BLANK BIT IS A CHALLENGING PLATFORMER/CARD GAME HYBRID, NAMED A "STAFF PICK" IN GITHUB'S 2018 GAME OFF.

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//PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE PLAYING//

  • YOU START OUT BLANK AND CAN ONLY MOVE LEFT OR RIGHT.
  • YOU MUST COLLECT ACTION CARDS AND PLAY THEM TO EXECUTE THEIR MOVES.
  • THERE ARE FOUR CARDS YOU CAN FIND: JUMP, BOOST, DASH, AND ERASE. YOU CAN HAVE UP TO FIVE CARDS OF ANY KIND IN YOUR HAND.
  • ACTION CARDS GO INTO YOUR HAND WHEN COLLECTED. WHEN YOU PLAY A CARD, ITS MOVE IS EXECUTED BEFORE GOING INTO THE DRAW PILE.
  • YOU MUST PLAY ALL OF YOUR CARDS (OR DISCARD THEM) BEFORE YOU CAN REDRAW YOUR HAND.
  • YOU CAN SHUFFLE YOUR HAND AS YOU PLAY TO CHANGE THE CARD ORDER. YOU CAN ALSO PAUSE THE GAME TO MANUALLY REARRANGE THE CARDS.
  • USING YOUR ACTION CARDS, MOVE UP AND SCORE AS HIGH AS YOU CAN BY PICKING UP CARDS, COLLECTING BYTES, AND ERASING ENEMIES

//CONTROLS//

  • MOVEMENT = LEFT & RIGHT ARROW / A & D KEYS
  • PLAY ACTION CARD = SPACE BAR
  • SHUFFLE HAND = SHIFT
  • DISCARD ACTION CARD = UP ARROW / W KEY
  • CROUCH = DOWN ARROW / S KEY
  • PAUSE GAME = ESC

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Blank Bit is a fully functioning prototype that could see further development in the future. This version features sprite art by Kenney Vluegels, music by Tom Woxom and Vim, and sound FX from 99Sounds and Legowelt.

If you have any feedback or suggestions for Blank Bit, please share your thoughts in the comments. They'll only make the game's future that much better!

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