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

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Snowball Tunning

by dusho - Compo Entry

use WASD to control character, mouse aim and click to shoot snowballs
You should 'tune' the snowballs to be more effective against specific snowman.

Done in 6 hours or so in Unity 4.6 and Paint.NET.
Really wanted to finish some LD game again.
Update: fixed replay and quit option (top right corner now)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness57%
#754Humor2.21
#816Theme3.39
#906Fun2.68
#907Innovation2.58
#922Graphics2.53
#1003Mood2.33
#1008Overall2.71

Comments

mutuware says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:14pm

Decent job on the graphics. Simple but effective.

nuiguy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:47pm

I love this game!!! For the quality of this, I don't believe the 6 hour time frame! Really good job!

-Nuiguy (Web link is fixed :D )

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:03pm

It took a while before I got the "tuning", but it is a very neat game! Nice gameplay and the movement and shooting is decent enough!

geckojsc says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:52pm

Cool stuff. I seem to have bad timing, because every time I change colour, the enemies happen to change to the opposite colour. xD

The mechanic is nice, I had a bit of trouble with the hitboxes and friction on the walls - made it easy to get stuck unintentionally, but I guess that also improved the challenge in a way.

Alendro says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:26pm

Not bad. Keep working on it

tomdeal says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:29pm

Graphics are good. Had to play for a moment before I got the Gameplay. Sometimes you get stuck in the wall. Quite hard too, because you got no real health.

Magicolo says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:29pm

-No sound :(
-Kinda boring (lack of progression) :(
-Nice color mechanic :)

Lynx says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:16am

Took me a bit to figure out how to "tune" the snowballs but overall a successful little game for only... SIX HOURS?!?! You crazy man!

whilefun says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:56am

The graphics are neat. I found it hard to get a hold of the "tuning" mechanism, and died a lot.

alfadur says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:29am

This is actually pretty cool! I think there's a lot of unexplored terrain with this tuning mechanic. Nice job for a mere 6 hours!

EthanWebster says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 7:25pm

For the timeframe this is very well done. You should be proud of it - it was quite enjoyable.

Zayron says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 8:02pm

Took me a bit of time to figure out what I needed to do. I had a bunch of blue snowman after me and only white snow balls. Good job for 6 hours. I would have loved to seen this with 48 hours of time put into it. :)

woodenrabbit says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 1:23am

I liked the snowball tuning. I didn't really expect it at first, but it was pretty fun trying dodge blue snowmen as I dashed for a blue spot on the map.

Mincemeat says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 4:06pm

Simple game, but in the best way possible. Very enjoyable mechanics! You should be proud of this for doing it in 6 hours. Took me about two tries to understand what was happening but it was intuitive enough that no tutorial was needed. (I didn't read the instructions because I'm a noob :) )

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 7:10pm

Hi there. Like the idea, but died once, couldn't find a way to restart, so reloaded. The snowmen seem a bit lethal and OP. Shame no sounds in game. Be good to have more generous pro-player balance.

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