Your best friend has been kidnapped and taken to the top of the Mega Mountain. You must save him
Beaten on easy mode. Loved it. I am so glad your games have returned to my life.
EDIT: Oh! Also, what is the music in this? Bits of it sound a lot like Beginning from the Castlevania series, and it's freaking me out, maaan.
Stage 1 of Kid Dracula. It's a remix.
It's taken some getting used to, but I really like the idiosyncratic way this controls. Real good.
(It was a pretty important moment when I realized the character climbs up the vines automatically.)
You have such a knack for putting simple twists on eastablished game mechanics - gosh!
Also, the music pleasantly reminded me of Chip's Challenge! XD
"A little less love, and a little more common decency." (Kurt Vonnegut)
This is really great. The restrictions on vertical control turn this into a gift to the player, through which we get to feel like we're learning to play a platformer again for the first time. So pleasurable!