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Help Cranky escape the toy factory. Stick to walls, jump, and croak your way as far as you can get through an endless onslaught of bugs, boxes, and pipe obstacles.

Cranky Frog is an endless side scrolling platforming game for the Playdate built as development practice and spurred by just an interest in the system as a whole.

Please note that this game runs ONLY on the Playdate or Playdate Simulators

Features

  • 2 Styles of play (Jumper or Scroller)
  • High Score Trackers
  • Endless runs
  • Smooth FPS

Controls

  1. Use the Crank to Aim your jump
  2. Press and hold DOWN
  3. Use the Crank to Charge your jump
  4. Release DOWN to jump
  5. Press A to Croak, it doesn't do anything but you could do it 

Credits

Art, Development, Sound: Erik Onaperd
Music: NOT JAM [itchio]
Dither CSP Brushes: Pixelglade [twitter]

Updated 26 days ago
StatusReleased
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
Authoronaperd
GenrePlatformer
Made withPlaydate
Tags1-bit, Cute, Endless, Frogs, Playdate, Retro
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish

Purchase

Buy Now$1.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $1 USD. You will get access to the following files:

CrankyFrog.pdx.zip 10 MB
README.txt 2 kB

Development log

Comments

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(+1)

Really fun and chalenging game with a lot of polish and a nice visual style!

Had one (very nitpicky) issue with the game:
Could you switch the A & B Buttons in the game over menu?
In the current menu A is on the left for restart and B is on the right for the title screen. However on the Playdate, the A-Button is on the right and the B-Button is on the left. Which made me always accidentally press the wrong button since I was only looking for where the buttons were on the screen.
The user experience would definitely be enhanced if the Title screen B-Button was on the left and the Resume A-Button was on the right.

Cheers!

(+1)

Fully agreed! Update incoming.