April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism
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Paint It Blackby SnoringFrog - 48 Hour Compo Entry
Make the entire screen black by moving around it while the enemies attempt to undo your work. You can kill them, but if you try and miss you'll get a 5s penalty.
Arrows move. Space eats/attacks. Shift pauses. Ctrl slows player movement down (for getting those pesky single-pixel lines). S toggles music.
There's a bit of a slowdown issue due to the way the win-state is calculated. This can be mostly avoided if you leave some space uncolored near the top-left until near the end of the game.
Developed in XNA/C#
All art done in MS Paint
Music from automaker-c
"Eat" sound from bfxr
Font is "Pixel Square 10" from http://www.dafont.com/pixel-square.font
My first LD. I got lucky with the idea for this one. "Paint It Black" by The Rolling Stones came on Spotify shortly after the theme was released and that's where the idea came from.
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