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Aslanex

Oct. 30, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) It's details what makes the game frustrating. The controls are far from perfect – sticking to wall is slow, you cant roll right from a jump. Plus you are encouraging us to speedrun the levels, but why does the timer not wait for the first move? That causes useless restarting. However, otherwise it's a good game. Music is perfect.

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basketballmdy

Jan. 25, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Jumping could be done a bit better, but the game all in all is fairly fun, just can get frustrating when you can't get the guy to jump off the walls.

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Jessman1982

Oct. 31, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) I loved this game. I appreciated the fact that you can earn gold medals without obnoxiously perfect runs being required. I would have liked to see a reward level for getting all gold medals. Or even just an acknowledgement. I didn't seem to have any control problems that others seem to complain about.

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TornPaperBird

Jul. 2, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) That badass feeling when you do a level in 1 run :L

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w4m4w

Dec. 13, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) You really are into making games that show no mercy.

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streepe

Dec. 14, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Really good game, I was scared that it would be just a clone of meatboy but it's a lot better on many aspects. What I really enjoyed was the level design. Levels felt easy and smooth even if they were obviously difficult. The only down I have is how tricky it can be to roll after a jump. This could be fixed easily by making a roll if you're holding down when landing. Died a few times because I pressed too early and was still in the air.

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FlashFire1999

Dec. 14, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) great game, took two hours but got all gold... the wall jumping could be smoother, but the timing for the movement windows was beautiful. you have to go through almost every level without stopping. however, there should be a reward for all gold medals...

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Ellpo

Jan. 25, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) If you're not getting the medium badge - try going to the level select menu, select Chapter 2 and click "Submit Chapter Time"

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Sindarin8

Feb. 1, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) This game is fantastic! Just the right amount of rage-fail without being grossly difficult. The A+ times were VERY reasonable - often, the most immediate, direct solution would earn the medal. Very enjoyable! Thanks!

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1Raresteak

Oct. 31, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) Rarely do I keep playing a game that irritates me as much as this. Rarely do I replay a game I rage quit (twice!) But rarely do I feel the deep satisfaction that I feel now that I have won all gold stars and defeated the game. Well done, GregAnims, well done.

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psycohypo

Feb. 4, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Controls feel really unresponsive, but that might just be my computer.

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deli_conker

Oct. 30, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) Fun until the game started lagging in the warehouse. Can't time jumps/slides when it does that. And it looks like I'm not the only one experiencing it... Other than that, decent platformer.

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neoorma

Oct. 28, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) The amount of times I died trying to fly by holding spacebar...

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jeslo

Jul. 7, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) I suggest starting time when the ninja moves not when it just starts.

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ghen5

Jan. 25, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Mechanics and gameplay just are not there. For a game like this, the pause after hitting a wall before he sticks and the pause after landing before he can roll are just astoundingly aggravating.

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era42

Jan. 25, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) The wall jumping requires an annoying amount of timing. Move against the wall while you jump and the jump turns back and fails. Move away from the wall split second too early and the dude drops from the wall and doesn't jump. Horrible.

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eurynome

Jan. 24, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) As an N+ fanatic, this hit all the right grooves. Walljumping/sliding needs more polish, but those familiar with these gametypes should know that these are by default rather unforgiving. Change the bind for jump away from space, use a key like E or S - something close to whatever you've bound reset level to. It'll help your runtimes immensely. Will 5\5 when you have a level creator tool.

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Developer response from GregAnims

I REALLY wanted to include a level editor, and tried many times, but the way levels get generated from tiles in Stencyl Engine, meant that it just wasn't possible. If i make a better version in future in another engine, i will be able to vastly improve the art and include a level editor :)

drebus

Jan. 26, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) This is a great game, but the controls make it way more difficult then it should be. Difficulty in games like this should come through level design, not by un-precise controls.

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Alectric

Dec. 18, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Here's a tip for the boss. Of the two squares that the jetpack fuel thing covers, stand on top of the rightmost one during his second wave and you'll be safe.

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Thedrax

Jan. 24, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Level 34 is an example of fantasic game design. Since you have to walk on top of, then slide down, a box that contains a homing spike ball, you're shown what this new enemy is and what it does, rather than told "This is a homing spike ball, it will follow and try to kill you." Tutorials should be used as sparingly as possible, because they break flow. Just one of the many things this game got right.

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Developer response from GregAnims

Thanks, good eye.. at first i didn't communicate that those balls can move through spikeblocks, and a friend of mine died because of that so then i add in the spikeblocks in the first square-shape to show this. Sub-communication is really important i've found, and i learnt a lot from this game! The squid cave level is another one, you are forced to walk onto the floating platform at the start to show you what it does in a non-dangerous setting :) Might do a developer commentary on this stuff because i find it fascinating! All stuff i learned from other games, and especially the developer commentary on portal with how they introduce new mechanics in a smooth way.

stalemate7

Dec. 19, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I've always wondered in these types of games... if you touch the side of a spike why do you die?

