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

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by Canard Sauvage - Jam Entry

Panzers, a game about, well, tanks. The game has 4 levels. For the first 3 levels you just need to reach the upper right corner. The 4th level is a boss fight :) And: Potatoes!

For the theme: We tried a minimal tank-game with a minimum of colors (8 colors and the levels contain only 5) and no UI. I'm not sure if we really hit the theme, but the music is real 8-bit ;)

- Java, LibGDX (currently not working under Mac OS X with newest Java, it will most likely only work with Java 1.6 under Mac)
- The small version has some text-bugs, the scaling is not working correct.
- HTML5 may come tomorrow, I have some issues with the GWT project setup

Controls: WASD (and SPACE in Level 2,3 and 4)

Update: Added a native mac-port in the lower resolution with scrolling text.
- Win/Linux (Java-Jar-File, untouched) in 1536x768
- Low Resolution (1024x512)
- Mac-App (1024x512)

Update2: Added the HTML5-Port, had to change the way the text ist rendered.
- HTML5 (1536x768)
- HTML5_low (1024x512)

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hgouveia says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:06am

like the retro style :D, very cool game

Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:12am

hahahahah awesome game... i also loved the fail screen xD.. FACE PALM! XD... also is kind of hard but very fun :D, nice work!

spliter says ...
Apr 30, 2013 @ 12:13am

I loved the humour in this game. And the music was really catchy (albeit got a bit repetitive after I died for the 8th time in the first level :p)

imagnity says ...
May 1, 2013 @ 4:44am

Nice to play. Minimal graphics. Fun!

HelkeGames says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 10:39am

I love this game, especially the art and the retro style, well done :D

naughtyloose says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 10:54am

awesome game and very addicting! but a little to hard. I always kept getting stuck on edges and walls. :(

Ithildin says ...
May 4, 2013 @ 10:56am

Brilliant! Loads of style, funny and very fun to play!

oatsbarley says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 7:35pm

That font in the intro cutscene is super retro haha. Nice job overall!

Per says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 8:25pm

Intro screen with story and facepalms! :D
A little to difficult though, but otherwise a very good entry.

lasergans says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 8:25pm

Had fun playing :) Well done!

CAukamp says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 8:43pm

A bit hard, but i hav fun. I would prefer to play it with cursor keys but the fail screen ist great.

SmilingCat says ...
May 6, 2013 @ 8:44pm

Loved the fail screen. Great job!

syawqy says ...
May 12, 2013 @ 1:35pm

this is too hard for me...

dertom says ...
May 12, 2013 @ 11:42pm

Super cool game! I loved the visuals, nice simple gameplay which turned out to be challenging. Btw, is that Jean Luc Picard who looks away ashamed whey you failed? :D
Great game, that fits perfectly the theme! Good job!

Brassawiking says ...
May 13, 2013 @ 8:29pm

Was a bit for my screen at first, good thing that I could zoom out and it worked alright =)

bvanschooten says ...
May 17, 2013 @ 11:04pm

A lot of content here, I like it. The player hitbox is way too large, which is bad for a bullet hell style game.

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