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

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Submitted

Fun little game, everything done from scratch which is always impressive !
Gameplay is easy and pretty fun, good atmosphere..I had fun !

Submitted

This game is really cool and fun to play! I really like the idea, these monsters, cool lo-fi tune and how the game looks. It’s simple, but has its own atmosphere. Thank you for making this, I really enjoyed this game.

Submitted

Also controls and ballistics are nice and fun :)

Developer

Fat bullets are the best bullets.

Submitted

Nice game. Took me a while to be able to not kill myself with the knockback but after that. Just great!

Developer

That's one more skill to add to your resume.

Submitted

This is a very engaging game to play!

  • The game's name is a pun on balance so this game instantly deserves 1st place
  • This is the first game I've played in a long time that actually as a web version and I'm thankful ;v;
  • Pretty intuitive controls, I got the gist on how to play pretty much instantly
  • I really like how every action has a "weight", for example jumping (I like stomping the land seesaw down)
  • Details like the recoil when shooting and jumping stretch and squish are pretty neat
  • Sometimes, I go back to the main menu and the high score displayed is 0, and I get a heart attack

Thank you for making this game! I had fun while playing it and I hope you had fun while creating it!

Developer(+1)
  • Finally someone with such exquisite taste to notice.
  • Webgul is bestgul
  • You mean my wasd controls aren't innovating the field of 2d platformers?!
  • btwiloveyourgame
  • Juice rules 101
  • I tried fixing that bug so many times  rip

Thanks for playing. Glad you enjoyed it.

Submitted(+1)

A really really cool game; I love the art even though it's minimal. The idea of defending a house floating in the sky is very beautiful to me. The music is amazing too, did you compose it??

Developer(+1)

Shooting monsters on a dirt seesaw is really poetic isn't it.

And the guy who made the rhythm game is complimenting on my music?  I'm so proud.

Submitted

Really great game!~

Developer

Thanks!~

Submitted

Really fun take on the theme. I love the art and music. The controls and gameplay are very crisp. Good work!

Developer(+1)

As crisp as that pfp?

Submitted

its crispier than that max jpg

Submitted

Fantastic game! I especially loved the simplistic look and feel, and the concept was really clever and enjoyable.

Developer

Simple and clever. I love that. Thanks.

Submitted

I really like the feel of this game. The controls are made very well. The theme, art, and audio are great. Good job!

Developer

Thanks. Glad you liked all those things.

Submitted

Awesome game! The controls are tight and responsive, the art is also very cool and I love how simplistic it is. The game overall has really good polish and I absolutely love the menu theme and the rest of the sound in the game. The game also fits the theme really well. You should be proud!

Developer

Thanks.

The art was inspired by the lack of time.

Submitted

A very fun and engaging experience. A solid entry for sure. Responsive, smooth controls. Nice art. Overall, an amazing game that very well matches the theme. 

Developer

Thanks a lot.

Submitted

Really fun game, the gameplay is cool! Sometimes I wish for a "cleaner" shoot mechanic, but hey :)

The sound... somehow disturbed me. I had the feeling the soundtrack was "artificially" made in a fitting style and somehow this didn't feel so good and hurt my ears a bit.

Developer

You're spot on. I wasn't sure how to make retro sounding things so I just crushed the song with compression :\

I double apologize for your ears pls don't sue.

:)

Submitted

Really fun game, the gameplay is cool! Sometimes I wish for a "cleaner" shoot mechanic, but hey :)

The sound... somehow disturbed me. I had the feeling the soundtrack was "artificially" made in a fitting style and somehow this didn't feel so good and hurt my ears a bit.

Developer

You're spot on. I wasn't sure how to make retro sounding things so I just crushed the song with compression :\

I apologize for your ears pls don't sue.

Submitted

I will consider it after your apology :D

But funny that I guessed right. 


Don't take it too serious, the game itself is fantastic

Submitted

This is really well made! The style is clean , and the controls are nice and responsive too.


Lots of fun to play, but felt a bit slow with enemy spawn rates etc. But maybe that just me :pp

I absolutely loved it, tho!!

Developer

I tried easing people in before it got fast but that ease time might have been little long :\

Thanks for playing.

Submitted

Nice little game, and excellent interpretation of theme! It was interesting having to jump around and shoot enemies while also having to pay attention to the position of the house.

Pixel graphics are simple but effective, and there are a variety of enemies that behave differently. I've learned a thing or two about plank-situated real estate.

Developer

I do try to make my games as educational as possible.

Submitted

Meta: Balance your time between home defense and balancing your very unstable house

Developer

This is some 4d thinking.

Submitted

This game was Really fun! Though I found the aiming really difficult! Maybe, for future, if you increased the fire rate, it would increase from a 7.5/10 for me to a 8.5/10! It represented the theme really well!

Developer(+1)

Oh rip. Yeah you're supposed to be able to shoot faster than that. shouldbefixednow:\

Glad you liked it.

Submitted

Yeah it was fun!