December 13th-16th 2013 :: Theme: You Only Get One

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Shot At Glory

by unpronounceable - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Essentially a shmup where you can't shoot back. Instead you have to disable the core by ramming into it. You only have one shot at this, one shot at glory.

On the title screen press 1 through 9 to bring you to a level. Press 0 to bring up the instructions.

In game the arrow keys will move you around. Shift will make you move slower and shrink your hit box. Try to ram the pink circle while avoiding all it's shields and shots.

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SnoringFrog says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 6:07am

Easier than it looked at first. I was able to get a couple of the spheres by sheer luck--I just rushed in and hit shift when things got cluttered. Regardless, it was still fun and reasonably challenging. Nice work.

AaronGordon says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 8:37pm

A very challenging and rewarding game. Quite visually pleasing!

postmodestie says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 3:01pm

Not bad, cool twist of the mechanics!

Jiggawatt says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 12:33pm

Woah, didn't expect to see a bullet hell with this theme. A pretty unique take on those.

With more polish and better designed challenges this could be a success. There's some variety in the challenges as it is, but the patterns just don't feel very carefully tweaked. Can't really put my finger on what this is missing mechanically, maybe I'm just too used to Touhou controls and attacks.

Will Edwards says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 12:38pm

Lovely little game :) I didn't find it at all easy though. Don't know how many times I died, but I kept trying again.

john_conder9 says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 12:59pm

I beat all the levels! Woohoo! .. I wish I had read the instructions, because it was just now reading the comments when I realized shift did something .. that would have made things much easier.

I feel like 7 should have been the last level, man that one was _hard_! This is great, I usually don't enjoy bullet hells, but, I played every level and it was pretty fun!

Great job:D

murilo says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 2:34pm

Simple but amazing!! I beat'em all but 7 and 8. Is 7 even possible?? I went mad! :D Great idea on the theme!

badlydrawnrod says ...
Dec 24, 2013 @ 12:02pm

Inventive twist on the format.

Orangy Tang says ...
Dec 25, 2013 @ 10:59pm

There's some really nice patterns but with instant death and just ditching you back to a level select it's really hard to get into the flow of playing the game.

A proper progression between levels and a smoother difficulty curve would go a long way to making this really good. Still had fun dodging the bullets though!

csanyk says ...
Jan 4, 2014 @ 5:50pm

Fun, very difficult. Might be easier if I had a stick or gamepad instead of this keyboard.

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