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'Curse of the Sock'

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Oh no! Cherp's lucky socks have been possessed by a wandering ghost! Now he's been turned into a skeleton and must seek them in a maddening quest!


CONTROLS

Arrow keys / WASD - Move, climb up ladders, down to duck, up to enter doors.

Z / K - Jump

X / L- Attack

P/ENTER - Pause

M - Mute/unmute

F - Toggle fullscreen


This game also supports gamepad controls (provided it has a D-pad).


A few small Tips!

-Press Down+Jump to jump-off platforms (the thin ones).

-A few enemy projectiles (such as rocks) can be intercepted with a sword hit.

-While climbing a ladder, press Jump to drop down.

-When an enemy throws projectiles at you, it's usually better to dodge them first before attacking.


I took on the challenge of making a small game during the last couple of weeks from October, and here it is! It's a sidescrolling adventure inspired by the old platforming games on the NES, mostly the Castlevania trilogy. I wanted to make something simple gameplay-wise so all you have is your jump and a Melee weapon. Good luck!


I'm labeling this one as a demo as it could evolve into a larger project if the response is good. I had other features in mind such as other abilities so feedback is more than welcome.

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Bad Game

So much fun to play!

very good!

this game is awesome and the scythe ghost was the best enemy imo and the fireball sorcerer that shoots up and down is annoying. i think the reason the scythe is fun to fight is cuz u have so much choice. u can go combo him or back of or try to lure him upward to then crouch and attack him but with the fire sorcerer u have to crouch when he shoots up and jump when he shoots down.its annoying cuz u cant really choose. still an AMAZING game tho. it would have been cool if u made every boss as long as the last one and gave them new attacks because its the best part of the game imo along with the scythe ghost enemy and i think if u decided to make this a boss rush focused game it could really work. or maybe add scythe ghosts everywhere lol

I can see some influence from the Castlevania games for the Classic NES. The graphics have a Halloween vibe that is spooky and creepy. I had no issues with the control. Gameplay was fine and had no slowdowns.

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Uploaded
Oct 31, 2020
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Software
  • BFXR
  • Construct 3