August 24th-27th 2012 :: Theme: Evolution

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by Kuulog - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Finished just in the nick of time. In this game, you have to shoot down enemies to inherit their abilities. Use the arrow keys or WASD to manoeuvre your ship, and SPACE to fire your weapon.

Tools used:
Dunc's Algomusic

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Ninja says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 3:04am

Not bad! Though I could only kill the first couple of enemies before dying. Being awarded with the enemy's ability is a nice touch.

Desi Quintans says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 3:29am

I found this really, really difficult. Some balancing and playtesting would have helped to tweak it for players.

celeron55 says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 1:35pm

A nice challenge - got past a number of enemies and then died of a big one that fired too frequently for me to handle. A skill game, just like mine. 8)

Materie says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 1:56pm

A bit on the easy side - simply driving at max speed while shooting can rack up enough missiles to instakill any enemy you meet. Ususally, you will lose a significant amount of health, but if you simply sit still and let it regen, then repeat, you are pretty much invincible.

dalbinblue says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 2:37pm

I thought it was fun, but couldn't figure out why I sometimes lost my bonus multiplier (do ou lose each ability as you gain a new one)? Also, I found it fairly easy as well, most enemies can be killed by starting at the top of the screen and firing then moving just below the enemies fire. They are slightly behind in movement (or larger) and will usually get hit.

theomnis says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 3:24pm

I thought this was kinda hard, but an interesting enemy by enemy take on the side scrolling shooter.

olav_st says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 4:12pm

It was fun in the beginning, but quickly became repetitive.

VAMflax says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 4:12pm

This videogame is... FIERCE!!!

I like the way you can form hatred towards a pixelly triangle :)

berkano says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 4:49pm

Pretty cool, I found it quite difficult. The enemies seemed to copy what I was doing which freaked me out at first. I like the music :-)

FoxFiesta says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 5:36pm

Not bad, the difficulty is disturbing but the game is nice. ;)

gbellgames says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 3:36am

I swear I got a "Game over" outta of nowhere.

The game is not difficulty. Not at all. You just have to time your movement correctly to make enemies move into your bullets. At first I found the game boring, but when different enemies begun to appear and I had to rethink the strategy to kill them, it became a little more fun.

Then I became overpowered and I was just blazing on screen shooting like crazy and the enemies could barely stay on screen before dying.

And then a random Game Over came from nowhere, even though I am sure my energy was completely full the instant before.

pbdiode says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 8:44pm

Very difficult, but enjoyable! Good Job.

Orni says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 9:57pm

very interesting idea and take on this genre - liked it.
also good use of parallay scrolling and thumbs up for cool music

PapyGaragos says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 5:29pm

I muted it very, VERY quickly.
You could also work on the controls; it would bring more fun to the game if the ship felt less "heavy" and more responsive.
Nice mechanics

whilefun says ...
Aug 31, 2012 @ 12:55am

I found it really, really difficult to not die in the first minute or two. However, I really enjoyed the music and parallax backdrop of space. Good job :)

rylgh says ...
Sep 2, 2012 @ 3:29am

Really nice game, I like how difficult it was, even at the start. If you move enough to see an enemy, but not close enough for them to attack you, you can just kill them with no risk.

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