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

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by coppyhop - Compo Entry

I may not have submitted in time, or finished in time for that matter, I would like to submit my game. It's a top down basically roam around and do nothing but press space and M.
Arrow keys, move
M, spawn enemies.
Space, shoot.
Jar is self-signed so it may not work in-browser depending on your security settings(Really java?)
So to play you must choose a level, and then click load, then you can click play.

The download is in fact bundled with a level editor, but there's no way to actually USE the levels it makes, unless you edit the game files, will fix later.

All the levels listed by default are the SAME.

No music because I'm horrible, will patch later.

Obviously it's not completely finished, but it's in a playable state, And I plan to update the game in the future so stay tuned to the web link.

Covert ops is supposed to be a tough, score-racking stealth game. You must take out the endless waves of enemies, one by one, all of them, without being spotted ONCE, once your spotted, it's game over.

Once finished the game will have
AN Online Scoreboard
Ability to load custom levels
And Custom levels online

Downloads and Links




bobismijnnaam says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:40pm

Entry has potential, too bad it seems largely unfinished. Main menu looks very good but seems not to function very well (only boat loads?). Shooting the bad guys is fun but there's not much of a mechanic. Audio fits the game pretty well, and it follows the theme nicely.

coppyhop says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:26pm

Sorry, After the voting period has ended? (Has it?) I will combine the Start and load buttons into one start button that loads the map and starts it. That should clear up one of the flaws of my UI.

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:58pm

Hi did not run. Not rated.

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:58pm

(oops) meant to say did not run on Chrome/W8.1

danidre14 says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 3:21pm

Not bad though. :\

coppyhop says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 2:43am

If you read the description, the Jar is self-signed, so your Security Settings may block it, if it doesn't run download the desktop version.

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