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

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Alien Headbang

by Ted Brown - Compo Entry

ALIEN HEADBANG!

Raise your fingers, sight the green guys at a distance, and squuueeeeze!

(yes, this is pretty much a ripoff of the Kids in the Hall skit!)

Exciting music!

Confetti!

3D Models!

LUDUM DARE!

Controls:
A/D or Left/Right: Move
Mouse: Look
Left Click: Squeeze (be sure to hold!)
Right Click: Duck!
Mousewheel: Move Fingers

Follow me at @Oreganik ! Please send me good LD games to try and rate!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Theme4.62
#9Graphics4.57
#19Innovation4.19
#20Overall4.14
#33Humor4.05
#39Mood3.95
#47Fun3.90
#76Audio3.76
#2292Coolness17%

Comments

generic_ghost says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:45am

Fantastic! I can't believe you made this in only 48 hours, great job! I love the graphics and how you integrated the score on the chalkboard. I had a little bit of trouble with the controls but overall great game! Also I love Kids in the Hall also.

jwin says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:45am

Squishing them is so satisfying! And the art direction is awesome as well.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:49am

This is probably the most finished/polished games i've encountered so far this LD.

Ghen says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:55am

definitly unique idea, i love it !, the assets also great

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:13am

This is fun. Reminds me of a comedy sketch from the show "Kids in the Hall" Its an old show. They had a reoccurring character that imagined crushing peoples heads like that from afar. The blur effect is really neat.

barkergames says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:29am

Nice entry!
It was really hard to squish the aliens sometimes, mostly when they got closer to you. Because of that I got frustrated and quit.

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:06am

really good~! like how the alien pops out conveti when they died~!
crouching is kinda hax tho (the projectile can hit me lol)

SolomaZ says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:16am

Neat. Pop!

Lady Beardo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:50pm

Well done! And anything that references Kids in the Hall is OK with me.

grillaface says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:31pm

Hey Ted nice job! I knew I wouldn't be the only one to think of this take on the theme :) I loved the screen shake while accumulating pressure on the head, that adds a lot. Graphics are awesome! The blur on the fingers looks good and makes sense. +++ Way to go!

cowboycolor says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:23am

You never cease to amaze me with your aptitude for pounding out amazing products. Everyone should def play this on a big screen, it's the next Call of Duty, except better.

mandolin says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:28am

Excellent work! I've got a high score of 17, beat that!

LordKawaii says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:58am

Love the ties.

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

Awesome work Ted! I love the music and sfx, great job with the game and I look forward to the next jam!

lucien says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:37pm

Very funny
Very addicting
Nice work

BeardoGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:50pm

Dang, another fantastic game! You nailed everything about this, from the blackboard scorekeeping to the doodles to the perspective of the whole thing to the gameplay. Pretty damn awesome!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:31am

Fine work Ted. Loved your simulation of resistance when crushing an alien. Very cool game!

ruerob says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:32am

This is a very nice entry! well done! Great music, sounds, gameplay and graphics!!! Well done!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:34pm

Strange mechanics, but it's good enough. Funny ++

May 3, 2015 @ 7:53am

Great job Ted! I'm very impressed with how much you were able to accomplish in such a short amount of time, especially with it being in 3D too. I really enjoyed watching your game come together. It's a lot of fun popping their heads off. Just wish I could pop as many as mandolin though.

runvs says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 7:14pm

Nice game.

togg says ...
May 25, 2015 @ 9:20am

I like it! :)

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