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

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Winter Madness

by Herku - Compo Entry

My entry is pretty simple this time, but I think it's worth to play for a few minutes.

How to play:
Collect the snowflakes with the snowman by using the arrow keys on your keyboard. Collecting the snowballs will increase the multiplier.
Don't get hit by the icicles or christmas tree balls! This will decrease the multiplier.

Know Bugs:
Sometimes the collision engine seems to trigger incorrectly. ):

Downloads and Links




madhoe says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:50am

No game over? Icicles/tree balls should affect your health or something ;)

Herku says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:56pm

No sadfully there is no goal or game over...

Anachron says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:36pm

I agree with the other comments, but you do have a good foundation with the collect/dodge gameplay mechanics! Some holiday music would help set the mood.

Anachron says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:36pm

Also nice snowflake graphics!

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:19pm

Hi there. Good starting point, will need more to hold players attention.

gre says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:19pm

pretty simple game. nice start.

Sharky says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:41pm

You can't die, only get points :S

xWarZonex says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:42pm

Its a great start, but I wish it were complete.

Ossi says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:46pm

Simple and a good place to start for a fun game. It's a bit too easy to stay alive since your snowman is so small and the obstacles are small as well. Maybe if your snowman grew bigger the higher your score got, it would allow you to collect more snow but also make it harder to avoid getting hit! I really like the snowflake graphics though, well done!

Jaenis says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:42pm

Nice little game :)

Herku says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 4:46pm

The snowman actually gets bigger, the higher your score is. But maybe its to growing to slowly...
jar.scale.setTo(0.4 + 0.01 * Math.sqrt(stats.score), 0.4 + 0.01 * Math.sqrt(stats.score));

t4u says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 1:40pm

Snowflakes! But for the rest nothing new.

AinaSG says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 1:40pm

This was fun! :D Nice snowflakes!

IcyLava says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 1:55pm

It's not too bad, but like others have said, it's too easy. You need a game over after your multiplier goes down to 0 and you should make it more difficult. I like that you added variations to the snowflakes, though you could have also added some sort of background and floor graphics. Good work :D

jachepe says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 8:40pm

The game is nice but it doesn´t have any challenge.

Poupi says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 1:55am

Very nice ;)

01rafael says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 6:12am

Just run and avoid the icicles. Great! xD

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