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Attack of the Martin Vegetables

by FrederickK - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Edit: Added a, still incomplete, but much more refined version. The original is still untouched.
New version has more animations and a counter of how many vegetables are left. There is no end screen yet, so if it is 0, you won!
You have 3 minutes, if you can't find them, you lose!

Well, had twelve hours to do, very unfinished and almost unplayble, I will try to do a post-jam. :\
The idea is that there are angry vegetables in the ground and you have to defeat them, but because they are Beneath the Surface (:D) you can't see them, having to stop to hear they moving.

WASD - Move when not listening
Mouse1 - Remove the vegatable off the ground, try not spam this...
Mouse2 - Stop to hear the ground.
When the vegetable are removed, use mouse1 to smash them! Be quick, or he will bury itself again!

There is 3 vegetables, if you smash 3, you win.

Because it's incomplteness, I don't mind don't not be rated, but feedback will be, as always, much appreciated! :D

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madhoe says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:42am

Pretty cool game, using sound! A few nitpicks: I thought the sounds would play automatically. I didn't know I had to click the right mouse button. Upon learning this I just spammed the RMB. Secondly, a win/lose state would make the a lot better. (Although I understand you didn't have time!) Some audio/visual cues when smashing those pesky plants would be great, too. I played without knowing whether I have smashed them or not.

Dreii says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:47am

Pretty cool! very simple but definitely unique, i dig it.

TheColorMan says ...
May 4, 2014 @ 11:32pm

Using sound to guide vegetable searching was creative

cheesepencil says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 11:33pm

I liked the fact my job was to kill vegetables with legs. I didn't understand the sound mechanic though

rojo says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 11:36pm

I think the sounds mechanic is a cool concept. If you had the time, some ambient background music and animations would help the overall experience.

Dietrich Epp says ...
May 14, 2014 @ 8:30am

It's a bit hard to figure out what's going on if you didn't read the instructions. I like the look of the graphics with the artwork casting shadows.

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