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

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Refuse Annihilator

by netmute - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You are piloting a remote controlled spacecraft. Your job would have been to shoot bad guys. But what if all the bad guys have already been shot and there's only debris left?

Well, shoot the debris. At least your spacecraft is evolving.

You have 6 spacecraft. After you managed to wreck them all (or drowned Earth in a pile of junk by not shooting enough of it) you get 6 completely new shiny spacecraft. Each time this happens they will be slightly better tailored to your piloting skills.

You get points for destroying stuff, your accuracy in doing so, and your survival time. Try to score as much points as possible. First one with more than a million gets a beer ;)

The game is completely written in JavaScript, using Craftyjs. The graphics were made in Pixen and Pixelmator. For sound I used Bfxr, Propellerhead Fusion and Garageband.

You'll want to run the game in Chrome, or else terrible things might happen.
Sound sucks across all browsers (but less in Chrome).

Known Bugs:
- Music hiccup in Chrome
- No sound at all in Firefox

Downloads and Links




Desi Quintans says ...
Aug 27, 2012 @ 5:06am

Excellent concept. It was rewarding to see the ships adapting to my preference. Autofire would have been nice.

Vennril says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 10:26pm

Clever idea and fun to play! All the little stats on the screen were a nice touch too. Well done :)
My score was 2.699.723 by the way. That beer will taste like VICTORY :D

thewiseguy99 says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 7:12am

Fun game to play! Not sure how good I was at saving earth, but I tried!!! Thanks for the game!

dengzo says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 5:38pm

like the old skool feel!

nseward says ...
Aug 30, 2012 @ 7:07pm

That was really fun. My main problem is that my eyes can't see the debris very well against the starts.

Mago says ...
Sep 6, 2012 @ 7:20am

Fun and simple game.

Skulls says ...
Sep 6, 2012 @ 7:20am

I liked the evolving ship mechanic but just shooting debris was kind of boring. Would have been much cooler to fight aliens or something. The ship was so small and there was so much debris I couldn't get all of it, it was also hard to see the debris. I much prefer holding down spacebar to rapidly clicking it like one of Skinner's rats. I liked the sound. Given the time limit a good entry :)

galman says ...
Sep 17, 2012 @ 12:42pm

Nice concept :-)
Whit more gameplay it could be a really cool game!

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