I only had 6 hours to spend on this, but I hope you like it!
Controls: Left/Right or A/D for moving. Space to jump.
See the game in action here on YouTube.
You can download the source code here.
It's currently uncommented, as it is in the same format it was when I finished. I might go through and tidy things up a bit, or change a few things. If you have any questions about how I did something, then feel free to hit me up on Twitter!
Every part of the game was made within my own 6 hour time limit (I had a busy weekend!). All the graphics are drawn by GML functions (except for the spikes, which are sprites). The sound effects were made using BFXR, and the music was made using Fruity Loops.
I'm glad you asked! For a year now, I've been working on a personal project dubbed 'Fairy Quest'. It's an action-platformer set in a fantasy land, and I'm having a lot of fun with it. My aim is to land somewhere in the Shovel Knight region of gameplay. Progress has slowed down, unfortunately, due to recently getting a job and other stupid adult things getting in the way. You can follow my progress here on Twitter, as well as on my devblog, here (which is due for an update).
Here's an out of date screenshot of some new art I've been working on for it: