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

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Airship Infiltration

by supermaximo93 - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Play as a pirate of the seven skies and take down an airship... just because you feel like it!

The game is quite unfinished. I didn't time to do more levels, and the levels that have been done aren't fleshed out properly (there's a lot of unused scenery and floor tiles that I wasn't able to get in). I'll be working more on it this week and will be posting a post-compo version for you to try (but not rate of course!)

*** There's a bug with the mission briefings when you complete a level (i.e. will say 'hack 0 blah' instead of actual number). Press P to pause during gameplay and the correct numbers will show though. I'll fix this soon. - Actually, no I won't (it's against the rules I think). So the fix will be in the post-compo version

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JoeProgram says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:37am

Nice! I could see the different types of triggers creating some interesting combinations. The particle effects are pretty fun too. I'd love to have a better way to dodge the bullets from the human enemies in tight corridors.

namuol says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:42am

Fun -- would love to see more levels/enemies and maybe some puzzle elements in a post-compo version. Really, this could be a contender if it only had some more gameplay. Such is life in a 48hour compo, eh?

Character animations were quite good, and I was even compelled to let the music keep playing! This is rare for most LD entries. ;)

And oh, the emoticons were a cute touch.

Markavian says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:16am

Maybe hes not a villain, maybe he's trying to rescue the Airship... by shooting up and hacking the control systems.

supermaximo93 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 11:52am

Thank you for the comments guys! Much appreciated - I'll be taking your criticisms into account when working on the post-compo version.

Oh, and I'll check out your entries once I get home from work :)

@Markavian: Ha! Maybe :)

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

The intro and outro are the strong parts of your game, I think. The gameplay is good, but short. It misses something, in the level design and the graphics (no background (but the villain, computers and doors are great!))
Nice audio too :)

Oh, I haven't seen any enemies or enemy bullets, is that normal?

supermaximo93 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:14pm

@Niavlys Thanks! The reason the game was so short for you was because I fixed a bug with mission briefings on level changes... which broke the level change (I didn't have a chance to test it). I've reverted back to the old version, so if you try it now you'll get the full 3 levels

HardScore says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 7:55pm

A very fun game.

pighead10 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:00pm

Awesome graphics and music! Could have done with more variety and challenge to create some interesting puzzles.

cardboard says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:16pm

I really like the artwork and audio. Wasn't expecting the game to end so abrubtly, but it was still a lot of fun. Also, great intro and ending animations. :)

Niavlys says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 8:21pm

@supermaximo93 Indeed, it's much better now! I updated my rating accordingly :)

Damn, I didn't manage to finish the game without dying once yet... still trying.

Msquirrel says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 10:21pm

It was really nicely done, well put together and fun. I liked it :)

robashton says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:08am

Good to see the presence of checkpoints in this game, was worried it would be another trudge!

I like the emoticons when hacking >:D

SmallDeadGuy says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:37am

Pretty fun. Could have used more levels, the graphics were nice, the ending was kinda cool too

Dec 18, 2012 @ 1:16pm

Really good entry! I liked the checkpoints, the particles on destroying a sentry turret, the hacking was cool. The whole thing worked well, with great cut-scenes at either end

ChainedLupine says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 5:39pm

Like the art! Fun, though a little short. Game seemed to be hitting its stride when it ended, sadly.

gnx says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:02pm

Graphics are nice and there is some pleasent effort in the transistions from the start screen and between levels.

The controls and jumping could've used some more tuning I think.
Also I didn't really feel like a villain as such, maybe the objectives should be more about plundering treasure etc.?

strong99 says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 10:05pm

Very nice game. I like the graphics! :) The game was a bit short and I'm unsure why I was infiltrating.

moomoo112 says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 4:38am

Rather nice, but short
Do those light-up rods do anything?

loren says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 5:00am

Really fun, liked the music and your sprites a lot!

supermaximo93 says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 11:03am

Thanks for the comments guys! :)

@moomoo112 They're checkpoints. So if you die you'll respawn next to the one last activated

evilseanbot says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 8:33pm

I like the atmoshphere! I felt like the enemy dudes should have been introduced earlier, they're more interesting oppisition than cannons that fire at your general direction.

Dec 22, 2012 @ 4:43pm

Awesome concept dude. I loved playing the game, I just wish it was longer. I can't rate you because I'm not a participant this time around, but great job anyway! I loved the 8-bit style and the music, and I have no doubts that programming those AI's wasn't a cakewalk. Awesome entry.

dev_redant says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 10:21pm

Cool art-style and overall gameplay. The animations were neat. I would really love to see a post-compo version!

Dec 27, 2012 @ 3:49am

That's really hard to find such a polished game done within 48 hours. Great job!

supermaximo93 says ...
Jan 1, 2013 @ 10:42pm

Thanks for the comments!

Post-compo version is now available :)

Jan 1, 2013 @ 10:55pm

Solid title! Love the music and animations.

Level-design could be a bit more tighetened. Guards can shoot you, while you can't shoot back. It would also be useful if health replenished on level-switch.

Mase says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 2:44am

I enjoyed this, and the new levels are a big improvement. The sprite animations are good, but the scenery could use some work; nothing about it really says "airship" to me. I want windows, and moving machinery, maybe some roulette tables. Also, there was never a threat during hacking, so the timer seemed pointless.

illugion says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 5:51am

I really liked this game ! The music and the visual style were really cool and i really liked the particle effects too XD Nice job!

Jan 2, 2013 @ 11:48am

Really enjoyed this, thank you! The level design was very good considering the time available, and you got a lot of content in there with the AIs, the cannons and the various other bits and bobs. I really liked the intro animation and soundtrack - made it feel like a complete and well-rounded product. One irritation is that you have to be on the same floor level to attack the AIs which is sometimes irritating (e.g. start of lev 3) - perhaps this is deliberate though?

goerp says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 3:10pm

Niiice. All well executed, nice pixel graphics, good retro music. played well.

goerp says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 3:13pm

I just saw your LD22 entry. I like that one as well, very funny.

Mago says ...
Jan 2, 2013 @ 6:28pm

Great work with graphics and music! Cool game however a little bit short.

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