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

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Save The Cities

by DomNomNom - Compo Entry

Controls:
Mouse: Aim and shoot
1-3: Switch silo
R: Restart


Defend the cities by shooting down incoming missiles!
Made within 48 hours for Ludum Dare 31.
Ludum Dare Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

Easter egg included.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#166Graphics3.78
#208Audio3.31
#210Fun3.50
#227Theme3.89
#314Overall3.44
#988Innovation2.44
#1856Coolness35%

Comments

nuno says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:48pm

I can't vote for your game, did you accidentally opt-out of all categories?

Dec 10, 2014 @ 3:36am

Neat game. I could see some potential for "cookie clicker" here.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 11:46am

Can't vote for the game either.

Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:33pm

Nice game, but can't vote. Don't be shy, let sus vote your game! :D

Demy says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 8:33pm

Graphics is good but game is too hard. Can't vote too.

gene-z says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 10:16pm

Don´t Work for me

DomNomNom says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 1:34am

Voting should be enabled now. sorry guys

lase says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:38am

Fun! Nice take on a classic type of game. I really enjoyed when I shot the city myself :)

Pat Kemp says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:41am

Nice retro graphics. The cool down time on the silos is an interesting riff off of Missile Command. Weird that the game kept going after my silos were blown up. Just had to wait until the cities got killed. Nice job though!

StrayCat says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:47am

Nice little game, I would like something a bit more about the theme, like adding a screening ability to your silos, or a smokescreen to protect the city, or some other feature. Nice job!

Wusakko says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:26am

First I used only my 1 gun and thinked: I cant shoot that fast. Then I saw that there are 3 guns... After that it was hard :D

Geckoo1337 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:28am

Graphics is good but game is too hard. You should decrease time in order to reload. Well done ++

torcado194 says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:31am

pretty fun! i like being able to switch guns, and the art is pretty cool. good job!

Dec 11, 2014 @ 6:50am

Okay, I can vote now. :D
The is cool, but feels a little bit too hard. I survived 63 days. :)

ciaodavinci says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:02am

I liked that sunset graphic in the background. The game was fun but difficult, maybe the challenge could be ramped up over a longer time.

madlee says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:05am

Good job, I enjoyed it! Simple with decent level of challnge. I liked that the missiles collide with each other, letting you be more selective with your shots.

Alic Szecsei says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:07am

Once I figured out that I could focus on keeping only one building alive, the game became pretty easy. Maybe making the missiles launch faster with fewer buildings, or making the turret rate of fire slower as buildings are destroyed would make it more balanced?

Odefus says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 7:45am

At first it seemed very hard to keep track of everything on the screen and the cooldowns of the cannons, but once I figured out you only have to keep one of the cities alive and should focus on seeing the essential, as in the missiles that are actually on a trajectory to hit a city or a cannon, it became perhaps even too easy.

Really liked the pixel art and the audio fit in very well. Overall an enjoyable experience.

Dec 11, 2014 @ 10:47pm

Neat take on a classic game. Liked the aesthetic alot. Great work!

Tater_hater says ...
Dec 12, 2014 @ 5:47pm

i love the retro theme of this game

sorlok says ...
Dec 14, 2014 @ 3:30am

Excellent game! I liked how missiles could explode in chain reactions, although I felt that enemy missiles shouldn't hit each other naturally (who's firing these, anyway?). Good use of time pressure with multiple silos and cooldowns. Some special attacks (tornado?) would be cool!

AMS says ...
Dec 16, 2014 @ 7:29pm

Awesome game! It reminds me of an old arcade game, great use of the theme!

greytram says ...
Dec 20, 2014 @ 1:47pm

Very nice game!
You must be quick though and keep switching from one SAM launcher to another as enemy missiles keep coming at an increasingly rapid pace :-)
Well done!

01rafael says ...
Dec 29, 2014 @ 5:11am

Sorry citizens I can't protect you xD
Because of my controls is not useful

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