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

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Beta Bot

by Josh Riley - Compo Entry

Survive as long as you can in the Beta Bot testing facility! Use the resources you scrap together and the always changing set of installed abilities and weapons to beat the top score!

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jacketsj says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:26am

Intersting concept. I'm not very familiar with the genre (nor am I sure there is one), but the progressive choice thing was kind of cool. Would have liked it more if it explained a little more though.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:57am

Liked buying/ changing weapons.

YM says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:52am

haha I love the idea that you have to earn basic functionality like attacking. Really fun to play

siryakko says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:58pm

Really great game and interesting mechanics

CodeNMore says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:01pm

I like the style of this, and the turn-based movement feels good!

Artylo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:04pm

Really nice, interesting puzzle mechanic. The upgrades are cool!

ohai1 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:05pm

Very nice concept, I think it can be developed into something nice in the future.

plams says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:05pm

Nice game. Reminds me of 868-HACK

zzForrest says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:06pm

I like the idea, and the art and sound is really nice, but I don't really see the theme coming through. It's a fun puzzle - like game, but there really isn't any "unconventional" weapons.

Saymon says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:06pm

Really cool game !

chromebookbob says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:08pm

Great art style, and cool music. Slightly confusing gameplay. Great work!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:41pm

Quite interesting. It takes a few tries to figure everything out. I can easily imagine an extended version of this game, that would have kept me playing for hours. Very well done.

careless says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:54pm

Really fun, worked out the attacks pretty quickly. Audio is good and the graphics are clean and simple. The mechanic would be great for a mobile game. This is something I would play while stuck on a train. Lots of fun nice one!

Scored 19 first time, wasted too many shots!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:33pm

At first, I had no idea what to do, but once I figured it out, this game is pretty cool! I included it in part 3 of my Ludum Dare 32 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

Vaughn says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:48am

This game definitely has some great depth and replay to it. I think some balancing and tweaks could be made to further the enjoyment for me, but otherwise it's incredibly solid. The mechanics, generation and gameplay are all top notch. I did a playthrough of it here:

rudra says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:05pm

Pretty cool game , interesting concept and a nice graphics.
Cheers !

ianh says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 9:56pm

The two-resource system kind of reminds me of 868-HACK. I felt like I often couldn't attack due to a lack of resources or the proper ability (e.g. all the enemies are below but I can't shoot down, and I don't want to spend the resources on a "KILL"). Really compelling gameplay overall, though -- I agree it would make a great phone game!

Alistesios says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 9:41pm

Great idea, interesting gameplay.
Simple but nice graphics.
Good music.

xandy says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 5:08pm

more explanations for the skills would have helped. loved the concept and the sound/music combo. this game is worth improving!

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