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Developer response from GregAnims

because videogames ;)

bullseye125

Dec. 15, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I really enjoyed this game. The game is difficult, but at no point did I ever feel frustrated and I ended up very satisfied after getting an A+ rating in every level. Good job!

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wattro

Jan. 24, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) my only complaint with this game is the fidelity of the controls. i just feel that the tolerance for everything should be improved a tad to make the fluidity of the game stand out. for instance, when i land and need to roll immediately, i don't want a short delay before i can roll (it makes it seem like the game is broken when i press down ahead of time but i still hit my head on the obstacle). this same probably is prevalent in the wall-jumping mechanics - with a little tolerance added, wall jumping would be a smooth experience instead of that occasional feeling when you don't execute a wall jump perfectly (they are counter-intuitive in most games where you have to do sudden left-right control shift to maximize the effect of wall-jump - the fix for this is to increase tolerance)

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Bahaumaut

Jan. 23, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Alternatively, if the badge doesn't award, go to world 2's level list, then click on "submit score". That might help it register.

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nystik

Jul. 5, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) If you're having trouble getting the Medium badge to register, I reloaded and replayed one level in World 2 (level 16) and earned the badge.

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Laserstormelpies

Oct. 30, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) Came here for Daily Badge but played to 100% awesome game.

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NightmareMissy

Oct. 30, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) Each level gets even more terrifying.

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ZacV

Jul. 5, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) The lag is outrageous for me, not really sure why. Probably my computer. The moving parts starting in the 7th level make it impossible for me to get the badge.

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GameBuilder15

Dec. 14, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Tell the devil Cluny sent you, Skullface!

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number1woofer

Jan. 24, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) For such a difficult game, the timing is very forgiving, for which I am extremely grateful.

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MuteVampire

Apr. 13, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Normally, I don't like this kind of game. I usually find them to be too punishing, too random at points, and requiring superhuman reaction times. Here, I never really felt like it was the game's fault when I failed, pushing me to do a little better on the next life. This really hit that sweet spot where it was a challenge the whole way through without ramping up to the point it stopped being fun. Great game. 5'dm

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Gnooby

Feb. 1, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) I have to agree with some people. I think that the game would be a lot more fun if you didn't have to basically hold down the arrow key to be able to jump off of the wall. Other than that, this game is everything it needs to be a 5 star game.

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vonRibbeck

Oct. 30, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) The game doesn't take any key commands for me, only reacts to my mouse. So much for that BotD I guess ...

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Allegrowa

Jan. 28, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) i'm glad that there is no death counter

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Heindal

Dec. 27, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Addictive and frustrating at the same time.

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Amgxzgxpq

Jul. 5, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) "Published Dec. 13, 2012" - Why couldn't the publishers publish it a day earlier at 12/12/12? Weird :P

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Wonkyth

Jul. 6, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Good 4/5 For 5/5: 1. Spacebar is a bad button for platformers. It has the worst response-time of any key. Thanks for allowing keychanges, tho. :3 2. It is frustrating that you can't easily drop off a wall once you've begun to slide. It would be nice to be able to disconnect more easily without wall-jumping. 3. Not quite as much of an issue is that it is also difficult to roll as soon as you land, as it requires you to press the roll button AS SOON as you impact. This could be seen as a good thing, as it means you have to use more discretion when you roll, but it does feel a bit weird. Your choice. :) 4. It would be nice if it was frozen at level start until you press a key. This would mean that you won't have to hold down a direction while pressing restart to start moving immediately, and (!) would remove the level-load lag I experience on my craptop, making levels like the World 2 boss less stupid hard due to dying before I can see what's happening. Also: level editor plz? :3

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Derringer

Jul. 5, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Proof that not 100% of Stencyl engine games are crap.

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lilkaz

Jan. 27, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) landing on the edge's on spikes!!!!!!!!!

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mattymuck

Jan. 26, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) The timer should start after you click any button, some of the A+ times were a bit too easy, sticking to a wall needs to happen a little faster and also I think having up as jump and spacebar as jetpack would be a better option. 5/5.

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TydroJron

Jan. 26, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) 4/5 Massive difficulty curb, Also complete world two badge doesn't appear to have been awarded to me

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TheSupaHobo

Jan. 26, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Is it just me or is anyone else able to get all the achievements but the 2nd one?

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maverickrenegade

Jan. 26, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) for a game where jumping is, you know, the point of the game...the jump button sure likes to pick and choose when it works. Other than that, great game. 4/5

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Cower

Dec. 14, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Jump-pack addition is nice ^_^

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TM3_The2nd

Jan. 28, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Kinda fustrating but also very fun and addicting! 4/5

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Broken_mouse

Oct. 30, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) Its Super MeatBoy all over again

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pyrettablaze420

Oct. 30, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) Wall jumping needs work. It would be nice to see this updated for better collision detection.

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Rabican

Jul. 5, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) it reminded me of meat boy in a good way :3

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Baraga

Jul. 5, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) 8/10. the best feeling when you've memorized the first half of a level and wing the second half...and first time runs too...and levels I've memorized completely. So, its actually all fun. :)

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Akriloth

Feb. 1, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) It's like Meat Boy, except I don't want to punch my screen!

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