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

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The Way of the Unconventional Weapon

by Mikel - Jam Entry

Become an Initiate in The Way of The Unconventional Weapon. Defeat your masters to achieve the ultimate combat skills with unconventional weapons.

A one to one combat game.

Movement with arrows
Normal attack z
Powerfull attack x (when available)
Long range attack c (when available)

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diiq says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:07pm

Hahaha, sweet! It would have been cool if the opponents were a bit more challenging -- didn't get much of a rush from success.

I love the character animations, though -- the little hops, the gentle gesture of the judging-monk. Very simple, but very effective.

Fabraz says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:33pm

Nice music, good ambience & beginning of an art style. Gameplay is far too simple however, button smashing = winning, no?

Kihira says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:34pm

Fun game, enjoyable and funny, but a little too easy. Once you get one good melee hit in you can basically spam melee to win.

LuisDC says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:36pm

Great music and audio. I don't know how to defeat the third monk, I lose before get close to him :(

local minimum says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:38pm

Really nice graphics. The audio felt fitting, but it was a bit odd and annoying that it started over for each new view in the game.

First rounds the opponents were really quite easy but then there came one hurling all sorts of things at me in rapid progression. So the ramping of the difficulty could do with some tweaking.

Nice simple little fighting game though.

esayitch says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:31pm

Game was way too easy... the audio was all right at first but then got annoying pretty fast...
Graphics were very good, so was the story. I liked the humor a lot :)

Good luck!

adsilcott says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:06pm

Love the artwork and concept! Great job!

Taldius says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:40pm

The art is really nice, and I loved the humor. My only concern is the lack of feedbacks and the fact that you have to restart everything when you lose.
Anyway, good job!

DarkwindMedia says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:42pm

The art is unique and identical. But I think it would be better if you change the type font.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:42pm

good job!

Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:09pm

I like the idea, it is however quite easy (coming from someone who is bad at games) but nevertheless good job!

peterkirk says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:58pm

I had fun with this game, but felt unchallenged by it.

LimeniusTeam says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:42pm

Loved the graphics! Very well done overall.

scorched says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 9:27pm

Sometimes the game loads only to 81%. And always (if it loads) I see black boxes instead of monks. My browser is Mozilla Firefox

Mikel says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 3:54pm

Thanks everyone for the comments!!!
About the fail in Firefox, I have not been able to reproduce, in my Firefox it works fine. Are you using an old version? Does it hapen all the links provided?

May 5, 2015 @ 1:06pm

Lazarus-omin (from Creative Sectors):
Loved the humour and the atmosphere, but this was way too easy. :D

However, I found a small typo at the intro-scroll, where the text is: "... can reach the highest of the >> skils << ..."

Keep it up! Good luck!

Mikel says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 11:30am

Ouch, true, thank you

May 9, 2015 @ 11:44am

Fun and unexpected. The controls seemed to no let me attack while jumping, and I got clobbered. But it was something fun the whole time! Thanks

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