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VelcroJonze
04-11-2010, 03:40 PM
ChickadeeVelcroJonze
Created by my niece and I for Shadow_Sake's lbp construction contest.
This is close as I could come to an Easter themed level for Shadow_Sake's contest, my niece and I worked on this on and off for a month, she told me what to build and I built it. :)

Big thanks to Domik12 for these awesome photos!!

memorex
04-11-2010, 03:54 PM
WOW! are you a machine making levels? :p, can't wait to play this :)

Fastbro
04-11-2010, 03:57 PM
I can't wait to give it a go!

Spark151
04-11-2010, 05:04 PM
Wow, You've done it once again, VelcroJonze. You never failed to impress me.
What I enjoyed about this level the most is the fact that it's Different, once again.

I would say your a level making machine, but so am I. :p
Closest to Easter theme? I will say it didn't remind me of Easter that much.
Maybe it's because I have a different visual image of Easter.

I thought this level would be like Fort Sugar, Timber Canyon, Tera Cota, but it was different than all three by a lot.
It was well made and different. Why do you make levels look like it was made by different people?
That's a good thing too! Now I know you can make many different themed levels.
The only level I haven't seen you pull off was an RPG type of style....

The level was a bit challenging. I enjoy trying to get in first place with my first try.
Although, I failed to do so.
Something I suggest you fixing is the part with those two landforms going up and down and there is fog on the ceiling and floor.I just think you should slow down those pistons a little bit.
Maybe I'm a bad platformer, but that part took me about 20 tries to finally pass.
My favorite part is everything!

I enjoyed your level much.
I didn't have no problems, but then again, I try not yo look for glitches.
I just probably notice them when I play them by accident.
Nice corner editing too.

I wonder now what is the next level you'll be working on...
Anyways, you've earned five stars :star::star::star::star::star: and a heart.
We will meet, until next time! :p

VelcroJonze
04-11-2010, 06:10 PM
Thanks for the feedback and the heart Spark. :cool:

I thought the part where the things are rising and sinking into the gas was hard too, so I asked Francesca about maybe a republish and she said it's easy if you don't try for the bubble combo and jump off the round part in the middle.

Kids... :rolleyes:

KQuinn94Z
04-11-2010, 06:27 PM
Look forward to playing it! :)

VelcroJonze
04-11-2010, 07:07 PM
Something I suggest you fixing is the part with those two landforms going up and down and there is fog on the ceiling and floor.I just think you should slow down those pistons a little bit.

Spark, I added a sponge in the middle of the platforms so that should make it easier, your feedback and opinion really matters to me buddy, so I asked Franny once again and told her that the Great Spark151 suggested an easier trip across the gas, and her response was "oh, I love his levels, do whatever he says!!!" :D

Fastbro
04-11-2010, 07:15 PM
Spark, I added a sponge in the middle of the platforms so that should make it easier, your feedback and opinion really matters to me buddy, so I asked Franny once again and told her that the Great Spark151 suggested an easier trip across the gas, and her response was "oh, I love his levels, do whatever he says!!!" :D

Everytime you want to edit the level from now on just say spark151 told you to do it!

Spark151
04-11-2010, 08:42 PM
Spark, I added a sponge in the middle of the platforms so that should make it easier, your feedback and opinion really matters to me buddy, so I asked Franny once again and told her that the Great Spark151 suggested an easier trip across the gas, and her response was "oh, I love his levels, do whatever he says!!!" :D

Oh wow, I don't know what to say....

Funny though, I'm no different from anyone.
If anything, I think your as great of a creator as me. :)
Anyways, thanks. You made my day.

Alismuffin
04-12-2010, 12:30 AM
wow!! once again a brilliant level from the great velcrojonze! just a couple of improvements that i can suggest, but you dont have to go through with

first of, the sliding slither of wood at the beginning. for some reason i landed on the back layer halfway through the ride. easy fix though. just make the back layer a bit higher.
second i had a problem w/ the rising platforms. the problem wasnt getting across them but rather knowing where the gas was.

