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

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by Msquirrel - Compo Entry

GrinderX is a Danmaku or Bullet Hell Style Game
Currently there are 2 levels in the game.
WASD to control movment, mouse to aim and fire.
That's about it!
P.S. Unzip the Contents of the Zip to a folder.
P.P.S. Please Let me know if it doesn't work on OSX / Linux as it's only windows tested. I will try to solve the problem ASAP.

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cbear_wallis says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:29pm

doesn't open on mac :(

Msquirrel says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:32pm

Oh really? I'll look in to that

grid96 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:33pm

really cool enemy designs, but kinda hard at some point.

DaRaziel says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:33pm

I´m not a big fan of bullet hell games. Though this is a solid implementation of one. Nice variety of enemies. Put some background music and actual graphics in it and it is a nice game! Not bad!

Msquirrel says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:35pm

DaRaziel, Thanks for playing! ^^ I'm going to try and release a post-compo version in the next couple of weeks to improve the graphics, add more levels and fix some of the issues :)

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:29am

Very hard, but rewarding once effort is put forth. Consider adding a "hook" to keep the players there long enough to enjoy.

Bullet hell, true enough,

rainshapes says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:12pm

Doesn't seem to work on mac...

TriSquare says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:17pm

This game was really hard but fun to play, i also like how you have added the score system, only minor complaint, you only move in 8 directions up down left right, and all of the ones in between, you should make it so that you kind of drift and can curve your movement, overall nice game :)

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

good work(ღ˘⌣˘ღ)

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:59pm

The enemy bullet patterns are good looking!

The game crashed on me as soon as the wave 2 started. I am on windows 7.

BlueTheLemon says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:55pm

I find it hard to move around AND shoot precisely at the same time. My eyes can't be at 3 different spots (Me, The ennemy, My cursor)

Otherwise, a well executed game ! Good job !

Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:30am

Pretty good, enjoyable game. :) Nice work!

pjimmy says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:36am

nice, cool shooter

Jezzamon says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 2:02am

Hm, couldn't get it to work on my mac. Here's the error I got:

JavaVM WARNING: JAWT_GetAWT must be called after loading a JVM
_NSJVMLoadLibrary: NSAddLibrary failed for /libjawt.dylib
JavaVM FATAL: lookup of function JAWT_GetAWT failed. Exit

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