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

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Robo Pusher

by WaffleWorks - Compo Entry

You are a robot, and your goal is to push all of the crates out of the screen. Getting hit on the head makes you lose health. Push as many crates away as you can before your health runs out. Beware, rows/stacks of 3+ crates are unmovable!

EXPECT GLITCHES

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Ratings

Coolness100%
#768Humor2.19
#819Audio2.18
#933Graphics2.51
#994Fun2.52
#994Innovation2.43
#1003Mood2.33
#1047Theme3.02
#1151Overall2.39

Comments

Groydis says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:23am

I like the game, as in the description was a tad buggy. Good Work!

Fanttum says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:27am

On a mac so cannot play, sorry :P

JayCee23 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:49am

I think it's a good idea. With a bit more work it might be a fun little time-waster.

Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:50am

I like the game, although some of the bugs just kill the experience.

WaffleWorks says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:54am

Haha sorry guys about the bugs I sorta ran out of time :P

MiniBobbo says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:10am

Yeah, I'll add my loss due to crates stacking half way in the ground. I liked the audio though!

Halleflux says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:10am

Rather difficult to control.

Also, as a side note, the music was literally painful to listen to. The loud beeps in it forced me to turn it off.
As for a way to improve in that aspect, try making the music really soft, and then the user can increase the volume if they want to. Also, avoid really high pitches when dealing with straight tones, nobody likes those.

On a more positive note, I liked the idea of removing things from the screen, and I think it made good use of the theme.
Well done, and welcome to the LD.

ENDESGA says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:10am

Interesting game :D love it

mauris says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:14am

Really challenging. Loved it.

Interface says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:17am

I've never had "EXPECT GLITCHES" hold me back. Didn't run into anything major. Good job!

Quarterflip says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:39am

Would make a great phone game. Controls were a bit buggy though.

stray says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:41am

It was fun.
I like it. :)

davesoft says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:58pm

Where's the source?

Pixelaborate says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:21pm

I almost wish there was something that could be done to the immovable stacks of crates. Aside from that, and sticky controls it almost played like a small phone game.

pfitzner says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:28pm

OUCH THE MUSIC. Seriously, it felt like someone was applying a drill to my brain.

Other than that, I didn't hit any glitches, so that was nice. I wish there was a bit more feedback when you got hit (Maybe there was a chime or a beep or something; I couldn't hear it over the music).

I didn't really have fun, though, because the robot's hitbox seems to be a bit too big, and it moves a bit slowly, so the game got a lot of cheap hits in :p. If either of those issues were fixed, I think it would be a great deal more enjoyable.

alvarop says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 12:41am

Nice effort. Keep going, I liked it!

RHY3756547 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:40am

The graphics were pretty good, but the bugs really detracted from the gameplay experience! In future you should also consider using less harsh instruments for your music. Apart from that, a very solid first LD compo entry! (most people don't even HAVE music ;P )

ShaunJS says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:08am

Sorry if I sounded harsh on stream!

Keep making games man, this was a great effort! The graphics especially are strong!

Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:05am

Nice game, but it does have some glitches. :) I Included it in part 2 of my Ludum Dare 31 compilation video series, if you would like to check it out :) http://youtu.be/QrqYJieiXWs

Bernhard says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:43pm

24 points I got!
Its kinda hard and the cases where you just wait to die suck a bit. But the duplicating and flying crates were fun :-)
Also I didn't hate the music at all ♪

Pulsartronic says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:20pm

Great potential. Keep the good work mate ;)

purezero says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:32pm

Great game quite difficult too got a hang of it later though :)

wilpel1234 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:50pm

Good job

EquipeJAM says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:21pm

Good Work ^^

sharp911 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:56am

Not bad. A nice idea.

Slothmachine says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:58pm

Hmm. Simple games work well in jams. It's game over pretty fast if boxes block your way. But that's the challenge right. Good job :)

ynots says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:35pm

NICE GAME...CHALLENGING..

jpmit says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 2:10pm

I enjoyed this game but kept getting blocked in by the crates :/ well done!

Kuality Games says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 1:45pm

Pushing crates have never been more fun before!

benmcnelly says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 5:37am

I wish you had more time on this, was a good idea! Nice start though!

asobitech says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 7:54pm

Apart from the bugs, It's enjoyable.

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