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

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Snowman calamity

by lightsoda - Compo Entry

Suddenly a strange tube springs out from nowhere, and snowman after snowman is trying to enter your house. Don't let them!


There's a few bugs I'm aware of, I might have a look at fixing some of that stuff later.

Created with Construct 2, FL Studio for music and my phone/audacity for sounds.

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oranebeast says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:23am

Although I felt the sound effects did not match the game too well, I found it great looking and fun to play!

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:29pm

YES! I did it :D

skeeto says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:36pm

I really like the look of the game. Nice style. It's incomplete, though. Where are the powerups and such? Every good defense game needs those!

adrianulima says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:37pm

very nice music!!! great work!!

Tunuko says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:38pm

Felt just a little bit easy, but nice overall

OpenGL says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:09am

Funny game. Does It' s not has the condition to dead?

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:24pm

Hi there. Liked the snowman animation and the alien-xmas crossover music... Nice combat animations. Got to tough snowmen but they just took too many hits and no way to powerup.

Maurogik says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:38am

Haha, nice game. It's a simple concept but the pixel art looks great !

Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:43am

I very much enjoyed it!

Good looking. Liked the music actually (very rare in Ludum games it seems!). And most importantly it was fun!

I got all the way to what I think was the last wave and then lost :[

Great job!

karol says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:00am

Did I... did I just kill santa?

Really enjoyed the game. Doesn't require a lot of strategy though.

rantt says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:53am

Whacking snowmen with a shovel, very entertaining! Great game :)

taviandir says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 11:42am

great game! my finger is dead by all the spamming now, though...

Teesquared says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 11:44am

If only I could use explosives.

Dec 12, 2014 @ 4:24pm

What a cute little defense game and quite the lovely idle animation! Good job (:

SinistraGames says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 4:27pm

Haha, that last level was bullshit : P "that esculated quickly" hehe. Good game! But for some critique. Kinda repetitive. That's mostly because there was no powerups, no new shuffles, anything. So the progress rate felt uneven and a little boring. I guess you already know this though. But all in all all games I play till the
end is great; )

SuperDisk says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 4:32pm

It's a neat concept, but I just ended up standing at my gate and mashing the X key.

6DownStudios says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 10:43pm

Nifty! Simple but fun gameplay, and I really dig the graphics, especially the falling snow. Love it!

pht59x says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 2:22pm

The shaky screen at first may not be such a good idea (made me wonder if there was a problem with the display). Also, there may be too much time between the different waves. It might be better if the instructions went away after a while. Nice tune.

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