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

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Floppy Disk: Massacre

by LeetLeaf - Compo Entry

A normal day at the office when all of a sudden the special skilled animals attack!!! The only weapon nearby is a floppy disk drive, hopefully it works as you fight against a horde of special skilled animals! Knock the enemies off the edge before they knock you off.

This game is physic based and the floppy disk is not meant to be accurate.
Have Fun!!!!

HIGH AUDIO WARNING!!!!!!!!!!

Controls
Move around: WASD
shoot floppy disk in mouse direction: left mouse
spin floppy disk drive around self: hold right mouse

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#270Humor3.28
#446Theme3.47
#579Graphics3.00
#741Audio2.22
#792Innovation2.74
#860Mood2.50
#958Fun2.47
#983Overall2.63
#2054Coolness28%

Comments

generic_ghost says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:48am

Turned out really good!

tininsteelian says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:50am

For some reason I couldn't move around with WASD in the browser version, but that could just be my browser. The idea of using a floppy disk as a weapon is really funny!

Toby Pinder says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:52am

Once I understood that there was a right click it got much easier! The shooting mechanics are VERY bizarre. Interesting concept, certainly matches the theme!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:13am

I like this a lot! I used to use old CD's as a frisbee for unsuspecting individuals. Floppy disks would have even been more fun! I like the artwork too.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:35am

Controls didnt work well on my browser

snapman_GT says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:38am

Yeah, no WASD keys working in Chrome on PC. Seemed like a pretty standard arena shooter with the gun lagging around a bit more than usual? I was hoping the disk drive idea would have more of an influence on the mechanics of the shooting instead of just the visual theme. The drive still went in the direction of the mouse, as if possessed, instead of being a physics driven thing like I was expecting.

plams says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:09pm

Wow, the game got really chaotic before I got to 9 kills :) The graphics is really fun.

Mykaelos says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:16am

Those machinegun bears were just OP.

DKoding says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 9:58pm

I had a hard time getting the controls to work. (Web on a mac) A little too chaotic maybe? Why do the floppies make machine gun sounds? :-)

killako says ...
May 5, 2015 @ 8:25am

Agh! Controls aren't working! These technical hiccups are really unfortunate and they can turn a potentially great game into an unplayable one.

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