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

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The Mole Hole

by Sylvain Dubrofsky - 48 Hour Compo Entry

All the other moles have been whacked. The area beneath the surface is toxic. But you refuse to permanently leave your home. Try to survive...

* Mouse click a mole hole to move to it
* Click SND/MUS to turn off sound effects or music


Post your top score in the comments if you're up for it!

Downloads and Links




tentativedibs says ...
Apr 27, 2014 @ 10:21pm

Thanks for playing!
I'll put more detailed info on my Ludum Dare journal.

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

A nice addicting game.

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

I like how you took a classic game and reversed the players role. Nice job on the theme. This game is challenging.

SmilingCat says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:32am

Nice reversal of concept, and cool soundtrack. Great job!

MattV says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:32am

what a fun concept! Dialog is hilariously unexpected.

Andrew Adams says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:41am

Nice share button.

letoine says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:43am

Fun idea. Good rendition of the subject

terraco says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 5:04am

Why don't you take a picture with YOUR phone?

sapermysz says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:52pm

Great idea and nice game

Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:38pm

Thanks guys! It's my first Ludum Dare so I'm thankful for the kind words.

Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:39pm

Here's my highest score yet:

Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:39pm

96 seconds...

Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:04pm

Great idea and pretty fun for 48hrs. I kept thinking about Caddyshack :) I never made it much past 45 secs or so, about when the difficulty increased. Could definitely see something like this on mobile.

garbagetrucks says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:15am

Yeah nice concept and good tension.

Fortyseven says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:28am

Very interesting concept. :)

atlantian says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 5:10am

good reversal of concept

copain says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 10:06am

really good idea. I was imagined the hammer was controlled by max (from sam & max).

billhung says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:14am

the web link is not working

MrLeePerry says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 8:44pm

Worked for me! Dig it! That hammer up there is so imposing, it's surprisingly stressful (in a great way) and a great fit for the theme.

bchan says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 5:26am

The intermittent dialogue was my favorite. The pathos of the last living mole!

Empyrealhell says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 2:40am

I love the idea of playing the mole. It seemed a little difficult though, not a lot of strategy, just timing. It would be interesting to see this with several moles to more closely feel like playing on the wrong side of a game of whack-a-mole.

ruthiepee says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 3:36am

42 seconds for me... that's pretty bad, haha. Very challenging game, I like the concept! The simplicity of the graphics didn't really bother me since the gameplay was fast-paced.

ninjascript says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 4:23am

Nice twist on an old classic! I like the burrow effect.

luisfelipeart says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 5:59am

Loved this game, super addictive, I like the idea of health regenerating! I hope you continue to polish this game, it has a lot of potential

elefantopia says ...
May 18, 2014 @ 3:31am

The poor mole... I didn't get past the two hammers. Great game.

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