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

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Spacebees

by Lycaon - Jam Entry

Spacebees is exactly what it sounds like. A game about bees. In space. With guns.

Controller strongly recommended. Move with the left stick/WASD, aim with the right stick/mouse, fire with R1/right bumper/left click.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#464Fun(Jam)3.14
#631Audio(Jam)2.16
#829Graphics(Jam)2.57
#964Overall(Jam)2.62
#982Innovation(Jam)2.10
#1013Theme(Jam)2.14
#1856Coolness35%

Comments

awestsecurity says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:24am

Your web link directed me to a 404 page. Trying the windows build now

Dan Norder says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:27am

Also got a 404 for the web link and couldn't find Spacebees under your itchi.io directory. Did you remember to pick the option to make it public?

awestsecurity says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:30am

It was fun, but I don't see how a normal gun fits the theme. Also, the abrupt start meant I began every level with 1 or 2 hit points and the camera only followed me when I shot. Unsure if that was a deliberate mechanic.

Fanttum says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:30am

Yea, web link isn't working.

redding says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:32am

It's great. The camera should always keep the player in the center, though.

killako says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:34am

Same, 404 Error here. The OS X download also didnt work.

ZQMony says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:42am

It's super fun to be a bee firing a machine gun. A weird glitch happened to me though where my health would not decrease.

jprogman says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:03am

Bee with a gun. Such a bizarre concept (in a good way,) but it doesn't fit the theme. There is a glitch with the screen. The screen can only scroll when I keep firing.

Dir3kt says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:31pm

Haha someone played too much NT :D

Game was ok but buggy (I think most problems were already reported). Also I would have but controller off my default.

Tridecimal says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 7:24pm

Camera only moves when shooting, and when you are backed up against a wall the bullets get stuck so you can't defend yourself. Also needs a safe haven to spawn into so you don't loose all your health when the game starts. Don't really see how the weapon is unconventional. This being said, I thought the firing felt really good, and I love the graphics. There's some hiccups but a pretty solid entry.

May 3, 2015 @ 2:26am

it's um ... well, it's a machine gun. I don't really feel like it's overwhelmingly "unconventional," even if bees don't usually use them.
That said, the machine gun *does* feel quite nice. The large bullet size, ample screen shake, light impact effects, and bee corpses really loan a great sense of weight to the gunplay.

ohsqueezy says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 3:35am

proves to me how exciting it is to obliterate with a powerful gun

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