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

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SSD - Silly Soccer Deathmatch

by philipp - Jam Entry

What would be an unconventional weapon in our time, is a tool of destruction in the near future. Yes, you guessed right, it is the soccer ball. (It probably is, if you ask the workers in Qatar...)

The masses aren't satisfied with 90 minutes of diving and crowding the referee anymore, now they want blood. Players, trainers and officials are now involuntary gladiators in this cruel, new world. Their careers still end early... but...for other reasons.

Fight in a gruesome 1on1 (no, it really isn't) and decapitate your opponent by hitting his neck with the ball (or other heads). Not that it would disturb him, it seems like their was some intercourse with mythological snakes in his family; if you know what I mean... Ahem.

Don't lose your way (and your head) while fighting for your life and score some points while you're at it.

- Featuring over 50 personalities from the world of soccer! (Nice way to say that it has exactly 50 persons)
- Incredible realistic ball physics! (I swear. Like clubs swear that the manager is sitting on the bench next weekend)
- Emotional Intelligence 2.0 (Better than FIFA)

(Feel free to tell me of silly things that happened or funny match-ups you got)

Twitter for harassment --> @vanHadedane

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freeholdgames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:20pm

I actually like the concept here, but the left and right movement is way too unresponsive. It might actually be quite fun with a snappier, if complex, control scheme.

Paulozz says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:28pm

Silly and hard to play, but fun!

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

Hahaha this is hilarious. Adding van Gaal is a nice touch, I kept losing his head though. I aggree that its a bit slow and floaty ... untill you discover the Q and E buttons. I was flailing like a madman. This is pretty original, well done! Not sure if I was any good though.

RoryD says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:07pm

Uuuuuuhhh what's happening. Seriously trippy game! This is really hard to control, but I think I'm saying that in a good way. It's definitely got a QWOP like feel to it, but I like the football take on it. It felt floaty at first, but I think that you're supposed to use q/e to dodge more. I lost every time...

CiderPunk says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:10pm


murilo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:25pm

Funny! Not too easy to control.

surpent says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:37pm

Meaning you do not know!
However, hilarious best!

jesterswilde says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:12am

That was ridiculous. I enjoyed that the heads stuck around.

DaniDK says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:46am

Wow. This awesome, I laughed really hard.

Indiestry says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:10pm

adorably wobbly and hilarious.

Tatsu Studio says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:53pm


elitegoliath says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 11:57pm

Haha, hilarious.

ohai1 says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 6:59pm


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