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

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For Greater Good

by Deykoweec - Jam Entry

Simple and funny shoot'em all!

World would be great for everyone if everybody obeyed you. Unfortunately, the reality is different, therefore you fire up your space vehicle and start conquering the solar system! Democratic ships are not making it easy for you...

Deykoweec - Main coder (Main game engine, Microengine, 3D models (ships, shots))
Kuci - Secondary coder (Menus, utilities, settings...)
Drahosh - Maestro (Music, SFX, Level design)
aptNutella - Level backgrounds, graphics

If you notice any issues, please post them on our issue tracker:

To play you need Java 7. Errors like: "UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/frozendevs/ludumdare25/Dare25 : Unsupported major.minor version 51.0" means you don't have it.

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Prelucid says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:08pm

Cool man. Didn't see picking up money having any effect. Other than that, was pretty fun. Should make a hyper fast mode.

Dec 18, 2012 @ 6:54pm

Didn't work for me. windows XP

Deykoweec says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 8:13pm

Prelucid: I believe it has, but when a ship escapes your screen you lose $200 so maybe you picked up the money at the same time. Hyper-fast mode will be in the post-compo, but I believe levels are complicated enough as they are once you get to the last Earth level.

Mythalore says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:22pm

Very nice 3D graphics!

Beerman says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 9:52pm

Wouldn't run for me, UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/frozendevs/ludumdare25/Dare25 : Unsupported major.minor version 51.0
Guessing it doesn't like my jre version?

Deykoweec says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:35pm

Yes, this game requires JRE 1.7. If this game doesn't work for you, or you are having errors like this, try updating your Java.

blob says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:45am

RPG shooters ! i like that :)
Cool concept though I wish the game had a bit more punch ! I also had trouble seeing which weapon was ON or OFF.

tumoxep says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 8:55am

Very nice.

pighead10 says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 11:59am

Gameplay was a bit lackning, but still fun. Good graphics.

StMatn says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:07pm

Nice game. Maybe its my screen brightness, but plasma bulle are hard to see for me (well, maybe I just need glasses though :D ).
Reminded me of Raptor:Call of the shadows.

PaulSB says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 1:24pm

Pretty fun shmup. The variety of bullets coming in worked well at times although the difficulty spiked around from almost nothing to pretty damn intense. Controls and visuals might benefit from some polish but it's a solid effort.

Rex Peppers says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 2:00pm

Couldn't get it to launch on a mac..

MarekkPie says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:19pm

On my netbook I was having some issues moving around the playing field. I would randomly get stuck in a particular spot, even while holding down an arrow.

fishbrain says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:27am

Nice style of shoot-em-up, well done on a solid effort!

dekart says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:28am

Unfortunately, it doesn't run on my OSX 1.6 laptop. Got this error message in the console: Unsupported major.minor version 51.0

wlad says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 12:34pm

Amazing how many features you could implement in this short time! With sounds this would be twice as much fun as now :-) using the google-earth/moon/mars images is a good idea. In the mars mission I was really frustrated because an enemy ship came from the buttom up. I think the player should be warned before this happens

Dec 20, 2012 @ 2:49pm

Cool idea bro! O.O great job! :D

lotusgame says ...
Dec 24, 2012 @ 12:59pm

I updated java.. and it works ! Nice shoot-them-up by the way :) You have better implement the theme than us. Congrats !

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 28, 2012 @ 12:39pm

Running this in an Ubuntu 12 VM with Oracle Java 7 and the app starts and shows the menu labels but no images are drawn at all and new game does not work (settings does, btw) so it's not getting to the image resources. I kept the hierachy intact ("res" dir next to fgg.jar) Not sure how to fix.

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