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

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Play Space Outvaders

by woodecker - Compo Entry

Enter into the universe one screen and get ready to fight hordes of enemies trying to take the life you! Play the great Space Outvaders!

"A pretentious game. Maybe it hasn't any meaning at all." - Hirotomo Kadonishi

*If you get stuck press R.
*On the web version click on the screen before play.

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

Pretty nice take on a classic game. Great job!

DanHayesGamer says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 3:48am

Great use of the theme in that it's the exact opposite of the theme using as many screens as possible! Good effort!

vicentereis says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:02am

That is a really nice idea! GREAT JOB!

Just Tom says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:21am

At first I was like eh'
But then the drop hit and I GENUINELY DIDN'T EXPECT IT. Straight up blew my mind, that is genius.

Controls are a little sluggish, but the graphics are readable throughout and the idea is just mind crack for me, brilliant.

daftcube says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:48am

Its on one screen... but it's not! Got my attention instantly. Very fun!

Ian Morrison says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:51am

Nice bait and switch! Had me fooled. The gameplay isn't very strong or interesting, but I really enjoyed the take on the theme.

Halleflux says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:11am

That moment when you first get zoomed out... I was laughing hard enough I lost almost all the stages right away.
On the whole, well done.

vekjeft says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:37am

Cool concept, insanely hard! Good job

The Jahn says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 5:38am

When the screen zoomed out, I WTF'd out loud in the best way possible. Good stuff! Though once you zoom out more than once it's damn near impossible to play. :p

daviosmash says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:12am

Nice! Loved the feel, and laughed at the transition. Fun times.

Empyrealhell says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:12am

Really nice take on the theme. I think if the gameplay was any more involved, it would have made it too difficult after the first stage. Solid entry.

foolmoron says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:13am

That first reveal is so good

stray says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 6:19am

It's good, really good

Groydis says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:10am

I laughed pretty hard when the game first zoomed out to show multiples screens. I don't know why, it guess it was exciting. Great Job!

Mopz says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 12:00pm

Very nice! Good work!

Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:13pm

Cool idea, simple but nice graphics! One thing though: the embedded iFrame with the web version on this page does not show the entire game screen (the iframe appears with a scrollbar - easy to solve by raising the height property). Congrats!

rzfmzn says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:25pm

hard as hell! :P

zanenga says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:32pm

Zoom out was awesome. Cool game!

Jupitron says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 1:42pm

Wow really nice experience! Too bad it doesnt have any sounds!

seledorn says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:17pm

Was very surprised when I won on the first lvl. Fun take on a classic!

nofxboy1234 says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:36pm

Very cool.

Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:23pm

Amazing take on the theme! At first I was thinking "aw man, it's just a space invaders clone," but then *pan out* XD

A bit short though. Could have done with one or two more zoom outs.

Olive says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:51pm

Totally surprising! Interesting challenge to fight on multiple screen at once! The sluggishness of the controls is challenging but in a sense adds authenticity the retro arcade style games. Nice work!

jfreax says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 11:29am

The zooming to more screens is excellent. I like the idea.

Its very hard. But I consider this as a good thing ;)

Dec 9, 2014 @ 1:48pm

Very cool! This took an unexpected turn : ]

kraln says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 2:04pm

Fractal! I love it!

hitchh1k3r says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:24am

Nice take on the theme, I also thought about interpreting it as an anti-theme. You did a good job putting the games gimick at just the right stop, not so soon as it wouldn't have suprised me, not so far that I might not have gotten to it. I did for some reason think it would keep going though and was sad when it stopped. Nice job on this one.

FergusonTV says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:58pm

Classic game but the multiple screen make it so fun... i was even disappointed it doesn't loop infinitly, adding more and more screens :D
Great job !

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:53pm

jeez, at first I didn't get it then at the next moment it clicked to me and I was like whoa!! Awesome!

Backterria says ...
Dec 13, 2014 @ 6:07am

Love the idea!Bravo!

asobitech says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 1:28pm

Great old skool feel to the game.

asobitech says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 1:31pm

Great old skool feel to the game, with that li'l twist.

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