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

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Overserious Snowball Fight

by shcromlet - Compo Entry

I wouldn't say it's complete, but it's definitely something.

Throw snowballs at brightly-colored incoming children zealously bearing very serious flags.

Click to throw snowballs at incoming children.
Well-timed spacebar blocks incoming snowballs.

There's no end-game. Just fill up the screen with knocked-over radicals until your browser crashes.


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SivGoose says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:46pm

Very hard to understand and the tutorial is a large wall of text. Could be improved with less mechanics and more work on the current ones I think. Cool idea and awesome job for finishing making a game but some more development would have been cool

Alendro says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:05pm

Graphics are nice. Good job.

Aden Manson says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:07pm

Very enjoyable game with nice graphics !

mahu says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 9:08pm

simple but incredible fun! =)

Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:18am

I successfully defeated against first wave, but things are going too fast then. Als I noticed some lags after the first vawe, but who cares that, cos I was already dead =)

ben_pxlplz says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:10pm

Kind of a neat idea. Might benefit from being a little bit simpler and more responsive.

guldlock says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:57pm

Pretty nice game! I liked it.

Pestel Crew says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:04pm

Seems like I can't control anything except red circle) Would be great to less tricky control

ianatherton says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 11:12am

Was ok i guess, had fun tho!

monika says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 6:10am

It's a good start. I liked the accuracy/time thing in theory, though it could use some tightening up; sometimes snowballs didn't seem to behave predictably even given the explicit randomness in the aiming system.

I hear you on the "took an hour to do something simple" thing you mentioned in the blog. Jams are weird that way. You can get stuck on something that should be easy, and you can't even really step away from it because you're on a ridiculous deadline and it's going to take time either way.

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:35pm

nice work

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