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

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Santas Simulator Facility

by Emkani - Jam Entry

Description

Play a manic game where you must test santa's new efficient present cannon at his top secret facility.

Controls

Tap space to whip the virtual reindeer and go faster

Alternate between J and K to pump the air cannon

Press 1, 2 or 3 to fire a present towards the appropriate target

Gameplay
Keep above minimum speed, aim for the chimneys and for the love of everything dont miss with the puppy presents.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#324Audio(Jam)3.17
#524Innovation(Jam)3.00
#567Humor(Jam)2.46
#589Theme(Jam)3.46
#620Graphics(Jam)3.04
#837Overall(Jam)2.79
#846Fun(Jam)2.56
#877Mood(Jam)2.43
#1631Coolness42%

Comments

sharp911 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:34am

Great game. Took me some time to figure out. But I think I got it :) nice job.

allurious says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:01am

I made all the kids sad. :( Really cool concept, there's a lot to micromanage for the player and while it took me a while to get used to the controls I think this is pretty neat.

allurious says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:02am

Nice simulator, I actually felt like Santa. Really hard to play though.

Reyn says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:14am

Hi. It took me while to figure out I couldn't just hold down space and I need to press it repeatedly. There seems to be no end ? Its like an endless runner where you see how far you can get. Your accuracy meter is wrong because you only update the amount of presents delivered after a restart on the UI and not the variable. I would add an online high score and punishment for hitting a house twice and possibly houses that bad girls and boys stay in that need to be intentionally missed :P Nice play on theme. Thanks!

Prox says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:17am

My arms hurt !

jarry says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:23am

Nice concept but i find the controle a bit hard

Valeour says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:29am

Took a while to figure out, even then I couldn't figure out accuracy. Very interesting, with a lot going on!

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:57am

Very nice concept, the hard controls make it unique :)
Good graphics and fitting audio!

Crosstales says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:58am

Nice little game.
It wasn't easy to get it - probably you should add a tutorial ;-)

Forge says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:05pm

Nice concept and music, however very hard to figure out what to do, that said once youo have figured it out the game is actualy pretty fun!
Good Job

Elendow says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:08pm

The controls are really weird, but when you get to it are cool. It needs a little more feedback when you give a present and make a kid happy or sad.

alecmilne says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:18pm

Very interesting concept. Great visuals and sound. But I found it a bit too tempting to just hammer away at all the buttons.

asobitech says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:34pm

I AM Santa, fear me!!!

SwiftIllusion says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:27am

Neat concept. Though the controls were relatively difficult having to click back/forth so frequently as well as consistently pressing spacebar, the premise was still nice so well done on your entry :).

Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:25pm

Weird but cool idea. Fits the theme. Controls however were a little tricky, felt like I had to press 3-4 buttons at once all the time. My brain could not really keep up with where I should fire :P

Dec 13, 2014 @ 9:43pm

Merry Christmas to you

Grindstorm says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 1:39am

Who thought being Santa was so hard? lol

Nice game, but control scheme was quite awkward. You should've replace the J and K with some keys more appropiate to the right part of the keyboard :)

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