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

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Elf Fight

by tutelagesystems - Compo Entry

Santa's elfs decided to take back the presents they made and they have challenged Santa to a snowball fight.

Move around and throw snowballs at the elfs while collecting the presents.

Controls

ASDW: Movement
Mouse Click (left): Throw
Mouse Wheel: Zoom

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#478Humor2.59
#912Audio1.63
#944Graphics2.48
#1080Mood2.08
#1090Fun2.33
#1130Overall2.45
#1143Innovation2.04
#1187Theme2.21
#1500Coolness46%

Comments

bofink says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:03pm

The elf swarm at the beginning caught me by surprise ;)

sharpie656 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:05pm

Pretty cool game, and pretty fun I love the little Santa gif. Did run out of snowballs though, so maybe add a few more snowball pick-ups in but overall really fun.

ssheep says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:15pm

This game is okay but it could of had more and it could be better.I didn't find it challenging cause i didn't get hurt by the elives snowballs if you were to change that then it would of been alot more fun

Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:47pm

Sweet little game you have here. Although its easy to get trapped in a corner by an elf swarm.

Scam says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:24pm

This was nice. Simple and well enough executed. There just is no challenge. Set the the elf balls to give some damage to Santa and you have a small, decent and challenging LD game in your hands.

trykondev says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:18am

I really liked the zoom effect, the controls are simple but I felt they were really responsive for what I wanted to do.

xWarZonex says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:19am

This does not follow the theme at all.

Marcellus says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:20am

jumped in my seat at start of the game. too sad avoiding snow balls doesn't seem to do anyting more or less

hoqjed says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:21am

That was a lot of snowballs.

rantt says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:23am

It was super tense at first, until I realized they couldn't hurt me. Not very challenging but has potential.

Mach60KAS says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:40am

Hi there, I'm so sorry you found my game while I was getting the servers online again! I'm gonna play pretty often, so if I'm not on just try and catch me on twitter (@Mach60KAS). Thanks for the patience! :)

jeffjk says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 3:12am

Huh. The elfs can't actually hurt you! There's some good ideas here, keep at it.

Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:38pm

Those're some mean, vicious elves :P

Empyrealhell says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 3:15am

Was there any sort of conflict or interaction? I picked up all of the items, dispatched all of the elves, and nothing happened. This seems like you ran out of time, there is a lot that just seems to be missing here.

Gread72 says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 3:30am

Good ... needs sound...

snapman_GT says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 3:31am

Seems a little unfinished. If you came up with a mechanic that would make use of the zooming effect you could have an interesting game on your hands.

Mach60KAS says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 9:38pm

I'm gonna be having nightmares about elves for the next week. I was surprised that the elves couldn't hurt me, is Santa a ghost who has yet to move on? I fear for Christmas.

Anyhow pretty good effort - no crazy bugs though a win condition would have been nice. Keep it up!

jukimv1986 says ...
Dec 22, 2014 @ 6:56pm

at the beginning it seemed like a harlem shake party :)
fun game!

Kuality Games says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 9:08pm

Cute game, fun to play, wish it had more depth in gameplay though. also this has nothing to do with the theme, unless you could explain it.

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