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

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LD31 - Catstation - João Marinheiro & Daniel Pereira

by jocamar - Jam Entry

Catstation was made by me, João Marinheiro and Daniel Pereira and it's our first entry into a Ludum Dare contest.

This was a tough theme for us since we weren't really expecting it but we came up with a simple shooter game where the objective is to stay alive. Fortunately you have a weapon to help you kill the pesky enemies that will try to viciously murder you.

Try to rack up as many points as you can before they take you down.

There are some bugs in the game unfortunately but we hope you still have fun playing it as we had a lot of fun making it. We hope to take what we learned in these last days and use it to make an even better game next time.

The game was made using melonJS (http://melonjs.org/) and all art was taken from OpenGameArt.org and DA. Huge thanks to the authors:
http://opengameart.org/users/dogchicken
http://opengameart.org/content/laser-fire
http://opengameart.org/content/bombexplosion8bit
http://cyndersalmondeyes.deviantart.com
http://opengameart.org/users/surt

We also want to thank Olivier Biot, Jason Oster, Aaron McLeod for the melonJS framework.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#140Audio(Jam)3.59
#352Theme(Jam)3.70
#400Graphics(Jam)3.48
#595Humor(Jam)2.41
#609Mood(Jam)2.90
#616Overall(Jam)3.08
#632Fun(Jam)2.88
#973Innovation(Jam)1.96
#1818Coolness36%

Comments

gquibao says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:28am

Had much fun in here hahaha the enemies sometimes didn't hurt me, but nothing that really breaks the experience. Congratulations!! The audio is awesome too

jocamar says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 4:38am

That may have been because of the temporary invulnerability you get when you get hit. We probably did a bad job conveying that. Otherwise it's another bug we didn't have time to test :)

Sublustris says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:35am

NintendoHard and 8BitHell, love this :)

psychonull says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:01pm

nice little game, I would improve the shoot hit into enemies, stoping them for walking while I'm shooting them maybe?. good work

victorljs says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:52pm

Nice Game. I like retro graphics.

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

Really enjoyed this one. Good music, use of theme and over all presentation. Well done!

monika says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 7:25am

Nice! You said this is your first Ludum Dare - have you made games before?

elvaq says ...
Dec 28, 2014 @ 5:29am

Really nice job! It was maybe not an original concept but the execution was really nice. One thing I had a problem with was that because everything was so small, it was hard to understand the collision for my bullets. Perhaps you could be more generous and give me a bigger gun :)

maxmetallica says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 10:36pm

nice work

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