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Apollo 97

by DrooobE - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Hey guys! This is my first ever Ludum Dare I have ever participated in! I'm happy to display my first game, Apollo 97. The point of the game is to shoot the monsters with your tiny ship without dying. The catch is, however, that you only get one key that can control your movement, the space bar. In addition, you only get one life and can only ever get one ship. Enjoy! This was coded from complete scratch in java!

Please click on "HELP" in game to learn controls! Thank you!

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Ratings

#447Audio2.63
#517Innovation2.89
#551Theme2.78
#861Mood2.13
#901Overall2.45
#901Fun2.16
#908Graphics2.00
#1358Coolness36%

Comments

zconnelly13 says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:52am

A little unintuitive to start, but overall I enjoyed it :)

madjackmcmad says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:18am

I had trouble starting the game at first, because if you move the window the buttons don't seem to work :) but I was able to get in and play a few rounds.

Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:43am

Nice idea to control the ship with space ;) but how do we shoot? I can survive a few seconds but I don't know how to fight back those tiny ships ;)

DrooobE says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 5:08am

If you read the "help," it says you shoot with B. Also, you boost with C.

Dec 18, 2013 @ 5:10pm

crazy game, not bad at all.

JALgames says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 5:53pm

Highscore 370 - I guess I'm a horrible gamer (but a veeeeerrrry good programmer - check out my entry:)). Like the idea, but some controls easier accessible would have increased the fun and the graphics looked kinda boring because there was too less variation.

Dec 25, 2013 @ 4:33pm

Well, I liked the music and stuff, sounded nice. Sadly I cant record this game with fraps so I cant include it in my LD 28 compilation video series. Sorry!

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