Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Stick Ninja

by tompudding - Compo Entry

Learn to be a ninja by deflecting stuff, and slowing down time with your fancy ninja focus!

Move with WASD or arrow keys. Click to punch, space to "focus"

Punch things for more points. Don't die!

Edit: Now with Windows port! Don't forget to press space!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#158Humor3.23
#263Audio3.19
#472Mood3.00
#491Fun3.15
#523Overall3.23
#563Innovation3.12
#667Theme3.52
#668Graphics2.92
#1742Coolness39%

Comments

ENDESGA says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:20am

Interesting game :D love it

devshawn says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:06pm

It was interesting! Lot of fun. Keep up the good work!

rabbit says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:36pm

Game crashed when I died?

Cute sounds.

Game play is really "squishy" and nothing happened when I expected it to. The timing on hitting stuff is really off. Do I need to hit stuff?

Spacemyname says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:45pm

Interesting game

Newt_ says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:51pm

Wow! Loved it! I especially liked the slow motion.
(Was this done with Python in Pygame? If so, can I ask how you got all of the files into a single exe? I've used py2exe, but that still requires a resources folder.)

GSG says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:52pm

Really enjoyed this game, was a fun little five minute adventure.

Loved the sound effects, fitted well with the art style. Reminded me of a kid doodling on a sketch pad and making the noises themselves.

Punching felt a bit off, felt like I was hitting air most the time.

Nice use of leaves to show off how focus slows down time.

could use a main menu and a retry button though.

Overall, great game!

crazyrems says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:53pm

I feel now like a real ninja !!
I don't know if the placeholder sounds are definitive...
And yes, I'll come back soon :)

Valon says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:55pm

The game looks fun I played a bit + the theme is cool, but I don't know if I die or something but the game just stops and it doesn't seem to be a crash.

chaosed0 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:58pm

I like the concept. The controls need a lot of tightening; it's very hard to tell when you're going to hit things, and movement feels very floaty. Audio could afford to be louder. I very much like the motif, though, especially with the leaves in the background.

RHY3756547 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:00pm

Love the audio, the animation on the stick figures is super nice too! YOU HAVE BEEN DEFEATED

tmpxyz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:09pm

interesting game!

sorlok says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:53am

Really, really fun game. Love the concept. Minor annoyance: because you have to click near the hero (and the window's not full-screen), it's very easy to click off the screen and iconify the window when dealing with barrels. Maybe make a "left leg sweep", "right leg sweep" key for barrels instead, or start in fullscreen?

Dec 11, 2014 @ 11:38pm

Very interesting

Riocide says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:32pm

Excellent Sound Design! Very funny lol...pity it exits after you die :(

Nikteddy92 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:32am

Woaah nice game!
Great audio compartment and clean graphic. Well done.

EthanWebster says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 12:31pm

Very intriguing.

Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:16pm

Wooah, really hard game. Liked the sound very much! Keep it up!

Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:30pm

I really enjoyed this game, great job overall :)

Grindstorm says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:43pm

Fun voice acting!

rnlf says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 8:01pm

Cool idea. I like the voiceover a lot.

And thank you for playing my game. I answered to your comment on my game over at its entry page. You didn't break it, you just missed something. Maybe you want to give it another try ;-)

Poupi says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 1:56am

Very nice ;)

01rafael says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 6:08am

Lovely style!

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