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

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by InToGames - Compo Entry

Blast the alien orbiters as they emerge from the heart of the sun!

OpenAL required for the Windows version:

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Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:55pm

Nice audio; fits well. Game is a nice idea but it could do with being a bit less predictable: Once I'd got used to going around the outer ring there wasn't much going on (until the one that finally hit me and I couldn't do anything about it).
I like that you can shoot yourself.

sanchitgulati says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:05pm

I enjoyed it, this could be made into something nice :)

guldlock says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 8:51pm

It's a nice idea and I like the audio. Keep it up!

whilefun says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 4:04am

Very nice entry. The music is cool, and the pace of the game is great. One thing I found annoying was that i could not replay the game right away. I had to wait 3-5 seconds to start again. Great entry!

Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:54pm

Really fun arcade-type gameplay and a complementary soundtrack! I wish you'd decided to keep a unified graphics style though. The old-school Atari-vector graphics look great, but pasting raster art spaceships on top of them ruins it :(
I still enjoyed it though: Simple and fun.

anael says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 10:37am

nice entry ! effective idea and fun control ! better art would make it shine, but it works.

pvtroswold says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 5:58pm

I like the music and audio (everyone's game sounds like DrPetter these days, which is a good thing)! The gameplay was really unique. I like the various orbits!

Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:30pm

Nice execution on the theme; enjoyed the callback aesthetics. Would have been nice if the restart time were a little shorter.

Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:42pm

Works with wine under Linux.
Reminds me of old times in arcades, very fitting audio.

Natura-Time says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:44pm

Very nice, like it ^-^

cxsquared says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:44pm

Really cool idea. It's pretty hard but really fun. Nice work.

DavidVisscher says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 7:37pm

Quite good!

Dec 14, 2014 @ 7:18pm

Pretty unique game mechanic, I really enjoyed this one. Loved the retro audio!

rjhunter says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 3:30am

Solid work! The combination of very easy death and a long restart time was a bit frustrating, but it's fun for the time I can stay alive (which, to be honest, isn't that long).

rantt says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 3:32am

I liked the music and art style. I wish there wasn't a delay when restarting, but then again I died a Fun game, very challenging.

ponk says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 9:32pm

Really cool game :) !

H4ssi says ...
Dec 17, 2014 @ 11:30pm

sweet. like the game play, audio and sound fx are veryvery nice. it s funny how you can screw up by flying into the sun or outa space :D. what I found most frustrating was when they enemies spawned directly onto your position (prblby on the inner most ring) me was to slow to react :D but all in all very nice game

jachepe says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 5:43pm

Good mechanic, I enjoyed playing it :)

ShadowStryker says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 7:06pm

I got an error: OpenAL32.dll is missing, so I could not play this.

InToGames says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 8:08pm

Hi! Thanks for all the comments -- glad people are enjoying the game!

>>I got an error: OpenAL32.dll is missing

It needs OpenAL. The link is in the description -- should get things running :D

01rafael says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 9:19pm

Lovely! nice and addictive concept!

Norgg says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 10:28pm

Nice! Enjoyed this, so hard though. Got up to ~400, the preset high score of 1000 seems a bit harsh.

fleegle2000 says ...
Dec 23, 2014 @ 1:25am

I really like the concept. My only complaint is that it starts out too hard. I like a challenge but I need to be eased into it.

dylanwolf says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 7:35am

Nice retro audio and graphics style. Neat concept, and rather challenging.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:15pm

nice woork

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