Alismuffin
04-12-2010, 12:35 AM
but this is an easy fix yet again. all u need to do is raise the non lethal platform so the player can see the edge. obviously dont raise it too high. an alternative would be a camera angle but i wouldnt think that would work so good.

Lastly the sponge u grab to go up. wen i pulled the switch i didnt know what it did. maybe u could emitt an arrow pointing up?

anyways thats just what i think could be improved and you dont have to change it

either way you have 5stars and a heart from me

VelcroJonze
04-12-2010, 03:27 AM
Hey Ali, thanks so much for playing my level and the heart. :D

I'm sorry you had trouble with the ride at the beginning and ended up on the back layer, my only guess is that you maybe jumped on the ride? That has never happened to me. :eek:

The platform would probably be better a bit raised, my camera angle is a little high to show the whole scene, I am sure there will be people who might have a cheap death in that spot, I'll see if anyone else comments on that.

Thanks again for your feedback Ali, I appreciate it!! :)

memorex
04-12-2010, 03:42 AM
Hey VJ!!! :cool:

I've impressed again, you did an excellent job, this level is different from the others but equally brilliant, the setting is impeccable, corners editing is very nice, this level is more difficult than the others but only if you try to do all the combos with bubbles, due to this has a high level of replayability, I didn't have any problem with the level... well only one I can't get the top on the scoreboard but I'll try again ;) Of course I have given 5 stars and a heart!! :)

Alismuffin
04-12-2010, 04:01 AM
ha ha yea i think i was fiddling w/ the analog stick so i prbly switched layers accidently. i played again and it worked fine :3
hey no problem. its a pleasure to be able to return ur feedback

TheNerd
04-12-2010, 08:40 AM
Hey Velcro,

I do not think I have left any feedback for any of your levels. Don't get me wrong, your levels are AMAZING. I'll be sure to leave some feedback.

himoks
04-12-2010, 12:20 PM
Amazing level!!!!! 5 stars and heart.

Voltergeist
04-12-2010, 12:42 PM
Wow. The problem when it comes to leaving feedback with your levels is that I try to absorb as much of the techniques as possible (for future imitations... you say you copy ideas in your interview, so I hope you don't mind I recycle the ideas another step), and then end up forgetting what I have to say.... because it was all too awesome! So for once I'm giving a play-by-play analysis, as I sit here with my PSP playing the level again.

Well, the tree gave me an lol the first time I played through, and still made me laugh here. But, like that, the spring-like section ends and I'm in a fortress. As I type, I enjoy the small touch of the running water, and I'm amazed by how much I miss sometimes. Moving on, a dramatic change of music and a pit that surprisingly doesn't end up shooting me into the air... until I touch the left edge. Boing! The first time I went up the stairs, it took me a while to stop trying to grab the ceiling and to realize the platform. Here's one of my favorite parts - those thin platforms are so cool, and the sound is a nice touch. Followed by my least - the crushers! After finally getting through this section, I realized your secret identity - you're a level designer from MegaMan 9! (9 because I don't know if 10 is as evil... I'll have to ask Fastbro.) I like this section, but they need to be spaced out more. You risk accidentally sliding into the next one. Speaking of which, one moment till I get past.

Okay, finally outside for another spring section.... that lasts two seconds. I do like how you made sure that whatever direction the platform falls, you can still get by. The boulders seemed kinda boring to me, as I could just walk thought them with no harm. Ooh, bubbles! What could happen here! /Predictable bounce/ Oh gawd. A race. Well, I tried to keep going writing this but it was too much fun and went too fast. The race section is perfect and the ending is a big surprise - I'm still not sure how that worked. And so, another great job as always - nice work!

Domik12
04-12-2010, 02:30 PM
Hi, VelcroJonze! I tried you level and must say that you did great adventure! I loved way you made environment and characters, very cool obstacles and level has very good flow. Difficulty is very balanced, so players just have fun without big troubles! So I had good time with your level and gave you 5 stars and heart for it, and you already have my heart as creator.

amazingflyingpoo
04-12-2010, 03:32 PM
Hidy Ho VelcroJonze! My wife and I are transitioning between apartments for the third time (I do live a crazy life over here in China), so I am having an extraordinarily hard time getting access to Wi-Fi. You already know that I am a huge fan of your levels, so I will be checking this out as soon as I get access to a Wi-Fi hot spot.

