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    July 31, 2008
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Xycle is a short game I made to pass the time. *WARNING* trial and error gameplay. You play as a man on a motorcycle trying to get through the day. The controls are Z key to jump, and X key to shoot. Shoot gray oil drums or you will die. you will need quick reflexes to beat this game.

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It has a nice style to it, but it gets frustrating very quickly.
Posted by Tasm July 31, 2008 13:35 - 9.4 years ago
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Very nice, fun, and frustrating.

I am sooo glad their are checkpoints!

Also, I like the music, 9/10
Posted by Siert July 31, 2008 13:58 - 9.4 years ago
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Haven't played it yet, but it looks veeeery nice graphically. The gameplay sounds interesting, too.

@sKareKrow - Three Days Grace. I am now happy.
Posted by Toadsanime July 31, 2008 14:12 - 9.4 years ago
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Ow, my eyes! Everything moves o fast, when you die over and over it almost makes me feel sick. (XD) The graphics are awesome, but I can't play for long before I start getting dizzy. (I'm kinda prone to motion-sickness, but I've never had it induced by a game before.) From what I did play though, it starts too hard, there needs to be at least a little learning curve. I liked the music though, it IS a chiptune after all.

Gameplay: 7/10 (Nice idea, but too hard to be a lot of fun.)
Graphics: 9.5/10 (Very fancy)
Sound/Music: 10/10 (I liked it)
Overall: 8.3/10 (8)

Final thoughts: I'm too dizzy for any final thoughts.
Posted by Nighthawk July 31, 2008 14:33 - 9.4 years ago
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YA beaten ^_^.
There is a flash game that is harder called the hardest game ever I think =D.

I was very annoyed that if I jumped into a wall, I wouldn't be able to get to the ledge. Other times I was clearly on a platform but couldn't jump. Sometimes I didn't jump as high as normal. Also, the maximum amount of checkpoints in a level is two (including the start spawn). There was always a short easy part before the flag and a very hard part after.

Also you're learning curve is messed up, it goes medium, very hard, easy...

Nice music and sounds. addicting, but no acual replay value after you beat the game. You should string all of the levels together :p//

gameplay 7/10 (buggy, but fun)
music 10/10 (low bit =DDD)
sounds 8/10 (simple)
graphics 8/10

I give this game a 9/10, pretty satisfying to have beaten it, but I didn't get any story behind the game or character.
Posted by noshenim July 31, 2008 16:51 - 9.4 years ago
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It's like a C64 game, and that's pretty cool. C:
Posted by Littlink July 31, 2008 18:07 - 9.4 years ago
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The graphics were nice, and the music too. But the jumping is a little inconsistent which made it difficult randomly. I liked it, except it was a bit too much trial and error, so I was playing the same area over and over...and over.

Posted by Crane-ium July 31, 2008 18:53 - 9.4 years ago
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I am wanting more now =/.
Make more levels!
And saves!
And powerups!!!!!
Posted by noshenim July 31, 2008 19:17 - 9.4 years ago
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Loved it! =D
Although I wish the levels were a little bit easier, and got harder. Still, loved the graphics and my type of music too, I have tons of XM formatted songs. <3

Posted by Coffee July 31, 2008 21:55 - 9.4 years ago
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if only the view was further infront of the character...
no rating cause i don't do that, that much...
Posted by SteveKB July 31, 2008 22:06 - 9.4 years ago
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awesome game. reminds me of cactus. I guess the only thing is that any music can make your ears bleed after some time, but then I guess that loosing the exact same way 20 times might not be helping.
Posted by gamerman July 31, 2008 22:40 - 9.4 years ago
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yes, make the view in front of the character. I forgot about that.
Posted by noshenim July 31, 2008 23:53 - 9.4 years ago
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I like it. Just get rid of that hideous GM icon and load bar and your good to go.
Posted by Mu6502 August 02, 2008 16:41 - 9.4 years ago
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Very nice, very stylish, great graphics and music. But damn, it was frustrating. I'm not sure I'm going to be able to play it a second time without breaking something.

It needs a slow mode, for noobs like me.

Posted by F1ak3r August 04, 2008 0:26 - 9.4 years ago
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This game is hard but very enjoyable.You will get frustrated just like other posts have said but have lots of fun!
Posted by tailxamy August 04, 2008 21:22 - 9.4 years ago
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Lots of potential to this game. I like the retro look and feel too, but it's just not really finished yet.
Posted by Reek August 09, 2008 11:04 - 9.4 years ago
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Mhm, Feels like a Nintendo classic lol.
Me, think this is good.
But Still classic's are not that great, (LOL lies)
so 7-8?lol
8/10 i guess.
Because, I don't want you're rating to drop. :p
Posted by xskullsgames August 11, 2008 0:19 - 9.4 years ago
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Wow. Nice game, reminds me of Wubly. I give it 7/10, cheesy music and no controls listed.

Despite that, very good game. Requires a lot of co-ordination and reflex.
Posted by Arflow August 19, 2008 22:40 - 9.3 years ago
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