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Duck Balloon

by Koka El Kiwi - Jam Entry

Left/Right to move the ship.
Space to shoot.
X to shoot more bullets.

A small shoot'em up made with LibGDX, with a minimalist gameplay.
The goal is to make the greater score by shooting ennemies.

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Christian S. says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 9:10am

Nice title screen design :)

mkpictures says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 10:57pm

Nice game :) But where do the missiles come from ? Haha :D I enjoyed it :) Good work!

Tokken18 says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:51pm

wouldn't run. im on a Macbook Pro OSX 10.8.3, it just flashes then disappears.

infernet89 says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 2:51pm

That's a start, i totally didn't understand wich kind of enemy is the last one!

Typedeaf says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 3:15pm

Definitely minimalistic in the gameplay department :) Would be nice with more freedom of movement and faster missiles. Liked the title card :)

yellowlemming says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 3:22pm

it played fairly well but missiles certainly appeared to be rather too slow, and I'm not sure why you would use the space bar when you can use x

MinionStudios says ...
May 3, 2013 @ 3:42am


Shugor says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 12:16am

This is an interesting type of shooter, the falling hot air balloon was an idea I haven't seen before. It was good how it got more difficult the more rounds you survived, but the walls of enemies were kind of cheap. The game could really use a different way of being harder. As for the player, there's really no reason not to just hold down both shot buttons, so that could use a little more thought. Otherwise, very good work~

psychopsam says ...
May 8, 2013 @ 10:28am

Hmm - I really liked your sprite design, but the end of each level ie. the brown bit confused me. Was I dying? I guess it just repeated until I died? Not bad - but more instructions were required. Still it played and didn't crash and I did things - so WIN!

May 9, 2013 @ 12:39pm

Very pretty :3
I like the missile-shooting ducks.

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