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My Little Poopy: Men's Dick Is Magic My Little Poopy: Men's Dick Is Magic

Rated 5 / 5 stars

god tier



Zig Zag Zig Zag

Rated 4 / 5 stars

it's sort of fun, but it's annoying that you make people restart with the mouse or space, you should just let people restart by pressing any key, or at least let people restart with the arrow keys.



ooku - a point & click music album (demo) ooku - a point & click music album (demo)

Rated 3 / 5 stars

i like the concept and the overall vibe a lot, but it's too clunky and obtuse for me to want to finish it



simplify this horse simplify this horse

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

i don't like the music too much on its own, but i really like this little thing and the way the music is used in this context :D



The Blind World The Blind World

Rated 3 / 5 stars

i sorta like this, but it feels too slow for me to want to finish it. i think the problem with the "wall-climbing" is caused possibly by collision boxes of varying size. You could just keep the running collision box in the same place and with the same size as the walking one, and then that would maybe fix your problem. maybe i'm wrong and you already tried that, but if you didn't, maybe you should.



dot O dot dot O dot

Rated 3 / 5 stars

it was a bit too hard and the execution was a bit clunky, like the initially unclear rules, and moving platforms that don't function quite as expected. but i liked it for a bit. but when i got to the level where there were these new portals first introduced, i didn't see one of them until i accidentally fell into it! If something is important, it shouldn't be the same color as the background, so people can't see it. It should be bright and obvious, here even though the red portals aren't the same color, they're still dark so it adds unnecessary difficulty.

also, i got to the first red level, but then i got stuck on a corner and couldn't move anywhere or change the gravity, so that's where i have to quit. here's a screenshot of where i was stuck. http://imgur.com/a/Iaj6p

the thing that felt nicest wasn't the actual challenges, but the bouncy platforms, because the screenshake and little wobbliness made those feel nice to bounce on.

overall, it's an interesting idea and it's clear you put some thought and effort into it, but not quite enough for me to look past the flaws and start over from where it was broken.



CONTROL CONTROL

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

i like it, though once it got to the point where there was the vertical scrolling after death, that transition was too long, if there's a game with a lot of death, it should restart really fast


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She. She.

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

nice thingy, i liked it!



Shanghaied Shanghaied

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

i always have a soft spot for stencyl games because that's what i use for the most part when i do want to make games.

i liked the intro a lot, but it didn't feel like it tied in, like it was anticlimactic.
the visual aesthetic is interesting and it's good that you added the particles for the impact
the movement is very floaty and you can get stuck on walls, if you wanted to change the getting stuck on walls, change the character's friction to 0, or set the material to ice, which does the same thing, and also change the player's velocity to 0 when no keys are pressed.

one of my favorite things so far is how the platformer robot dies after getting pushed into the wall, splitting up into different things

if you want to have the player be able to push enemies around, it would make sense to allow players to jump off of them as well

one element in the level design that i particularly liked was when one of the horizontal platforms was moving under some tiles and you had to wait for it, i dunno why i liked it but it feels nice for some reason. i think because it goes into a hole at the side of the level it makes the level feel less constrictive somehow, even though if you removed the hole it would be the same space for the player to move around in.

the sound effects are a bit loud and long for comfort, and the sound that the player bullet firing makes is inconsistent with the rate of fire, if you watch this video you'll maybe get some more ideas for how to put sound stuff together, he says it better than me

also, it's nicer for the enemies to flash white or something when you hit them, more visual feedback is always good, jan willem nijman from vlambeer talks about that and other stuff in this video, some of it you already utilized, but it would be nicer if you covered more bases. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJdEqssNZ-U

i also liked that you could break coins from a far distance

in parts where there are a lot of enemies the sound effects are honestly painful to listen to all clashing together so i had to turn the sound effects off after a part where there were a lot of enemies. i think there was something about that in the earlier sound video i linked

also, the resolution is a bit high to comfortably play in my browser because it's automatically enlarged for some reason :P I'm doing a thing with a similar size (640x640) but it's only because it was a direct sequel of sorts to my first game, which was at 640x640 and i wanted to keep it consistent to wrap it up.

overall, some elements are flawed but it's an interesting thing and both makes me interested to see what you'll do in the future, and motivates me to do my own somewhat large and awkward stencyl game that most people probably won't finish.

sorry if i seemed condescending or annoying, i've mostly only made really dumb strange games, i just wanted to try to help steer you in the right direction


JeffreyDriver responds:

Thanks a lot for your comment. I didn't find you condescending or annoying! In fact, I greatly appreciate useful feedback. If someone tells me something that lets me improve my games, then I'm all for it. I'm still very much in the early stages of playing around with Stencyl, but eventually I'll produce something awesome! Thanks again.


The dull room The dull room

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

fun game, i like it
one big problem is that in the first level, you let the player move while the dialog box is up, but you don't let them shoot the rope, so i first thought it was completely broken,


Grevicor responds:

Thank you for pointing this problem out. I'll fix it as soon as possible.