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

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Santa is Dead

by Jaucheman - Compo Entry

You are Santa Claus and you are dead.
The last christmas tree is in danger.
Evil Snowmen want to destroy it and they are ready to give their lives for it.
You have to protect it because christmas is the only thing that keeps you sort of alive and without the tree christmas will be dead and so will you.
Good thing is you found a really big hammer so use it to defend christmas.

To Play just Spam space and if you have a bit of Gold start spamming 2 too
I know just smashing two keys is pretty lame and boring but I hope you can sort of enjoy it!.

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Ratings

#606Humor2.42
#851Theme3.36
#892Graphics2.57
#1061Mood2.16
#1171Innovation1.90
#1183Fun1.90
#1205Overall2.10
#1934Coolness32%

Comments

tonypai says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:33am

I use hammer smashed the snow man thousand times, but it just not stand back. How should I do?

43iscoding says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:51am

Santa is pretty well drawn. Gameplay is silly and I didn't understand what is displayed on the 1/2 buttons

bofink says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:08pm

Some more variation to the gameplay would be nice. :)

deyteris_team says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:35pm

The gameplay is poor, but the game brings Christmas spirit!

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:55pm

Hi there. My attacking didn't seem to do anything, tree still got killed. Shame no sounds.

Gamepopper says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:08pm

Gameplay isn't really made clear. The attack doesn't work and I got a few comments from friends overlooking mistaking the hammer for something much more private...

andrewkennedy says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:15am

Hm, there were quite a few problems with collision detection it seems, or maybe I'm not just attacking right?

Also it would be nice to have Santa start moving immediately once you hit left or right. At first I didn't even realize I could move.

Good first start, I'm sure you'll come back and do even better next time!

Domicuc says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 11:43am

Lovely game :) also check my project x)

punkto says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 8:52pm

Why Santa has to be dead? :P

Saturnyn says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:39am

Graphics are good but I found the gameplay a little confusing. I wasn't sure if hitting with the hammer actually did anything.

lukepilgrim says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:33pm

it doesn't work very well but the snowmen are scary! :D and i liked the realistic snow particle effects!

pht59x says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:40pm

I like the old-fashioned blocky-style graphics. However, the gameplay is too light. No audio.

Louisload says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 10:06pm

ahhh i can't stop the snowmen D:

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