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Big Bertha vs alien robots!

by Volatile Dove - Jam Entry

Big Bertha vs alien robots! is a 2-players cooperative game. One player controls a cannon, with up and down commands, and the other controls a character with a hosepipe, to put water on burning mechanisms. They must resist against alien robots!

[edit 6 hours before the end: added music and minor windowing stuff]
- Music is from: http://opengameart.org/content/battle-theme-a
- Sounds are from: freesound.org
- The graphics are from me :)
- The code is all from me, in C++ :) (this is using a modified version of my "Loving Cube Engine" source code)

Also available on itch.io: http://volatile-dove.itch.io/big-bertha-vs-alien-robots

Edit 2015-04-24: The game is now available on the Windows 8 Store! http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/fr-fr/app/big-bertha-vs-alien-robots/e716f335-36e8-4dd7-a8a2-115f9c323688 It uses DirectX instead of OpenGL, so if you ever have a problem with the normal (=OpenGL) version, and have Windows 8, check out this one. The features did not change.

Edit 2015-04-26: Fixes a bug about the game speed when the framerate is lower than 60. To guarantee that no feature was added, you can even still check out the previous version at http://volatiledove.com/BigBerthaVsAlienRobots/BigBerthaVsAlienRobots.old.zip
(Note: The Windows 8 Store version is not concerned by this problem)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#478Humor(Jam)2.94
#543Fun(Jam)3.00
#546Innovation(Jam)3.05
#624Overall(Jam)3.09
#665Mood(Jam)2.86
#740Graphics(Jam)2.82
#828Theme(Jam)2.86
#1634Coolness41%

Comments

hercludes says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:12pm

There's a large circle on the screen making it impossible to play. Here's a screenshot; http://pasteboard.co/2Ig3Uo1c.png

maunovaha says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:02pm

Interesting approach to make a game. I mostly enjoyed the music and the graphics! :) Unfortunately, however, I didn't have a friend to play this with me. :(

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:49am

Very interested with this game, unfortunately it must be played with 2 peoples.

terpin says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:47pm

I set up another controller to automate just so I could play this game... I wish there was a single player mode :(

AinoraZ says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:52pm

Intrested to play, but no 2 people :/!

Apr 26, 2015 @ 6:41am

Kinda fun, but the controls were really weird.

Langouste says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 3:52pm

Super game! I love it, thanks ;)

Dohxis says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 6:06pm

Its was fun :)

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