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

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Snow, Wolves, and Explosive Arrows

by HeroesGrave - Compo Entry


WASD to move.
Left click and hold to charge normal arrows.
Right click and hold to charge explosive arrows.
SPACE to charge melee attack
E to dig your way through snow and/or leaves.

P to pause.

To scroll the map, drag the window around your monitor.

The entire game must be played on one screen. If you drag the window to another monitor (screen) it will crash.

Blue square is you. Grey squares are wolves. Green squares are slimes. You want the blue square to stay alive. To achieve this it is best to make the grey and green squares not alive.

The game is not finished to the point where there is an ending. Just play until you get bored or the screen fills up with snow or something.

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victorafael says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:25am

No windows :/

Alendro says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:43pm

fun game, i had to actually grab a dusty computer in my attic with linux on it to play this. the game was more fun than the adventure I had in there! Next time, should work on a windows or web release

HeroesGrave says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:31pm

I'm having trouble compiling for Windows at the moment.
MinGW never works well for me.

I'll upload a windows build if I can get it working.

rabbit says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:03pm

No windows so I am unable to test it. It looks fun too. :(

jangler says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:12pm

really cool interpretation of the theme. i love that it panics if you try to move the window off-screen!

the sandbox (or snowbox?) gameplay was entertaining, but it made me wish there were some "real" content.

sebasRez says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:38pm

Looks cool but I can't play it. Windows or mac please

Night says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:33pm

On my kubuntu 14.04
./SnowWolvesExplosions: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ version `GLIBCXX_3.4.20' not found (required by lib/

HeroesGrave says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:53pm

@Night: Sounds like your gcc-libs package is out of date or something (or whatever the package is called on ubuntu).

pkenney says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 9:47pm


So disappointed by platform support. :(

That said, I know you Linux folks are on the other side of that one often enough so I can't complain really. Maybe you could release a youtube video so I could at least see it in action, because I'm very curious.

HeroesGrave says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:43pm

I am very sorry about the platform support, but I've had a lot of trouble compiling on Windows, and I don't have a Mac so compiling for that is out of the question.

danidre14 says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 3:23pm


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