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

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Alternate guardians

by Destroyer40k - 48 Hour Compo Entry

AG is a really simple survival shmup or two, with a bit of a twist.

You control two ships, one with the mouse, and another with WASD. One can use a ship to block bullets and kill enemies for the other ship's convenience.

Tools: C++, VS 2013 SFML, GIMP, Audacity

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wolfmother says ...
Aug 25, 2014 @ 5:51am

Concept is cool: Two shmups/bullet hells at once. Neat, but not groundbreaking.
Particle effects very nice, backgrounds decent, sprites lacking.
Sound and music present, check.
Pretty fun, a real challenge for your coordination - controlling one ship the the mouse and the other with the keyboard.
Pretty cool. Find an artist and it'll improve 10x.

eruiz00 says ...
Aug 28, 2014 @ 6:04pm

I agree. Concept should be used in more elaborated shmup. Maybe it's the best thing i would say for a game in a compo like this!

swich says ...
Sep 2, 2014 @ 10:36am

Neat concept. The controls are a bit hard to get used to, so maybe the game should start out slower.

Sep 5, 2014 @ 9:05am

Nice game! It is really hard to play alone but with a friend it becomes manageable :)
Keep up the good work!

dancingmad says ...
Sep 10, 2014 @ 8:38pm

Pretty fun to play! it reminds me of the game Brothers :)

Moosefly says ...
Sep 12, 2014 @ 10:37pm

The game stuttered horribly each time I moved the mouse, making it pretty much unplayable. Still, I'll give it 4.5/5. Missing 0.5 because I did not taste the salami.


sudorossy says ...
Sep 15, 2014 @ 5:02pm

Pretty tough with a trackpad, but nice concept!

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