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    Ludum Dare 23

    April 20th-23rd 2012 :: 10 Year Anniversary! :: Theme: Tiny World

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    Ant Run - fatSquirrel - 48 Hour Compo Entry

    You are the ant, only knowing this tiny section of the world, bringing back the food needed for move night is vital!

    W, Up arrow - moves forward
    A, Left arrow - strafes left
    D, Right arrow = strafes right
    Space - jump

    Notes: You will be immune to damage for 2 seconds after being hit and you cannot move backwards, because ants only go forward...and strafe.

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    Ratings

    Coolness66%
    #191Audio3.07
    #251Theme3.36
    #390Humor2.30
    #396Mood2.73
    #436Fun2.80
    #438Graphics2.87
    #518Innovation2.74
    #524Overall2.81

    Comments

    robcozzens says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 6:22am

    Very nice. I especially liked the music.

    aaronsnoswell says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 6:28am

    Good job - a pretty unique style of game! My game was also about ants :)

    Apr 23, 2012 @ 10:08am

    Nice work using limited assets! I think perhaps it might be better if the balls were a bit slower, right now they can feel random.

    Ben says ...
    Apr 23, 2012 @ 10:05pm

    Very nice

    Apr 24, 2012 @ 3:29am

    Great music, pretty graphics. Simple. Fun. :-)

    omaha says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 3:48am

    no unity client for my linux machine :( looks pretty awesome though

    Zythiku says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 3:49am

    Nice music! Almost go stuck once since I couldn't move backwards, but still fun.

    R3ason says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 4:34am

    Good! Liked the concept of not being able to go backwards. Thanks for creating this!

    schizofunky says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 7:08pm

    I really liked the scale you used here it really made me feel like i was in a tiny ants world!

    piterlouis says ...
    Apr 24, 2012 @ 10:00pm

    very good but very short!, I need more, please!! XD. Very good work

    derrickdool says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 3:55am

    Nice entry here.
    The music start reminded me of something else? Star Trek TNG opening maybe?

    fatSquirrel says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 5:30am

    Thank you all for the awesome comments. Sorry about the linux support, I tried making a flash.swf, but the terrain feature isn't support.

    olkeencole says ...
    Apr 25, 2012 @ 10:25pm

    Fun little game. Having water droplets be lethal balls of death is awesome! Be cool if you had other dangers beside the water, such as hornets, beetles or even a lawnmower!

    Rybar says ...
    Apr 26, 2012 @ 3:28am

    I enjoyed running through this, would have liked to have full FPS controls with mouse look.. easy to get stuck where being able to turn would solve easily. Good entry!

    Jigxor says ...
    Apr 26, 2012 @ 3:36am

    That was quite fun! I beat it :) It was a good difficulty and took a bit of effort to dodge the balls.

    Overall, nice game. I enjoyed it :)

    Zillix says ...
    Apr 26, 2012 @ 3:58am

    Great music. Loved the feel of dodging the giant raindrops.

    Evil Cult says ...
    Apr 27, 2012 @ 7:49am

    [Comments and ratings from this account come from various team members]
    Simple but fun. My only real complaint about this is that the balls can seem a bit random and hard to predict. Great concept!

    raarlac says ...
    Apr 27, 2012 @ 3:35pm

    Great game! It would be nice if the camera and the player rotate as the player turns sideways

    Codexus says ...
    Apr 27, 2012 @ 10:41pm

    Really cool idea but I would have liked to have more control over how the ant moves.

    Datamosh says ...
    May 1, 2012 @ 5:02pm

    Visuals were really good! And enjoyed the gameplay. I don't think the music matched the action of the falling spheres, tough. Mouse control like and FPS would've been good too! Keep up the good work!

    netmute says ...
    May 1, 2012 @ 6:55pm

    I made it! My ant comrades won't starve!
    A good idea well executed. Good job! :)

    azurenimbus says ...
    May 2, 2012 @ 4:31am

    Nice mood and music! The gameplay could be quite exciting at times, there's a nice feeling of terror when the huge drops came towards you.

    samoojamies says ...
    May 3, 2012 @ 5:04pm

    Couldn't resist and I wall climbed out of the track :P.

    gregdevice says ...
    May 4, 2012 @ 2:39am

    Nice Job! Like the overall graphics and music. Camera clips a bit and I got stuck a little here and there.

    AD-Edge says ...
    May 4, 2012 @ 5:33am

    Interesting game, didnt like that you couldnt rotate and move more freely however, but was still a good challenge.

    voxel says ...
    May 4, 2012 @ 6:21am

    got stuck a couple times but overall very nice. good music, but i'd have preferred something a little less moody

    May 5, 2012 @ 1:09am

    I like it! Loving the music.

    Thotep says ...
    May 7, 2012 @ 9:22am

    It's a nice idea, I really felt like an ant running away from rain. I liked it! Moody music, but very annoying sounds.

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