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

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European water vole ATTACK

by Scam - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Collect all carrots and evade the poison flow in the tunnels. Use arrow keys to move, esc to quit.

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orangepascal says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 6:42am

This has some really old-school vibes to it :) from the movement to the graphics and the gameplay, I like it !

Gwinnell says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:14am

The Prodigy reference. :D

Druid says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:15am

Looks like classic win 3.1 Games :D

Gwinnell says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 10:29am

Definitely old-school though -- would have liked to see that taken further. :)

petrih says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 1:10pm


Anti says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:54pm

I really like it! It's like a classic arcade game. Just one question though, don't the rat die either way because the poison flows in all directions?

jomacel says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:55pm

Good game, I enjoyed it

Liens says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:57pm

Very nice poison mechanics, I liked it.

vitor.navarro says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:24pm

Yep the unity web version gets a little to heavy from 4 level on but hey it's quite a nice game. Take it further!

Scam says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 3:57pm

Thanks for the feedback everybody! I had a blast doing this and I'll definitely want to explore the mechanics and gameplay further. And of course it might be a good idea to invest some time to learn drawing some nice pixels...

adamwoolridge says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 11:32pm

Amusing! :)

Apr 29, 2014 @ 7:32pm

Funny take on the theme, had the idea about some kind of mole game as well initially. Some juicyness to the movement would have helped, maybe a particle when your digging away earth. I really had some fun moments.

pvwradtke says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:16am

Look, behind you, a three headed monkey! I could have been a programmer .. oh, wait, I'm a programmer and I'm reviewing your game. Had a good fun playing it, thanks!

Vinyl Pixels says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:29pm

Fun! I liked the water "physics" a lot :) You can dig an underground lake for the poison to go there giving you more time to get to the carrots :)

jtpup0 says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 10:15am

me gusta.

jomomomo says ...
May 1, 2014 @ 3:36pm

Gimmie da carrots!

sink_t says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 2:21pm

Generally good. Not exactly polished, but the idea is very successful, in my opinion.

Joshua_Burr says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 5:54pm

I thought this was a really fun.

danbo says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 10:34pm

Reminds me of something on the Spectrum or likewise. I like the basic consideration of where to break the surface and set the farmer against you - it's a heist game.

Hamsternator says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 10:41pm

It's like some kind of action version of Pipe Dream, and I love it =D An "upgraded" version with simulated water would be really neat and present some interesting puzzle challenges. One of the best games I've had the pleasure to try out during this LD-event ^^

The music could be a little quieter though. Started of nice and after a few moments MY SPEAKERS SCREAM AT ME!!!
Since I can lower my speakers it's not a biggie, but I felt I had to mention something to improve upon ^^

tuxxilla says ...
May 7, 2014 @ 10:55pm

Thanks for this funny game :)

matt_j says ...
May 8, 2014 @ 9:15pm

Cool. Good sense of urgency, and easy to play!

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