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

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A Battle of Snow & Fire

by SneManden - Compo Entry

You control a happy little snowman in his eternal fight agains fierce and fire breathing dragons! Unfair competition? You decide! He is afterall equipped with snowballs.

Controls: mouse + wasd/arrow-keys

Implementation: phaser.js (javascript framework)

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Ratings

Coolness65%
#282Humor2.94
#342Fun3.32
#430Audio2.92
#446Graphics3.26
#485Overall3.26
#510Theme3.63
#664Mood2.82
#670Innovation2.97

Comments

Rozaxe says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:58pm

Really simple to take in hand ! Fun to play, graphics and music are cool !

elkiwydev says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:59pm

it doesn't start on web

naufr4g0 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:16pm

Really love graphics, but not the auto-generated music! :/
Anyway the game is fun, but the 3rd dragon is too hard to defeat compared to the second one.

Proximal Pyro says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:16pm

Cool game! Simple but cool, well not after I lost...

rzuf says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:19pm

Awesome little game, I love the snowman character. Can't get past the third dragon though. :{

Gaspard_ says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:19pm

I couldn't beat the third dragon even after several attempts, so highscore = 1112 or something like that.
I had the feeling that after a time dragons aim at you!
Music is pretty good too.

BitOfGold says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:58pm

I like the dragon-mechanics!!! +1 for using phaser!

rantt says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:06pm

Fun game, I couldn't beat the 3rd dragon. I enjoyed playing, nicely done.

tedling says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:31pm

liked it. Didn't get why the frozen ones were still in the game area though

Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:32pm

Pretty fun little game! Can't seem to get past the 3rd dragon, they seem to get smarter about coiling up around you. Awesome work!

Hellequin says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:16pm

Simple but addctive well done!

Tunuko says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:54pm

Dragons take too many hits to freeze, after the second dragon I just closed the game as my spam-clicking finger was achey

Thermite says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:54pm

Really cool, the freezing mechanic was a nice idea and i loved that the dragon corpses litter the battlefield. Good job!

adrianulima says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:56pm

nice game, good to shoot holding click...
good music and very fun!! congrats

Budi says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:59pm

I really like the motion of dragons' bodies, it looks really nice. Also the A.I. of dragons seem pretty well balanced. They aren't targeting all the time the snowman, but sometimes they seem pretty clever.

Maybe add a little bit of story and maybe some bonuses and it could very nice game. :-)

Dir3kt says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:09am

Fun little entry :) Didn't passed the 3rd dragon neither. Movement is a bit too slow paced, but that's a matter of taste.

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:45am

Hi there. Like the presentation, segmented dragons. Seemed not quite enough going on, also segments took a bit long to freeze. Died in dragon spiral with only head of second dragon remaining. Like the chip-tunes music and fx.

hexagore says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:00pm

Really liked the chinese style dragons there, they work really well for me. I thought I was doing really well then I got completely cornered :P

estuardolh says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:47am

really nice game!
dragons was a great idea :D

Empyrealhell says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:49am

The snowman moves too slow in comparison to the dragon, and if it decides to dive at you twice in a row, you can go from full to dead with no way to counter it. It's an otherwise interesting concept, and the controls are responsive and easy to understand (though it could have used an auto-fire feature), it just needs some tuning to make it more reliant on player skill and less on dumb luck.

Gamepopper says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:51pm

Nice dragon enemy! This was really fun and simple. :)

mikale says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:39pm

Awesome, I like this :) one time the snake circled right around me and it was sweet haha

SusanTheCat says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:34pm

I loved the movement of the dragons and the game mechanic of freezing from the tail up.

The melted snowman is so sad. (In a good way.)

TKF15H says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 9:13pm

I like the fun idea and the graphics. The dragon AI seams a bit random, and the snowman feels annoyingly slow. Making him faster would affect game balance, though. :/

ponk says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 9:38pm

Cool ! Nice dragon and ☃ pixels !!

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