Boondog v1.3 - Retro Puzzle Platformer!


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Be sure to check out the latest version of Boondog, by Mambazo!

A fun and challenging puzzle game where you progress from level to level by jumping, grabbing ledges, pushing blocks, activating switches and avoiding level hazards!

The game (PC only) also features a built-in levelpack editor, and all the graphics are totally customizable!


Posted by mambazo @ 6/9/2010 19:08  |    11

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DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 6/15/2010 08:17

Sure, go nuts. If need be I could probably draw a few more tiles. I did fiddle a little with the character but that was only a pixel here and there. Anyways, here's the tiles if you like to test it: goto.glocalnet.net/axe/dawn_gfx.png


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mambazo (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 6/14/2010 17:56

Holy cow! That is super stuff! I don't suppose you'd like to make that set available for a future levelpack?


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DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 6/14/2010 12:05

"you are free to make tile sheets" ... hrmph, what makes you think I didn't try that right away? ;) i48.tinypic.com/13yl0ua.png

Ok, I finished it and there was some levels that were pretty tricky... i was stuck on that many-barrels-on-switches for a while... hehe. Still, quite fun and it has a good Another World / Prince of Persia feeling.

The running animation for the sequel looks great!


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yrizoud (Level 6 SWAT) @ 6/12/2010 10:54

When I downloaded the first version, it was mostly to study the backgrounds, to try understand how you can make so nice-looking scenery with so few tiles. The answer seems to involve some talent that I lack.

 


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mambazo (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 6/11/2010 20:17

Thanks for all the positive feedback guys :)

I have plans for a sequel, which will indeed feature much nicer art! There is a running animation in the forum to wet ones tastebuds!


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RoboBOT (Level 7 Captain) @ 6/11/2010 13:02

If I had a dollar every time I pressed Shift instead of Up, jumping to my death, then I would be a very rich man.
This game is frustratingly awesome, well done! Why not spruce up the graphics, though? They aren't bad, but you could probably make some really great ones now.


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yrizoud (Level 6 SWAT) @ 6/10/2010 12:07

Screenshots of the older version, reviewed at Abandonia:

http://www.reloaded.org/screens.php?GameID=409


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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/10/2010 11:44

I'm glad at least one PC user says its fun. I too am a Mac user so I just went on trust based on mambazo's gallery instead of testing.


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mambazo (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 6/10/2010 11:35

@Manjaman: Lucky for you there may be a Flash based version available sometime soon ;)

 

@DawnBringer: Yes, admittedly I made this game 'before' I joined PJ. If I had known then what I know now... However, you are free to make tile sheets and player sprites if you do wish to do so!


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DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 6/10/2010 09:55

Kinda fun, although a bit frustrating on some levels, but I guess that's the point, hehe! However, you could have spent a little more time on the gfx, hmm ;) +points for everything stored in one drawer.


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Manjaman (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 6/10/2010 08:49

Make a mac version and i'll check it out


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