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Monkey Ball: Blast!

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Bounce around, collect stars and coins, and fight to the finish line!

Welcome to Monkey Ball: Blast!

CURRENT VERSION: 0.1.3

Features/Controls/Tips:

- LEVEL EDITOR! A bit rough in it's current state, but it provides a fully functional range of tools for designing levels. There is even a clunky export system for sharing your levels with others (experimental, will probably break with conflicting game versions)!

Editor controls:

- There are 4 tools: move camera, draw tiles, erase tiles, and select/move objects. Currently, there is no way to delete spawned objects (will be fixed in next patch)

The slide bars at the top of the editor are for adjusting parameters for selected objects. The first slider controls the scale for the circle trampolines. The first two sliders control the width and height of the square trampolines (same goes for the win zone), but the third slider is only used by square trampolines to set rotation speed and direction. These tools will be better labeled in the future.

- Record and download gameplay!

KNOWN ISSUES:
- Ads are not working (for mobile)

Make sure to press save before you play or export! I'll add a link here soon where you can share your levels. In the meantime, I'd love to see pictures and videos of what you come up with!

- GAME IS COMPATIBLE WITH MOBILE! Load it up in your favorite mobile browser!

Game Updates:

Release 0.1.3 Optimized levels and GUI, added gameplay recording mode!

Release 0.1.1: Hotfixes and redesign
Optimized the level editor, fixed some basic bugs.

Release 0.1 - Initial Release!

Wahoo, I'm excited to bring you my first build of Monkey Ball! I know it looks a bit rough right now (I haven't even made the music for it yet), but I was just too eager to share it with everyone, now that I have the level editor functioning. This should soon be available on the google play store, but if you'd like to play it on your phone, visit this link in your mobile browser! It's totally compatible :)

Please leave constructive feedback, try to balance out pros and cons so I know what direction to head. Enjoy!

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Pretty good but there are a few issues.
1. I'd like to be able to view a level before and between shots
2. Sometimes the ball would come to rest on a horizontal platform and I had to restart
3. When pulling the ball back sometimes the camera would jitter
4. The UI is tiny

larrynachos responds:

Thank you for your feedback! I will definitely test things out with a camera preview (maybe something attached to the mouse?). I'll try to optimize the levels so you can roll from most platforms, but sometimes you'll hit it just right and you'll zero out your velocity (idk how to fix this yet).

I do know about the jittering camera, and sometimes the monkey would just plain get stuck. I'm still working on finding a fix for it :)

I'm working to make the ui prettier as well. Thanks for your feedback!

I had a lot of fun with this game only thing I recommend is that you put a score so collecting coins matters.

larrynachos responds:

I intend on adding a time & coin based score feature when I implement leaderboards. For now, coins are only useful for buying the slingshot save item, although I plan on having a shop with different skins, abilities, and items.

Thanks for the review! If you take the time to play with the level editor, I'd love to see what you come up with!

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Uploaded
Apr 9, 2019
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Skill - Toss
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