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Submarine Warfare

by Torri Y - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Now with 100% more sharks!
Float around in your little world with your submarine and shoot some sharks with red-eye!

Projectiles! (Never done that before :()
Ludum Dare!

Not using an engine in LD! (Never making that mistake again)

Uses Java(tm) 8
WSAD to move
Click to fire

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longshorts says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 8:39pm

I found this difficult to navigate before I decided to maximize the window, then got an idea of where the (torpedos?) were going. Killing sharks needs to be more satisfying however, with either a score tally or other feedback.

tiffi says ...
Apr 28, 2014 @ 9:05pm

Great work, especially without an engine! wow!

GlowingSnail says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 12:09am

I click on it: A java exception has occurred.

I would have bashed you for imposing WASD controls anyway.

Gaspard_ says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:03pm

Crashes for me, sorry!

Apr 29, 2014 @ 8:31pm

Didn't run on osx! :(

BruceDoh says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 8:48pm

Same error as GlowingSnail with windows 8.1

dejant says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:11pm

Doesn't start on linux.

Torri Y says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:16pm

Please make sure you are using Java 8 (Yes 8) in order to run this game. I wrote it in 8 without realizing that 8 was in dev. Get Java 8 here:

Lucariatias says ...
Apr 29, 2014 @ 9:30pm

I didn't really enjoy playing it. It felt kind of clunky and incomplete.

Gap says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 5:15pm

I like it :) Good job, Torri

tuxxilla says ...
Apr 30, 2014 @ 8:12pm

I did not manage to kill any sharks... however keep up the good work!

minibutmany says ...
May 2, 2014 @ 6:07pm

The shooting was way above the sub, I couldn't really figure out how to change the direction of my shooting. I like the graphics style though.

whilefun says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 3:07am

Sorry, can't play it. When I open the jar, I get a java exception right away :(

May 5, 2014 @ 3:45am

But I though they were fish...
Nevermind. You can cheat the game by slipping between the lined submarine, and let the game do the rest. You won't crash into another submarines. Also, the shooting bullet are gone when I push the button rapidly. Fix that and your game will be great. Nice game. :)

May 5, 2014 @ 3:46am

Uh, sorry, I was commenting in a wrong page.
My apologize. I'll try your game soon.

Boodog says ...
May 5, 2014 @ 4:21am

Great job!

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