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

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Tight Fight

by Ciro Continisio - Compo Entry

How tight can you fight? Things get quite tight when the entire game is on one screen!

Destroy as many robots as possible and get the highest score before they destroy you!


CONTROLS
Xbox pad:
Movement - Stick
Start game - START
Shoot - X
Jump - A
Drop Bomb - B

Keyboard:
Movement - Arrows or A/D
Start game - Enter
Shoot - X or N
Jump - Space or Z
Drop Bomb - C or M


Tip: Score more points by destroying the hatches, and getting the shards dropped by the robots!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#113Fun3.68
#186Graphics3.74
#204Overall3.59
#293Audio3.14
#385Theme3.73
#404Humor2.72
#727Innovation2.90
#1934Coolness32%

Comments

LostTrainDude says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:09am

I absolutely love the level of polish in this entry. A simple, yet very playable, platform action that could easily suit multiplayer (both co-op and 1-vs-1, or even an hybrid between the two, which could be awesome)!

naufr4g0 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:41pm

Can't play the game cause I've no XBOX controller! Very bad!! :(

dsoft20 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:52am

Not bad, with little adjustements and multiplayer it will be a great game!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:42pm

Sweet

JoshuaBurr says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:13pm

I enjoyed this

Diventurer says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:16pm

I enjoyed the game. Well polished and it is nice to play with XBOX controller.

Kirito says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:18pm

The graphic loos really nice....But...I don't have a XBOX controller.....:(

Suppagumma says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:42pm

I want to play but I don't have an Xbox controller :( It looks really cool so I will vote for graphics in the meantime and see if my lady's uncle will lend me his controller in a few days (yes I know you really really wanted to be informed on my family's issue so here I am telling you :D).
- Daniele

Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:50pm

HEY EVERYONE!
Added the support for a keyboard, on all platforms (should work on Linux too)!!

For a Linux executable, head here: http://www.tinycolossus.com/games/LD31/TightFightLinux.zip

Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:12pm

Sorry I had to change the download link for the Linux build. This should work: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/4245674/TightFight_Linux.zip
(I ran out of space on my website!)

Suppagumma says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:50pm

THIS IS REALLY COOL! Definitely the jam game I played longer for now (along with "birdsong"): great fun, yesyes, I bow to that. And I'm shouting because those damn robots blew my mind *_*
- Daniele

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:54pm

love the aesthetics of the game. very well presented!

sirdorius says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:25pm

Very simple and neat and very polished. The physics are just adorable!

Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:30pm

Awesome game! Controls are super smooth, and the frenetic mayhem is tons of fun. I love the little touches, like the start text becoming an actual part of the scene. Great work!

Verz says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 10:22am

I like the arcade style of the game, cool art and funny gameplay ¡Nice job!

Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:07pm

Love the graphics, cool game! I Included it in part 10 of my Ludum Dare 31 compilation video series, if you would like to check it out :) http://youtu.be/YpdCMKphEUw

Dec 16, 2014 @ 1:29am

really impressive! I love that the arena doesn't reset when you start over. Makes each new try feel just a little bit different, and it's cool to feel like you had an influence over the arena you fight on, as opposed to just letting a random number generator do all the work.
I have to note, though, that my goal wasn't immediately obvious until I read the submission page. Maybe adding a couple of blinking arrows pointing at the hatches would help to make them a more obvious target?

calavera says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 10:25pm

I like the look and the polish but i wasn't very motivated to keep playing

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