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Submarine of Death

by tsjost - Jam Entry

You're deep under the sea in a submarine while getting attacked by evil squids!
Move around with WASD or arrow keys and kill all the squids by shooting torpedos with spacebar!
Good luck!

Written in C++ with SFML 2.
Programmed by iostream (me) in about 10 hours and most art and sound effects created by my nephew.

Thanks zsbzsb for the Windows build!

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Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:47am

Great Game! Could play all day :D Made it to level 5 :D great work! GameGrape Corporation:

Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:49am

Your nephew is brilliant. Unless he's like 27-years-old. Unless he's handicapped... then I'm just an asshole.

Cryovat says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:51am

Monsters killed: 192
Torpedoes fired: 219

It ramps up quickly. D:

It's simple, but fun. And it feels fair, I never had them spawn in a way that seemed impossible. Nice little piece, and props for getting your nephew involved! :D

spacechase0 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:00am

Nice! I managed to get to level 21 with a score of 355 before dying.

I did discover that you can destroy multiple squid with a single torpedo if you clump them together. I managed to get 212 squids with only 69 torpedos like that.

Gallefray says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:55am

Ahh I can't play because it's 64 bit only :(
You can recompile for 32bits with the -m32 flag with GCC AFAIK

Gallefray says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:56am

I was unable to run the entry because I'm on a 32 bit machine :(

Wakka says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 11:06pm

cool game, really simple but fun!

Gazok says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 12:21am

I liked the random starting positions, making it unexpectedly challenging depending on luck. Incrementing the number of enemies guarantees the game is fun.

Crefossus says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 11:08am

Like the thought that went into the collisions (instead of rage inducing bounding box) and the artwork is stylish/consistent.
The gameplay could use some kind of resource management or thought provoking enemies/ai as time goes on.

SoupWithBits says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 12:05pm

Freaking awesome sound effects!

cardboard says ...
May 11, 2014 @ 6:35am

The art is amazing. Even if it wasn't drawn by your nephew it would still be amazing. My only gripe is having not being able to shoot left/up/down and thus having to loop around the squids often.

Crowbeak says ...
May 11, 2014 @ 10:11am

I like the art assets :D The little POOF explosion thing is excellent, and the letters/numbers are pretty sweet

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