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

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Snow TV

by GingerMess - Compo Entry

Welcome to Snow TV!

This game features you as a gun-toting, garden-defending, destroyer of snowmen. It's winter and the snowmen are hungry, and they can think of nothing better to eat than you.

Also they hate your lovely lawn.

Snow TV is a top-down shooter using W,A,S,D keys to move your character. Shooting is done with left mouse click and will fire bullets towards your pointer. The goal of the game is to simply survive until the end - bearing in mind your single, precious life.
You won't have the starting gun forever, don't worry.

I recommend Chrome for running this as my code isn't very efficient, for which I apologise. I'm new to Phaser.IO and JavaScript game development in general, but I hope you enjoy this little game regardless!

This is a compo entry, and everything is hand-made from scratch within the 48 hours. The framework used is Phaser.IO, available from http://phaser.io.

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Comments

Integershift says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 3:05am

A fun game, and a nice reference to the Snowman theme.
The game was pretty fun, but I died a lot during the invasion of the snowman projectile shooting boss.

GingerMess says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 10:55am

Yes it's not an easy game, I admit. I struggle to get past level 3 or 4 most of the time. Not sure what that says about my ability to tweak difficulty!

BitOfGold says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:29pm

Wow, a bit similar mehanics like my game :) But you have a boss fight! Cool! +1 for using Phaser!

luker128 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:15pm

Graphics are poor, sound is even worse, however gameplay is quite entertaining, and there is something in this game that makes me want to try again after i fail. Big thumbs up for that!

Dec 14, 2014 @ 12:45am

That got hard quick. Nice entry!

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