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ARROW KEYS / WASD to move
SPACE to dig

ex: DOWN + SPACE = dig down

JUMP and TOUCH a wall to AUTOGRAB to it.
(no need to hold down any key to stick to wall)
You can DIG UP from GRAB if you have a wall above you.
(press UP - if in range wall will be targeted - while HOLDING UP press SPACE to dig)

Zombies are unkillable - don't waste your time.
They are STUNED for a short while after a HIT so you can SAFELY run PASS them.
If a zombie falls or hits a wall as a result of your hit, it will SLEEP for a longer period.

*there is a bug when sometimes SPACE doesn't work anymore. If you press UP briefly it will work again.

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Graveyard Goldmine

Version 0.8a

by StefanSava
First published on 11th September, 2015

Mine all the gold before the sun goes down. More zombies spawn as it gets darker. Plan your way and make sure you have enough time to make it back alive.

May the best miner win!

This is the first game I ever completed solo. Any feedback greatly appreciated :)

Plays Stats

10,692 total plays

9,473 guest plays

1,219 Scirra member plays

Users Stats

5,224 unique players

4,537 unique guests

687 Scirra members

Last Updated

Game stats last updated 0.00416000666666667 minutes ago

Time Stats

19 days 11 hours total play time

4 minutes 10 seconds average play length

Leaderboard Stats

1 leaderboard

31,892 scores submitted

~3,495 Ranked Scirra members

~28,397 Ranked guest players

Active Users

8 highest number of simultaneous players

Thursday, June 30, 2016

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Version History

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Date
Update Version 0.8a 18th September, 2015 About 1665283.10566594 minutes ago
Update Version 0.8 11th September, 2015 About 1675745.36693261 minutes ago
Update Version 0.6 11th September, 2015 About 1675788.06704927 minutes ago
Update Version 0.8a 11th September, 2015 About 1675792.01543261 minutes ago
Initial release Version 0.8 11th September, 2015 About 1675795.74126594 minutes ago

Comments

  • Joeriri 4.6K rep 4

    This game is brilliant! I really love the art style!

    This game is brilliant! I really love the art style!
    Posted Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11:22 AM.
  • Game Author
    StefanSava 1,471 rep 2

    Thank you :)

    Thank you :)
    Posted Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11:32 AM.
  • janlindso 1,947 rep 4

    Yeah, nice game. This could even evolve into a nice zombie survival game in the same style.

    Yeah, nice game. This could even evolve into a nice zombie survival game in the same style.
    Posted Friday, September 11, 2015 at 2:37 PM.
  • RadYan 1,784 rep 3

    Very nice game! :) Fast and fun! IF you could improved something, it would be the "presentation" part (it lack some introduction, from my point of view), and controls (jumping is kind hard sometimes). Good job anyway! ;)

    Very nice game! :) Fast and fun! IF you could improved something, it would be the "presentation" part (it lack some introduction, from my point of view), and controls (jumping is kind hard sometimes). Good job anyway! ;)
    Posted Friday, September 11, 2015 at 2:43 PM.
  • Game Author
    StefanSava 1,471 rep 2

    Thanks for the great feedback guys, I really appreciate it :)

    I'll definetly work on improving the game in the future.

    Thanks for the great feedback guys, I really appreciate it :) I'll definetly work on improving the game in the future.
    Posted Friday, September 11, 2015 at 8:33 PM.
  • Gamer4Life 457 rep 3

    Awesome work o/ Love the style and vibe :) Keep it up!

    Awesome work o/ Love the style and vibe :) Keep it up!
    Posted Friday, September 11, 2015 at 8:51 PM.
  • Game Author
    StefanSava 1,471 rep 3

    Thanks for playing :)

    Thanks for playing :)
    Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 6:44 AM.
  • CharlieBraun 1,474 rep 3

    good game, I liked playing

    good game, I liked playing
    Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 9:51 AM.
  • EricCasar 291 rep 3

    Hard...!
    Good Game, but hard!

