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

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Wanda

by mahalis - Compo Entry

You are a telekinetic goldfish, finally realizing your dream of performing at the aquarium.

First Ludum Dare entry and my first time doing a game-jam-type thing solo. I think it’s gone well; the idea was simple so once it was working there was a lot of time to polish things. I hope you enjoy playing it.

(Messed up the permissions on the download at first—should work now, sorry about that!)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness69%
#75Fun3.77
#140Humor3.31
#233Overall3.54
#257Innovation3.57
#404Theme3.71
#438Mood3.06
#456Graphics3.24
#516Audio2.79

Comments

Groydis says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:35am

I get a URL Forbidden message when trying to access it.

Cody Ward says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:36am

^^^^

oh_andrej says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:40am

Yep, can't access it either.

colludium says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:41am

The Windows link doesn't work.

ENDESGA says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:46am

You might wanna fix the link bruh :)
I'll play it when I can get it

stevehb says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:46am

Getting a 403 on the link...

BtheDestroyer says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:47am

Don't have permission to access.

mahalis says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:03am

Sorry, everyone - should be fixed now.

BKGH says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:52am

This was one of the games I saw a post for during development and had to favourite the artist so I could play it!

gamedevBear says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:59am

Fun concept, after getting the hang of controlling the bowl

Rundrop says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:21am

I've been waiting and looking at every update! And it is just as fun as it looked! Really addicting too. It could use some music or somthing though. Also alot of the time it was hard to know where she was going to go. But love the art and the game.

Red Sigma says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:43am

Fish doesn't fall out of bowl zero out of ten

mahalis says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:53am

Nor does the water. Telekinesis! :)

(in seriousness, I did consider at least making her slosh around inside the bowl, but didn’t get around to it)

raincole says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:25am

The link works for me.
Simple and fun(and funny).

Aisland says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:27am

The graphic looks comfortable, easy to play and hard to get more score.

Gread72 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:56am

Looks great ... Fun and flight bound ...

ManuSaiz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:34pm

Pretty fun at the start, could use another mechanic for a grat result, because that core is pretty addictive, congratulations :)

Fanttum says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:16pm

looks cool, any chance a web version will come out?

mahalis says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 8:55pm

I’m afraid not—there’s an experimental project to run LÖVE games in JS with WebGL, but it doesn’t support the physics library which I’m using pretty heavily here.

stalker1586 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:22am

cool game, you should give it some advantage and sell it!

purezero says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:27am

great game quite funny and good humor. I like the messages you get when you die :)

ianh says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:30am

It's fun to click as fast as you can and watch the fish tank bounce around.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:16pm

Took a minute or so to get used to the mechanics, but it's fun! Presentation is great and the dry delivery is spot on. Made me chuckle a good few times. :)

Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:28pm

Neat entry! Really enjoyed the end messages.

Wampus says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:49am

Well done for first time doing a game jam style thing! Mine was a disaster. Anyway, simple and plays great.

furriKira says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:00am

Weeee! Simple and great~

Aniscool9 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:57pm

Great game man. Nice imagination. About the difficulty level, its a type of game that hard at first but when you get used to it its pretty fun(Perfect for guy like me). An android game coming up?

Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:55pm

At first it was hard to controll but after a while it was fun to make "tricks" in air by itself :)

GarethIW says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:31pm

fun :) The score seemed to be going up and down but i was not quite sure why....

-C

BroCade says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:39pm

great idea and fun!

fil00dl says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:41pm

original concept

Dec 11, 2014 @ 8:46pm

Very solid game. Nice gameplay and graphics. 10/10 ;)

mahalis says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:23pm

The score goes down by 2 each time you click and up by 3 when you make it through one of the hoops. I wanted to reward semi-deliberate use of your telekinesis over random clicking. :)

Praron says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 8:51pm

Very good and nice gameplay, but i think with minimalistic graphic like this http://ludumdare.com/compo/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/ld-test-2.gif it would have looked better.

Mechatodzilla says ...
Dec 18, 2014 @ 11:33pm

This entry is killer! It does so much so well. You should be really proud of this. If there had been some kind of opposing element, something on screen to avoid, or even maybe just a timer, this game would be extremely well-balanced and fun. Current version is awesome but the player has it just a little too easy. So great though. Congrats!

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