I just wanted to let you know so that you knew why I hadn't given feedback yet.

X-FROGBOY-X
04-13-2010, 02:00 AM
Looks interesting, I'm off to play it.

X-FROGBOY-X
04-13-2010, 05:58 PM
Played this yesterday, it was cool, the platforming was challenging, but still fair at the same time. The beginning was funny, and the visuals were awesome throughout the whole level. There was also a lot of great bubble combos to be had. I look forward to seeing your future levels. :)

:star::star::star::star::star: and a heart. :D

Fastbro
04-13-2010, 06:37 PM
Finally got round to playing this level. Gameplay wise its quite different from your others, yet it still has the VelcroJonze charm. :star::star::star::star::star: and a heart!

VelcroJonze
04-13-2010, 07:22 PM
Hey VJ!!! :cool:

I've impressed again, you did an excellent job, this level is different from the others but equally brilliant, the setting is impeccable, corners editing is very nice, this level is more difficult than the others but only if you try to do all the combos with bubbles, due to this has a high level of replayability, I didn't have any problem with the level... well only one I can't get the top on the scoreboard but I'll try again ;) Of course I have given 5 stars and a heart!! :)

Thanks Memorex!! As always, I really appreciate your feedback! :D

SeekingTruth86 has the high score as of now, but I'm sure you can get it. I try not to get the high score on my levels, because I would rather someone else have it. :cool:

Thanks again my friend!! :)


its a pleasure to be able to return ur feedback

For you too man, your levels are amazing and they just keep getting better!! :cool:

Thanks Ali!! :D


Hey Velcro,

I do not think I have left any feedback for any of your levels. Don't get me wrong, your levels are AMAZING. I'll be sure to leave some feedback.

Hey man!! I've seen your psn on the high scores of some of my levels. :cool:

I appreciate the plays but your feedback is purely optional, I need to leave you some feedback for your new level too, and I plan on doing that very soon.

Thanks again for the plays!! :)


Amazing level!!!!! 5 stars and heart.

Thanks Himoks!!

Is there a level of your you'd like me to play? :)


Wow. The problem when it comes to leaving feedback with your levels is that I try to absorb as much of the techniques as possible (for future imitations... you say you copy ideas in your interview, so I hope you don't mind I recycle the ideas another step), and then end up forgetting what I have to say.... because it was all too awesome! So for once I'm giving a play-by-play analysis, as I sit here with my PSP playing the level again.

Well, the tree gave me an lol the first time I played through, and still made me laugh here. But, like that, the spring-like section ends and I'm in a fortress. As I type, I enjoy the small touch of the running water, and I'm amazed by how much I miss sometimes. Moving on, a dramatic change of music and a pit that surprisingly doesn't end up shooting me into the air... until I touch the left edge. Boing! The first time I went up the stairs, it took me a while to stop trying to grab the ceiling and to realize the platform. Here's one of my favorite parts - those thin platforms are so cool, and the sound is a nice touch. Followed by my least - the crushers! After finally getting through this section, I realized your secret identity - you're a level designer from MegaMan 9! (9 because I don't know if 10 is as evil... I'll have to ask Fastbro.) I like this section, but they need to be spaced out more. You risk accidentally sliding into the next one. Speaking of which, one moment till I get past.

Okay, finally outside for another spring section.... that lasts two seconds. I do like how you made sure that whatever direction the platform falls, you can still get by. The boulders seemed kinda boring to me, as I could just walk thought them with no harm. Ooh, bubbles! What could happen here! /Predictable bounce/ Oh gawd. A race. Well, I tried to keep going writing this but it was too much fun and went too fast. The race section is perfect and the ending is a big surprise - I'm still not sure how that worked. And so, another great job as always - nice work!

