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

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Science is a weapon

by mokujin - Compo Entry

Save the world with no weapons against evil rats. Only science can help you!
Travel back and forward time!
Smash monsters with your brand new TIME MACHINE!!!

Good luck and have FUN :)

#22.04.2015 UPD: Fixed jittering when character moving

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Ratings

Coolness77%
#27Theme4.26
#57Humor3.90
#124Innovation3.81
#126Mood3.59
#251Overall3.52
#261Audio3.23
#327Fun3.33
#529Graphics3.09

Comments

jordyadan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:16pm

Great time travel mechanic, reminds me of Braid.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:22pm

ahahaha, creative mechanics and story! Loved it!

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:45pm

Called it! It was earth all along :)

Seriously though, nice plot - levels could do with a little more content, but for a 48 hour dev the game is not at all bad

LimeniusTeam says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:01pm

I laughed when I killed a rat by smashing it with a time machine. Also, the story is very good. And I loved the final twist :)

Blobo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:02pm

i loved the ending, really clever. amazing machanincs and incredibly creative!

dkdwrek says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:02pm

Really enjoyed the mechanic!

Jungle says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:39pm

UAHEuAHEuhAE!!! PHENOMENAL! Graphs can be improved, audio is ok. Game story is very creative, fits the theme with maestry. Controls are good and easy to play. Humor is great!! One of my fav pics in LD32 by far!! Congrats!

badlydrawnrod says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:51pm

I always thought that Fry from Futurama looked a bit shifty! Seriously though, this game is hilarious, and although I could kind of see it coming, I still enjoyed the ending. Nicely done.

ajayajayaj says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:58pm

Loved it! Great idea and nice ending!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:02pm

This is an interesting way to defeat enemies and I like how the story loops, but it's a little monotonous.

TomBoogaart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:54pm

haha

nov1kk says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:53pm

hahahaa nice one... Good final for your game

smokecastles says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Very enjoyable, nice twist at the end!

RoryD says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:01pm

Amusing indeed. Good little story. The only real 'time travel' was at the end. The rest of the time I just saw tab as 'set trap', and q as 'release trap'. I think you could do quite a bit more with this idea!

ajayajayaj says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:05pm

Amazing Game and great concept!

puppetmaster says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 8:05am

So funny and very creative theme implementation!!
Well made!! Congraz!

dallonf says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 12:30pm

I love smashing rats with a time machine! Got a bit repetitive after a while, though. Also feels like the Braid-y time travel mechanic was wasted - most of the time I only needed to tap TAB to set the trap.

plams says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 12:31pm

Haha, that was fun! The main mechanic had a really nice setup - during the intro you see the machine falling twice and think "heh, that's weird and fun", but when it turned into the main gameplay element I laughed out loud.

eemmbbeerr says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 12:43pm

lol, that was fun!

bonus1up says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:41am

loved it!!

jcsirron says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 3:28am

Heh, I love the ending of the game. I also like how the time machine looks all sorts of beat up!

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