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

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Space Roach Exterminator

by stjahns - Compo Entry

Ain't no party like a space roach party! Hope you brought your space boots 'cause it looks like the gravity generator is trashed.

WSAD - Walk up/down/left/right on floors/walls
Arrow Keys - Pew pew pew

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jarry says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:27am

Nice game, nicely done !

Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:36am

Wow! I love it. This is really interesting and self explanatory. I find the game really hard but compelling. It requires quite a bit of skill but everything about it is fun. The graphics are really well done. The floating debris is neat to watch and its great how it accumulates. Nice work!

Thommy says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:48am

Space roach gore everywhere!

Kate Kligman says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:52am

Love it! My favorite bits are the movement/magboots and the zero gravity. Fun use of the theme.

Aevek says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:53am

I really really love the control system and the magboots and the leaping around the room. So much fun to play. Was completely unable to complete the second phase of play though, which was sad.

benmcnelly says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:33am

This was fun! Nice job!

Halleflux says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:37am

Very well done! I really enjoyed the physics, and how they allowed for a unique type of gameplay, even though the basic gameplay is simplistic.
Roach party!

Jaloko says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:02am

Took a bit to get used to the controls and how the player moves but after that it was great. I liked how the body parts float around the ship.

Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:22am

I really love this twist on gravity mechanics! Great job!

FerraWare says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 11:38pm

Really cool concept, I disliked not being able to press two buttons at the same time. Cool!

DrHahn says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:09am

I like the respawn process, and the game itself is good. It could use a bit more idea development but it's defs a good start point. Nice job.

srakowski says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:36am

I love the way the guy spawns with the ship docking, you even thought of the the airlock! Tripped me at first when there was not normal platformer jumping, but it is space right? Liked the way the bodies disassemble on death. Nicely done.

Rulrite says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:35am

Such a fun idea! I really enjoy playing in the zero-gravity environment, especially as the debris accumulates... It feels almost like a 2D, arcadey Dead Space (but with more Space Roach Party)!

Bad news, though... I think your game might be bugged. x:

Brassawiking says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:28pm

This one really made me go WTF a couple of times hahaha.

bitserum says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:38am

Solid entry, the space roach party bit thoroughly confused me, I wanted to kill some more.

Noah Ratcliff says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:39am

Well done! Loved the gibs when something dies. Also love how you just drop in a new player as if they are disposable.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:54am

Nice game with demented physics. Can be improved maybe by a better smooth player movement. Well done ++

Aborysa says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:14pm

Are you supposed to spawn as a roach when you die?

Aborysa says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:20pm

nvm xD

Pestel Crew says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:42pm

I liked the idea. But I would like to have lives =)

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 9:36pm

nice work

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