Hey Bill, thanks for the play and the feedback. :)

When I get inspiration from another creator or level, I try not to swipe the whole premise of the idea, it's more like I absorb what the creator did, then do it my way, and with my style. Anything you see in one of my levels or any other level is fair game as far as I am concerned, and you can gladly use any of my ideas. :)

If you have any questions about how I made or did anything , you can PM me and I will gladly help you out. :cool:


Hi, VelcroJonze! I tried you level and must say that you did great adventure! I loved way you made environment and characters, very cool obstacles and level has very good flow. Difficulty is very balanced, so players just have fun without big troubles! So I had good time with your level and gave you 5 stars and heart for it, and you already have my heart as creator.

Thank you my friend!! :D

It's always good to hear from you. :cool:


Hidy Ho VelcroJonze! My wife and I are transitioning between apartments for the third time (I do live a crazy life over here in China), so I am having an extraordinarily hard time getting access to Wi-Fi. You already know that I am a huge fan of your levels, so I will be checking this out as soon as I get access to a Wi-Fi hot spot.

I just wanted to let you know so that you knew why I hadn't given feedback yet.

Take your time Buddy!! I know you always leave me feedback. :D

Just to let you know Poo, this is not a typical VelcroJonze level. ;)


Played this yesterday, it was cool, the platforming was challenging, but still fair at the same time. The beginning was funny, and the visuals were awesome throughout the whole level. There was also a lot of great bubble combos to be had. I look forward to seeing your future levels. :)

:star::star::star::star::star: and a heart. :D

Thanks Frogboy!!

I appreciate the feedback and the heart!! :)

Is there a level of yours you would like me to try? :cool:


Finally got round to playing this level. Gameplay wise its quite different from your others, yet it still has the VelcroJonze charm. :star::star::star::star::star: and a heart!

Thanks for the heart Fastbro!! :D

I always enjoy your feedback!!

Thanks again Buddy, and congratulations on that new shiny sticker, you deserve it!! :cool:

carlosgrss
04-14-2010, 04:56 PM
cool level awesome stuff i see you r becoming one of the best. anyways 5stars and a heart.

TheNerd
04-15-2010, 08:47 AM
Sorry for this late feedback, but here it goes:

That one piece of humor in the beginning made the level different from any of your others. The different style of your corner editing in this level was amazing. I am usually used to seeing your very clean and smooth corner edited look of your levels. Your intricate obstacles and challenges were still felt throughout the level. You know, with the surprising catapult launches in the air and pulling switches to advance through your level.

The score bubbles is still a thing to notice. I love where you put and hide the score bubbles throughout your stage. The obstacle course in the level was very fun and equally challenging. I was trying to run and finish this thing as fast as I could, while collecting all those bubbles and score multipliers. And since I'm a high score hunter, I tried to get the number 1 place on the scoreboard. In fact, I always try to get the highest score in all your levels. Well that's all that I can say. This level was very different, but still had the VelcroJonze feel in it.

:star::star::star::star::star: and a HEART.

amazingflyingpoo
04-17-2010, 01:56 PM
I finally got access to the internetz so I could play this awesome level! This is once again another excellent VelcroJonze level. I must admit that it felt lot shorter than your previous levels, and it didn't hold the same charm for me, but it was still an excellent level and loads of fun! I especially liked the race bit. You did a great job of setting up the combo as you were running through it. You have a knack for making levels that make me smile, and this one still had those elements to it that made me happy the whole way through!

Keep up the great work VelcroJonze!

VelcroJonze
04-18-2010, 03:29 AM
cool level awesome stuff i see you r becoming one of the best. anyways 5stars and a heart.

Thanks for the heart Carlos, and I think you are becoming one the best too, my friend!! :cool:


Sorry for this late feedback, but here it goes:

That one piece of humor in the beginning made the level different from any of your others. The different style of your corner editing in this level was amazing. I am usually used to seeing your very clean and smooth corner edited look of your levels. Your intricate obstacles and challenges were still felt throughout the level. You know, with the surprising catapult launches in the air and pulling switches to advance through your level.

