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

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Kamikaze Dive Bomb

by CaptainKraft - 48 Hour Compo Entry

You are modifying the internals of your ship to rig up different weapon types.

The only move you can make is a quick dash while firing your weapons.

There are three weapon types: MACHINE, TRAILERS, and BIG BOMB.

BIG BOMB kills enemies on impact. The other two weapons require a kamikaze dive bomb after you have hit them with a single bullet.

Don't run into an enemy unless they have been hit with your weapon first.

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Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:26am

The concept was kind of funny, and the 'build your ship' element was interesting. However, the theme felt kind of forced, and I didn't find it very fun to play. The enemies not attacking you felt like a bit of a missed opportunity, and thus the game was more like a simulator to fling yourself around at moving objects, but they all moved at the same speed and pace. If it had a few more hooks to it, I could see it being fairly fun though.

rincewind_cz says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:30am

Seems bit unfinished :-)

microapple says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:44am

Interesting concept. The ship building element was good, but the gameplay was a little... boring. Could have added some essential elements (score, health, etc) to make it feel more "gamey" and more exciting to play.

StencylTuo says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 6:24pm

I wish I could leave positive feedback for this one, but I can't really. The idea was a bit different, but I found that big bombs worked better anyways. Also, how is this "beneath the surface"? It doesn't seem to fit the theme at all. Perhaps if you had more time, something more could have come out of it.

ehtd says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:08am

Interesting game, I just feel it needs to show some feedback like score or deaths. The weaponising part is very cool.

May 1, 2014 @ 8:01am

I felt like this was a really great start to something. The setting up part was interesting - I think it would be good to add more of a sense of threat to the game if you do intend to work any more on it.

DarknessFades says ...
May 3, 2014 @ 7:38pm

Game seams rly nice, but i dont get where is "beneath the surface" part :C

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