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Jan 29, 2012 | 5:07 PM EST
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Author Comments

Now with Medals and a Scoreboard!

KEYS:

* Press Z to jump!
* Press K for Easy Mode! (Scoreboard disabled)
* Press M to toggle Mute!

I set out to make a short, slightly challenging, little low-fi platformer. It's very short (15 minutes at most), not all that challenging, and certainly low-fi.

If you do get stuck, you can press the K key on your keyboard to switch on Easy Mode. Once Easy Mode is turned on, it can't be turned off again.

INFO:

This is my first game. It's not all that great and has plenty of issues, which is what I expected. I spent a total of two weeks on it, a few hours a day. Most of that time was trying to learn how to use StencylWorks. Since I'm not a programmer by any stretch of the imagination, StencylWorks was my best bet for getting anything done.

Admittedly, 90% of what I love about Just Another Day is the music, provided by Peter Gresser.

IMPORTANT:

* If you find your framerate very slow, try clicking the 'pop-out' link above the game, to move it to its own window.

* If you still can't hit Z after clicking away the ad, just click the flash again.

FRONT PAGE:

Holy cow (or is that bull), front page! Thank you all for the positive reviews!

UPDATES:

11-02-12: Medals and a Scoreboard? I've sold out... At least I didn't make the game easier. Changed the graphic for the "helper" blocks, because some people were offended. Compressed the music to make the filesize smaller, please listen to the original quality on Peter Gresser's page.
30-01-12: Made the fadein/out on death a little faster, and added a few more helper blocks.

Reviews


SupafunkSupafunk

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Loved it!

I know some people don't like the extreme difficulty, but I think its refreshing every once in a while. So many of the artistic type games out there have no depth to their gameplay. This game, on the other hand, finally made me feel a great sense of accomplishment after beating it!


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web2web2

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Very well made

great music and fluid gameplay but I'm not ganna lie...
I put my Contra in my NES sense it was less infuriating then this.
I love a good rage enducing platformer every now and again but damn man, those slope are evil and I don't even want to get started on those cactus humping goat humpers you wanna call robots.

All in all I'd have to give it a 4/5

Side note: Love the chicken mode. Reminds me of some of the older playstation games that made fun of ya for cheating.


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AnewusernameAnewusername

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Muu: Just Another Day

For a first game it isn't too bad. The controls are straightforward enough and feel clean, and the music and graphics are pretty nice too. The level design, however, is where the problem is. It wouldn't have been so bad if the slopes were not coated in butter, or if the little cow guy could actually hang onto the other side or something. I finally quit at the first steep ledge after about twelve deaths. Yes, I'm aware of the "chicken" mode feature, but quite frankly that's a big "fuck you" to the gamer. Those ledges seem more like luck than skill, and if I wanted to play a luck game I'd play monopoly.

All in all, some people might like this, others don't. I enjoyed the part that I did play up to that point though, and you do have talent - that shows. I'd say if you just changed the way the steep drops worked so it's not so much of an instant-death and it actually gave you a chance to stand on it, this might be quite fun. Hope you take this into consideration, and I look forward to whatever else you might produce in the future.


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Miktar responds:

Thanks for the review!

You quit after only 12 deaths? Never go near a Mega Man game, it might kill you.


flameshoyruflameshoyru

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Great Game

Great game, level design and music. I didn't even use easy mode C:.


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CrowCandorraCrowCandorra

Rated 3 / 5 stars

see...

The Game itselfe is pretty cool, but a game is something of fun and much Jumps in this game are frustating close, so that it kills the fun fast. Sorry. Its nice but not good.