The score bubbles is still a thing to notice. I love where you put and hide the score bubbles throughout your stage. The obstacle course in the level was very fun and equally challenging. I was trying to run and finish this thing as fast as I could, while collecting all those bubbles and score multipliers. And since I'm a high score hunter, I tried to get the number 1 place on the scoreboard. In fact, I always try to get the highest score in all your levels. Well that's all that I can say. This level was very different, but still had the VelcroJonze feel in it.

:star::star::star::star::star: and a HEART.

Thanks buddy, I appreciate the feedback and the heart, and for showing up on the highscores on my levels!! :D


I finally got access to the internetz so I could play this awesome level! This is once again another excellent VelcroJonze level. I must admit that it felt lot shorter than your previous levels, and it didn't hold the same charm for me, but it was still an excellent level and loads of fun! I especially liked the race bit. You did a great job of setting up the combo as you were running through it. You have a knack for making levels that make me smile, and this one still had those elements to it that made me happy the whole way through!

Keep up the great work VelcroJonze!

Thanks Poo! I am glad you liked my new level!!:D

SeekingTruth86
04-18-2010, 07:26 AM
I can't believe I haven't left feedback for this yet! T_T

Another very fun level from you, VelcroJonze! I loved all the score bubbles, as my high score probably indicates ~_^ (sorry memorex, I had to reclaim #1 again :p) A great straight-up platforming level. I particularly liked the race part at the end- those score bubbles were very well placed, and I had a lot of fun replaying the level to try to get the maximum possible multiplier!

One little issue I had with my first playthrough was with the checkpoint right before the platforms that rise up into and down into the gas; it's difficult to see that the platform the checkpoint is on slopes into the gas just after the checkpoint, making it easy to walk right into it and die a gassy death. Once I figured it out, though, it wasn't a big deal :)

:star::star::star::star::star: and a heart, and a #1 spot on the scoreboard :cool:

Lleonard Pler
04-18-2010, 09:49 AM
It was a fun and enjoyable level. But I felt like it lacked some story (I think there must be always a story, even if it's "Find X" or "Go from A to B"). I didn't see any theme, and now I read it was supposed to be an Easter level. Anyway, these aren't big flaws because the level was a fun ride and I didn't face any gameplay problems. 4 stars!

Fastbro
04-18-2010, 09:54 AM
Why didn't this level get spotlighted?!?

VelcroJonze
04-18-2010, 08:02 PM
I can't believe I haven't left feedback for this yet! T_T

Another very fun level from you, VelcroJonze! I loved all the score bubbles, as my high score probably indicates ~_^ (sorry memorex, I had to reclaim #1 again :p) A great straight-up platforming level. I particularly liked the race part at the end- those score bubbles were very well placed, and I had a lot of fun replaying the level to try to get the maximum possible multiplier!

One little issue I had with my first playthrough was with the checkpoint right before the platforms that rise up into and down into the gas; it's difficult to see that the platform the checkpoint is on slopes into the gas just after the checkpoint, making it easy to walk right into it and die a gassy death. Once I figured it out, though, it wasn't a big deal :)

:star::star::star::star::star: and a heart, and a #1 spot on the scoreboard :cool:

Thanks for the play and the heart ST, you are the second person to comment on the camera angle being a little awkward, Ali also had a cheap death there and suggested maybe raising the platform, I wish I had changed that before I republished but it's one of those things I am willing to let slide, because my niece, and partner in crime for this level told me no more republishing.... :D

You and Memorex have been going back and forth on the high score, you guy's have a higher score than I have ever got on any of my test plays, and I am seriously in awe of your high scores. You guy's must be getting some serious chains going and have a great run in the race. :cool:

Thanks again ST, and congratulations again on the Spotlight for such an awesome level!! :)


It was a fun and enjoyable level. But I felt like it lacked some story (I think there must be always a story, even if it's "Find X" or "Go from A to B"). I didn't see any theme, and now I read it was supposed to be an Easter level. Anyway, these aren't big flaws because the level was a fun ride and I didn't face any gameplay problems. 4 stars!

