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Clumsy Crew: Incredible Tank

by TobiasNL - Compo Entry


Clumsy Crew: Incredible Tank is a shoot 'm up arena game with a twist: Your crew is repairing your tank, but they're not very good at it... resulting in engine meltdowns and strange malfunctioning weaponry.

I made this small game in about 10 hours using Gamemaker 8, Ableton, Cool Edit Pro and my microphone (it has a lot of voice acting in it, haha).

*5 weapons
*voice acting

*F4 for fullscreen/windowed
*windows only, sorry

Thanks for another great Ludum Dare! Too bad I lacked time to enjoy the competition to it's fullest!

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tentabrobpy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:30am

VERY NICE GAME! A humorous concept with a humorous execution i love it! the graphics are really good and the sound effects too but I think what really completes this is the banter between the two characters on the tank! My one complaint is that it's too difficult for me to get very far but I think that's forgivable considering the fact that it makes this game really funny to play

iMer says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:48am

very fun and quite good for just 10 hours :)
the weapons are a bit confusing, but that's the fun, right?

madjackmcmad says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:51am

Cool voices, pretty tanks, completely goofball weapons. Lots of quick fun, thank you for this!

A333 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:55am

Beautiful graphics, and gameplay is fun. Nice touch with the engine meltdowns, could be expanded to additional effects (for example, broken gun, but fast).
If you are stuck with rockets and meltdown - you are screwed.

Wusakko says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:57am

Best game so far!!

bazld says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:09am

Didn't expect such a slick game - plays so well! The malfunctioning tank idea is very original - tho I did find it pretty difficult(!).

nicotuason says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:38pm

Brilliant! Smooth gameplay with surprising mechanics. The weapons are counter-intuitive which makes them so fun to use. The game looks really good in motion, and the voice acting is hilarious!

McFish says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:05pm

Great controls and graphics :)

Manou says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:30pm

Incredible, loved the way the bullets work.

AnEvilEmpire says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:33pm

Loved it.

nassi says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:38pm

Looks and sounds really nice, but most of the weapons are absolutely dreadful making the whole game somewhat irritating. Even after quite a few tries my best score was still 50 or so.

What controller did you try to use for my game btw? First time I tried Löve's gamepad features, so the implementation might not be perfect.

TobiasNL says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:38pm

Thanks for the reviews folks! @ Nassi: I used a Logitech Rumblepad 2 :)

nassi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:04am

@TobiasNL: The Löve wiki says that "LÖVE automatically recognizes most popular controllers with a similar layout to the Xbox 360 controller as gamepads, but you can add more with love.joystick.setGamepadMapping.". I guess they don't consider the Logitech Rumblepad 2 popular enough :(.

At least I know what I'll have to do next time I plan on adding controller support, but I probably won't "fix" the current version. Maybe if enough people complain about it.

Thanks for the reply! If only LD allowed private messages...

Sublustris says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:32am

Great visuals! 5 for GFX

shrapx says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:36pm

It has a good feel, like it means business,reminds me of amiga style games. Each game ends a bit too soon.. because of my lack of skill probably :p The voices are fun, and the the tanks and their tracks look great.

CireNeikual says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:18am

Very well made! The graphics, sound, and gameplay were all quite nice. I liked the voice acting too. I really need to "git gud" though!

Xanderzoo says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:20am

Fun to play, but it's really hard.

Hambone says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:13am

Brutal game, I loved it. I loved the voice over for "Game Over"

arkelite says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:35am

Great graphics and audio!

pkenney says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:44am

Tricky in a good way, played a bunch! Very nice look and sound, too.

ranmaru90 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:31pm

This game is a lot of FUN!!!

Apr 26, 2015 @ 2:27am

Very nice. I had a blast! voice acting was a nice touch.

Kaijuu says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 10:17am

Nice game, maybe too hard at first. Cool audio and graphics)

Apr 26, 2015 @ 10:20am

Quite a bit of fun, but I found most of the weapons very difficult to use.

DKoding says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:02am

Cool graphics! Very hard to actually do some damage, the weapons are useless! :-D

KaiseanGames says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 12:55pm

I found it too hard. But otherwise, a really nice production.

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