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

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Earthworms Are Proteins!

by broepi - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Earthworms are delicious and rich of proteins. Birds have known that for millions of years.

In this Snake-like game you control an ever-hungry earthworm. But food is only available above the surface where another hungry guest is besieging you...

* GNU C++ Compiler
* SDL 2
* Audacity (for SFX)
* Rosegarden + FluidSynth (for theme music)

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Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:41am

I actually liked it, it was like a harder pseudo version of Snake, but the twists made it interesting and I enjoyed it a lot.

gikdew says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:23am

Nice one, is a little harder to play but the concept is really good.

broepi says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:28pm

Wow, didn't expect to get testers so quickly after the compo end :) Thank you!
I will soon test your games as well.
If you find any bugs or problems, please report, that would be super nice!

Seraphina says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:15pm

Nice job on this one. An interesting take on a classic game. I love the birds eyes lol.

Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:15pm

Fun... but snake is always fun.
Two suggestions: make it more obvious that the top row you can crawl through is actually there (it's hard to see, the first few tries I kept poking my head up and dying) and make it so that you can eat any part of leaves, it's not so obvious you can only eat the middle.

But regardless of those, pretty good!

Benjamin says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:39pm

nice snake game, but if every food spawn top what would be the reason to go deeper ? I spend most of my time on the 3-5 fisrt top lanes. It would be more fun with deeper objectives.

gre says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 1:58pm

Any reason why my antivirus (immunet protect) detect your libwinpthread-1.dll to be a trojan?

Belvar says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 2:08pm

Great graphics ! The area beneath the surface seems a bit large for the way it is used (the player never needs to go to the bottom for example, maybe in a post-compo version, it would be interesting). Interesting gameplay nonetheless, and fun to play !

Bernhard says ...
May 10, 2014 @ 11:23am

Cool simple game, easy to understand. I liked the music, its now stuck in my head ♪
Also high-five for using a real programming language!

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