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

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We Just Got Serious

by hansolo - Jam Entry

Humankind was extinct after
the nuclear war...

But earth was not alone.
Thanks to radioactive
pollution, a new thinking
specie is evolved, which
call themselves as Poopkind.

New stories on earth was
about to be written...

Controls:
* W,A,S,D to move
* Mouse to buy upgrades

#Eat smaller foes to get bigger, collect radioactivity to buy upgrades.
#As Poops move they are shrinking due to the friction.
#Only first 2 mutations are buyable. Others are not added yet.

- First mutation is Thorns Upgrade, giving player an armor, damages enemy for 4 kg size when collided. 5 radioactivity cost
- Second mutation is Wings Upgrade, giving player pseudo-wings, increasing speed by 30%. 5 radioactivity cost.

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This is my first Ludum Dare, hope you like the game.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#55Humor(Jam)3.07
#158Theme(Jam)2.57
#172Innovation(Jam)2.61
#174Audio(Jam)2.24
#194Fun(Jam)2.50
#196Graphics(Jam)2.64
#203Mood(Jam)2.26
#210Overall(Jam)2.61
#742Coolness39%

Comments

Uberi says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 1:33am

Good concept and implementation, but the mass loss to friction is a bit excessive in my opinion.

hansolo says ...
Aug 28, 2012 @ 8:35pm

Yea, I should've made someone test my game in developement but I didn't. I get feedbacks signaling game difficulty is a little hard. Thank you for comment :)

cappelnord says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 10:22am

I wouldn't spawn enemies in the players sight, better a little bit outside of it and with a movement vector towards the player. It was also a little hard.

chumez says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 11:02am

Fast mass loss makes it a bit hard, so one strategy would be to just wait for a small enemy to spawn near you and collect him, but that takes away the fun.

90sml says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 12:37pm

121seconds and 17kg :)

I liked playing the game. It reminded me of EVO search for eden. When you start the game is very hard and the more you evolve, the easier it gets. I managed to get a winged-spiked poop and being the biggest one felt satisfying and funny.

But as said the difficulty could be lowered a bit (in order to see all the evolutions in a run).

Good job

90sml says ...
Aug 29, 2012 @ 12:38pm

I enjoyed the game :)

angrygeometry says ...
Aug 31, 2012 @ 12:16pm

definitely needs some tweaks, but not a bad effort.

Moops says ...
Sep 2, 2012 @ 12:09am

oh god that sound effect!!

mohammad says ...
Sep 4, 2012 @ 12:49am

I'm going to be nice because it's your first Ludum Dare.
BUT COME ON! This was a Jam! And the "Poop" look like .GIFs than models. Try harder next time.

heuermh says ...
Sep 4, 2012 @ 4:33am

Maybe the poop should leave streaks . . .

goerp says ...
Sep 6, 2012 @ 8:41pm

ah, great opening picture. When playing I was surprised when I suddenly noticed I got smaller when moving. Made it a bit hard to evolve. Good effort though

thewiseguy99 says ...
Sep 14, 2012 @ 10:48pm

Good effort and great start. Yes, some tweaks needed but who doesn't need to after such a short time to complete, especially the first time!

pardue says ...
Sep 17, 2012 @ 8:59pm

Funny, kinda hard, but has great potential. Nice graphics... :)

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