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

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Hop & Chop

by Pat Kemp - Jam Entry

A 1-button shooter/cooking game. Tap space or click with your mouse.

Game by Pat Kemp. Music by Teo Acosta.

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Ratings

Coolness60%
#40Innovation(Jam)4.05
#50Humor(Jam)3.86
#55Fun(Jam)3.84
#75Audio(Jam)3.81
#163Mood(Jam)3.59
#191Overall(Jam)3.63
#293Graphics(Jam)3.70
#432Theme(Jam)3.62

Comments

NeithR says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:03pm

Creative cooking game ;).

HolyBlackCat says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:04pm

Wow, surprisingly one of the most fun games that I've played here!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:08pm

Dude, cooking shredded cabbage is hard D:

This is a really addictive little game :D I liked it a lot and can see how it would be neat on a phone!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:21pm

very funny game

FerraWare says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:22pm

Wow, this has got to be the most innovative game so far. I really loved the concept, and it's really well implemented to fit a 1-button game. This game craves for a smartphone version! Good job!

ajayajayaj says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:22pm

Loved it

Donutttt says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:24pm

Haha nice! This was cool, and addictive. I like the way this is controlled as well, made it tough but fun. Good job.

oh_andrej says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:27pm

You know, this is pretty much how I cook. Throw stuff at other stuff and hope food happens.

Pleasantly surprised, the game is very addictive and polished. One of the most fun I've played so far!

Mechamew says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:32pm

Great entry! Such an excellent idea! Fits in well with the theme. Pixel art is great. Loved how over the top your attacks were! Wished for more control over how I moved and shot, but this game is still very fun playing within the limitations you have!

jrap says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:13am

You made the love letter right? I recognised your style immediately. Amazing job this is super neat.

jarry says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:13am

Good concept and nice game

Myyyvothrr says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:04pm

Really cool idea, also liked the graphics. The controls worked better than expected, good job!

StrayCat says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:16am

Cooking is haaard!

TheMeorch says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:42am

This is fantastic! Spinning, jumping, and shooting all together feels totally original and works really satisfyingly. Great cheerful music, art, theme -- everything! I hope you'll release a version of this on mobile, it would be perfect there.

Mirakill says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:01pm

good fun. love the tune

rjhelms says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 3:59am

This would be really awesome as a mobile game!

Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:24pm

Nice quick and cute game, well done!

ZYXer says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:13pm

Haha, fun game. I really like one button games. :D

billrizer says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 11:35am

1-button shooter/cooking game - +++ Innovation :D

Super fun - got stuck on fried rice for ages!

Dec 14, 2014 @ 1:47pm

Really fun game, very addictive.

CoderDozer says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 10:41pm

Surprisingly addictive game with a great audio track, awesome job.

Nick Weihs says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 5:30am

Super simple and mostly elegant game man! I really enjoyed the fact that you had different types of attacks and that you really had to pay attention to what you were going to shoot next. There was one level (the pork buns level) where I was pretty confused as to what I needed to do, but I managed to figure it out without you explicitly telling me. Some of the level felt like I won without trying much, mostly just pure luck that I was able to finish, and finish with even high score than the level required. The character felt most of the time out of control and it was rather difficult to line up shots. I feel like if you had an reticule or aim indicator, it would go a long way to making the game feel better. Also if you had slightly more control over the character, it would allow you to make the levels more difficult and interesting. Overall I was delighted to experience this as each level seemed to introduce some new way to shoot the crap out of unsuspecting foodstuffs. The art was fantastic and really gave me some expectations that were immediately broken by the initial gameplay - namely that you are a cook who's completely insane. Very fun overall, slightly too short to really sink my teeth into, but I was almost never frustrated. I would like to see this game continued as it would make a really fun time waster for mobile. Thanks for sharing your game with me and I look forward to your next LD!

pht59x says ...
Dec 26, 2014 @ 11:05am

I kept pressing randomly the space bar and I won several levels through! Might it be a little be too easy? Otherwise nice graphics and music.

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