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

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Defend the Surface

by zeal - Jam Entry

Press any key to PLAY. Hold the key to hold the ice rock, lift the key to drop it.

My second Ludum Dare! All in all this is a five hours of work originally meant for the compo but I didn't make the compo deadline. Hope you all enjoy this little game!

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Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:33pm

I couldn't make any sense of this. Nice art style though.

zeal says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:56pm

Thanks! I should have included the instructions with the game. You press any key when you need to speed up. Press any key when the Inuit guy is touching the ice block and lift the key only when you are right above the penguin to eliminate him so he cannot get into your igloo.

ninjascript says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:48pm

Not so easy! I especially like the penguin sound.

Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:51pm

Cool, nice variation of the "one button" game. Was a bit too hard for me, however... Those damn penguins! :)

XrXr says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:52pm

Interesting gameplay, but probably need more of than just one mechanic. Good job!

sudorossy says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 12:20am

Difficult, but kinda fun. I'm a big fan of penguins and this made me sad :( 8/10

jtcrash says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 12:24am

That my friends is how you waste your life! Quite addictive when you get the hang of it.. that being said still didn't get more than 6 :(

hanoth says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 12:26am

I like the penguin sound. The art style is pretty cool too.

thinkster says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 2:33pm

I have no idea why I enjoyed this so much haha

The controls just seem in that nice place of easy to pick up but hard to master! Nice art style and fun game. Great design as it is addictive!

Nichii says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 2:38pm

Epic game XD, nice art style and killing the penguins make things so satisfying

Bekokstover says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 4:40pm

A fun game because it's so damn weird. Protect the surface from penguins using ice cubes? Looks good, and it took me a while to get a good score. (7 is my highest by the way.) Good job for only 5 hours!!

Daveloper says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 4:48pm

Nice submission, controlling the player felt a bit odd, moving and picking up then holding the button threw me off for a bit.

teambrookvale says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 8:48am

Art is cool but a little explanation would be good. I was a bit lost what to do. But still a fun game

randoman says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 2:46pm

The game gets boring after sometime. There could have been some power ups or stuff like that.

lightsoda says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 5:41pm

Pretty decent for the time you put in. Kinda hard to get the right drop when you move that fast.

vigrid says ...
May 19, 2014 @ 12:10am

This one made me laugh - simple controls, and ridiculous graphics and sound ;)

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