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

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Snowball Swarm

by Wirtualnosc - Compo Entry

You're a snowman that has to shoot evil snowballs which want to trample you badly.

W, S, A, D - movement
Arrow keys - shooting
ESC, P - pause
M - mute sounds
R - restart
Move to start.

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estuardolh says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:14am

573 lines from scratch code :)
good job!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:43pm


Beerman says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:39pm

Not bad, but why so tiny? The theme was entire game on one screen, not on a postage stamp ;)
Could do with faster movement and maybe a couple of waves of one hit point "popcorn" enemies before you get to the tougher ones. Right now it feels like you do too much running away and not enough attacking.

lexi says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:18am

I liked the game overall, however I would have liked the screen to be a bit larger and the movement to be faster.

psychonull says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:22pm

The movement speed seemed to be just too slow to escape some enemies the first time I played the game, but later I was able to get better and better anyway. Good job.

Webravenz says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:29pm

like the fact that your movements and explosions stay on screen
but that's a bit small and it would be nice to increase general speed i think ;)

rainshapes says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:56pm

Love the trail!

Dec 12, 2014 @ 9:03am

Nice trail and splashing. More speed is needed but good work.

Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:17pm

Sweet artwork mate. Needs to be a little faster, possible upgrades?

JJEvil says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:33pm

I agree with lexi, but good job.

hoyt hoy says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:02pm

It's hard!!!
Simple and easy to play.
Maybe some power ups could make this game better, and the game use all the screen.

TheMeorch says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 10:47pm

A nice little shooter. It seems to run slowly and choppily -- speeding things up would make it more exciting!

gre says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 12:27pm

Quite fun.
need more juice & motion should be faster I think to give more pace and coolness to the game.

markusfisch says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 3:03pm

Nice little game which is quite hard to master! Only last a few seconds before some ball gets me :)

Well done!

xaedes says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 7:10pm

Nice game. The graphics, resolution and sounds fit together very well creating a nice retro mood. With this the theme worked good for me.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 7:28pm

nice work

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