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Puck Gunners

by eedok - Jam Entry

No instructions but the game is played with the left stick and A button, can be played with keyboard arrows and space, but is very not recommended

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sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:08am

you had me at bacon blade -- seriously, nice effort -- need some joysticks tho

TaleLore says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:08am

Very good game, even though I was dumb enough to play it using the keyboard.

LionelJitro says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:10am

Controller is a must for the joystick!

Really simple yet effective art style. Amazing spin (hehe) on an air hockey game. Really cool.

If only I had another xbox controller to play with someone else.

Topaz says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:35am

Wow, that's pretty awesome. Still fun on a keyboard.

ChuiGum says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:36am

Bacon Blade's a cool name... The Game is pretty nice.

TehSkull says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:36am

Not bad, but multiplayer LD games are difficult to rate properly. Plus keyboard controls were far more awkward than they needed to be. Keyboard and joystick don't need to control the same way.

cmjd says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:40am

Cool game, definitely needs a controller though, I suppose mouse controls could have been created, but it would have been way less fun and challenging. Good work!

eedok says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:44am

Sorry about the control issue. We wanted to do mouse control but ran out of time. Thanks for the comments guys!

dalbinblue says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 11:54am

Good game, though super hard to play on a keyboard. The AI was pretty easy to beat (once you got the puck on his side, the AI would usually shoot the puck such that it would bounce right back and hit his own turret).

cahman says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:54pm

Nice take on a classic! Defense seemed to be the best 1 player strategy. Sooner or later the AI would smash itself with the puck.

GetFun says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 9:38am

I lost 10-02. I'm doing something wrong or it's a bit difficult? xD
but yeah, coll concept, good made.

NiallM says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 9:45am

I like this, but even on a pad the controls are kind of unintuitive. I was expecting to rotate the turret with just the y-axis (i.e. up=rotate left, down=rotate right). It took me a while to work out that the turret's direction actually matches the stick's direction.

whilefun says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 2:13am

I found the controls very hard to use with keyboard. Precision aiming would be better I think, or I should have used a joystick. I was only playing single player, and could not get a point for the life of me. I liked the music and sound effects. Interesting take on air hockey, too.

May 2, 2013 @ 2:18am

I definitely agree that bacon blade is an AWESOME name! I had to use keyboard, but I can see how fun it'd be with a 360 controller and rated it accordingly :)

The shattering cannon is great, too, btw!

Nonameghost says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 4:35am

Nice! AI was way to hard haha, it tracked the puck non-stop! But it's a novel idea, nice slick art, and a really nice feel overall. Great job!

kirby_freak says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 4:37am

This was pretty fun! Great concept! Either I suck, or you made some decent aiming AI :P Great work.

Oye Beto says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 4:40am

What an interesting idea. It's a new twist on the hokey games.
I played it with a controller.

The AI is pretty good. I'm sure it would be more fun with someone else. Great game!

Loren says ...
May 2, 2013 @ 3:11pm

nice job, pretty cool idea!

May 2, 2013 @ 3:33pm

Awesome !

Great job !

Nikteddy92 says ...
May 9, 2013 @ 4:33pm

Nice. A little bit long the charge time..

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