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

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You are the boss

by Vladp995 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

The game is simple:
You are an evil boss that kidnapped a princess and turned her into a goat,
now heroes are trying to save her,
obviously you should kill them..

You are faster and have a gun..
but they can sprint and head bang you, so you better avoid them.

The rest you can find in the game.

My personal high score - 11;

The game was written for ludum dare 25 in 48 hours.

About the source:
one of the most ugliest I ever wrote, for you eyes and brain safety you better not read it..

Downloads and Links




sclark39 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:35pm

Error when trying to run :(

Vladp995 says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 2:32pm

I added a runnable version you can download. Hope it works.

Dec 18, 2012 @ 7:06pm


DaviDeMo says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 7:08pm

The goat is free and the spell has removed! haha!
But a bit clunky :-(

sev_inf says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:01pm

Good game, but controls could be better. It's very uncomfortable to have left clikc shoot always in one direction no matter where you click.

Pixelbear says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:03pm

Pretty good. I felt a sense of achievement when advancing up a level. I did quite poor, and got to level 5, by the way. :P
For criticism, I'd say aiming was quite difficult (aiming towards the mouse cursor would have been better), and was it possible to dodge their sprint attack? If so, I never managed it. :P

Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:11pm

Nice concept, but I miss an intro that explains the story. It works, but I find the controls very hard and unclear. I tried several times, but I only once completed level 2. I missed a 'try again'-button, now I had to restart every time.
Nice way to fit the goat in the story.

Vladp995 says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 3:50pm

@sev_inf - you can say it was the point, or else it would be too easy.
@Pixelbear - it is posible, since they are very fast, it take them longer to turn, so you can dodge by turning in the last second.
@DiningPhilosopher - yeah sorry about that, didn't have enough time for the intro and restart.

Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:29pm

Can't get it to run :(
Java Plug-in 1.6.0_37
Exception: java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: main/View : Unsupported major.minor version 51.0

Nolan C says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 9:15pm

It definitely could use mouse aiming. Like, being able to aim without moving. It's alright though.

tim_u says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 8:08am

Fun game. Only notes are that with the mouse fire it felt like I should be able to mouse aim, and the unstoppable attack from the hero felt cheap.

lorancou says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 9:41am

Frustrating: you should be able to shoot in any direction. This gets quickly annoying quickly, which is a shame because this could have been fun otherwise.

Vladp995 says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 2:43pm

"should" - really? can you look in any direction without turning around?

jonnopon3000 says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 8:22pm

Not a bad entry - actually fun to play with some replay value, but a little tweaking of the enemies' abilities might've made it a great game. Good job overall! Can't comment on the audio as my device is currently broken, and I got a score of 10 :P

azurenimbus says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 6:04am

The game is really difficult, and I'm not sure if in a good way. Definitely requires some investment on the player's part, which might be difficult to expect from most people playing Ludum Dare games!

I did enjoy it though : )

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