Use arrow keys to move and Escape to bring up the menu.

A #mermay game, made in four weeks. Many thanks to http://twitter.com/mfisherart for character art and other help.

This game's core mechanics are based on the Game Boy Color game The Legend Of Zelda: Oracle Of Ages. Link could get a mermaid suit in that game which allowed for faster swimming and deep sea diving, but with slightly awkward controls of tapping the dpad. This unorthodox control scheme turned into a gimmick, and then I decided to double down on the gimmick and let the player grab and throw things using just the directional controls.

Check the ESCAPE menu for a control scheme that requires less button pressing. I made sure most enemies won't attack you from offscreen but if you find yourself dying a lot try moving more slowly.

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PearlCollectorRC7.zip 10 MB