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

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Buck Blastem

by raisedmedia - Jam Entry

Buck Blastem!

Blast away the aliens while avoiding their debris. Help Buck defend the planet from the evil alien invasion!

Use A/D or arrow keys to move. Space to jump and mouse click to fire.

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Mechatodzilla says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:37am

Really great overall. Played to over a million points! Would have liked to see different patterns or attacks but for the timeline I thought this was awesome. Great work.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:45am

Cool! The soundtrack is dangerously addictive!

vegard1992 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:57pm

I like it! The particle effects are coool.
It wasnt super exciting to play however.

NuSan says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:57pm

I like all those effect, very cool. It's a bit easy/long during the first levels. After dying my new life started buried in the dust :)

stvr says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:20pm

Really fun little shooter and the particle physics add another great layer to the gameplay. Sweet!

kraln says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:21pm

Nice entry, great music, nice graphics, cool concept. Not very deep, but meh whatever!

Don't jump when the level is changing or the enemy bits fly off into space!

SushiDestroy says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:22pm

Nice particles and death effects. The jump feature does not seem to add anything to the gameplay though.

Zayron says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:43pm

I like how there is debris.

Hammers says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:47pm

Really like it. Great music, great use of physics.

bigbazwa says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:58pm

I liked how the enemies are reformed from the debris of the previous level.

radmars says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:07pm

Nice little game. I kept wanting more, which is a good thing! Somehow it does a nice job getting you to keep playing. I think the rising floor really keeps upping the anti. Nice feature. Overall good work!

billrizer says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:04am

Nice soundtrack + particles (love that they build up over time!)

Would have been great to see a high score table

skonkan says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:03pm

Cool physics and art. The shooting was a bit strange if you have the mous pointer close to the charakter.

brunocoimbra says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:36pm

Got to level 82 with 2892000 points! Really fun, but after the level 40 you can just stay in one side and let they die. Great work!

xgeovanni says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:57pm

Wouldn't work for me just a completely grey screen. I'm on Manjaro Linux on the latest version of Firefox.

raisedmedia says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:47pm

@xgeovanni - The game was built using Unity for the web and requires the web player plugin. Currently they only have the web player plugin for Mac and Windows. Sorry!

spirulence says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:55pm

The only bad thing I have to say is that the concept is pretty derivative. Still the most fun I've had yet with the LD games this year.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:56pm

This was quite neat, good job! Really liked the ships rebuilding. The audio is really nice too.

Justin Mullin says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:00pm

Probably the most polished Space Invaders clone I've played, though also one of the easiest (though the difficulty does ramp appropriately after some time). Love the particle effects.

Recon says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:08pm

Immersing graphics!
You get a snowman: ☃

Almax27 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:11pm

Particle idea is awesome, would be cool if they exploded and reconstructed pixel for pixel :P

goodbadokay says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 10:31pm

A but monotonus, different attack patterns would be great, but everything else is very nice! Will this be released for mobiles in future? Would be great :)

hbocao says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 10:46pm

I would like to see some variation on the enemies or their movements. I loved the way they respawn. Very pretty! hehe

Conk says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:26pm

Love the particle effects and burying my self in the rubble, really solid game (:

Rocketship says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 12:27pm

Polished graphics and gameplay but the difficulty level could've ramped up a bit quicker

snickersnacks says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:41am

Wow, great job! I dig the music and sfx, controls were pretty tight, and the visual effects turning debris back into enemies is rad. Very cool :)

srakowski says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:47am

Well polished! Wonderful little space invaders type game. Well done!

pht59x says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 7:09am

Nice little space invaders shooter with can't-forget-that-type-of-addcitive tune. The splash screen got overlapped with some gameplay. Is it intented behavour?

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 7:31pm

really nice work

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