    Hard...! Good Game, but hard!
    Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 7:19 PM.
  • Game Author
    StefanSava 1,471 rep 2

    Yeah, I think it's a bit too hard as well. I've already started refining the difficulty curve, I will have a better version on the next update :)

    Yeah, I think it's a bit too hard as well. I've already started refining the difficulty curve, I will have a better version on the next update :)
    Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 8:28 PM.
  • KTML5 7K rep 2

    @StefanSava, it's not really that the game is hard, but sometimes it seems like the player gets stuck without taking input correctly. Also, you should try adding the Y vector for wall grabbing, so if you grab too high, it will move you down to a hole in the wall that you may have been aiming for. Or you could make the jump height be controlled more by the jump sustain, so that the player can position themselves easily where they need to.

    Also, please make it so if up + left, right will make the player aim strait up, so that the player can easily dig above them. :) 5/5 though, best game.

    @StefanSava, it's not really that the game is hard, but sometimes it seems like the player gets stuck without taking input correctly. Also, you should try adding the Y vector for wall grabbing, so if you grab too high, it will move you down to a hole in the wall that you may have been aiming for. Or you could make the jump height be controlled more by the jump sustain, so that the player can position themselves easily where they need to. Also, please make it so if up + left, right will make the player aim strait up, so that the player can easily dig above them. :) 5/5 though, best game.
    Posted Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 4:45 AM.
  • Game Author
    StefanSava 1,471 rep 3

    @KTML5 Oh wow, thanks for the feedback.

    Yeah, you are right about the input problems, I've solved a few of them yesterday.

    On the new version I updated the grab so when you are grabbing on to a wall and you were aiming for a hole in the wall, you can press DOWN and the character will fall for as long you are holding DOWN, that way you can kinda make your way into the hole by tapping DOWN. But I'm waiting for the jam to finish to update the game to the new version.

    When you say UP + LEFT/RIGHT, do you mean you want to dig straight UP from a jump?

    Thanks for your appreciation:)

    @KTML5 Oh wow, thanks for the feedback. Yeah, you are right about the input problems, I've solved a few of them yesterday. On the new version I updated the grab so when you are grabbing on to a wall and you were aiming for a hole in the wall, you can press DOWN and the character will fall for as long you are holding DOWN, that way you can kinda make your way into the hole by tapping DOWN. But I'm waiting for the jam to finish to update the game to the new version. When you say UP + LEFT/RIGHT, do you mean you want to dig straight UP from a jump? Thanks for your appreciation:)
    Posted Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 8:05 AM. 2 edits (last edit Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 8:46 AM).
  • KTML5 7K rep 3

    Sorry for taking so long to reply! I'm pleased to have been of some assistance! :) And I love this game. I'm sure you could definitely go places with this.

    Digging strait up from a jump would also be a nice option. Still loving this game though, I feel like you more than deserve what you won with it.

    Sorry for taking so long to reply! I'm pleased to have been of some assistance! :) And I love this game. I'm sure you could definitely go places with this. Digging strait up from a jump would also be a nice option. Still loving this game though, I feel like you more than deserve what you won with it.
    Posted Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 6:56 AM.
  • Game Author
    StefanSava 1,471 rep 3

    @KTML5 Thanks! I'm going to be working on a new version in the next couple of weeks to add more depth to the game :) Thanks again for the kind words.

    @KTML5 Thanks! I'm going to be working on a new version in the next couple of weeks to add more depth to the game :) Thanks again for the kind words.
    Posted Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 10:58 AM.
  • KTML5 7K rep 2
    Quoted from StefanSava

    @KTML5 Thanks! I'm going to be working on a new version in the next couple of weeks to add more depth to the game :) Thanks again for the kind words.

    Yupp! :) So, are you competing in the next Scirra Jam too?

    [quote=StefanSava] @KTML5 Thanks! I'm going to be working on a new version in the next couple of weeks to add more depth to the game :) Thanks again for the kind words. [/quote] Yupp! :) So, are you competing in the next Scirra Jam too?
    Posted Sunday, October 04, 2015 at 2:45 AM.

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