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    August 19th-22nd 2011 :: Theme: Escape
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    Hollow - Connor - 48 Hour Competition Entry

    Arrow Keys to move, X to jump, and C to dive.

    Made in Flash with Flashpunk and Flashdevelop, as well as Noel Berry's "Advanced Platforming Engine."
    Other tools: BFXR, Audacity, Game Maker (sprite editor), and PXTone

    See if you can find the secret alternate route to the end :D

    View Connor's journal. | View all entries by Connor

    Ratings

    #8Overall4.11
    #11Graphics4.28
    #21Audio3.82
    #28Fun3.62
    #120Innovation3.34
    #144Coolness4%
    #154Humor2.24
    #165Community2.86
    #171Theme3.24

    Comments

    Zemmi says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 8:05am

    That was a pretty wicked and wicked pretty game. Found that secret leprechaun cave by the way, very tricky.

    Aug 22, 2011 @ 4:40pm

    This was a beautiful game. Aside from its length, it left no indication that it was made inside 48 hours.

    hamster_mk_4 says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 6:04pm

    Very well executed, This had much more content than I would expect from a 48 hour event.

    Gornova says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 7:56pm

    Really like it, great game Connor!! You have to extend it, right? :D

    Connor says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 8:04pm

    Thanks for the comments everyone!

    And @Gornova, yeah I will be :)

    Rolpege says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 9:30pm

    Took a long time (and help of someone) to figure you could walk through the spikes without getting hurt. Nice game anyways, loved the graphics and the sound effects (music was a little repetitive), and it was fun!

    WITS says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 10:04pm

    Awesome, can't wait 'til you extend it! :D

    Connor says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 10:08pm

    @Rolpege: I only wish I had more talent with music... I've only made a few songs before, so that was the hardest test of my skills with all this haha

    @WITS: That's what I want to hear! ^_^

    vipah says ...
    Aug 22, 2011 @ 11:15pm

    Great art, great sound. Very polished. Great work!

    obedientarrow says ...
    Aug 23, 2011 @ 7:01pm

    Very nicely done. I loved the dive mechanic, and the secret exit. One critique would be to have more interesting death animations for the character and enemies. It was a nice touch to get encased in the blob enemy, and I would have liked to see more of that.

    Connor says ...
    Aug 23, 2011 @ 7:49pm

    @obedientarrow: I had plans initially to have different death animations and things for all of the enemies, but time restrictions made it difficult :( I had to do the blob one though! I will probably make that change once I extend the game.

    zazery says ...
    Aug 23, 2011 @ 10:07pm

    Nice animations and great atmosphere.

    Shigor says ...
    Aug 24, 2011 @ 7:26am

    Excellent atmosphere for the platformer.

    Aug 24, 2011 @ 12:48pm

    Well done. I liek the heft of the movement.

    jwfrosty says ...
    Aug 24, 2011 @ 9:51pm

    Great game! Cool graphical style - reminds me of Miyazaki films (Nausicaa, Mononoke, etc). I love the dive mechanic too.

    Mikhail Rudoy says ...
    Aug 26, 2011 @ 1:30am

    I agree with everyone above; very nice. I somehow met the leprechaun my first time through, and I have no clue how it happened :P

    summaky says ...
    Aug 27, 2011 @ 9:45am

    Outstanding! You must make a full game out of this.

    Aug 27, 2011 @ 8:17pm

    Connor - DUDE - very nicely done!

    Chaoslab says ...
    Aug 29, 2011 @ 10:47am

    Totally dug it! You should make a full version and sell it. Fun game :-)

    recursor says ...
    Sep 9, 2011 @ 12:51am

    Kinda hard in some places, but it just adds to the challenge. Great graphics and I like the atmosphere. All you need is to sprinkle a little text here and there to tell a story and you could easily get a sponsor for this.

    wally2069 says ...
    Sep 11, 2011 @ 3:16am

    Headbutt your way to victory. Was a neat little platformer. The falling rocks sections was a bit too rough for my tastes. Otherwise excellent work.

    Tom 7 says ...
    Sep 21, 2011 @ 12:06am

    This one is superb. The graphics are perfect and the gameplay is pretty tight. I found the leprechaun on the second playthrough, but I think it might have been a bug because it looked like I died?

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