Fall Damage


  • Currently 3.4/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 3.4/5 (34 votes)
| Comments (11) | Views (36)

MikeFall DamageAnthony LaVelle, creator of the K.O.L.M. series of moody platform games, brings us a lighter offering with Fall Damage, a vertical-scrolling platformer in which you guide a flightless, half-hatched baby bird (whom I'll call Sheldon, naturally) groundwards, without falling too much, too fast. Guide the little fledgling with the [left] and [right] arrow keys. Watch your step, as too big a drop will damage poor little Sheldon, and too much falling damage ends the game. You can move into a vertical surface to slide down and slow your rate of fall, and you can also make use of a handful of gravity-fighting power-ups, including parachutes (deployed with the [spacebar]) and pogo sticks. It's a good thing someone thought to litter Sheldon's path with these unlikely artifacts of human civilization, or he'd never make it past all the hazards and obstacles that stand between him and the safety of the ground below.

Fall Damage is a fine though uncomplicated diversion. Similar how-low-can-you-go games have been made before, but few strike such a relaxed pace. From the cute little eggman protagonist to the gentle background music (apart from the pathos-filled piano cadenza when you fall for the last time), the production strives for a soothing, low-key experience. For the most part the same can be said for the gameplay, though the semi-random level designs don't always give Sheldon a chance to fall undamaged. Still, while not the most addictive title, the helpless little birdie is sympathetic enough that you'll want to play again, just for another chance not to let him down and see him to his goal. Falling Damage is cute, simple, and worthy of a few moments in your day.

Play Fall Damage

11 Comments

Good game, does anyone knows what is the rank 5 "solving the mystery"?

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Yes! I made it to rank 5 and the ending is hot!

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
librarysmiles Author Profile Page September 27, 2011 10:36 AM

Rank five reveals a

dragon

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Made it to the 4th rank on my first go, then took a little while to finish.

I won by using the parachutes cunningly to grab pogosticks.

There are ranks beyond the 5th one!

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

I cannot pick up any of the items, I try to get a parachute but I cannot pick it up to use it. Am I missing something or is there a flaw in the game? Also, the first time I played it I was also unable to drop further than the initial screen. I think there are a few bugs to deal with.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

I know that music came from somewhere, a Orisinal game?

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Hey guys, you should consider crediting the artist as well as the programmer!

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Anonymous October 18, 2011 5:28 PM

how do you do the spoiler things?

[Click on the "read the spoiler help" link in the commenting instructions for help and examples. -Jay]

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

On my first go I got to rank 1, lol. On my second go I got to rank 5, the dragon. But I got the massega that there are more ranks, where others like librarysmiles got the ending ?
Strange game ...

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
goobanator November 22, 2011 5:08 PM

the rankings after five are

silver dragon
gold dragon
diamond dragon
cosmic dragon
to get all fall 7000 m

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
4,166 Views
19 Comments
Rogue Legend> Dora Fantasy farming meets Minecraft-style building and action RPG in this rough but promising game made in just two months. Plant crops, care for livestock, fight monsters, and build your home block by block!  ...
How About Taking a Break> Dora Weird, silly, but not a little bit clever, this escape game may look simple, but a few coded locks you'll need to change your perspective to deduce and a whole lot of cuteness make this a short treat well worth heeding the title for.  ...
2,875 Views
6 Comments
Facility Z> Lori.h Waking up with no memory? Check. Underground abandoned facility? Check. Creepy mutant monsters wanting to nibble on your face while you have limited ammo? Check and check. Facility Z is ready to play.  ...
5,292 Views
25 Comments
Maplewood Junior High> Dora You've got a school assignment to finish, but all the computers are absolutely ancient, and you're totally unprepared! Despite some strange, out-of-place political talk, this point-and-click puzzle from Carmel Games offers a significant upgrade in several areas from their previous work.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Haunted Hotel: Death Sentence

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2014 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!