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

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Kill the Snowman

by Omer - Compo Entry

Controls:
Move - WASD
Pause - Escape
Fire - Left Mouse

I realize my screenshot doesn't show any appeal for playing this game, but hey, it's the ludum dare, only people with amazing talent can come out with an amazing game and I truly did my best. Enjoy, with spite toward not having ☃ as a theme.

Edit: There may be some trouble playing the game if xna isn't installed, so if the windows setup doesn't work, go install this http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=20914 (if you're feeling compelled enough) before running the setup package and it should work. Cheers!

Edit 2: I realize that my setup package was unnecessary if the XNA redistributable was installed, so I removed the installer to save you from having to uninstall the game afterward. Now all you must do is install xna, then run my exe. Thanks!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness53%
#165Humor3.22
#621Fun3.03
#642Audio2.56
#715Mood2.75
#799Graphics2.71
#830Overall2.93
#957Theme3.23
#1056Innovation2.30

Comments

cxsquared says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:58am

I love the idea of killing down votes and the snowman animation was really nice. The sound effects could get over bearing at times but overall nice work.

krishna911 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:59am

nice game :)

Phyyl says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:59am

Got to lvl 22! The sound is a bit loud though... :P

Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:01am

This game is a lot of fun and the sound effects are nice. I think it very well represents the situation.

ssheep says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:01am

hahahahah the idea is great i love it all and the story is very strong

el-pepi says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:33am

Level 23 = ear rape. haha.
Simple, but nice idea!
It is just what happened.

ketura says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:16am

Much Meta. So Topical. Wow.

Not being able to shoot the enemies as they're growing is a pain, and no HUD is an oversight. Good start for a game?

sathorn says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:22am

Simple but fun. The idea is very similar to my own game :) Snowman people unite!

trykondev says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:43am

I love all the snowman themed games :) I love the simplicity, nice work

grid96 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:54pm

Level 24, cool game. Upgrades would be nice though.

Miziziziz says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:40am

man, animations really make a game look good!
The visuals are simple here but I like how you made the -1's look they were walking around :p

benmcnelly says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 7:20am

Simple and fun, could have used another idea or two though. Keep up the hard work!

asobitech says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 2:54pm

It really is all about the snowman.

L0N3 W0LF says ...
Dec 24, 2014 @ 7:13pm

Level: 24
Snowballs Thrown: 347
Downvotes Thwarted: 60
Game was fun, the sound was kind of annoying :/ yeah the snowman theme is awesome xD great work :D

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:30pm

really nice game

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