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

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Zymon

by ming_tea - Compo Entry

ZYMON ©1978

The extraterrestrial AI Zymon has come to Earth with a challenge; play his memory game or be destroyed. Use the mouse to aim and left click to shoot. Hit the lights in the order they light up, or else! Your third mistake spells doom. Beat all 8 rounds to expose his processor core and blow it to bits!

Watch out for Zymon's little ship henchmen, they may try and divebomb you every once in a while.

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Ratings

#559Humor2.48
#618Theme3.56
#689Mood2.79
#698Audio2.44
#717Fun2.92
#785Innovation2.80
#917Overall2.84
#993Graphics2.40
#1818Coolness36%

Comments

MegaMasterX says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:12am

As a pretty big fan of Symon, this game was REALLY fun. I liked the extra mechanics thrown at you as you progressed as well.

Snail_Man says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:15am

Nice game! It got quite difficult, but I beat it!
The concept was pretty simple, but it was fun all the same. I know I was supposed to fight the space ships while doing the memory puzzle, but I always finished the puzzle so quickly that they never posed a threat to earth :P.

AlSweigart says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:31am

Decent game. A good take on the Simon concept. Wouldn't it be better if the pattern stayed the same between rounds, just getting longer and longer?

Andrea says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:44am

Well I clearly shouldn't be the Earth representative, I'm not very good at this :D

Croze says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:45am

Was a cool little boss battle, really felt like I was just playing simon for most of it though. Try making the enemies that come during the simon phase come faster or in more directions?

Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:17pm

I am rather bad at this but I like it.

panda says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:39pm

Haha, well done! That's a neat twist on the Simon game. Apparently my memory isn't good enough to save earth! Oops!

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:27pm

Hi there. Got to round 7, lost all lives there. Was quite tough with the lights not having unique sounds and the, _very_ annoying background music... Good job!

billrizer says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:33pm

Nice variation of Simon Swipe!

riktothepast says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:36pm

Great take on Simon but i'm not well prepared to save earth. Good job!.

purezero says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:41pm

Nice Game very well done especially with the little ships to distract you! Also love the productions studio name :D

Valeour says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:13pm

This was pretty cool, I loved the idea and execution. Very good :D

ehtd says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 11:30pm

The sounds of the buttons kind of distracted me, one really sound like a failure and was a bit confused by that. Allowing the player to shot the small ships is a great idea.

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