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

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Stone Fighter

by Julgodis - Compo Entry

Save the princess with the help of a stone!
Made with HTML5, TypeScript

Use the web link if the screen scrolls!!!

Thanks for playing (:P)

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lamogui says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 9:56pm

Apparently. I'm the worst stone fighter in the world. Epic music btw.

MrDave says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 11:01pm

This game looked and sounded really good, I didnt get very far though because every time I pressed space the page scrolled down and I couldnt see the game any more =\ might just be me but I couldnt work out how to fix it.

minnouu says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 11:12pm

One of my favorite games out of the ones I've seen so far. Simple, cathartic, and just challenging enough.

At the above commenter, you can also jump by pressing the "up" arrow.

Apr 19, 2015 @ 11:33pm

Very interesting concept! Good job!

mtanton says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:29am

Nice game. Kept scrolling to the bottom when I hit the space bar. I should've looked at the comments addressing that issue. Good job!

Lyxilion says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Very nice game :)

MrDave says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:24pm

Good use of lighting, I love the subtle way that the bricks and objects are lit from the correct direction.

I think you need to put margin:0px on the body of the webpage that is used in the Ludum Dare website because I got scroll bars around mine.

It’s a shame it is so short because I was still enjoying myself at the end.

While I love the procedurally generated map I did finish the game on a second play through by just holding Z and forwards and not taking my fingers off the buttons. I would love to see some level design in a future version that involved some puzzles with the bolder.

You got a good score from me.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:33pm

Fun game. It's a cool idea and really fun to squish the bad guys with a stone, if a bit too easy to just run straight through. The game really slowed down towards the end of the level (not sure if that's just my ailing laptop though).

Finn says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:37pm

Good music and gorgeous lighting. The graphics have a nice bevelled look to them despite being (what I assume to be) just pixels. I wouldn't call a boulder an unconventional weapon though.
Randomisation is a good thing, and I also like how the character changes hue to show how damaged he is, though it can sometimes be hard to see in the dark.
If I were to improve it, I would allow the player to push the boulder while rolling it, so it out runs the player. I would also eliminate the use of the mouse in the menus. If I want another go, I would like to just slap the spacebar and start again, rather than reaching over to the mouse. But now I am nitpicking.

Ilseroth says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:10pm

Fun little game, but the framerate was amazingly slow for such a simple game. If there was more then 2-3 enemies on the screen it started chugging.

cgriff says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:14pm

Very cool game - quite challenging, full of inspiring feedback when you die, and has a fun and different central mechanic.

micahcowan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:09pm

I'm the worst stone fighter in the world.
Great music, awesome game idea, well executed.
An HP bar could be useful.

pl0xz0rz says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:15pm

Nice lighting effects and music. The game was too easy to finish by just holding right and x, but the mechanic has potential if the game had more features.

KamilKubiak says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:35pm

Cool game, I love the audio the most tho. ; )

lochmann-apps says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:06pm

I like the graphics, looks cool! @lamogui: I seem to be the worst stone fighter in the world, too ;-)

WebFreak001 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:09pm

I liked the graphics! Normal maps make everything pretty awesome, eh :P Was a bit short but i needed some attempts until ive done it.

TeamCalcium says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:10pm

I really love the music and those graphics!
Its not that easy, though.

JakeL168 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:10pm

Is it just me or the sound effect and music stops after a while?

ajopart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:11pm


Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:11pm

Really nice graphics! A simple mechanic but done well. Good job :D

OneTrueAaron says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:12pm

Amazing music. Really helped me get into the game, even though i'm the worst. In the world. I'm also guessing this is HTML5 game, which runs terribly on Chrome (Google apparently hates online games?). Had to use Firefox.

Kate Kligman says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:15pm

Very cool! Love the weapon, I felt like Indiana Jones in reverse. The enemies flying apart looks great and is satisfying. Suggestion: The intro text passed too quickly for me to finish reading -- could possibly use a click mechanism.

honosstoa says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:29pm

I'm also the worst stone fighter ever ^^.
I think it's a good concept and it's funny.
(sorry for my bad english i'm french)

vvolis says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:39pm

Interesting mechanic, but would love to see some more elements on how to use it :)

Smokeylope says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:42pm

I love the art style and the lighting. Some of the best graphics I've seen so far. The gameplay is simple but challenging and the music is great.

jordyadan says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:15pm

Gorgeous graphics, great game

defacid says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:15pm

This perfectly exemplifies the kind of game I was hoping to play when this theme was picked. So good!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:52pm

Love the music, nice simple mechanic and good use of the theme!

DarkwindMedia says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:35pm

Great music, but every time I pressed the space, the page scrolled down and disrupted my gameplay :(

jmborden says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:12pm

Another HTML5 game, nice! I think it is the best format for Ludum Dare, the game just run. The game is challenging and an interesting concept. The music is well done!

Stechas says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:03pm

Rock and roll :D Good idea to smash them up with a stone and I btw also like the lighting in game. Simple and still enjoyable game.

Saker Games says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:41pm

Nice pixel art and music. I'm missing a HP bar or something.

louis.denizet says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:21pm

Reqlly cool idea and cool mood ;)

fixitteam says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:36pm

beautiful music indeed :)
the gameplay is a bit clumsy.
the graphics are nice.
nice work overall :)

tigerbyte says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:32pm

Good music. I liked the style, and the enemy death animations.

xhunterko says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:04am

I had no idea what I was doing at first and had to restart. I had no idea if I was getting hurt or not. A bit too incomplete to be enjoyable.

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

The lighting and random generation here is amazing! Really good work! I cracked up at the "You are the worst stone fighter in the world." I had a lot of fun when I streamed this on Twitch:

coderitual says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:05pm

I like the music and normal mapped lighting. Nice work! One thing i don't like is lagging on my computer (but it's quite slow)

korvyashka says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:55pm

I am the worst stone fighter... Cool game with great nervous music.

shrapx says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:39pm

wow bumpmapping of pixels, crazy. I learnt to stone-fight and i save the princess. I like rolling stone.

Nikteddy92 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 11:56pm

Worst stone fighter.. So sad.. :C
Btw Great Game! Well done!

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:15am

I'm the worst stone fighter too, so sad.

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:35am

Pretty fun, though I think a health bar is in order

safran says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:58am

Sounds good. Graphics are okay. When jump, page scrolled down, making it difficult to control.

AinoraZ says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:09pm

Game idea was pretty good, but unplayable because the page scrolls up and down whenever I try something. Still, looked like a pretty cool game!

BIZM says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:54pm

Cool concept! Kudos on the lighting, it really helps set the mood, as does the intense music. Adding a description of the controls in the description above the download links will help people out. You should also mention that the up key can be used as an alternative to the space key for jumping.

rnlf says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 6:27pm

First I tried to play with some tactics, but that made me the worst stone fighter in the world (good idea to be mean to your players == voters, btw ;-)), then I just pushed the stone forward without stopping and made it to the princess.

The idea is great, the music is awesome and the lighting effects are nice to look at! Just the level design might need some tweaking to make better use of the idea. Good entry!

grillaface says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:09pm

Excellent gibs :) I did find myself wishing I could walk/roll on the ball.. Great job!

Apr 30, 2015 @ 9:38pm

Great game. Nice pixel-art and very good use of theme :D

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