This is a veryyyyy good platformer
[BTNverse] Saccharine playground
Warning: this game contains mature subjects and coarse language, and is therefore not recommended for children.
You were tasked by THE CLAW to gather illegal items across the lands (they have a white outline, don't miss them!). Report all your friends to the godly authority until everyone is nice again!
Left + Right: run
R: Restart current room
Enter/M: toggle map
Programming, Design, Story:
Adrien Dittrick (twitter.com/AdrienDittrick)
June Flower (twitter.com/juneflowa)
You can listen to the soundtrack for free here: june-flower.bandcamp.com/album/saccharine-playground-ost
Made in 12 days for Indiepocalypse Issue #3
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aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand i did speedrun
woah, show me! Do you have a video link?
I HAVEN'T SLEPT FOR 3 DAYS BECAUSE OF THIS GAME
Is The Claw supposed to be like a cruel god or something? I'm confused.
That's the idea, yes!
The spiteful god of this world who wants everything to be perfect but keeps creating imperfect things according to its own satndards and is cruel to them.
MONTHS of playing your games, and only now do I realize "Outer Gods" means the players. Amazing work on this, and I love the art and soundtrack as well.
Congratulations on your amazing discovery :) and thanks for the nice review! Check June Flower's accounts for more art like this!
So, first off, i really liked the game. Great art and music combine into great atmosphere and which having a cool twist turns into a beautiful game.
Also, i don't know if this is meant to be a "secret shortcut" but both of the rooms next to the claw can be cheesed:
To cheese the top one you need to pick up Zoomoo in the room to the left and fall into the hole in the ceiling.
And to cheese the room left of the claw you need to get Zoomoo in the level below (which is by extension the top level) and and drop into the altar room (you will be under bottle debuff but you can still jump into the altar). The only sad part is that the second one skips the scene as you will come crashing out of the zone afterwards.
Came back to this because I didn't know what the hell I was doing last time I played lol. Made a lot more sense once I'd managed to find and pick up the first item.
Cool puzzles, great story and atmosphere. The final level was quite hard but I guess it was supposed to be. My favourite character was the sassy bat.