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

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Board Ball

by SuperDolfy - Compo Entry

Hello, I'm SuperDolfy a twelve year old programmer that made the game Board Ball. In Board Ball, you play a turn based, fixed grid soccer game. You score by moving the ball into the net at the bottom of the screen. You try to defend your own goal on the top of the screen. To move your characters, press 1 or 2 to select a character, then use WASD to move him, that will end your turn. After you move a character, the opponent will move. If you move a player near the ball, the ball will move. The red number in the top right corner is your score, the blue number is the opponent's score. No its not unfair that you get two players against one opponent, if there was two opponents the game would be impossible. The game is called board ball because of the turn based movement and the fixed grid movement. To play the game unzip the downloaded file, then open the folder and open the jar file. Come up with new strategies, and most of all have fun!

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timtipgames says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:11am

Enjoyed playing this and I have to say that I am very very impressed that you created this game at age twelve. Good job!

mahu says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:04pm

Good but it needs a more dynamic gameplay; Graphics are good; Lack of audio keeps it a little boring; a fun game by the way; =)

Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:30pm

Really great work! Looks good, and it's fun to play. The ball sometimes seems to do random things, but I guess that's no different from real football. I particularly liked the colourful GOAL that swept across the screen :)

Scam says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 4:04pm

Good job considering your age! I could make a goal just by moving my player towards the ball repeatedly. Programming a good AI system is hard. I hope you continue developing this and learn a lot of new things while doing it.

jachepe says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 6:51pm

Good job! nice game :)

Mach60KAS says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 3:43pm

Fairly interesting take on football, I thought it was pretty neat. Not much to it, but pretty solid for 48 hours! Keep up the good work!

(Unrelated to the game, you may wish to cleanup the instructions text a little. It's really hard right now to gather the relevant information from one big paragraph. Just something to keep in mind for the future!)

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