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

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Astral Havoc

by frondeus - Compo Entry

Astral Havoc!

Fight! Avoid missiles! Destroy all kinds of UFOs! Do not die! Take power-ups! More fight! More UFOs! Lasers! Shields! Repair yourself! And what is most important: DO ONE BIG ASTRAL HAVOC!

//Edit:
Found litlle bug - Tween.js is having problems with Canvas Query. This libraries uses different methods of geting time (I guess). When you loose focus (select another tab in web browser for example) the enemies may not show up.

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Ratings

#210Fun3.50
#445Overall3.29
#451Graphics3.25
#585Audio2.65
#600Mood2.89
#626Theme3.55
#685Innovation2.95
#1987Coolness30%

Comments

raincole says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:17am

Gameplay is fine, but the sound&music are way too loud.

Tonasz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:31pm

Like raincole said - sounds are waaay to loud. At first I didn't understand concept - "Why there are shoots without ships?" "I thought it's HP of my planet, not mine.", but then I got it and realized that it was even better idea - that trying to avoid bullets and hit enemies and not taking care about planet. It reminds me stuff like Binding of Issaac, but in space. Good job. On other hand, there are many little stuff to polish like color of health to pick, feedback and effects etc, but c'mon - there was only 48 hours :)

frondeus says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:48pm

Yeah, I could make some tips what is the goal.
And it was risky to make a game without tutorial or tips. But I see you figured out what is the point ;)

MegaMasterX says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:02pm

The audio was a bit on the loud side, but this entry was pretty fun! The different kinds of ships gives a good sense of variety.

falcon11445 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:40pm

could of had some more sound effects

Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:27pm

I really like this game ^^, the graphics are great, the gameplay mechanics are actually rather inventive, i didn't notice i could collect the fallen enemy pieces to get more health.

Actually bookmarked you so i can play again later ^^

yongcamu says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:58pm

Simple and fun, played for a good 10 minutes! But damn those pesky little buggers! So hard to hit! x)

uvwar says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:18am

I thought there was no real challenge until one of the big laser beams killed me in one hit :( Awesome game!

thopis says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:47am

The music theme is pretty sick!Great overall!

Jupitron says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 2:23pm

Really cool game you got here, need to be juiced up and youre done! Music is kind of annoying and some bullet are small to be hit.

Shide says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:57pm

Such a simple concept, but what an implementation! Really cool game, so many ship patterns, power-ups, and it's pretty hardcore too. Great entry. Check our game, we've finally updated the link

Dec 15, 2014 @ 7:16am

Pretty fun and good looking but I did not really get the thing with the hp, I absorbed incoming shots? Nice powerups. Sounds were a bit load.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 9:45pm

nice work

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