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Start Powerless

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Level 1 5 Points

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Level 2 5 Points

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Level 3 5 Points

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Level 4 5 Points

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Level 5 5 Points

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Level 10 10 Points

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Level 6 10 Points

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Level 7 10 Points

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Level 8 10 Points

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Level 9 10 Points

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Level 11 25 Points

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Level 12 25 Points

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Level 13 25 Points

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Level 14 25 Points

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Level 15 25 Points

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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


Controls:

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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Great game with nice controls. Also introduced new power ups well.

Too easy but really cool game !

Amazing game for Ludum Dare 45! Didn't realize it was a Rob game until the last level, but knew that art style was familiar!

adjusting game speed with + and - is the most game changing feature i've ever seen in a puzzle platformer. no more struggling on the same series of pixel perfect jumps for one hour straight because you can't pull it off.

A very interesting concept with fairly good gameplay. The movements feel rather stiff and the character falls really fast. Jumping is kind of a problem too. More levels and better controls would really improve this game. Overall it's still pretty good.

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