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Made by Chris Logsdon and Alix Lytton in 48 hours for the GMTK Game Jam 2020!

๐ŸŽถ For the best listening experience, we recommend wearing headphones.

Catch the stars while avoiding the skulls to make ethereal melodies, but be careful! The mischievous Commander Cat is in charge of how the stars fall and can trip you up at any moment! Once your beautiful song fills up your "PAW"er gauge to the max, you win!

  • Hold A & D or Left & Right arrows to move to either side of the track
  • Let go of the keys to center your cursor

The buttons on Commander Cat's control panel change how the stars fall: a green "fast" button, a red "pause" button, a yellow "slow" button, and a blue "swap" button. He picks these at random, and sometimes he pulls a special lever for a BIG surprise!

We're new gamedevs who love making silly games to make people smile! If you run into anything that prevents you from playing, please let us know & we'll fix it for you!

๐ŸŽจ All art & animation by Alix Lytton.

๐Ÿ”Š All SFX & music by Chris Logsdon, except for "Squeaky Toy #1" by Breviceps & "lever-pull" by Timbre on freesound.org.

๐ŸŒŸ Catching Stars has official merch now!! Check it out by clicking here! ๐ŸŒŸ

PlatformsWindows, macOS
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
AuthorsAlix, Chris Logsdon
Tags2D, ambient, Cats, Cute, Game Jam, Music, Space


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Catching Stars (MAC).zip 35 MB
Catching Stars (WINDOWS).zip 33 MB


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This is such a cute game!

Thank you so much for playing & for the kind compliment!!


Really unique little game! Really love the sound design and vibes! And the art and animation is great, sort of a Kirbyโ€™s Dream Land 3 vibe! Took a minute to get the hang of it, but was a nice game to just chill out to and vibe with! <3


Thanks so much for playing!! I personally adore Kirby's Dream Land 3, so to be compared to its beautifully starry, dreamy visuals is a big honor! Very happy to create a simple little game you could vibe to <3


Really cool visuals, especially the feline ones :)

I felt the controls where a bit stiff, but to be honest I usually get my butt kicked by these types of games.

Good job!


Thank you so much for playing our game, I'm so happy you enjoyed it despite this kind of game not being what you normally play! Adding a slight transition between left/right controls was on our to-do list, but due to the constraints of time, we weren't able to implement it; I think in this case it works out and fits in with the Game Jam's "Out of Control" theme! Thanks again!! ๐Ÿฑโญ


I love the style of the games that have been coming out! It was cool seeing this game come together through the posts you made, and it's even cooler actually playing them. I can't wait for the next project :)


Thanks for the kind words, for following, and for playing!


Aw Jaydon, this is so kind of you to say!! Thanks for keeping up with our work and playing all the games, I'm so happy you're enjoying them! ๐Ÿ’–


Yeahh i won !

Simple but yet really pleasing to play !

CONGRATS!!! You did it!! ๐ŸŽ‰
Thank you so much for your kind words! I'm happy you enjoyed playing it!

Thanks for playing! Glad you enjoyed it :)


Very good. Good art, good music, good everything.

Wow, thank you for your kind words - it means a lot to both of us!! We worked hard to make something enjoyable, I'm very happy you had a good time playing it!

Thank you!