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

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Lady Bug Alert

by lionroot - Jam Entry

Lady Bug Alert is a game about not getting caught as a Lady Bug. Don't get caught in the light!

See how long you can last!

Note - No win limit, just a timer to see how long you can last.

Used Tools:
Unity 5 Beta
Maya LT 2015 - For Modeling Screen Boundary and LadyBug
Substance Designer - For Screen Texture, Lady Bug Texture

Unity Assets:
Shader Forge - Edited for Water
AllSky v3 - For the moon background
Universal Sound FX - For the Alert and Background Noise

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#572Theme(Jam)3.48
#589Innovation(Jam)2.91
#758Mood(Jam)2.67
#853Overall(Jam)2.77
#872Fun(Jam)2.50
#1818Coolness36%

Comments

sam101 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:23pm

It's an interesting concept, but sometimes I really don't understand how I end up losing.

MintArcade says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:43pm

Me to. How to win this game?

AntonyBaasan says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:44pm

How to win?

Hellequin says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:12pm

Interesting game! well done!

p1x3lruckus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:18pm

It was fun to begin with, but then it felt a bit unfair, because if a large beam started centred at your location, it didn't feel like enough time to react. Also eventually it broke, just instantly saying I'd lost, wait a bit on the end then beep and say I lost again with 0 seconds, without showing any lights.

lurumdurum says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:30am

The first few tries I died really quick, then I figured out the pattern for certain lights appearing so I survived a bit longer. The controls feel good as well. :)

Other then that, the gameplay is pretty simple and it's only fun for a minute or two.

BroCade says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:51pm

took me a little while to figure out the game. There was a bug in the end where I would loose instantly and would just repeat the "Game Over" animation / state until i quit the game.

Other than that, had fun trying to dodge the light.

Only critique would be to make it a little friendlier. you have a ladybug in a very dark environment. Maybe the lady bug could dodge massive raindrops? Or it could be a thief dodging the light. the ladybug and environment didnt make sense to me.

Good first attempt and kudos on finishing a very tough challenge in 72hrs! (got here from your blog btw)

el-pepi says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:35pm

Nice idea, but a bit too simple.
The best strategy is to run in a straight line as the lights spawn on top of you, and it gets boring pretty fast.
Sometimes its just impossible to avoid a light.

EquipeJAM says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 12:17am

good game ^^

Vladik Plays says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 1:48pm

Me 4!! How do you win the game!

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 7:45pm

ncie idea

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