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

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by Muu? (lanoiadimuu) - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This game was made in more or less 12 hours

If you are old enough*, you will know what Missile Command is about.
Someone (I never found out who) is trying to destroy you precious bases.
And you have to shot missiles at incoming missiles.
In this simple clone, you will play the attacking side: your goal is to destroy someone's (which we don't know who) bases.
You enemy will score point for every missile it destroys, make sure he gets the least possible score points.

You control the top blue / red crosshair, either by horizontal mouse movement or by left and right arrows.

You are ready to fire when your crosshair is red
Press 1-6 to shot at bases from when your crosshair is.
(eg. 2 will shot the second base)

When your crosshair becomes triple, you can fire a missile which later splits in 3.
Press QWERTY to shot it.
If have a QWERTZ layout, mostly like a German keyboard, you can use Z instead of Y.

P - Pauses the game
ESCAPE - While in menus: Back. While in pause: Back to home screen.
ENTER - While in menus: Confirm.

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har_g says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:07pm

like in the original game, the last city is well defended..

jerrre says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:09pm

nice game, lowscores only work after first play, and i expected ESC to take my out of the level finished screen

Dec 17, 2012 @ 3:58pm

D'oh, I completely goofed on it. There's a back button, but I coded it wrong: To get out level finished screen you have to press P.

pighead10 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 4:20pm

Once you get the hang of it, it's quite fun - hard is hard.

sclark39 says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 5:43pm

Wow that player AI is really good. His only downfall is trying to defend cities that were already burned down. "Lowscores" is a pretty amusing idea as well.

Dec 17, 2012 @ 6:12pm

That's what made the easy AI easy. The hard one does not care about burned cities, making her harder to fool.

ilo says ...
Dec 17, 2012 @ 9:56pm

Very challenging and fun!

aare says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 12:27am

A little bit to random for my taste... It feels like simply pressing the numbers on your keyboard in random order and moving your mouse randomly will make you win the game. Or that is just me...

dekart says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:17pm

Interesting, didn't manage to destroy the last city though

CireNeikual says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:45pm

Last city on hard is very difficult to destroy! Fun game though!

Tsuk13 says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:46pm

Awesome man, My first instinct in this compo was to redo a classic game as the enemy as well. Yours turned out much better though. Its pretty sweet!

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 18, 2012 @ 4:49pm

Sooo, when on easy I could just mash 1 to 6 and sometimes q to win easily and on hard no matter what I do everything gets shot down immediately. Hm. Nice idea, proper visuals and sound for the setting. Would like to know if someone can play it on hard and win though.

DaviDeMo says ...
Dec 19, 2012 @ 9:52pm

Fun game! I played it a lot =)

wzl says ...
Dec 20, 2012 @ 1:14pm

Nice idea, but it seems there's little strategy to it, as spamming everything seemed to work best for me. Good implementation nontheless :)


Niavlys says ...
Dec 22, 2012 @ 6:18pm

Good idea (I've had the same though ;) but I decided to do something else instead), and very well done! The AI is too perfect in my opinion (maybe it should have a certain probability of failing any shot). Right now I don't see any strategy or technique apart from mashing the 1-6 keys and moving the mouse randomly :)

csanyk says ...
Dec 23, 2012 @ 10:52pm

This is great. Always wanted to play this in reverse. Thanks!

infernet89 says ...
Dec 30, 2012 @ 8:49pm

Oh, i LOVE when someone invert the mechanic of a classic! And this is a very good execution, nice work!

azurenimbus says ...
Jan 5, 2013 @ 8:21pm

Really cool concept. I think the game needs to be more balanced.

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