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

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Mad Elves

by KeyboardCat - Compo Entry

/!\ The elves are out of control /!\

That's pretty much all!

The purpose of the game is simple (I think) : you have to survive waves (6 I think) and, that's all.

Game made on about 26hours... I don't really like the graphics, I'm definitely not a pixel artist.

WASD to move, arrow keys to shot.

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Mopz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:32pm

The screenshot looks nice, but the game won't load here (only like 10% then it stops). I'll come back later and try again. Using Internet Explorer 11, Windows 8.1

bofink says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:55pm

Good game, though I'd prefer if one could shoot more rapidly. :)

BubbleChien says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:36am

A funny little game. The sprites are well designed, like soud effects. For me, the theme is respected. I had an issue with collisions: for me, Santa's head collision with blocs shouldn't be resolved. What do you think ?

okkolobr says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:50am

Quite okay. Nice bug in the end where you can keep on playing while on gameover :)

hoyt hoy says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:11pm

the game didn't open :/

paperweight says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 10:09pm

Died quickly every time, shooting was far too slow and not readily apparent. Nice graphics.

Boberro says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:44am


Santa vs Elves ? - sir, you failed here, it was supposed to be a ☃

dekart says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 5:53am

Nice game

Kate Kligman says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 6:43am

I liked the Christmas lights on the display panel and being able to shoot multiple elves at a time. The ammo felt a little buggy. Hope you are feeling better!

KeyboardCat says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 5:53pm

I'm back !

@Mopz I think you should try using Chrome.

@Bofink Yeah, It's a little too slow when we compare to other games.

@BubbleChien I assume all collsions bugs: I've never done this (collisions system) before.

@Okkolobr Thank you !

@Hoyt Hoy Maybe you should try on Chrome.

@Boberro Hum, ok :)

@Dekart Thank !

@Kate Kligman Yes, there is some little bugs... But thank !

rmc says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 6:51pm

Nice game!

I think I would like it better if you could shoot quickly, not waiting for some time!

Also, one restart button is missing, if I want to play again, I have to refresh the screen....

Dec 16, 2014 @ 6:53pm

I have fun playing the game

KeyboardCat says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 7:07pm

@rmc I've totally forgot this ! Agree with you.

Dec 18, 2014 @ 5:27pm

Despite the fact that you're claiming that you're no pixel artist I think graphics look really fine :) At first I could understand how to shoot so maybe a little explanatory at start of game would be helpful but at the end I found how to shoot myself so it is not something tragic :D

Poupi says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 1:48am

Nice work :)

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:09pm

great game

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