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Muu: Just Another Day

rated 3.72 / 5 stars
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Jan 29, 2012 | 5:07 PM EST
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Author Comments

Now with Medals and a Scoreboard!


* 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.


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.


* 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.


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


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.



Rated 5 / 5 stars

Ignore the haters

This game is fantastic! For games like this I created this account. It certainly is one of the most original flash games I've played in a while, short yet challenging (to all those "but it's so tough!" suck it up). I loved the story! A resident of a planet falls in love from first sight in an alien! It's been a while since I've seen anyone use this template, and you did it well, the lack of words made it ever so more heart-wrenching and you have proven that by using black and white the game doesn't have to be "edgy" (note that I don't mind them and certainly like some of them, but it's refreshing). The music? It was FANTASTIC! It went with the game and the scenes perfectly, I don't know why, but it felt so right to listen to this, it somehow managed to blend in to the scenario. The gameplay was tough, I have to say, but certainly enjoyable! I feel that the fact that when you died you respawned so quickly should also be mentioned, too many games try to make deaths flashy or prolong them, almost laughing at the player for their failure, sometimes it's just so frustrating that it makes me want to stop playing a game, so whenever you will be making another game, make sure to not make one of these flashy, prolonged deaths and stick to simple fade in/out like you did here!
The only complain I would have is that it's too short, but then again, most people nowadays have too short attention span for longer games, so it's really dubious. It's a fantastic game overall, kudos to you, my good sire/madam.
P.s. I loved that super mario bros. reference, it's one of the more original references I've seen, not so painfully obvious but neither too subtle.


Rated 0.5 / 5 stars


ive never seen a little thing die so much in my life


Rated 4 / 5 stars


some of the damned jumps have to be timed to the last pixel on non grip slopes going either direction with a minimal jump height and one of those ultra fast character fall speeds... you sir are a masochist. good little game.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Quite invigorating, if a little frustrating.

I would have to say that overall, this game is quite awesome. I liked the music, the story was portrayed well through what little cutscene you had (good job on keeping them to a minimum, by the way), and while the timing for jumps was sometimes insanely precise, it didn't make me feel like it was made artificially hard.

That being said, I ran through the game on Easy mode second, seeing where the problem areas were mitigated. The only reason this gets 9/10 is because you cannot turn off the Easy mode in game.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


Dear designer... on your shoulders rests the guilt for the death of a thousend Bull- (or is it a cow?) creatures. Can you feel the wight?

Miktar responds:

Every death is precious to me.