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

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by blob - Jam Entry

"Part man, part panda and part shark, you are result of a dreadful biological weapon experiment gone horribly wrong. Barely escaped from your alien captors, how long will you survive the army of robots they beam down after you?

Your only way to survive is to understand proper Panda and shark diet..."

Move with WASD or Arrow keys ( yay AZERTY people!)
Aim around with the mouse, left click to panda, right click to shark.
Pandarm does heavy mass damage while Sharkm is a good way to keep robots away.
They slowly starve to death, feed them!

If one arm dies, it cannot be used unless revived with an Ankh.
If both arm dies, it's game over.

Stay away from the UFO beams or they will capture you!

Bombs will damage nearby ennemies
Ankhs heal both arms a little bit and is the only way to revive a dead arm.

Art: Aly Flock
Music: Jillian Ogle
Code / additional art: blob

Personnal hi-score: 31006
What's yours?

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Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:24am

2nd Amendment, the right to bear arms.

UltraRat says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:33am

Hm... I always thought a proper shark diet also involved humans and not just Alien Robots. No wonder my mad science hasn't been working all this time!

UltraRat says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:44am

( And steak obviously )

blob says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:38am

Haha Jerry, Aly had that exact comment just before we posted the game. :p

Ultrarat: Humans come in the DLC! ;p

Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:22am

Oh, hey stranger ;)

Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:28am

great game man! Reminds me of one of my favorite games "ROBOTRON 2084"

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:38am

panda and shark hands! quite bizarre, but I like it!

F1tZy says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:08am

9800, that was fun nice work.

Kaijuu says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:03am

Haha it's amazing concept!
Love the game.

glenaskey says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:00am

Nice! Intense music!

blob says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:10am

@Rafael: Yes! Robotron was one of my main inspirations :)

Thanks all!

louis.denizet says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:10am

That was really fun :p I've also done my game on multimedia fusion ;) Fun idea but I found much more bamboo than meat for the shark that starved really fast :(

pi_pi3 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:39pm

Panda hand and shark hand definitely is an unconventional weapon.

Hambone says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:39am

Have all my stars, pretty game. Reminded of don't starve.

tummyache says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:51am

Holy hell this is great. I almost passed this up because it's late and it didn't have a web player, but man am I glad I didn't. This music is amazing.

borgi says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:32am

Cool art style :D

SonnyBone says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:51pm

AHAHAHAHA that's the first time I've really laughed out loud during this voting period.

Awesome idea. Great artwork and animations. Rockin' soundtrack. Hilarious text. What more could you ask for?

This game deserves a spot in my permanent Games folder. Congrats team!

Enneract says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:10pm

This one definitely fits the theme! It was a lot of fun, and it was a nice addition to the game having to feed your arms.

blob says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:37pm

Thanks for playing, everybody! :)

@louis: yeah, it's purely random right now. Probably should have tweaked the randomness to force some type of food once in a while.

Thanks, that means a lot SonnyBone! :D

BMacIntosh says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 3:31am

Awesome animation on that player character. I noticed the aliens had occasional quips but I was far too busy to read them :P.

OccamsRazor says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 5:35pm

Very cool! Loved the art style, I found that really unique. I had a lot of fun with this one.

Junber says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 6:51pm

Cool game. Very fun and nice art style.

ZYXer says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 12:46am

Haha, this is quite an good (and funny) mechanic. :D I really like how each arm has its own healthbar and food. The graphics are also quite fitting. I wished there was a bit more warning of the UFO beam, through.

By the way, thank you very much for your comment on my jam/post jam version. I put some thought into it. I really don't want to cheat, so I agree that it's important that people play and rate the jam version. However, I fear that if the people have the choice, they will only play the jam version and not get the core principle of my game (the building of the airship). So I've chosen the following solution: The embeded version is still the post jam version, but I now clearly state that in the description. The first link below is now the jam version, so that people can play that too and rate the game.

blob says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 3:21am

Thanks for the comments!

Yeah the way they usually recommend doing it is kinda like that except the embedded is the jam and you can post at the top a link to the continued version. I think both are fine as long as it's explicit which link is what! And it's great that you're still working on it, I don't want to discourage that!

Biliogadafr says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 12:53pm

:) It was really fun to play. Great work.

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