Introduction

The Beetle and his ball is stuck in a strange castle that seems to shift the deeper you go.
Work toghether with a shifty paddle and find the exit in this multitasking adventure!


This game was made for Game Maker's Toolkit Jam 2020 in less than 48 hours

Goal


You have to control both the paddle and the beetle and take the ball to the exit (stairs).
The beetle need to hold the ball when going down the stairs,
but you can also use this catching mechanic in other tricky situation.

They complement each other,
so the beetle and the paddle can destroy stuff the other cannot.

Controls

Move paddle and bettle
Keyboard -> Arrow keys
(ASDW for the 2nd player in multiplayer)
Controller -> Joystick/D-pad

Theme

The theme was: "Out of Control"

Post jam update

Thanks everyone that have played, commented and rated my game.
A lot of content and clean-up have been made.
If you want to know exactly what's been added you can read the dev blog!

Credits

Sebastian Lind
My twitter

(and my girlfriend for the title suggestion)

Download

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Windows 1 MB
Mac 3 MB
Linux 663 kB

Development log

Comments

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Amaing game! I absolutely love it!

Thank you so much 😊

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The concept is amazing. I never thought two games working at the same time like this could be both puzzling and difficult, yet not be extremely punishing! You nailed the execution here. The music is a nice touch too.

Thanks, happy that you enjoyed it and liked the concept! :) 

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Amazing idea and aesthetic! I always like the concept of two games working together at the same time, and I think this way to tackle this was really creative! Great work and congratulations on doing so many levels!

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Thanks Matheus 😊 I really liked the theme this time and even more levels and weird ideas are coming in a post jam update!

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Really cool idea. Visuals and audio come together to give it an awesome feel too. Well done!

Thank you so much 😊

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As always great work ♥️

Thanks, happy that you played and liked it ♥️

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This is great, awesome execution!

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Thank you so much 😊