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

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Attack Of The Beaver

by elitegamesindustries - Jam Entry

As the lumberjack is cutting down the beaver tree, beaver gets mad and throws wood at the lumberjack. Use your "Spacebar" and "Left and Right Arrow Keys" to dodge rotten falling trees and blocks of wood. Get the highest score and share with your friends.

Please comment and rate! I would love to hear feedback!

Credit is too, Eli Ward (Programmer), Chuck (Programmer), and Joey Figaro (Artist).

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Ratings

#536Humor(Jam)2.53
#620Audio(Jam)2.27
#746Graphics(Jam)2.73
#934Fun(Jam)2.33
#957Innovation(Jam)2.07
#1006Overall(Jam)2.27
#2356Coolness0%

Comments

sharp911 says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:51am

I didnt seem to be able to hit the log even though it looked like I did. I didnt get credit for it. But a nice concept.

Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:54am

@Sharp911, I promise you it works, you have to hit it perfectly! Please don't rate it lower, because of that. It works fine.

Raiyumi says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 5:21pm

Simple, but got a laugh with the different artstyles/randomness. Nice job.

LeReveur says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:19pm

Played it until 36, its a little game but it works, that the first thing we want with a LD game. A little repetitive, but as I sayed : at least, it works fine. :)

spitfire87 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:29pm

Good job, keep working, making games and improving them!
As other commented, the art needs to be more consistent.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:22pm

Thanks you for the comments! @Raiyumi, thanks! @LeReveur, thank you for the comment! @spitfire87, will do! I will be making games for a long time! Also thanks for the comment! It helps a lot!

Robber says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:49pm

congrats, nice first game! here just a few tips that might help: for controlling the axe you'd want to animate the axe to be down instantly when you press the space bar, that will feel faster and give the player more control, also think about how you would extend this idea, is there a way to beat the beaver ? for example it would be nice if the lumberjack was not stuck on this platform but walk around, perhaps get attacked by different beavers he has to beat, hope this helps, nice job on the graphics and the music!

Unept says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 12:09am

Nice job. I agree with what Robber says about chopping instantly. I would also add something to the logs to show the instant they got hit. With the slow animation, still not sure exactly whether you hit the log or not. If people are confused, you'll probably want to give more visual cues for them. It would be cool if after so many chops in a row, you could fling a log back at the beaver, and that number went higher each time. I was a little confused about the ghost trees showing up and falling down. Overall nice job.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 8:18am

I like the dramatic fiery background. :P

ceosol says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 6:51pm

I am in the credits, so I won't rate the game. It was a fun project to have contributed to. Please don't down rate the different art styles too much. I just threw in a couple animations and then was too busy with my solo project to finish the rest :)

Dec 13, 2014 @ 4:31am

As an entry I find that the main thing it lacks is sound effects for the main actions. A little sound for the swing and chop would help a lot. An audio que for the falling tree/beaver throw would be great.

Raptor85 says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:17am

the hitbox is way off making the timing different than how it visually looks like it should be but once you figure it out it's not too hard, the ghost tree falling on me caught me off guard the first time too though. music loop was a little repetitive (too short), but overall good.

TheMeorch says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 12:37am

The lumberjack and beaver are both really nicely drawn, but they clash due to their divergent styles. It would help a lot to create a cohesive look for the whole game. It's also a bit confusing that losing all the lumberjack's HP results in his platform disappearing.

egor-idiot says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 5:36am

Crazy game %)

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