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

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Reverse Asteroids 2014

by CyberEngineDes - Compo Entry

A game inspired by arcade classic from 1979 "Asteroids".

Take control over an rocket by pressing your mouse button and save it from crushing in asteroids for as long as you can.

All in game was made in less than 24h because I'm 16 so i have other obligations. Also, unfortunatly there is no audio because I'm more programmer than audio type of person so play your favourite song and enjoy my game :D

Post your best score in comments.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#753Theme3.45
#816Innovation2.74
#983Overall2.75
#987Fun2.55
#1052Graphics2.25
#1052Mood2.19
#1987Coolness30%

Comments

evilseanbot says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:17am

Found it a bit too easy to just hide somewhere in the upper portion of the screen.

JNyknn says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:22pm

Like evilseanbot said, it is a bit too easy to hide in the upport portion of the screen, especially the left corner. I'm still alive and I have done nothing in last 100 seconds!

Otherwise, good game.

Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:04pm

Thanks for feed back. I'll try to fix although in both top corners are "launchers" for asteroids which as it seems don't shoot regularly.

Cyros says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:37pm

Apart from the dominant strategy exploit, good game!

ajopart says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:53pm

Except for the low difficulty : Good Job

Shampop says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:38pm

Excelent idea ! I don't know why, i just excpected my vessel to be able to shoot at the asteroids, maybe you can, but didn't find the button.

I really liked the concept, you may just add some more asteroids ^^

Really good job !

scias says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 10:38am

I love the concept. Because of the games title I initially thought you were going to control the asteroids and try to destroy the ship, when i realized that wasn't the case i thought you (the ship) would have astroid properties (i.e. breaking apart into smaller controllable parts.) That aside i still thought it was a neat experience, well done!

Backterria says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:09am

Just add some difficulty and it'll be awesome!cool work!

Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:53pm

Every feedback so far is greatly appriciated.

scias, the thing is that you in fact can control asteroids to protect your ship (kind of) but you can only grab big ones because Unity physics cannot respond so fast for you to grab the small ones.

Backterria, difficulty is messured by time you are alive, as long as you are alive the harder game becomes. You may tried older (not updated version) which I agree is too easy.

Anyway, thanks for feedback :D

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 8:30pm

nice work

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