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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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loved the art, tite controls, fun to play whould make a kickass gameboy game.

Torches aren't smashable. 0/10

It is so amazing, but it really reminds me of "Rocko's Modern World"

Butzbo responds:

Wow thanks!! I'd say Rocko was an important influence on my drawing style :)

I love the artstyle

lack fluidity in the movements

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Uploaded
Oct 31, 2020
9:51 PM EDT
Software
  • BFXR
  • Construct 3