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

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SHOOT SOME ASTEROIDS MAN

by TheExGenesis - Jam Entry

You ran out of fuel in an asteroid field.Try to last among the asteroids until reinforcements come to rescue you. Hope you have fun shooting some mean squares!

I was sick for most of the first day, but stil learnt a lot about how not to make games this time, the whole game was basically hacked together. but this gave me a good idea for a bigger game.

Stay put @ExGenesis.

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Ratings

Coolness69%
#449Audio(Jam)2.85
#550Humor(Jam)2.50
#577Fun(Jam)2.95
#759Overall(Jam)2.90
#776Theme(Jam)3.21
#795Graphics(Jam)2.61
#869Mood(Jam)2.44
#873Innovation(Jam)2.37

Comments

fuzzalicious says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:30pm

I like it, but why are you shooting squares?
And the music dosn't seem to fit.

TheExGenesis says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:21pm

Asteroids, and I was going for a frenetic action vibe, thanks for the feedback!

ViliX64 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:31pm

It could be worked upon, but I had fun playing it (and that's the goal, right?) :)

Thermite says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:41pm

I love the fact that you can use the gun to pick up more fuel when you run out, I though I was screwed. Fun game :)

C63Industries says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:42pm

I feel like the the code for spawning the player needs to be tweaked, I've spawned inside of the squares and died instantly too many times. I also really like the bullets sending you backwards, but I feel like dealing with that and a fuel limit might be too much. I had fun though, good job!

Harsay says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:42pm

I liked that game forced me to focus about movement and shooting at one time.

Aomeas says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:45pm

The controls changing with the mouse direction and the recoil made me going to strange directions when near the border of the screen. Nice fast paced game though.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:56pm

the game was fun shooting boxes. it fit the theme. I find it difficult finding myself once i got hit by a box. i was really tiny :D.

pixzleone says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:53pm

Yeah!

01rafael says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:46pm

Yeah! Great asteroids with great music! Overall 5!

Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:51pm

More of a difficulty arc would help, I think-- I finished shooting the asteroids before the end even came. The recoil from shooting was a really nice touch, made life harder sometimes and was a useful tool at others.

TheExGenesis says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 9:01am

Thank you everyone, and WatercressStudios I agree completely, I'll be working on improving the game this weekend so stay put if you want :)

PoQA Games says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:22am

Solid game. My issue was with using the edges of the map. If I flew to the other sides I auto fly back (because my mouse switched sides). I did not really like the music for the game but I think the game itself was good.

ciaodavinci says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:22am

I liked its frantic nature but found it difficult to control well and hard to find myself on the edges. I liked how you can use firing to propel yourself when the fuel runs out.

SivGoose says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:50pm

Wow, this game is difficult, I found the countrolls where slightly hard and confusing, but the rocket motion was smooth and music suits the game :)

gre says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 6:57pm

Nice pace.
Original and interesting gameplay especially the take on the theme (the seamless world).
Very juiced game.

Dec 15, 2014 @ 12:03am

+++++

Team Myopia says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 12:55am

Nice game feel with the shake and graphics feedback, ship handles okay but seems a bit weird in place. overall pretty cool

Gread72 says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 4:25am

ROCK!

MrSun says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:28pm

Really great graphics / audio. It's a bit unclear at first who you control since you're so small

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 1:01pm

i kike it

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