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

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Ripley

by k8n - Jam Entry

The game is inspired by Carpenter's movie and King's book with a small reference to 'Alien'. The idea was to turn the bots into aliens at night, but due to the limited amount of time it didn't happen. So what is left is this:

You play for a bearded tough guy with a flame-thrower. You have some assistants, but they are quite dumb and die nearly immediately. It's only you, snow and Ripley crawling at you from all directions. You have to survive for 4 days before the help will come. To do so you have:
* to eat
* to make a fire and to warm yourself
* not to get burned
* not to get infected
Good luck!

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Ratings

#524Innovation(Jam)3.00
#824Overall(Jam)2.80
#830Graphics(Jam)2.53
#831Fun(Jam)2.60
#858Theme(Jam)3.06
#2152Coolness22%

Comments

madahin says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:14pm

Really hard (altrough my azerty keyboard didn't help me) but fun, totally loved the fact the fact that you could burn your friends !

MonoS says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 7:05pm

Too damn difficult, also the game doesn't handle well the fire collision making the game even more difficult.

MrShoestore says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 2:27am

the fire collision needs some work, but i like the idea and theme... totally want to watch The Thing now.

harley77 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:49pm

I like the idea, but the implementation needs some refinement. Good job though.

ZNCatlaw says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:14am

I didn't make it very far... I like the idea of this encroaching goo, and having to fend it off with fire.

Erhune says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:24am

Same as others: nice idea, but the implementation could be improved. But this is already quite good for making a game in such short time! Keep up at it!

billrizer says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 4:24pm

Fun start - kind of confusing as what to do tho?

01rafael says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 9:56pm

What a .... I'm just playing? ;) But, this is pretty amazing to burn everything on my way! xD

nsindrajith says ...
Dec 23, 2014 @ 4:10pm

the fire collision has to be corrected

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