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Fire Fighter

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rated 3.25 / 5 stars
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Genre:
Action - Platformer - Hop and Bop
Tags:
action
platformer
speed
sidescroller

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Oct 1, 2014 | 7:01 PM EDT

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Getting Some Air 5 Points Save a cat with the Air PAC equipped
Here Kitty Kitty 5 Points Save a cat
Just Doing My Job 5 Points Save a civilian
Splash Down 5 Points Put out all of the fires and save the cat in a level
Streaking 5 Points Save a cat without the PAC equipped
Attention To Detail 10 Points Get all the badges for a level
Cat Lover 10 Points Save 20 cats
Hang Time 10 Points Save 20 cats with the Air PAC equipped
I Get Wet 10 Points Put out all of the fires and save the cat in 20 levels
My Hero 10 Points Save 20 civilians
The Naked Mile 10 Points Save 15 cats without the PAC equipped
Cat Crazy 25 Points Save 35 cats
Going Commando 25 Points Unlock PAC-less mode
Overseer 25 Points Get all the badges for 10 levels
Super Hero 25 Points Save 35 civilians
Super Soaker 25 Points Put out all of the fires and save the cat in the required levels
The Naked Marathon 25 Points Save all required cats without the PAC equipped
Where's My Water? 25 Points Unlock the Air PAC
You Look Like Ants From Here 25 Points Save all required cats with the Air PAC equipped
Completionist 50 Points Get all the badges for 20 levels
Power Overwhelming Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!
Perfectionist Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!

Author Comments

*Version 1.2 update*
-made air and ground movement more consistent
-added medals to the game
-added a retry button to the victory screen
-customized the victory screen based on medals earned
-made one jump in level 8 easier

*Version 1.1 update*
-made controls less slippery
-reduced the size of the fire hitboxes to match their sprites more closely
-made some of the jumps in the earlier levels less frustrating
-added a new song to the challenge levels
-added simple preloader so you can tell the game is actually loading

Welcome to Firefighter! A game where you run, jump and shoot your way around deadly fires!

Features:
- 20 normal levels
- 16 unlockable challenge levels
- 100+ badges to collect
- 4 different equipment load-outs that make the game more difficult and replayable

As mentioned in the features there will be different load-outs that unlock as you progress through the game. Not only do these load-outs make the game more difficult, they change the way you approach each level. If you are capable enough some levels can be played in 4 separate ways.

This game has been many years in the making and got a little out of control due to my ambitions of making exactly the game I wanted to play. It is also the game where I learned to program and make games in general. I hope you enjoy playing it and remember that if a certain badge seems to hard to get you can always move on to the next level and come back to it later.

Twitter.com/VinceTheB

Reviews


NeonSpiderNeonSpider

Rated 3 / 5 stars

Unfortunately not as fun as it could be because the controls are, well, pretty bad.

Look up key ghosting because you have chosen a control scheme which will "ghost" for nearly everyone except those with expensive keyboards. You should never ever make it so you need to press two arrow keys and any other key at the same time -- this will nearly always result in one of the keys not registering (it's a keyboard hardware thing). Unfortunately this is pretty much the control scheme for the entire game, combined with having to release a key to fire, rather than the far more sensible press key = fire.

What would have been far better:
WASD to move, up/down/left/right to fire in the appropriate direction, and auto-charge while you're not auto-firing. X and C unused.

Maybe not perfect and might still key ghost for some, but certainly would be a lot better than the current controls.



Rsharp723894Rsharp723894

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Nice game. The level 25 is way too hard to save the cat,I have tried over 10 minutes and then give up.


VinceB responds:

Level 25 probably has the most difficult test of the charged jump in the game.

On the way down:
Jump over the set of three fires.
Jump over the set of two fires.
Jump over the lone fire.

On the way back up:
To get over the lone fire stand against the right wall, hold down and do a charged jump to the left when the lone fire is on the ground.
To get over the set of two fires stand against the left wall, hold down and do a charged jump while the two fires are on the ground, but don't press right until you are sure you won't run into the first fire.
For the set of three fires on the way back up you must charged jump but go under the fires while they are in the air. Again, stand against the right wall. Press down and left. Charge your shot. Release your shot in anticipation of the first fire jumping into the air so you smoothly sail underneath them to the hydrant.

Now that is easier said than done and it took quite a few words to say how to do it! Thank you so much for playing so far. You are definitely one of the first 10 to ever even play that level.


BSEfcukdeBSEfcukde

Rated 3 / 5 stars

Nice game. Though pretty tough if you consider the controls. Double jumping seems interesting, yet so hardcore with these (updated!) controls, I just gave up after 10 minutes repeating. You shouldn't make it a secret to use, but explain how to.
Medals don't work (as of yet).



nanoconnanocon

Rated 3 / 5 stars

not bad but the controls are way to sensitive you might want to fix that but that aside i like the concept. this is an interesting game the only thing holding it back is the control issues


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VinceB responds:

I posted an update that tightens up the controls. Let me know what you think!


Agent67Agent67

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

I like it a lot I think the slippery controls gives the game a good feel to the game and the difficulty