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

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Jolly Jolly Snowfight!

by vanZeben - Compo Entry

I really had no idea what I was doing with this theme, so I just kinda plugged along and kept adding random crap until it turned into something :)

Controls are all listed in game, fun little wave based game that ended up more an experimentation with Dart and WebGL more than anything! Which I'm happy about :)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#174Graphics3.77
#361Audio3.03
#411Humor2.71
#429Mood3.07
#735Fun2.90
#817Overall2.94
#836Innovation2.71
#1139Theme2.67
#1385Coolness49%

Comments

Jaloko says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:28am

I liked your art as well as the reload animation. Good job.

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

Really love the art, but the game was a bit difficult

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

Very good animations!

trykondev says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:58am

Great work on the art, and I love the reload mechanic as well as how tricky it is to actually aim exactly where you want. In real life, when you're trying to hit someone with a snowball, there's an actual chance you will miss them, which is hard to translate to games in the age of point and click exactly where you want to aim. I really like this submission

misto423 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:58am

I like it, the only issue I have is it is sometimes hard to hit enemies. Also the falling snow gets distracting.

GreenyUk says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:59am

LOVE those graphics. Awesome. I don't like the camera though, sorry! I feel if it just followed you fixed in the center that would be better.

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

Amazing pixel art. The camera moves way too slowly.

scias says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:06am

I love the snowing effect, the gather snowballs animation, that there was a (kind of) day and night cycle. It felt really hard hitting the enemies with the snowballs, which was nice in it's own way (takes me back to the nes era). If you were to redo the game I would advice you rethink your priorities.

5you says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:13am

Nice and snowy !

deathray says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:37am

It's a little difficult, but the artwork is good and it has good humor. I agree w/ scias' comment.

sheigeno says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:41am

..difficult to shoot enemies and having some problem with camera but its fun..good job

Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:38pm

I like the art!

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:36am

Hi there. Impressed by the snow, Braid-like little man. Liked the music. Killed some zombies, didn't seem to be a win condition...

vidarn says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:46pm

Great game! I found the mechanics easy to understand and I appreciated that the controls were visible in the game the whole time. The reloading mechanic was fun but I found that the screen scrolled a bit slow, I often ran straight into snowballs since I didn't see where I was going.

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

Good Work ^^

Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:52pm

The unresponsive scrolling is a real problem, as enemies are often off screen and will hit you when you cant see them.

However, fix that and you'd have a great little game on your hands!

Meta-link says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:42pm

Cool game !
The art is pretty, and the gameplay is very fun once you understand the physics and the level design.
And the music is cool too :)

Pulsartronic says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:55pm

Nice art here!! Love the atmosphere you achieved with this game. Reminds me my young days playing on the street in the village... Thanks and congratulations!!

sorlok says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 12:38am

Solid game, great art, and nice mood. The mechanics are a bit tricky (the snowballs' arcs are tough to aim right) but it was fun to play.

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