Crunch Boss (GBJAM9)
Play as Nick Baird, a manager at X-Ploit Studios. The developers working on X-Ploit's latest games have been slacking off, and it's up to you to scare them to their PCs and crunch before launch date!
Crunch Boss is a Sokoban-inspired puzzle game developed in 10 days for GBJAM 9. Featuring 16 increasingly brain-bending levels, Crunch Boss will test the limits of your logic and reasoning. Share your lowest score in the comments below.
If your developers are being stubbornly insubordinate, a level skip option is available in the menu (Start button / A key). Skipping a level will add the full budget of yells to your score along with a penalty yell. Upper management will hear about this!
Big thanks to @2HitMatt for the story concept, go play his GBJAM entry!
I strongly recommend downloading the Windows version for the optimal experience!
|Action||GameBoy Button||Keyboard (QWERTY)|
|Move Up/Down/Left/Right||D-pad||Arrow Keys|
|Change yell direction|
(Levels 11-16 only)
- Toggle background music
- Skip level
Keys can be rebound using the TIC-80 operating system by pressing Esc
Crunch Boss was made for GBJAM 9 in TIC-80, a fantasy console. The resolution and palette of the TIC-80 operating system cannot be modified to suit the rules of the jam. However, the game itself does follow all the rules. Pressing Escape will bring up the TIC-80's built in menu - this should also not be considered part of the entry as it part of the engine and cannot be modified.
- Particle effects library based on code by Viza, freely available on tic80.com and used with permission.
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