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

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Super Arena Hell!

by randomdragoon - Compo Entry

A manic arena shooter with bullet hell elements. Control your ship and destroy increasingly difficult enemies while avoiding the increasingly numerous bullets.

What is the highest score you can achieve?

Use WASD or arrow keys to move, and mouse to aim/shoot.

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BaneStar007 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:31am

All very well and good, but elements of the game were not all in one screen (they came from outside/appeared)

mangoorange says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:39am

Great one mate!

Phaax says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:52am

I liked the tutorial in the beginning! Haha :D

Pinpickle says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:06am

Things do get pretty crazy, though I think maybe a little bit too fast. Games like these end when we lose control and I hardly hit 10000 points before then.

But I suppose that's what practice is for. Mechanics are pretty solid!

fachexot says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:10am

Super fun :)
I think it lacks precise collision detection sometimes but the speed of the game is just right!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:16am

Interesting take on asteroids. I like how hectic it gets towards the end.

Pcholt says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:18am

That's a crazy little game! Nice balance, without ever getting boring.

FerraWare says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:38am

Cool game!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:44am

Nice little game))

salmonmoose says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:08am

Cool little game - the smaller hitbox was unclear, and it would be nice to see some effect when you're hit, and possibly a bit of momentum on the ship to add a bit of juice.

bnmkt says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:36am


Mopz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:58am

Reminds me of that Galaxian (or was it Galaga?) version on Wii. Nice :)

Lynx says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:48am

Fun game, and extremely difficult. I enjoy that creation animation on the polygons, nice touch then just having them appear! Good job.

shedevil909 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:54am

pretty fun :)

gameattack says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:04am

Works pretty well. I just thought that the music tempo doesn't match the game speed. Keep going :)

pandamicro says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:49am

Simple and fun

cutandreil says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:10am

Nice game.
I've got 29700!
It became hard really quickly.
Glad to see I'm not the only one to make a "shoot and avoid" game ^^.

lisac says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:41am

Fun :)

DesignerNap says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 2:29pm

29900! Great fun! :) good work. Nice simple implementation

pjimmy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:08pm

simple, but challenging shooter

Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:50pm

Surely you mean... Bullet Hellements??

Awesome game, best so far was 41400, but I may come back to it and try and top that.

Movement and shooting both feel great, only taking damage felt like it was missing a little bit of feedback. Liked the enemies shrinking to represent damage (instead of floaty healing bars or something).

Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:53pm

Nice arcade shooter! I like the cartoonish style! Would've been good with a larger field to fight on. Thanks for the game and good luck! :)

swedishbacon says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:03pm

Gets intense pretty fast!
Feels responsive!

Sublustris says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:23pm

Meditative :)

Marcellus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:44pm

very chalenging

Grehg says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:02pm

It was exciting to play this. I felt good when I dodged stuff and stayed alive even when there was tons of danger on the screen. The music was simple but effective. I liked the little tutorial intro to re-start the game. It was pretty fun.

Gread72 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:51pm

Well done ... you may want to build to the frenzy ... start out simple and the go crazy with enemies ... otherwise ... good job.

spazzarama says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:45pm

Enjoyed that one, gets hectic pretty fast ! :)

wooltech says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:50pm

Got manic pretty fast.

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:58am

Hi there. Needs fullscreen or capture mouse, pretty unplayable without... Is very manic, nice lot of objects moving around. The 8-bit sound was nice, bit incongruous with the smoothly rounded sprites tho.

Snicklodocus says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 10:43pm

Game gets hectic very fast! I liked it though I wish use of the theme was more creative. Good job!

nassi says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 12:18pm

Pretty hard on a touchpad, only managed to get 18800 points. Simple but well executed, good job!

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