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

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Clayball Fighter

by tobyp - Jam Entry

Clayball Fighter, based on the original Polandball comics by Black_Mirror[1] (with his/her permission), is a fighter game that lets Balls representing different countries face off against each other.

Player 1: WASD=move, C=attack, V=projectile
Player 2: IJKL=move, .=attack, ,=projectile
Whenever your charge bar is full, press Space for a special move

[1] Original Clayball Fighter comics:
http://i.imgur.com/ZFd9rzY.png
http://i.imgur.com/JLOh0Pa.png
http://i.imgur.com/cYIs1gi.png

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#186Humor(Jam)3.29
#290Fun(Jam)3.33
#398Mood(Jam)3.18
#437Innovation(Jam)3.13
#458Overall(Jam)3.25
#556Graphics(Jam)3.15
#586Audio(Jam)2.43
#676Theme(Jam)3.36
#1659Coolness41%

Comments

memilian says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:24pm

Yay take that teapot ! x)
Graphics are simple but assumed which make the overall coherent and pleasant.
Fun game to play, it would make a good in between in lan !
Compatibility for azerty keyboards would be cool though :p

OttersDen says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:29am

I like how each character has their own type of weapons, that was a nice detail. Good job!

Marcellus says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:23am

where is polandball ??? i am disapoint. would have been nice with some music and more diversity in attacks

Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:34pm

Game refuses to open on my windows 8 machine. Running the .jar and nothing happens.

floorman says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:16pm

Seriously stereotypical but I love it.

I need to play this with a friend. Could be really fun.

Nice game! =D

Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:33pm

That's hilarious! Nice how each character has their own weapons. You should check out our game ;)

gmaker says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:15pm

fun fun fun=)

wtfcatloaf says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:38pm

This is the pinnacle of modern day fighter games.

ynots says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 8:40am

nice game... :D

01rafael says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 9:15pm

Lol! Very fun!

Demy says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 9:42pm

Ah, i can't open it =( (Win 7)

tobyp says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 7:31pm

@Elemental Zeal Games Studios, @Demy: Use the start script. It informs Java where to look for the Libraries it needs.

Cyros says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 8:01pm

No one to really play with :(, fun as all ever though!

Dec 17, 2014 @ 10:25pm

Nice! Love those little pre fight animations where the two characters are presented. Also the animations are quite cool and I'm sure it would be pretty fun if there was somebody available to play against me. Only thing I didn't quite get were the special moves, didn't really seem to do a lot, at least for the british guy. There was a british flag but nothing happened, opponent's hp stayed the same and everything.
Anyway, really cool overall, and probably one of the most beautiful cases of bad graphics I've encountered - I mean, it all looks like MS Paint, but it's really nice to look at nonetheless. :D

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 9:53pm

nice work

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