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

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Love Will Always Prevail

by TheMaster99 - Compo Entry

Proper description will be added later.

Instructions explain what to do, controls are listed in the controls menu (WASD = move, arrows = shoot, escape = exit, r = restart. Presets for QWERTY, DVORAK, and AZERTY available (and manual keybinds))

Enjoy, and thank you for all feedback in advance!

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jcsirron says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:16am

Not a bad, yet simple game. It almost felt like the world was completely open, which was cool.

peecestudios says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:06pm

Fun fast quick game! Make it longer next time.

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:29pm

Cute premise :) It was fun collecting my own army of underlings

jovoc says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:23pm

Didn't work for me:
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: Main : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0

abcdef65g says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:27pm

Love is indeed the greatest power of all~!</Corny Comment>

Love how you twist that concept into a powerful weapon. Was fun to form my army, and I caught myself wanting more by the time it was over.

Frozenfire92 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:37pm

It was an interesting idea. Sometimes when moving the hearts shot in weird directions. I would have like to be able to shoot diagonally aswell. Also there was no indication of score or when the game ends?

jovoc says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:02pm

Update: I realized I need to install JDK, so it runs now for me. A nice dual-stick shooter. Pretty light on the theme but I did the same thing :). One suggestion would be to allow holding down the shooting keys to shoot continuously. Good progress for 48 hours, my entry is similar and I got about the same amount of functionality...

Tanser says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:04pm

Interesting idea. Good job!

stvr says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:32pm

Combat was bit simplistic, but it's a neat game overall!

TheMaster99 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:23pm

@FrozenFire92 - the hearts adopt your velocity and add to it, instead of moving independently. You can shoot diagonally this way, although dedicated diagonal shooting would have been nice to implement. As for the game ending, you have to follow the path and defeat the boss at the end to fulfill the win condition.

Thank you for all the feedback everyone!

abuzreq says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 9:50pm

It wasn't clear to me why I need the followers to defeat the boss . I liked how the shooting weren't accurate and had some sort of randomness . It was easy though and didn't had replaying value.

sorlok says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 10:56pm

A solid game, good mechanics and well paced. Wish there was more!

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