April 26th-29th 2013 :: Theme: Minimalism

Ludum Dare 26 — April 26-29th, 2013
[ Results: Top 100 Compo, Jam | Top 25 Categories | View My Entry ]
[ View All 2346 Games (Compo Only, Jam Only) | Warmup ]

[ LD26 Video Compilation (x3) | LD26 Supercut ]

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you want to place in the final results, you NEED votes. The easiest way to get votes is by rating other games. Judging lasts for 3 weeks following the end of Ludum Dare. For best effect, rate 20 games as soon as possible. Rating more games is encouraged.

MORE TIPS AND DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE

Back to Browse Entries

Dynamite Knight

by Azykial - Jam Entry

Wanna blow stuff up? Do you hate castles? We have a game for you buddy! With minimalist controls, minimalist graphics and color palette, and some sweet custom 8 bit tunes, this is a group of friends 1st try at making a video game. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do! It's raining blood, Hallelujah it's raining blood!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#1979Coolness10%

Comments

Jellycakes says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:53am

Pretty fun shooter, died a lot of times but nice and fast paced. good job!

Azykial says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:33am

Thanks for the play through! We really aimed at trying to make sure it had that "old school" difficulty. Hard but not necessarily the unfair feeling. We also didn't want death to feel like to much of a deterrent. Hard to balance in the time we had but we feel we did alright!

enzo says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:11pm

Castle guards are overworked, underpaid, and always die first in any invasion. I love a happy ending!
Also that intro genuinely made me laugh out loud.

TheColorMan says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 11:42pm

Very fun. I got frustraded while doing the running away part but it was still cool. Revenge on a castle after a castle kills her family, Very silly.

sparkleswirl says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 8:38am

Really liked the sudden switch in mode. Cute lil' game. =)

GranaDa says ...
May 5, 2013 @ 7:28pm

This game difficult is set to "al dente". Very good job!

May 9, 2013 @ 1:33pm

Crazy game! good job i like it

You must sign in to comment.


TEAMS: Teams entering the Jam should pick a single representative to submit your game, or create a team specific account you can share. We currently do not support Team Voting, but sharing an account and together playing and rating games is acceptable.

NOT LOGGED IN?: If you get a message about not being logged in, even though you are, it’s because your web browser cached the non-logged in page. You can fix this by either refreshing your cache or clearing your cache. CTRL+F5 in many browsers. Chrome is a bit more work. Press F12 to enable Developer Mode, then you can right click on the refresh button and select “Empty Cache and Hard Reload”. This option is unavailable if you are not in Developer Mode.

PORTS: Ports to other platforms can be done after the deadline. That said, the sooner you finish your port, the sooner people can play your game, improving your chances of placing in the final results. For best results, provide a Web version of your game, or a Windows version with no dependencies. Also be sure to rate about 20 games to improve your visibility.

MY GAME DOESN’T SHOW UP: If you can’t find your game, it’s usually because the URL to your downloads are missing ‘http://‘. Fix your URLs (http://mysite.com/mygame.zip) and you will show up.

MY GAME CRASHES, IS UNBEATABLE, OR I MADE A TYPO: We allow you to fix crash or win condition bugs after the deadline (in a sense, like “porting” to support more players). We also allow “typo” bugs. I.e. A true that should have been a false, a word that should have been a different word, very tiny changes that you would have caught if you had more sleep. We leave this open to interpretation, but generally speaking your game should be identical to the game you submitted. No new features, just things you messed up last minute. Typos.


[cache: storing page]