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

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by Deity - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You get 1 Boomerang. It comes back to you if it doesn't hit anything. Collect the Orange ball to go to the next level.

Left click to fire boomerang. That's it.

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SilentBunny says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:16am

poor boomerang didnt come back

mcgraw says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:16am

That was fun/interesting! Great work!

supremefist says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:16am

Hard to predict what the trajectory of the boomerang will be!

Snail_Man says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:18am

I really liked the clean, crisp graphical style. Sounds were okay, although they cot a bit annoying after a while. The boomerang's physics felt very weird and inconsistent though.

Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:21am

Cute game ! I lost my boomerang after level 6 :P Good job with the graphics I love the isometric view.

andrewkennedy says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:28am

Cool take on the theme, You've got a pretty fun game here!

ashen says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:35am

What a fun game! Well done! The graphic style is clean and the use of the theme very clever.

WojWorks says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 3:40am

A fun, albeit simple game. Not sure how well this fits the theme though.

ehtd says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:01am

A nice but a little unpredictable boomerang. I played for 30 levels, did not know if the game had an end. Simple concept, but nice gameplay.

mcapraro says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:49am

nicely executed!

dcolgan says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 6:44am

Very fun! It's a video game boomerang simulator game.

Dec 16, 2013 @ 10:10am

The boomerang is hard to predict, but it's fun to play.

nicotuason says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 12:53pm

Nice crisp graphics! Bit hard to predict the boomerang's path, but still fun.

Tonasz says ...
Dec 16, 2013 @ 4:30pm

I love this minimalistic art style and enjoyed this idea for puzzle gameplay. :) The mechanics of boomerang could be explained better, but I think I got it. Are levels generated or preseted? And I'm not sure if that's bug, but few times the ball has moved around after failure, and once got inside a tree.

Deity says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 1:22am

Thanks for all the feedback! Was my first entry to Ludum so I kept my plans simple so I could finish.

Boomerang is definitely a bit tricky. I wanted a fully elliptical path but that didn't work so well so I made it to where the boomerang first goes to where you click then does the full 180 degree semicircle before returning.

@Tonasz: levels are all randomized/generated. And yes I think on the return path, the boomerang can sometimes glitch through trees (collider fail due to the movement/rotation speed I think).

Adam Tea says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 5:35am

I quite like the graphics! It's quite cute. I made a boomerang game too! Quite different to yours which goes to show there's a lot you can do :D
Please check it out!

danbo says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 12:18pm

Cute game, though since you can just keep throwing it I dunno how much it adheres to the theme.

Dec 17, 2013 @ 12:31pm

When there were a few trees and you swung the boomerang between them it was supremely satisfying!

Venturelli says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 4:42pm

Nice idea, but the boomerang trajectory is a little weird, I think! We made a boomerang game as well, nice to see the same idea generating games in completely different genres :D

Zerkruemler says ...
Dec 17, 2013 @ 8:42pm

Nice idea, good implementation. but unfortunately it is more luck than skill required. More different levels would also be nice.

somepx says ...
Dec 18, 2013 @ 9:51pm

A good game. Stuck at level 6 tho ;)

Jgpicatoste says ...
Dec 19, 2013 @ 9:53pm

Pretty good, with clever level design and vibrant graphics. I found, though, that the boomerang mechanic behaved somewhat unreliable sometimes.

Miltage says ...
Dec 20, 2013 @ 1:12pm

I loved the concept, but the puzzles aren't very well thought out. If you hit the ball, but don't get the boomerang back, the level restarts with the ball in a new position. This makes me think that the levels are actually random and not puzzles at all, more a luck-based game as opposed to a skill/logical one which I hoped it was. Overall, an enjoyable game, nicely done.

diegomachado says ...
Dec 21, 2013 @ 8:44pm

I like the minimal graphics style and gameplay! Could improve control (or lack of) the boomerang when it's comming back. Nice work!

rnlf says ...
Dec 22, 2013 @ 2:15am

Interesting idea. Is there a way to predict the direction the boomerang will turn? It's quite hard this way. Funky art style.

Diptoman says ...
Jan 3, 2014 @ 1:28pm

Simple and fun! It was hard to know if the boomerang would turn left or right, so too a lot of gambles. The spinning was weird. But other than that, great game, and a great way to kill time.

Jan 4, 2014 @ 5:25pm

Really cute looking. Love the game :) I included this game in my Ludum Dare 28 compilation video series, if you'd like to take a look :)

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