Ludum Dare 32 — April 17th-20th, 2015 — Theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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by frosty - Compo Entry

Program a cybernetic battletank!

As usual, the 48 hour time limit forced me to simplify drastically, but otherwise I'm really happy with the way it came together.

I am especially proud of the music, which I spent about 4 hours on. =)



Code: Phaser & HTML5
Graphics: Photoshop
Sound: SFXR
Music: Beepbox

Source: Just view page source. Includes music "source"!


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pvwradtke says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:53am

Hey, this is cool! And that means a lot, because to have fun programming in a game, just after 48 hours of intense programming is an amazing feat! :)

Lyxilion says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:06am

This. Game. Is. AMAZING ! I want more ! More it's perfect ! Huge well done this is amazing !

Drauthius says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:25am

Very nice concept!

trappytrap92 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:37pm

Cool game, love the music and the mechanics! Also is really well polished

ianh says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:25am

Reminds me of programming in Logo!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:28am

Very cool mechanic, and great execution!

EwChap says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:29am

Very well done here. What a cool concept. It was a little like doing some more coding after 48 hours going (including all of the mistakes I had to keep correcting) I would love to see more of this at some point.

SayHiBen says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:36am

Nice little programming game!

kevinthr says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:47am

THIS IS AWESOME. I would love to see this concept explored more thoroughly.

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:28pm

This was very nice! One of my favorites. Ran it from start to end. Really enjoy this kind of hack-games. It would have been nice if when the commands was running the current command was highlighted, both to better follow the events, and to ease the 'debugging'. To sum it up, well done, it would be nice to see more like this.

agirreb says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:58am

I love the idea.

Larry says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 12:47am

I like this game enough to finish it. I found myself planning the whole sequence mentally. The only issue was pulse direction wasn't related to the way the tank was facing.

frosty says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 2:48am

@Larry, glad you liked it. The pulse direction was actually intentionally different -- one more thing to potentially trip you up. =)

sanojian says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:28pm

Really great game. All the programmers will love it of course ;-) Would be cool if there was an enemy tank that follows a program too.

zimmy87 says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 6:06am

really sweet idea; feel like this would make a good intro to programming for beginners: like those turtle things, but better, cause it's a tank

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