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

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Steve vs The Spinning Ballet Monsters!

by staarland - Jam Entry

Steve vs. The Spinning Ballet Monster is a 2D survival game in which the player is trapped din a single room! Players must use resource in the room to secure doors and windows to stop monsters from entering the room! When monsters eventually break into the room, the player must stay alive for as long as possible!

The longer the player survives the better!

W,A,S,D to move the player
Move onto a Plank or Sandbag to pick it up.
Move onto a door or Window to secure the it!
You can only hold a single Plan and Sandbag at any given time.

Developed by Stephen Chapman and Steven Taarland!
@steventaarland - Programmer
@St_chappers - Artist

Developed Using Chilli-Source.

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BlueTheLemon says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:27am

Congratulation for making this game \o/

A bit of sound could have add a lot to your game. And i think that the objective (Keep being alive) is not really engaging, at least witout a point system, or some kind of timer.

Also, best wall Running simulation of LD31 :)

Catwheel says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 7:54am

A little audio could go a long way! Also, the different enemy types have the same speed and capabilities. It feels as though I could just keep running forever if I wanted to. Anyways, Congrats on completing! A lot of LDers don't even finish.

Dec 14, 2014 @ 7:46pm

The .exe just crash when I try to lauch the game. (windows 8.1)

asobitech says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 9:13pm

Great use of the viewpoint.

staarland says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 9:30am

@blueTheLemon @Catwheel thank you :) There is a lot of improvements we would wan't to make to the game, and audio is high up on that list, so thank's a lot for that :D

@instant Noodles is there any more information you can give me? The game was developed in win 8.1, the .exe should not have been moved out of the folder if that helps? Any additional info would be great :)

@asobitech cheers :D

madalaski says ...
Dec 15, 2014 @ 3:50pm

An ok game but with decent art and gameplay but could have a bit more substance.

mathmadlen says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 12:35am

Neat idea, nice pixelart, clever use of perspective to tie it with the theme! Music would enhance the mood - make it either creepy or crazy. Or both?

kirbytails7 says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 3:10am

Be careful of your drawing order. The monsters were drawn underneath the couch, and I thought I could avoid them by staying on the couch.

Dec 25, 2014 @ 9:42pm

Can't give more details about the crash, just "APPCRASH", windows doesnt give me more details. It just crash at starting. Doesnt launch anything...

Halleflux says ...
Dec 25, 2014 @ 11:48pm

There isn't actually a point to putting up wood/sandbags, I tested it by putting everything on one window and the monsters came through just the same.
Even if there was a point to renforcement, you still need some way of getting more resources in order for this game to work.

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