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

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Alpha Kite

by zimmy87 - Jam Entry

A relaxing activity like flying a kite can be a great stress releiver. It can also be the subject of an intense competition for supremacy! How dare someone fly a kite in your park?! Prove your kite flying skills day and night against wannabe kite pilots in an epic battle to the top. Do you have what it takes to be the Alpha Kite?

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Ghen says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:35am

oh wow, this remind me of that NES game with balloon guys or the with that big bird, i forgot the names, the same exact feel and control, but instead of constantly going down, here the kite constantly going up
nice little game, certaintly fun

frosty says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:41am

Neat idea with really nice graphics. I assume Joust was an inspiration. Couldn't figure out exactly what it takes to kill the other player, though.

terryg says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:42am

interesting concept. it took me a while to figure out how to attack. still not really sure how to fly the kite.

Reis Mahnic says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:50am

Fun concept, and beautiful presentation. Really breathtaking visuals and a really great 'vibe' that is both fantastic and nostalgic.

joe40001 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:20am

I really like the graphics. The looping for the players kinda breaks things, I'm not sure what should happen at the edge of the screen but the character and kite seem a bit off when the tr to get synced back up.

Clever idea, really like the look.

BluShine says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 6:39am

Love the retro graphics with the slight pixel "grid". Controlling the kite was unusual and fun, great interpretation of the theme! Although I couldn't quite figure out how to hurt the other kites without taking damage. AI seemed a bit weird, too. And I would have loved to have some music and sound.

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