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

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Planet vs Planet

by BigHairGames - Jam Entry

Planet vs Planet (or, PvP for short) is a local multiplayer physics-based-planetary-arena-deathmatch (PBPAD) where players are connected to one another with a giant, indestructible space rope.

Fling your opponent into planets, asteroids and other hazards while avoiding annihalating yourself in the process. Collect cool powerups to help you survive the arena.

Player 1: WASD

Player 2: Arrow Keys

You can also plug in your favorite generic gamepad.

Guide your rocket powered world to glory by steering it into powerups and avoiding planets

Created for LUDUM DARE 30 jam by:

Ben Joubert - Code @benjamenjoubert
Daniel Mendelowitz - Art @danmendelowitz

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KuGrou says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 3:05am

Really cool idea. Unfortunately it felt really slow, so it was tough to ever effectively attack the other player. Maybe some ability to accelerate and brake could help give a user more options to try to manipulate or outmaneuver their opponent.

But those are some really nice thuds whenever there is a solid collision.

TheGameMaster says ...
Aug 26, 2014 @ 8:47am

Really cool game!

esayitch says ...
Aug 27, 2014 @ 6:42pm

Oh wow, it took me a bit to realize how the movement was actually working, but then I realized how cool this would be if I had anyone to play with. A highly innovative duel game, graphics were cool, music was ok but got repetitive, and the game feels a bit too slow. Make the planets travel faster and I think you would have a niche gem here :) Good job overall!

Tanser says ...
Aug 30, 2014 @ 9:52am

Really nice to see co-op game, good job. :)

vividhelix says ...
Aug 31, 2014 @ 7:46pm

Was a bit hard playing solo :) The music and graphics were top notch!

H1S2 says ...
Sep 7, 2014 @ 8:25am

the left-right controls felt a little counter intuitive. i played for 10 minutes and did not manage to collide with anything. cool graphics!

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