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

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Food Fight!

by tylo - Jam Entry

FOR BEST EXPERIENCE, HOOK UP A WII BALANCE BOARD TO YOUR PC using this:

Wii Balance Walker
http://www.greycube.com/site/download.php?view.68

(I had to justify the cost of buying that thing somehow)


In this game, you play a lowly Gherkin. Battle your vegetable rivals by tossing humans!

Directions:
Left/Right to lean. Mouse to aim and left button to fire.

Credit to Tom and Brock from Cincinnati for providing me with these brilliant models with fast turn around. For their health and safety that is as detailed as I will get. Don't tell the vegetables.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#84Theme(Jam)4.00
#169Humor(Jam)3.56
#492Graphics(Jam)3.35
#546Overall(Jam)3.18
#595Fun(Jam)2.94
#2090Coolness26%

Comments

Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:31am

Unfortunately, I don't own a Balance board. :) I still gave it a whirl. It's an interesting concept for sure, not sure that I'm any good at it.

Murchurl says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:32am

Haha is that a lemon grab! Love it. Throwing people as food, the games have changed!

Good job.

Aevek says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:38am

Very original, liked what was there. Could have used a life system and a game over to make it more of a 'game'. I loved the camera perspectives. And the wii balance board is certainly unconventional.

Pixel Heart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:02am

I couldn't try the balance board, but on my laptop was quite interesting. The characters are funny and colorful, they made e smile! The gameplay gets boring quite fast at this stage, but I hope you will work on the game, make more levels and features!

PoV says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:03am

Test

Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:04am

Nice Lemongrab. This is one of my favorite uses of an unconventional weapon: a food fight...among foods...using humans. The lack of sound and game state (health, progress, goal) were its biggest weak points. Given some more time to throw in the necessaries, I can see this being a pretty fun and humorous game. Finally, good work on the models and textures, they are simple, but appropriate.

iceburg7 says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 6:58am

Holy kumquat, this game is unbelievably fun! It's the follow-up to Veggie Tales that my life has heretofore been lacking! Excellent work!

FistBumpGames says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 12:08pm

Don´t own a balance board, but still had an enjoyable time playing this. Add a little bit variety and levels and you have a fun and engaging game!

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