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Smoke On The Water

by guardiancs - 48 Hour Compo Entry

EDIT 28/04 : THERE IS A AZERTY / QWERTY BUTTON NEXT TO THE PLAY BUTTON (It was there from the beginning, still people doesn't seems to use it =D). Thanks everyone for rating my game :)

You will need Java installed to run the game( it's a .jar )

You just have to double click.

It should work for Windows & Unix !

For Linux :

use your terminal to go into the folder ( cd /home/test/game for example ), then java -jar LD29.jar

Controls :
- ZQSD / WASD to move
- R to shoot

I know it's kind of hard. There are 3 level.

Obviously, my game need a lot of polish :)

Tools :

IDE : Eclipse
Engine : Slick2d
Level Design : Tiled Map Editor
Sound Effect : bfxr / Audacity
Main Music : otomata
Graphics : Paint.NET, Photoshop

Downloads and Links




hexagore says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:34am

I found the controls a bit difficult but cute pixel art though :)

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:54pm

As stated, a bit difficult controls, but good idea!

cr2crstudios says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:58pm

Yeah, I would rebind the controls if I were you, but I love everything else!

thx4nothing says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:03pm

The color of the texts should be black or have an outline. I didn't notice the texts at first.

CiderPunk says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:07pm

needs a way to kill the enemies above the water!

guardiancs says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:30pm

Thanks everyone for the feedback, it's much appreciated !

For those who complaints about the controls, I really hope you noticed the AZERTY / QWERTY button ( AZERTY Default ).

Thanks again !

SzRaPnEL says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:55pm

Worst controls even! :)
Please change to WSAD.

Strandmullen says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:03pm

I changed the controls to QWERTY, which made you move with WASD and shoot with R. It worked great that way.

The game was a lot of fun and I loved the powerups, the different kinds of enemies and obstacles. Cool sound and pretty cool looking graphics. A great game IMO.

guardiancs says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:06pm

Thanks Strandmullen :)

People seems to don't understand :(

TheExGenesis says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:09pm

Maybe dropping barrels that float up to damage boats. Graphics and audio are a bit simplistic, buit I'm sure you're aware :)

guardiancs says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:16pm

Hello TheExGenesis :)

Yes i'm fully aware, I'm just a pure coder who is bad at everything else :p

Airwaffle says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:54pm

Limiting the players bullets to 4 on screen feels kinda weird. Nice otherwise.

rincewind_cz says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:58pm

(What's use of military submarine if it can't take down ship with torpedo?) Not really outstanding game but it's playable :)

wilpel1234 says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 7:45pm

i like the game

Belvar says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 11:15am

Very fun and challenging. It is not very convenient to use the R key to shoot (space, shift, or a key using the other hand would be better) but I got used after a while. Graphics and sound are good.

pyrogames says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 4:31am

I don't really see much point in linking multiple downloads to the same thing, but meh I don't really care. The music is a strange combination of pleasant and annoying... it's weird. It's pretty hard, but not in a bad way.

AutumnGuy says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 4:23am

Not bad for a 48 hours. I understood what was going on and the graphics are simple and to the point. Controls felt a little off, but no real complaints.

Keep up the hard work!

jtpup0 says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 8:57pm

a bit confusing at first but surprisingly fun!

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