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

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Spaceship Invasion

by shesaidgraves - 48 Hour Compo Entry

This is my game, Spaceship Invasion!

I'm fairly happy with this one, although I couldn't implement a music crossfade feature I wanted to.

Please note that this is a buggy gamemaker game that is only available for Windows.

Instructions--
Mission Orders:
Shoot as many enemies as possible

Rules:
In Light mode, you can shoot normally,
in Dark mode, you can regain ammo as indicated in the top left, but cannot shoot.

Controls:
- Mouse to move
- Left Mouse to Shoot
- Right Mouse to Switch modes
- Esc to Exit

Thanks for playing!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#1020Graphics2.31
#1029Overall2.67
#1907Coolness24%

Comments

Aug 25, 2014 @ 12:24pm

Congrats on your game! I really liked the reload feature you went with here as opposed to the usual blast away like crazy space shooter. Some explosion effects would have been good and also destroying the players bullet when it hits an enemy, although perhaps you set it up like that on purpose to go with the limited ammo? Cheers, Ben.

Endurion says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 4:53pm

The idea is an interesting one :)

The actual feel of a shooter is missing though. No shoot sound, explosions.

The music gets annoying really really fast ;)

teamawesome says ...
Sep 14, 2014 @ 7:36pm

Quite a cool idea, really liked the reload mechanic. The beam enemies kill you pretty quick though, I think I would have liked to have been introduced to them more gently!

IamAcoconut says ...
Sep 14, 2014 @ 7:49pm

The game was pretty good! I found it annoying how after you lost it would show your logo again every single time. It would be nice if it just went to the game. But either than that good job!

jesterswilde says ...
Sep 14, 2014 @ 9:52pm

Good job. Super simple, straight forward and pretty fun. Theme and controls are well executed. I got 60 points.

Teesquared says ...
Sep 15, 2014 @ 8:42am

Simple and fun game. Your bullet is hard to see. Interesting way to control movement and switch worlds.

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