Indie game storeFree gamesFun gamesHorror games
Game developmentAssetsComics
SalesBundles
Jobs

s9menine

39
Posts
9
Topics
15
Followers
91
Following
A member registered Jan 09, 2016 · View creator page →

Creator of

Recent community posts

Thanks for playing and feedback! We had to focus more on making levels, so reusing art assets was easier and quicker. I personally also like the idea that all robots are the same model hardware-wise; the NPC robots just aren’t lucky enough to have installed sentience, and are thus stuck in pre-programmed loops forever.

Thanks for playing and feedback! I kinda liked the idea of pushing the player to master doing all the rooms in one go (and personally I think speedrunning through near rooms when travelling to retry later rooms feels nice), but will keep it in mind!

Could use a bit of balance tuning, but pretty nice!

Right-clicking to place a barrel directly in front of an enemy about to shoot was a pretty fun strategy.

Thanks for trying it out! We probably should have communicated the importance of pressing “R” to reboot better :sweat_smile:

Sound designer here, thanks for the compliment! We decided against too frequent checkpoints since for this jam build, the goals were close and runs are short enough that rebooting doesn’t lose much progress. Thank you for playing!

If the ability activation beat is planned to be fixed and not player-configurable, could it be moved to the first beat instead of the last? Putting it on the last beat encourages players to put more notes on the last beat, which actually makes it feel more like the "first beat" in the loop, making the sequencer feel off-sync and weird. 

Totally understandable, thanks for the reply!

Hi! Is the game in English only?

Defining a "get_message" in the objects{} section doesn't work, auto-redescribe instantly clears it.

Thanks for your replies, much appreciated!

Sorry if these have been asked before, it's a bit hard to find the relevant info in this forum.

1. What does "if prefixes are used, the text must not be dynamic" mean?

2. "Locations descriptions and object names should be a maximum of TWO words", but can I change location descriptions as the game progresses?

3. "Responses in game and in-game messages can be a maximum of SIX words", does this mean all text that isn't an object name or location description? And as in 3, can I change examine text/responses as the game progresses? For example, trying to strike a match, the first two matches fail and give different messages, and the third match lights up with a third message. And examining the matchbox between striking would have changing examine text "Two matches left." then "One last match."

4. "Game Intro and end game message(s) can be a maximum of three sentences." Sentences of 6 or 2 words? Does this also mean examine texts can't be more than one sentence, even if it's still under 6 words?

5. Can I gate some treasures behind having to find (or use) some other treasures first?

6. Is the game supposed to end on bringing all treasures to the room, or can there be one last section?

Found endings 1, 2, 3, and 5! Have some suspicions on what happens in 4, so not gonna do it :x

Ah, in that case you might enjoy Bit Jam.

Thank you! Luckily your mouth sounds are quite versatile too :P

It's a nice concept! I think it would work much better if there were positive feedback sounds for pressing the right action, and if it wasn't completely silent, e.g. add a background looping sound to signify that the game is in progress. The button timing window is a bit strict too, perhaps you could be more generous and slightly longer at the beginning of a run and speed up the game as it goes along.

I think it would be much more intuitive to play if 4 different sounds with different timbres were used, like the railway puzzle in Myst. Or at least using different lengths and pitches of beeps. The beeps blend into spaghetti when you near a corner, and it's much harder to internalize a metronome tempo than a pitch or rhythmic cadence. It's a nice concept though, and I liked the beeps fading in when nearing walls.

Hi Ian! Just wanted to say I'm a huge fan of what you're doing for accessibility in games, thanks!

I actually got it (and beat it!) during the free giveaway few years back 😅 Strolled back for a replay haha. No worries, the workaround is simple enough!

Thanks for looking into it! In the meantime, it works with changing refresh rate to 60hz in the video card settings.

Hi, it seems the game has problems when running fullscreen on 144hz monitors? CPU usage is a ton, and thrusts speed up much faster then when I played on my old monitor.

Ah, that's unfortunate. It's okay though, I'm having a great experience with keyboard too :)

The game gets stuck waiting for an "UP" input but neither the joysticks, D-pad, or anything else is recognized. I had to Alt+F4 to exit the game and unplug the controller, game is working fine now with keyboard controls.

This could have worked as a puzzle game if you made the map much, much smaller. Less time wasted on traveling, and players could see where they're going. That would let them plan ahead and know which direction to drop, rather than guessing and getting stuck. It's a neat concept and I'll admit that floating over the pit when I assumed the game was following platformer conventions was a wow moment, but the level design needs much work.

Nice idea! Currently it seems the optimal strategy is to camp near the spawnpoints and spam shots toward the opponent, since they seem likelier to bounce into them than back into yourself. Using the recoil to knock yourself over the spawnpoint for an immediate second shot feels fun at first but sort of strays away from the theme. The slow, deliberate controls also seem to work against the abundance of ammo and hectic bouncing.

A suggestion I have would be to disable the spawn points while the bullet it provided is still active on screen. Maybe the new spawn location could also move to where the bullet stops, adding a layer of risk/reward for getting close to bullets. With a fast enough shoot>evade>collect>shoot cycle, maybe you could even reduce the active bullet number down to Only One (TM) and still feel like a fun back-and-forth, though dodgeball seems like quite a popular direction already in this jam.

"Don't forget the runes are case sensitive" is just a perfect sentence.

Reached the end! Really liked it, especially after learning to chain swings after launching off to maintain high speed. I think zooming out the camera a bit, especially at high vertical parts will help a bit with planning routes and maintaining the rush. That and shortcuts being a one-way ticket back to a level with no warning were my biggest issues.

And hi Kyle! Loved the animation!

That makes sense! Keep it up :)

Cleared the demo! I like how it shifts from puzzle to action depending on enemy placement and level design. Got stuck once in a room exitable only by rat tunnels when the possessing timer ran out, and died in spirit form by water/chasm (I didn't notice my health dropping, and I think they should just work like barriers instead), but it went pretty smoothly.

Release is HYYYYPE!!

Awesome game, and it sounds amazing too! Are enemy behaviors linked to the music somehow? Here's my highscore so far

Merely being in their presence sends chills down my spine, we can't just leave them laying here out in the open. Maybe we should seal them off until we know more about this world.

Nussecke got too popular for Mai-chan to handle!

(1 edit)

Really like it! The screen suddenly scrolling messes up platform placing though, which would be my biggest complaint, but it's really impressive what you've already gotten done in 48 hours.

(1 edit)

Thanks for the feedback! Sound designer here, we're totally up for polishing it up in a postjam build, in the meantime you can preview some of the sounds I made here

Solid base mechanics, cute aesthetics and nice level design. Loved the bait sandwich!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/17aRN48gDklFBOmjYNinAxM3ozmWptTIg/view Fixed GDrive link with the UnityPlayer.dll