Summer Madness

Rating
6
Reviews:
1
Downloads:
25
Date uploaded:
29 Jun 2018 at 19:56 (Minor update on 30 Jun 2018)

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Re-upload/Edit Level
Author
ForthRightMC (More uploads by ForthRightMC)
Type
Single player
Credits
Original level by: Auto1lija; Tilesets: Easter Fix by Zoro, Glacier by Blade, Candy Hills and Vegetabland by Gus, CarrotSA11 by Bloody_body, stars background by Blade, clouds from Skyward Showdown by PurpleJazz; Music by Ceekayed, ZUN and many others
Version
TSF+ (This file requires JJ2+)
Satisfaction
N/A
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File contents

elbmcontest-MLLE-Data-1.j2l MLLE Extra Data 7.16 kB 29 Jun 2018
elbmcontest.j2l Summer Madness 10.72 kB 29 Jun 2018
A_CarrFIXday.j2t A_Carrotus_FIX_Day 228.88 kB 21 Jun 2018
A_EastFIXday.j2t A_Easter_FIX_Day 250.06 kB 21 Jun 2018
CandyHills1.j2t Candy Hills 1 32.26 kB 21 Jun 2018
CarrotSA11.j2t CarrotSA11 237.05 kB 18 Apr 2017
Damn1.j2t Damn 1 187.38 kB 21 Jun 2018
Fortress.j2t Fortress of Forgotten Souls 135.31 kB 21 Jun 2018
Glacier.j2t Glacier 40.49 kB 21 Jun 2018
OdysseySkyN.j2t Odyssey Sky Night 126.22 kB 21 Jun 2018
Vegetabland1.j2t Vegetabland 1 20.33 kB 21 Jun 2018
elbmcontest.j2as 1.14 kB 29 Jun 2018
MLLE-Include-1.4.asc 9.55 kB 21 Jun 2018

Description

Have you ever thought about getting mad this summer? Try out my level! It’s my entry to Summertime Jazziness contest by Primpy.

Jazz wakes up and sees that his region has changed! Easter, carrots, winter and so much more… Turns out it was Devan Shell who wanted to make his own summer! You have to find him and defeat him and his minions!

This is remastered version of Auto1lija’s level Easter Madness, extended and corrected. Also it’s my first MLLE single player level. With lots of dangers!

The music can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1DVKkkjtQVHuMD-5Aoj7hv02YnO9ZIREg

This will be your challenging level for you! Give it a try!

Yours truly, ForthRightMC

EDIT: Added a missed tileset with custom carrots

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User Reviews (Sort by Helpful Index or Date Posted) Average: 6

Review by Bloody_Body

Posted:
2 Jul 2018, 17:34 (edited 8 Jul 18, 12:02)
Bee Boy Swarm (34 Points)
Number of reviews with ratings30 Featured reviews1 Average helpfulness91%
Rating
6.0

Wow, dude, finally you’ve released your own level! Or, better to say, you’ve remade the level that was recently uploaded by Auto1lija. Whatever, let’s review it.

What I liked

- Frankly speaking, I don’t often play multi-tileset levels made with MLLE. It’s a good example of MLLE usage.

- There are a lot of useful hints all over the level and the story about stolen summer helps to feel the atmosphere of RPG.

- Eyecandy and layout are better than in the original level by Auto1lija, but they still can be improved.

What I disliked

- Some sound issues. Looks like each part of the level is supposed to have its own music. “Easter Carrotus” part, however, doesn’t.

- I appreciate an effort you’ve taken to create your custom graphics but it doesn’t look good within the textures made by Nick Stadler. Pixel drawing isn’t that easy. The same discrepancy goes for the corridors made of dull tetris-like blocks. They look awful in Carrotus. If you want to see an example of the great usage of textures from different tilesets check out these links:
https://www.jazz2online.com/downloads/6616/rage-of-aquarius/
https://www.jazz2online.com/downloads/6862/scorpio-key/
This one isn’t so sophisticated and thus is even closer to your intentions. Unedited tiles from two tilesets are used here:
https://www.jazz2online.com/downloads/7456/damn-exit/

- Poisonous clouds are a pretty original idea. Looks like the final area with those clouds is supposed to be the most difficult part of a level, but considering the fact that the clouds hurt you only if you stand on the ground you can easily cross this area by jumping. There are too many gem rings and ammo power-ups and their quantity depreciates their value.

Conclusion

So, you’ve taken elbm.j2l by Auto1lija and tried to make it better. Well, it’s way better now. You’ve fixed BG layers, eyecandy and other issues. But eyecandy still can be improved: you could have used 1st and 2nd layers and the placement of easter eggs doesn’t look natural.

I feel like you tried to make a cool nonclassical thing with an unusual stuff like multiple tilesets in one level. But you forgot the basic features that any good level must have. Level must look pleasant and be fun to play. Maybe more secret places with ammo and power-ups including those that are available for coins and mechanics like wind, falling rocks, water, ect. can improve your level.

Maybe you should make a small, unscripted but tidy level with good eyecandy and weapon/enemy placement? You can use original levels as references.

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