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

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Santaur

by tweedle - Jam Entry

Will Santaur save mankind from naughty evil-doers? HOHAHO-Yeah! Party hard through waves of lava piranhas and snowmen with Santaur's many earth shattering abilities. Beat down Santaur's demons, learning plenty of fun Santaur facts along the way! Santaur counted to infinity, twice... just sayin'.

DISCLAIMER:
This was the first jam/game we've ever made! Code wise... we bit off a lot more than we could chew. Maybe watched one too many hockey games over the weekend than we should have... so unfortunately Santaur is far from complete. We hope you'll enjoy what we put together for the deadline submission regardless. We plan on finishing up at a later date though! SO STAY TUNED!

Santaur was jammed by Taylor Dunn and Josh Watson for Ludum Dare #31. Everything created from scratch in 72 hours! Many funs were had. Thanks for playing!

We are:
Taylor Dunn(me) – Art, Animation, Music, & SFX
Joshua Watson – Programming & Animation

Things we used:
Adobe Illustrator - Art
Ableton - Music & Some SFX
SFXR - Other SFX
Game Maker - Engine

Follow us on Twitter @ZamboniMacaroni

BUGS LIST IN VERSION 1:
Double Jump Wave - Jump to other side of lava and up again to complete wave.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#58Humor(Jam)3.83
#282Graphics(Jam)3.72
#544Audio(Jam)2.56
#672Fun(Jam)2.83
#802Overall(Jam)2.83
#804Mood(Jam)2.60
#913Innovation(Jam)2.25
#940Theme(Jam)2.72
#2112Coolness24%

Comments

eerongal says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:03am

Interesting game. However, I seemed to be completely unable to jump across the pit in level 3 or so, and it kept saying "wave complete" and staying there.

Chris Delta says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:26am

Cute little game, looks gread, I especially liked the reskinned chuck Norris/Mr. T jokes, but the third level was very confusing, and there's something inherently unfun about standing there waiting for a counter to come down from 25.

DeathBySnail says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:42pm

Level 3 - is it broken? I felt a connection to the main character.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:40pm

Cute graphics!

SolomaZ says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:01pm

I would've rather punched snowmen for those 25 seconds though. Also the Wave Complete triggers seemed buggy. But, Santaur has more potential energy than geothermal power!

AMS says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 1:53pm

Love the graphics! and santaur is hilarius hahahaha

Dans17 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 1:18am

There's a lot of bugs, but that's probably because you weren't able to finish it. I wish you had finished it because the concept is hilarious!

Dec 19, 2014 @ 12:53pm

Cool stuff, you tried a bit too much for a first try, but you guys did fine anyways. Also, Santaur is friggin' awesome.
Keep up the good work, this planet needs people like you!

Kardfogú of Creative Sectors, out.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:26pm

nice art and game good dude keep it up

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