**PLEASE READ THIS SUMMARY FIRST TO HELP BETTER UNDERSTAND THE GAME**

**Note: Since this is a game jam the UI is extremely low effort** 

DropBlocks! is a 2D platformer where the player must race to the exit in an endless arcade experience! Battle for a spot on a realtime online high score table! 


How to play: 


Controls:

WD/ARROW KEYS/Joystick - move

SPACE BAR/ A BUTTON(XB1) - jump

F KEY/L MOUSE BUTTON/Y BUTTON(XB1) - shoot

OBJECTIVE:

The objective is to get a high score by lasting as long as possible.

You must climb to the exit while staying under a certain size in order to advance to the next level. DON'T GET TOO BIG :)


BLOCK FUNCTIONALITY:

**There is a mechanics showcase (not a tutorial) in the game to help understand the functions of the blocks!**

Pay attention the the block colors ! They are very important!

"Normal" blocks(If they fall on player, player takes damage.):

White - Shrink the player when stepped on

   When destroyed - decreases your multiplier

Purple - Grow the player when stepped on

    When destroyed - decreases your multiplier

Green- White or purple block after being stepped on

    When destroyed- INCREASES score multiplier


Power blocks:

Health - Increases health by one when falls on player or destroyed by player

Potion - Increases the player size significantly


"Enemy" blocks:

Orange - Shoots projectiles left and right. Can destroy other blocks

Red - Damages player on touch

Other:

Bomb- Destroys another block and itself on contact. Does not hurt the player

SCORING:

Scoring is a combination of two things: Score and Score Multiplier 

Score: Increases as time increases * Score Multiplier

Score Multiplier: Increases by a little bit with every block that enters the scene.

Also increases when certain blocks are destroyed or the player advances in level



Difficulties:

Scoring is varied based on difficulty level set



***I hope to write some kind of post-mortem on this project***

Credits:

SFX: 

https://www.bfxr.net/

Theme: 

http://teknoaxe.com/Home.php

Title Music: 

https://twitter.com/allreactionvidz/status/1188752041407123457

Bonus Track: 

My brother made it and asked for it to be in the game

Art: 

https://opengameart.org/content/16-bit-animated-bomb

https://www.udemy.com/course/unitycourse/

https://0x72.itch.io/dungeontileset-ii


Leaderboard: https://github.com/JordanSchuetz/Realtime-Unity-Leaderboards-with-PubNub

My YouTube: 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr9hBKy6b8yWZC5-ILuzx-Q


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DropBlocks! - Windows 0.0.1.zip 30 MB
DropBlocks! - Mac 0.0.1.app.zip 30 MB
DropBlocks! - Linux 0.0.1.zip 30 MB

Comments

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Your game is quite fun.
I even got third place on the leader board.


For some feedback:
- I didn't understood the tutorial level and was only able to understand the game once I've read through the description. For a game jam game that is ok, but if you want to further work on the game, this is something to consider,
- the controls feel a bit slippery
- when you are standing in the top row it is possible that the game spawns a block inside you.

Really great idea with lots of potential.

Thank you for the feedback! I am getting the same critique consistently so I know exactly what I need to fix now. I hope to make it feel more polished, have a proper tutorial, and update the art and release it this year:)

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Sounds great :)