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Two minute mayhem

by bvanschooten - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Shoot all monsters on screen within 10 seconds, using 7 different weapons of mass destruction! A complete tournament takes a little over 2 minutes total.

Control using the mouse. Hold mouse button to fire. Your turret is stationary.

Note that the applet may play slower than the Jar. Run the Jar for best performance.

This LD, I had less time than usual, so I cut some corners on graphics and sound, which are mostly procedurally generated using my usual tools. The sound is a little loud, turning down the volume may make it sound better. Also the performance is not optimized, especially the scoreboard may lag.

The game also plays well on Android, I'll release it on Google Play soon.

NOTE: it seems the game won't run on some Macs. Can any Mac user please tell me what error they get? Run "java -jar TwoMinuteMayhem.jar" in the command line to see errors.

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gikdew says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:18pm

omg! those graphics are really great!

doonay21 says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:19pm

I like your graphics and I think mechanics is really original. God job!

fferro234 says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:22pm

Fun game. I really liked the backgrounds that you created and the explosion effects were very nice.

anserran says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:24pm

My favorite weapon: the zombie virus. Quite funny.

urth says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 7:39pm

The jar did not work on the Mac and the applet did not work also.

immanuela says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:55pm

Hardest game of all I've played! But fun, like the variety :)

tigers says ...
Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:56pm

Really great idea, interesting weapons and great execution. Really well done!

infernet89 says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 9:00am

I felt a lot the urge of move myself, but all keys i've tried won't worked.. After that, i loved how each weapon has it's own behaviour. The zombie virus is for sure my favorite one.

kristof says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:26pm

Nice weapon concepts and particle effects. I especially liked the zombie virus :)
By the way, works fine on Mac OS X 10.8

Linusson says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 7:36pm

Fun game, I especially liked all the different weapons. :) Thankfully, I realized after a while, you could just hold the mouse button down instead of clicking like crazy. :D

onzephyr says ...
Aug 27, 2013 @ 11:38pm

nice effects loads of trippy color. fun weapons. enjoyable play. great job

Kragnir says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 8:37am

Nice effects and weapon, the gameplay is lacking a bit.

Diventurer says ...
Aug 28, 2013 @ 6:05pm

The game has some lag issues, but I like the different weapons. Nice work on those!

Darien says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 1:32am

I really like this! The different weapons are great fun, and I love the graphics. Good work!

flarb says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 8:43pm

Pretty neat idea--this was similar to an idea I had before I decided to do a thruster game.

Alexander says ...
Aug 29, 2013 @ 9:43pm

The sound is terrible, can't play it with sound.

HD408 says ...
Aug 30, 2013 @ 12:23pm

Not bad. Poison Darts and Sticky Bombs are excessively hard to master, in my opinion. Nice shining letters.

Sep 6, 2013 @ 12:17pm

Fun fun fun! Really like this. Sounds good, looks good, gameplay is heaps fun. Well done!

Almax27 says ...
Sep 7, 2013 @ 9:51pm

Some really nice idea of weapon here, loved the sonic wave one :D

Larzan says ...
Sep 8, 2013 @ 12:18pm

Wow, absolutely addictive, had a lot of fun playing it through :)

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