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

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Snowball Fight

by devshawn - Compo Entry

It's a snowball fight! (all on one screen!)

Hit all of the snowmen you can before they get you. The object is to survive. WASD to move, click to shoot.

Programmed in Racket (a LISP-based language). The console that pops up when you finish is because of the way "worlds" work in the language, sorry!


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Gaga says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:37am

When i download and run, console with the text.
bitmap:could not find file c:\users\***\bg.png

oh_andrej says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:42am

Same here. Seems like it's using a local path?

devshawn says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:47am

Weird, working fine on both of my laptops. Updated, try now.

prymidion says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:57am

Having the same download problem. Cannot run.

BKGH says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:00am

I'm having a problem running too.

devshawn says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:12am

I've put a new download up... Try now. Just tried it on a friends computer, ran fine. What happens when you guys run it?

wandersenus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:10am

nice game!

Hellequin says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:52pm

I like it! I wish snowman was the theme too.. ahahah!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:00pm

Quite good, though whenever I die it opens a console with some debug info.

datachomper says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:29am

Nice game. Opens a console when you die, but no big deal.

xaedes says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:55pm

The snowball physics are somewhat awkward. I like this.

I guess you though the other theme would win, huh? ^^

+1 for LISP-based language ^^

The graphics remembered me of old games I liked to play, e.g. crime fighter. This is a good thing.

I would like to hear some fitting sounds and see the snowmans drop snow that you can use to build snowballs or something like this. Would be some dark kind of funny I think^^

nine baobabs says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:10pm

Oddly very satisfying obliterating snowmen. You're right our games are awesomely somewhat similar. Great to get the chance to throw snowballs at snowmen in another game, it's like going to a parallel universe!

Cake&Code says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:34pm

LISP-based? Wow, that's pretty impressive! The game was surprisingly satisfying, just gotta hit all those darned snowmen :)

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