December 14th-17th 2012 :: Theme: You are the Villain

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Alien Command

by Mabi - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Missile command inspired game made in a night (about 6-7 hours). Tools used are Game Maker Studio, FL studio and BFRX sound generator.

You are an alien visiting the earth with the objective of destroying it.

Click to fire lasers to destroy cities and protect your OVNI. Your laser-meter refills over time.
Space to stop OVNI's motion, it will empty your laser-meter though.

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Comments

Mezzomatto says ...
Dec 16, 2012 @ 11:40pm

Made me smile.

amidos2006 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 2:47pm

Nice idea I liked the idea of the trail :)

Shugor says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 9:08pm

It's a nice idea, the laser-meter's use to stop the ONVI was an interesting concept. The fact that the lasers cancelled each other out, along with how long they lasted, made it a little too easy. For 7 hours, you did a pretty good job. I liked the soundtrack, too~

Niavlys says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 1:39am

Good graphics and audio, and the game is nice, well done! Maybe it's too easy, there is no real challenge. Still fun :)
I love the humans running when I destroy the buildings, nice touch!

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 29, 2012 @ 12:24am

Meta-note: hot damn do I hate scammy file download services. These people make the pirate bay look like the dalai lama..

Anyway, the game: fun little details and workable proto-game. Good for 7 hours certainly. Funny outro-screen.

wademcgillis says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 5:17pm

Win screen is great. I'm glad it's super easy to beat, or the music would get annoying quite fast.

Fun.

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