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

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...---... SoS Save Our Snowmen

by commanderstitch - Compo Entry

This is my entry. It is using a new language c++ so i had to keep it as simple as possible.

the object is to find the killer snowman and touch him.
simple.
if you do you win. :D

thanks for checking it out. :D
-commanderstitch

ps the pic's below the main one are DEV shots. lol funz

I really enjoyed developing in c++ and sdl2. I really felt like there were really different things i could do with it.

NOTE: this was brand new to me so i didn't have time to add sound. THERE IS NO SOUND. THERE IS NO MUSIC. next time for sure. next time.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#248Humor3.00
#619Innovation3.05
#768Fun2.86
#860Overall2.90
#864Graphics2.62
#894Mood2.53
#950Theme3.24
#1934Coolness32%

Comments

qristofer says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:59am

Nice job! Soo hard to see, but that's the challenge. A unique and nice game. Good job!

Raptor85 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:54am

i combed every inch of the snowmen but couldnt find him :/

mrspeaker says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:55pm

Ha, I can't play it ('cause windows) but it looks hilarious: I made the same game idea as you - but yours is way more crazy!!!

Mekuri says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:38pm

I beat the game twice, both times by random chance -I don't know if me being colorblind had anything to do with my inability to see him. - The idea is very good though- Well done for a first time with a new language :-)

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

Good Work ^^

Louisload says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:47pm

ahh i couldn't find the bad snowman )): reminds me of finding wally

srakowski says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 11:56pm

I found him! Quite challenging. I like the paint art :)

Dec 12, 2014 @ 4:21am

lol i needed 5-10 more minutes and i'd have had this: http://screencast.com/t/huZFIZsS2 lol ran outa time though. :D

Dec 12, 2014 @ 4:22am

crap that link is broken. sry. O_O

timtipgames says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:01pm

my eyes ... they ... hurt ... ! It was funny for a while :) Couldn't find the evil snowman though. Good job :)

Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:06pm

nice game, to bad there was no music or sound fx to add to the overall mood.

Hunter X says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:12pm

An interesting concept with a lot of potential, but I had a lot of trouble trying to identify the target I was looking for (I ended up catching the killer by pure chance). A little more indication as to the general location of the killer (by the time I saw an explosion he had usually already moved somewhere else and killed another snowman) and a bit more variation in the snowman animations (having them all moving at the same time got a bit hard on the eyes) and I reckon it'll be pretty much there, but as it stands you did a good job given the time available :)

pjimmy says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 12:48pm

nice, pretty confusing with all those snowmen, but I think that's the whole idea, well done :)

JJEvil says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:39pm

As soon as my brain recovers from the color induced seizure, I'll rate.............yuuuuuuu..................game................................................

lxd1 says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 7:12am

Fun

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 30, 2014 @ 12:25am

nice work

mohammad says ...
Dec 30, 2014 @ 12:31am

Its really colorful looking but extreamley difficult. Nice game though.

NeiloGD says ...
Dec 30, 2014 @ 1:09am

I think telling us who the killer snowman is would be more useful :P As well as making him hide and move around.

Otherwise good job for entering using C++. Works in Wine under Linux too :)

Dec 30, 2014 @ 3:42am

Thank you NeiloGD. I was 5 min away from adding the laser. (which after the thing was over i put it in. :-) )

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