Ludum Dare 30 — August 22nd-25th, 2014 — Theme: Connected Worlds

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Outer Shibe: Much Space

by PixelOaks - Jam Entry

Outer Shibe: Much Space
Wow! Such space! Many stars

- WASD/Arrows: wow move
- Left Click [Hold]: much shoot
- Right Click [Hold]: tractor beam - much absorb - very planets
- Middle Click: such slow shoot - so pro
- Spacebar: drop planet - so heavy

- F - Fullscreen
- [ and ] - Zoom

- Shoot foes - get money - Fly to sun - many upgrades
- Wow - Absorb planets - Take to sun - such hero
- Don't die - much noob

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bobrocks says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:37am

Nice job! This plays well. Nice, fast action. I was cynical at first but you have pulled off something fun!

Nylonica says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:41am

I love the feel of the movement.

PixelOaks says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:41am


SupSuper says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:46am

Much game wow fun

Jellycakes says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:46am

Nice! Very fast paced which means lots of fun for me. Good work!

nerd burglars says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:47am

Also like the feel of the movement, but the firing wasn't responsive.

Rocketship says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 2:48am

I really don't like the meme spouting, but the game itself is absolute blast! The controls are super slick and the music is great!

Ryusui says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 3:02am

I think I must've played this for half an hour. I love overhead shooters like this.

My only gripe is, I didn't quite get the point of picking up planets and dropping them - I figured out eventually that I could make them slot into the "Planet Drop" circles around the suns, but nothing happened when I got a full set. :(

Aug 26, 2014 @ 3:02am

This was a neat game! I especially liked how you let us figure out what we were supposed to do and how we were supposed to do it on our own. The whole doge thing seemed a little out of place and I couldn't figure out the end goal was once I'd gone about upgrading everything. However, it was really fun and fast-paced, and I thought you did a wonderful job overall on getting the balance polished. Thanks for the game!

PixelOaks says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 3:07am

Sorry, we weren't able to implement the endgame. We planned on having a giant space monster come around eating planets and the only thing that can kill it is the connected power of the planetary circle. Doge was suppose dto be a flavor/polish thing.

PixelOaks says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 3:07am

Thanks for your nice comments though :D

PixelOaks says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 3:20am

Linking planets was going to unlock upgrades, but I think we forgot to do that somewhere along the line - Dan

Phaix says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:41am

Would be nice to have the planets follow the player, but overall really nice!

Talvara says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 10:32am

I was missing some sort of way to tell where I could find the sun, something that's apparently so important for the game should always be highlighted in some way I feel.

The enemies kept me from playing with the tractor-beam. I really liked the upgrade screen and the pixel Shiba-Inu robot.

creative630 says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 11:50am

Had a fair ammount of fun with this before it froze and crashed my browser.

I like the pixel art versions of the dog! Some good gameplay ideas too, I liked the tractor beam and upgrades at the sun!

Much stars!

mechabit says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 3:40pm

Love the pixel dog suit. As mentioned above could have done with a radar or sun indicator. Shame there's no ending. Good stuff.

nonetheless says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 6:56am

Very fun, much sounds :) Nice entry!

jjhaggar says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 8:36am

Much good! XD I liked it a lot! :D

John Drury says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 11:41pm

Hilariously good fun!

mrexcessive says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 11:22am

Hi there. Plays nicely, but couldn't get any planets to move... tractor beam too feeble and 'snaps' all the time. Also too much to fight to spend time on planets. The combat was fast even from start. Nice ship/AI movement patterns. Good job!

sephyka says ...
Sep 1, 2014 @ 6:12pm

Haha, very fun and dynamic playability. I really like this kind of stuff. It is exatcly what I'm not able to do. Good music too, good mood!

George says ...
Sep 7, 2014 @ 6:22pm

Great game! Controls really well! Wow!

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