Hi there, thanks a lot, I appreciate it !
If this was your first try, I must say you did very well both on the puzzle and platforming parts :)
I am happy to present you "Cool Headed"
Cool headed is a puzzle game inspired by lemmings. You never directly control characters, but give orders and watch it unfold.
The game is played as follows:
Lots of secrets are awaiting to be discovered...
This is the first commercial game I ever release, already one and half year have been spent on its creation :)
Demo is free, and beta build contains more than 80 levels. The first person to tell me what is the best time possible to finish the first level of the first world will be awarded a free download key ;)
For now, game is available in english and french.
Unfortunately, there is not much I can do to solve this issue. However, I added a bunch of keyboard shortcuts so if you have the patience, you will be able to play the game without ever touching the mouse. Full detail can be found in patch notes.
I have been working for quite some time on this sequel and I am proud to present you 2 different levels.
The concept is really simple: imagine a platformer where characters have stats, and need to roll a dice to know if they succeed each jump ! Game is available on browser or can be downloaded for more comfort.
Game is very casual, but a smart player understanding the ropes can finish a level way faster :)
I would really like to have your feedback, in particular for the music, as I have been trying to explore new things compared to my previous tracks.
I hope you enjoy !
Thank you for making this version available.
I am going to be fairly critic, but since it is only your first game done in very little time I think you should still be proud of what you've accomplished :)
I have also more personnal criticism but that could vary a lot from person to person:
That's it !
Congrats on submitting, and good luck for your future projects !
I gave it a try, music is nice, esthetics goes well with the game. Idea is clever.
I did not have fun while playing it, but I am sure there is potential if you focus on improving gameplay.
Congrats for making a game !
I am interested in the jam but won't be available to participate.
Since jam lasts for 17 days, would it be acceptable if I work 2 weeks prior to the jam and limit myself to that time ?
Hi narF :)
No they are not:
If you fail the mini jump, you jump too far (not far enough for the others). It's just a matter of odds !
To me, the game refusing you to play as a woman was the harshest thing I could come up with, I thought it was the best way of conveying that particular message. That said, I made the character appearance as neutral as possible so that everyone can identify ;)
There are 3 endings, and one is good ! Choices matters, different players will have different outcomes.
Thank you for playing :)
I have just posted a new game: https://joqlepecheur.itch.io/the-nice-necromancer
There is one slight problem however, the cover image and 2 screenshots won't display. This is the first time I encounter such an issue, I post quite a lot of games :)
Edit - solved: expected behaviour for browser games
This is a valid point and the reason there are only 20 checks. If you think about it, is 1/3 such bad odds 😉?
Frustration is part of the experience! Do not worry though, I won't include such an unfair mechanic in future games, at least not with those consequences
Well you got the point :)
It has been popular because it was an easy way to increase what a player can do when you are limited technically. Even now, you can't always have a player skill based action for everything. How do you know if you succeed in a surgery? If your character is able to lift a rock or a boulder ?
As for D&D, people like it because you are only limited by the collective imagination. A game is a different media, you can't really compare.
Even on starcraft, you can hardly find more skill in a game, units have a chance to dodge hits when shot from lower ground :) League of legends also has random elements.
By enforcing skill based action only, what a player can do is limited by the work of the developpers. RPG fun does not come from rolling a dice to perform an action but to be able to choose what action to perform at what time.
:) always use extra candidate when you can !
Read if you are interested in what is to come, but the section is spoiler heavy :)
The list is VERY incomplete, this is mainly a list for myself to keep track of certain things due to the huge amount of stuff I still have to do.
After that maybe?
All demo related changes will be recorded here, please report bugs if you encounter one.
2018-05-13 0.0.8.8 Demo:
2018-02-25 0.0.7.5 Demo:
2018-02-10 0.0.7.1 Demo:
2017-05-03 0.0.2.7 Demo:
2017-04-17 0.0.2.6 Demo:
2017-04-16 0.0.2.5 Demo: