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

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Space Liberators

by ceronman - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This is a simple game where you play as the space invaders, now liberators of the earth.

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dek says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:29pm

Nice Idea and gameplay. Takes a while to learn though, not that easy!

MvT says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:32pm

Some lags, but good idea. :)

Dec 20, 2012 @ 5:23pm

Not Bad

Blodyavenger says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 7:01pm

Woah, really nice concept but it gets hard to navigate trough everything so fast. I had fun :)

Freakill says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:45pm

Really ncie and quick gameplay. I like the idea of taking and old game mechanic and given the theme reverse the point of view of the player :D. I just have a problem, everytime i select a player and it is immediatelly killed, the game freezes and have to restart :( A part of that, nice concept, and like the controls :D Also no sound, this is because it does not have or my problem? (playin under Ubuntu 12.10).

PD: I've added Linux and soon adding Mac version of my game, as you said you didn't have Windows ;)

Rex Peppers says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 9:54pm

Interesting... had trouble using the mage and healer...

Kenaron1703 says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 12:50am

the game is good, but a little tricky, and takes a little to learn how to manage all the ships.
Also, the game works in Opera 11.64 :)

dekart says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 5:00am

Wow, you've maid it with Dart! That's really cool!

Dec 21, 2012 @ 5:39am

Quite hard to play on an azery keyboard, and after a while I couldn't select my ships, so I lost. But cool concept, I like how it becomes more and more hectic. Good job!

Birchmountain says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 2:45pm

A very fun little game, a bit hard to understand at first but you quickly get the hand of it. Good job!

Bobrocket says ...
Dec 21, 2012 @ 10:42pm

it seems that after i got through the first level it froze completely, also sometimes when switching fighters i need to reload

GameRespect says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 5:37pm

Interesting concept to play as the enemy in those top-down space invasion games, though the controls could use a little more polish.

Spelchan says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 2:27am

Great idea but the controls sucked.

caranha says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 3:32am

The game froze for me every time I tried to buy a new ship.

Some sounds would have made quite the difference - you can make very simple and effective sounds using the BFXR software :-)

The gameplay was quite interesting, and it is a solid take on the theme. I like how the player's ships have a more "evil" look than the enemies.

Good luck next LD!

Infin8 says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 1:08pm

Yea I had the same problem with the ship buying.

Nice concept with the reverse space invaders/liberators. I liked repeatedly pressing 'd' to spam bullets at the enemy.

I can envision a sort of reflex based gameplay with this, kinda like magicka and its keyboard and mouse setup. Maybe one key chooses a ship that slows the enemy, so your other fighters can spam it.

Dec 23, 2012 @ 5:38pm

Congrats on finishing! I really like the idea, but had the same control issues as others have mentioned.

sclark39 says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 5:49pm

Difficult controls, but I liked being able to control the whole fleet instead of just one guy.

Jeremias says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 5:59pm

I can't switch from one healing ship to the other by pressing the same key. But the switching works for the attacker ships. Interesting idea. I hope you keep working on this game, adding sounds, audio, a proper ending screen and so on.

GagaPete says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 6:27pm

Nice idea and well done.

ceronman says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 6:27pm

@Infin8 @caranha Thanks for the bug report, it only happens on firefox. I have added a post-compo bug fix link.

AumaanSnake says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 7:34pm

Nice work!! It really fits the theme.

Dec 26, 2012 @ 3:55am

Interesting game! I only ended up using the fighters, and made it to level 10. Eventually I ran out of money and could no longer buy more ships or select my old ones to shoot with, so I died. I wasn't really sure where my money was coming from, or how much each unit costed, but I enjoyed it! If you work on it more, definitely add some sounds and try to simplify the game system!

hnjslater says ...
Dec 26, 2012 @ 5:19pm

Really original and fun. Saying that, I couldn't get the hang of the healers and mages.

Milo says ...
Dec 27, 2012 @ 4:15am

I found the controls almost prohibitively difficult. I ended up quitting after level 4 because I somehow got stuck selecting only "buy" tiles and it wouldn't let me select something else or buy anything more. I think, in general, the controls for buying things were what threw me off the most - I was able to use the healers and shooters (although with difficulty) until my ships started dying. It's a neat concept and definitely original, but I feel its potential is hindered by this.

Norgg says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 4:47pm

Nice concept, managed to figure out the healers and fighters and got to level 7 or so before falling into the trap of selecting a buy tile with no money remaining. I couldn't seem to get a mage to work, it always seemed stuck on "reloading".

fishbrain says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 5:19pm

Interesting idea, but challenging controls.

Neonlare says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 5:22pm

Nice concept, I seem to have gotten stuck when selecting the healing unit though, I couldn't swap to anything else! :(

shatterhand says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 6:23am

Good idea, but like people say, the controls are hard to get used. I just kept pressing all buttons and spamming the mouse button to play it :)

Mago says ...
Jan 3, 2013 @ 11:11am

Cool game. Nice concept, It really fits the theme. Unfortunately controls are terrible.

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