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

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The Screen Pass

by Tater_hater - Compo Entry

Welcome to the LD31 Infinite football runner

The Quarterback throws the screen and you're off!


Use Arrow Keys or WASD to dodge the defense

Try to beat my high score of 258

I used Unity, paint, gimp, and good ol' Microsoft Word (with lightshot)

Team based off of Mighty Moosen Youtube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWWUqUQCZw0x2lX8lXuI5zw

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness100%
#537Humor2.51
#607Graphics3.00
#664Audio2.52
#866Mood2.57
#895Innovation2.61
#995Overall2.73
#1005Theme3.13
#1024Fun2.47

Comments

madlee says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:33am

Neat perspective. Had fun playing for a minute (I think I got to around 130 yds? what kind of football field is this!?) but it does get a little tedious. I think if the difficulty ramped up a little quicker I'd have played a bit longer. Well done!

egos says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:33am

good idea for the screen . Fit well with the theme

Mincemeat says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:34am

148 yards.

Zwergesel says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:36am

Nice! I like the screen scrolling effect. Got to 100 yards, but sometimes it's hard to tell whether a defender will hit you or not.

daviosmash says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:37am

A very interesting game! Not what I expected at all, and the style was pretty reminiscent to what the theme made me think of, game-wise. Good job!

BaneStar007 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:02am

Not being American I don't quite understand, but looks like a cool idea to a runner game, need to see all the graphics at a distance to qualify for 'WHOLE' game in one screen.. but close.

b2 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:34am

Went boring a bit to fast. The music was a bit to short.

jepster says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:52am

139 yards! Not bad for a european, huh?

I think that with some more variation, e.g. different players, other movement patterns, and a way to tackle, the game would be fun for more than just a minute.

And, as madlee says, neat perspective. I'm a sucker for 2D characters in 3D space.

benmcnelly says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:52am

Theme is spot on, graphics are fun, never ending football field and players, check.. whats not to love!

Fonserbc says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:24am

Cool and well done!
It is fun.

The mixture between 3D and 2D works here, except maybe for the title font, but that could be fixed :)

Groydis says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:31am

Excellent idea and well executed. Great Job

Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:01pm

Good idea of perspective and pretty fun.

lionroot says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:06pm

Cool camera angle, I stopped at 100 yards because I thought I might have won. Woulda been cool to hear a voice yelling at all those awesome plays I was making (jukes).

Fun Jersey number too.

wilbefast says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:33pm

Interesting use of the theme - I wouldn't have thought that an infinite runner would be possible ;)

There's a bit of a lack of variety though: once you've dodged a few defenders you've kind of seen the whole game :S

rjhelms says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:20am

I used to play a "racing" game that had a similar sort of style on the TRS-80. Cool to see something like that fit into this theme. Nice sprite work, too.

Croze says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:32am

Really cool and addictive, seems like a lot of flash games I see and you did it in only 48 hours! Maybe add some variety to the game?

Paperscraps says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:02am

The 69 on the jerseys made me laugh.

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:42pm

Hi there. Like the rolling world/ground approach. Got 61yds first try. Like the music and crowd sounds too. Game maybe needs a bit more challenge. Good job!

Verz says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:17pm

It fits really well with the theme congratulations :). Why all the enemies have 69 on their T-shirts XD?

rottenmage says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:59am

Good effort. The game needs a little more variation to keep it interesting, though. It's also hard to judge the distance between the characters.

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:22pm

149 yards.

DarkEngineer says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:13pm

Well done game

BSODDevTeam says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:57pm

Really fun game!

flwns says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:00pm

Music seemed like it should be sad music for when you get tackled, maybe something more triumphant for when you're actually running. I like the Moosen.

Harsay says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:02pm

I must admit, it fits the theme.

csanyk says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:39am

This is about as good as Flappy Bird, if it were a football-themed FPS. :)

pvtroswold says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:32am

I like the 3D effect!

ChuiGum says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 1:13am

Nice graphics, good job!

billrizer says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:30pm

Nice - would love to see a little more variety :)

pjimmy says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:40pm

the visuals are very nice, gameplay is simple yet fun, cool game, well done

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