Hey Lleonard, thanks for playing my level and leaving feedback, you are one of the best creators IMO, and your levels are awesome. As for the Easter theme, yes, I admit that as far as that goes it was a flop, even though I did use a couple stickers I got with the Easter dlc. :D

As far as the story goes, this was the most dialogue I have ever used in a level. I am afraid that Ow!!! and Jerk!!!! is the best story I can come up with. :blush:

I think I will stick with making uncomplicated platformers for now and let guy's like Poo, Taffey, Shade Seeker, and yourself tell the stories. :)


Why didn't this level get spotlighted?!?

Thanks for the support Buddy, I really appreciate it. :)

I honestly didn't think that this level was spotlight material, it was a fun little attempt at doing something a little different but it has been received a lot better than I had anticipated. It is already on page five of highest rated levels and that truly blows my mind!! :eek:

Thanks again Fastbro, and congrats on getting the nod!! :cool:

X-FROGBOY-X
04-18-2010, 08:09 PM
Is there a level of yours you would like me to try?

Nope, not yet, but there will be in the future. :) Thanks for asking.

EDIT-
Be sure and let me know when you publish, okay?

Okay, I will. :)

ThisIsInsane
04-18-2010, 10:28 PM
I just tried out this level, and let me tell you, it ROCKS!!! :) No but seriously, this was better then what I was expecting. I quickly realized that this was not your normal level, but it was still really fun. Everything looked extremely nice and the level flowed along quite nicely. It was a little tough, but it wasn't as bad as some levels I've played. The platforming, as always for you, was awesome, unique, tough, fun and everything else that a platformer should be. I especially loved the race at the end. That was awesome! The scenery really had a neat look, too. Overall, this level was pure awesomeness!
Gameplay: 5/5
Visuals: 5/5
Flow: 5/5
Length: 4/5
Overall: 5/5
:star::star::star::star::star:

This is a level that was a blast to play, like all your other levels, and I would most definitely recommend to a friend!!! Thanks for the awesome level!
Oh, and somehow I managed to nab 3rd place on the highscores. Wonder how I did that...:confused:

tominater12
04-19-2010, 10:03 PM
Well I played the level a while back and forgot about giving you a review just now so here I am. First off from all the levels I have played from you they always have the same feel to them. I just think your way of creating levels is getting a little old now. I would love if you would try something a little different like an actual story or just not as forgettable. Now besides that I did find the platforming solid as usual and did have a little fun. I gave it 4 stars.

VelcroJonze
04-20-2010, 12:30 AM
Nope, not yet, but there will be in the future. :) Thanks for asking.

Be sure and let me know when you publish, okay?


I just tried out this level, and let me tell you, it ROCKS!!! :) No but seriously, this was better then what I was expecting. I quickly realized that this was not your normal level, but it was still really fun. Everything looked extremely nice and the level flowed along quite nicely. It was a little tough, but it wasn't as bad as some levels I've played. The platforming, as always for you, was awesome, unique, tough, fun and everything else that a platformer should be. I especially loved the race at the end. That was awesome! The scenery really had a neat look, too. Overall, this level was pure awesomeness!
Gameplay: 5/5
Visuals: 5/5
Flow: 5/5
Length: 4/5
Overall: 5/5
:star::star::star::star::star:

This is a level that was a blast to play, like all your other levels, and I would most definitely recommend to a friend!!! Thanks for the awesome level!
Oh, and somehow I managed to nab 3rd place on the highscores. Wonder how I did that...:confused:

Thanks Buddy, I am glad you enjoyed it.


Well I played the level a while back and forgot about giving you a review just now so here I am. First off from all the levels I have played from you they always have the same feel to them. I just think your way of creating levels is getting a little old now. I would love if you would try something a little different like an actual story or just not as forgettable. Now besides that I did find the platforming solid as usual and did have a little fun. I gave it 4 stars.

Glad you had a little fun Tominator!! :D