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

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Planet Crasher

by ThunderAwesome - Jam Entry

The planet is in danger.

One hero stands as the only defense against the incoming asteroids!

Bat asteroids away from the planet. Blow up asteroids with bombs!

And allow safe passage to the planet!

Controls:
Left/Right or A/D to move.
Hold Left Click or Left CTRL to fire bombs.
Right Click or Left ALT to bat away objects.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#259Audio(Jam)3.31
#267Humor(Jam)3.07
#397Innovation(Jam)3.20
#479Mood(Jam)3.06
#552Theme(Jam)3.50
#615Fun(Jam)2.90
#632Graphics(Jam)3.00
#638Overall(Jam)3.05
#1987Coolness30%

Comments

LordKawaii says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:13am

Has tight controls. The bombs felt like they were a little hard to make them go where I wanted. This has a lot of potential though! :)

Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:41pm

Fun but difficult !

DeathBySnail says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:43pm

Made me dizzy. Recommended.

ThatsMyJam says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:45pm

I'm getting an error with the web player? I'll check again later

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:24am

@ThatsMyJam Web Player should be fixed! Sorry about that.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:37am

I like the art style and your variations of its theme. Right clicking in the web player caused some issues for me, but the game seemed pretty playable withing the swinging. Thanks for the sharing the game, I had fun!

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:04pm

@mutatedsoftware Thanks for the feedback! After some testing, I believe I fixed the issue with the context menu popping up in the Web Player build.

alwaysinbeta says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:09pm

Good fun. Nice sound and graphics. I liked the way the planet got bashed up and the final explosion. Aiming took a little getting used to.

Pinpickle says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 3:28am

The soundscape is something! I had some difficulty with the controls on a touchpad. I like the frantic-ness of it.

Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:51am

@PinPickle Thanks for the feedback! Try using Left CTRL to toss bombs and Left ALT to swing the bat. Not sure if that makes it easier instead of using the touchpad. Thanks for playing!

Xanjos says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 4:23pm

Pretty fun concept. I liked how the bomb trajectory works and I do like the humour of swatting away a giant asteroid with just a baseball bat.

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