Johnny Depth

Johnny Depth, the downwards flying hero needs to get as deep as possible for… some reason!

Move with the arrow keys.
Switch your stance by pressing X, destroy colored blocks by touching them with the same color!
Have fun!

Voting results

Overall
12th
48%
6.350
Graphics
14th
57%
6.400
Audio
10th
39%
6.500
Gameplay
14th
57%
5.850
Originality
18th
74%
5.650
Theme
15th
61%
6.350

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Comments (15)

pikachurian
 • 5 months ago  • 

An addictive and fun game. The controls were a bit floaty though.

Dolores123
 • 5 months ago  • 

I love this game. The little superman is so cute and the idea with blue/red power together with the animation is just stunning.
I submitted the first highscore and hope that more people will follow. .

Odrez
 • 5 months ago  • 

I agree on the controls, but I really like the idea & execution, quite charming - just like its title screen

Cuddl3s
   • 5 months ago  • 

Thank you so much guys! It really means a lot to me :)
Yes I'd love for people to have a highscore battle here - bring it! ;)

TomBuston
 • 5 months ago  • 

Nice one! It became quickly addictive :) I felt like some level design patterns were a bit too difficult at times, but overall it's well executed and efficient!

Cuddl3s
   • 5 months ago  • 

@TomBuston you are right! The level generation would probably need the most work to fully flesh out.
Thanks for playing and also: Great Highscore!

smbe19
 • 5 months ago  • 

Cute game, though sometimes a bit frustrating due to the sensitive controls.

Talia
 • 5 months ago  • 

Haha ->Johnny Depth, that joke. I really like the music! I can agree with the others that the mechanic to switch between blue and red is cool!

dorkulon
 • 5 months ago  • 

Nice little jam game. Color matching mechanics are always welcome in my book!

Subatiq
 • 5 months ago  • 

Really liked the artstyle and sound. Everything looks like a solid piece of game art.

Pattern generation is amazing, though it can create some hard shapes. Well done!

I'll neat pick, but moving left and right feels unresponsive (floaty). But this is just a small thing that really does not make the game worse.

Awesome entry!

Cuddl3s
   • 5 months ago  • 

Thank you all for playing and rating :)
And thanks for the feedback on the controls - if you play your own game too often, you tend to not notice these things as much ^^

Mr. Chocolate Salmon
(@mr_chocolatesalmon)  • 5 months ago  • 

It's an interesting concept and works quite well. I did find the controls very sensitive though, and I think it would benefit if they were dialed down just a bit. Maybe even using the mouse instead could work?

Graphics and music blended well, and the gameplay was tight and represented the theme. Overall, good job!

voxel
 • 5 months ago  • 

Hoo mamma, loved smashing the long sequences of alternating colours. Game felt frustratingly slow once you were familiar with the mechanics, would love the ability to speed up a little when things are going well.

Thumping tunes, fun titlescreen, great work!

Cuddl3s
   • 5 months ago  • 

Thanks @voxel, I agree that it should definitely get harder after a while, It would just have been too much work in the given timeframe to balance patterns etc for higher speeds ;)

remco
 • 5 months ago  • 

Overall I enjoyed playing this, but there's some anoyances that snuck in:

  • I never fully got a hang of dodging, it always felt like I was negotiating with the keyboard… will this particular keypress give me too much or too little of a nudge in this direction? (Though this does get across the feeling of perpetually falling pretty well.)
  • When you press X, first the switching animation plays, and only then you're in the other mode. Maybe it's a good idea to switch at the start of the animation?
  • While on the one hand the parallax is a neat looking effect, it also feels a bit weird to me. The background layer is moving faster than the foreground layer, which is a bit disorienting.
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A challenging endless flying game with a color-coded twist

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Cuddl3s

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# User Score
1 @Aurel300 2516 Depth
2 @TomBuston 2300 Depth
3 @remco 1240 Depth
4 @Dolores123 780 Depth
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