Ludum Dare 29 — April 25th-28th Weekend — Theme: Beneath the Surface

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Beneath the surface of the sea

by Spit Tex - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You control a fish and have to avoid you and your school from being eaten by whales. The more fish surviving the more points you get. Control with WASD or ZQSD

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Ratings

#483Mood3.06
#757Audio2.35
#860Theme2.88
#862Innovation2.65
#895Overall2.83
#923Fun2.59
#1092Graphics2.29
#1930Coolness26%

Comments

WeaselZone says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:29am

The loop was very repetitive and got annoying quite fast, but I enjoyed the idea of guarding a swarm of fish to safety. Whole swarm got squashed between two whales. :(

DustyStylus says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 7:12pm

Nice idea! The collision detection was a bit cruel though, was certainly no blue near me when I got killed off.

tehryanx says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:10pm

neat idea. I'd play more of this if you tightened up the controls and the collision a bit. Overall a pretty cool game :)

Kragnir says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:29pm

The music got annoying very quickly, might have imagined it but it seems like the whales can change hitbox by turning around. There doesn't really seem to be any depth to the gameplay, surviving until you get surrounded is trivial.

ezolotko says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:09pm

this is cool

Zolkren says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 7:45pm

Good idea but it needs better controls.

danialhyatt says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 8:30pm

do a check for the sound before you play it to make sure it doesnt keep looping over itself like that!! collisions weren't great, but i liked it, awesome idea and actually quite scary once you start playing

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