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Level 1 5 Points

Complete level 1.

Level 2 5 Points

Complete level 2.

Level 3 5 Points

Complete level 3.

Level 4 5 Points

Complete level 4.

Level 5 5 Points

Complete level 5.

Level 10 10 Points

Complete level 10.

Level 6 10 Points

Complete level 6.

Level 7 10 Points

Complete level 7.

Level 8 10 Points

Complete level 8.

Level 9 10 Points

Complete level 9.

Level 11 25 Points

Complete level 11.

Level 12 25 Points

Complete level 12.

Level 13 25 Points

Complete level 13.

Level 14 25 Points

Complete level 14.

Level 15 25 Points

Complete level 15.

Author Comments

Start Powerless is a platformer where you can’t do anything except move left/right until you pick up the powerups in each level.

This is the post-jam version of my Ludum Dare 45 entry here: https://ldjam.com/events/ludum-dare/45/start-powerless

Full Walkthrough: https://twitter.com/Rob1221dev/status/1191002205513506816


Move left: Left Arrow / A

Move right: Right Arrow / D

Jump: Up Arrow / W / Z / Space

Restart: R

Back: Esc / B

Mute: M

Update 1:

Decreased difficulty of levels 3 and 7 and also reduced hit box of spikes.

Update 2:

Decreased difficulty of levels 3 (again) and 12 and also reduced transition time when reloading.

Update 3:

Fixed visual and memory bugs of the speed powerup effect.

Added particle effect when picking up powerups.

Added sound for going back a menu.

Update 4:

Decreased player size and adjusted animations.

Added more tolerance for detecting jump presses.

Adjusted levels 3 and 9 slightly.

Changed tileset slightly.

Update 5:

You can now change the game speed in levels using + and – keys.

Update 6:

Reduced memory usage.

Added loading image.

Added level number display.

Esc can also be used to go back a screen.

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I wish my computer was 64-bit. My Chromium browser is trash because the <iframe> tag posts the specified link UPSIDE DOWN. The Chrome browser is free but required a 64-bit computer. The upside down game was so hard I couldn't get past level 2.


fun concept, decent execution. Reminded me of Rage Quit so I'm going to go rewatch some of those videos I think.

i was about to post a comment saying that level 15 was too hard then i remembered that level 15 is the last level but all in all this game is pretty good

I fucking love hookjumps.

Credits & Info

3.88 / 5.00

Nov 3, 2019
11:32 AM EST
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