Submission for Weekly Game Jam - Week 141

Theme: "Good Luck"

The Metaphor is a simple and short plat-former, which teaches you a lesson on "Good Luck".

(This is my first ever Game Jam submission)


  • A - Left Movement
  • D - Right Movement
  • W or Space - Jump
  • E - Enter through door

Windows executable works 100% and the other builds may work however, I am unable to test the Linux and MacOS build currently, may be checked before deadline.

Contains music ©2019 Joshua McLean (
Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International


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Great Game! I liked it, but it could be more surprising in the end.

Thanks! It's my first game jam so for my next one I will take this feedback on thanks!

Relaxing music and simple, I like it. :D

Suggestion: immediately transition to the next screen when touching a doorway, or to at least block the edge of the platform off, unless you were going for a little extra challenge, of course!


Thanks! I did initially add a wall but I think it adds an element of having to time your jumps and slow down your character.

loved the message, the music in the game is chilling, very simple controls but it's great ^^

Thank you so much for the kind words!