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

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Bacannon

by donan - Compo Entry

Bacannon
Defend the bacon trees from the "raggaeton kamikaze anti bacontree pigs" for 10 waves. Watch the Epic Trailer to understand the story behind it (game also explains it, but its not that cool :( )

WebGL support mostly required.
Controls: Mouse
Press M ingame to mute music
Hope you like the game :D

Framework: Construct2
Graphics: Photoshop
Fx: Bfxr
Procedural Music: Abundant-Music

Cheats: Press BACON at the same time to ask for help. There is no one that knows about bacon more than him.

Note: Source needs sprite sheets plugin to work.

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Ratings

#162Humor3.55
#348Audio3.08
#359Graphics3.38
#542Fun3.06
#631Mood2.84
#658Overall3.06
#675Theme3.19
#1042Innovation2.18
#1436Coolness46%

Comments

Valon says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:25am

Very fun concept! Good job on the art too.

Voidraizer says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:29am

I really like the idea and the gameplay was really fun.

Lukbebalduke says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:30am

I think the sounds didn't work, but nice graphics and funny ideia hdsuahsa. Bacannon LOL, nice title =D

mcmahoniel says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:32am

I love how polished this is in so little time. I had trouble figuring out exactly what I was supposed to do (how many hits do the pigs need? when do I get more ammo?) but I figured it out well enough before too long! :)

RudeJake says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:36am

nice art

TheBigShot says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:47am

Nice idea, but the controlls felt kinda unresponsive. When I clicked, the bacon fired at a delay.

morrilet says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:00am

The trailer was a hilarious, and the game felt really polished.

zeejfps says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:29am

Simple ideas are sometimes the best lol, played till wave 8, love it :)

SmallPhil says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:15am

Really cool game !

doitle says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:17am

Feels very polished. I was surprised by the bacon bouncing off itself and the screen. Also I thought it was a fun twist on this concept that you had to spend some of the items you need to protect in order to get more ammo to protect the rest. Well done.

chabuduo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:18am

Very nice, played a while.
The limited ammo makes it infinitely more interesting!

zakchaos says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:19am

I had a swine time. Crisp graphics, Sizzzlin sounds, an excellent aromatic missile command clone. Ham good job.

PoV says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:52am

Part of a balanced breakfast.

Kitch says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:59am

Really good look and feel, and the background track was awesome.

Bemmu says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:27am

Ammo bouncing from itself is a nice idea that would be a fun addition to other games as well. Nice floaty particles in the background.

TenderTicante says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:42am

So cutte

bnhw says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:06am

I feel like the health-is-ammo concept could be worth exploring more, but I had so much ammo it didn't really come into play. Maybe there are more varied enemies later on, but I'm afraid it was too easy to sustain my interest beyond a few rounds.

SteveSalmond says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:44am

Came for bacon, was not disappointed. Had a small issue where my gun seemed to get stuck in fire mode every so often. Otherwise the game played great! Nice one :)

stoarch says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:45am

Good game, but repetetive after wave 2. Sound is charming. With some upgrades (to weapon and pig kamikazes) it will be great.

TheBigShot says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:21am

Got a bit repetitive after a while. But good concept overall. Sounds got a bit annoying after a while.

Sogomn says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:11am

Really fun game! Simple but cool.

ker0chan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:14am

Haven't seen pigs this aggressive since Angry Birds. Nice work :) !

Techblogogy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:00am

Nice and simple

Clavus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:30am

Pretty straightforward gameplay, could have used a twist. Presentation is lovely though.

Pierrec says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:58am

fun at first, but it gets really repetitive. More types of enemies and why not weapons (who said "bacon bomb"?) would have been nice

TD5 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:33pm

A fun game with nice graphics. I like how the bacon trees provide both your ammo and your health.

Hatsome says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:34pm

Funny background story

Nilq says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:40pm

I can't find anything bad about it. :3

phi says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:47pm

Bacon everywhere!
Your trailer didn't promise too much. This is epic. :P
Story, art and music blend together into an awkwardly awesome mass of... pig meat? It could use some more variety, but bacon is enough to keep me playing for a while anyway.



To all the pigs: Come over to my game, there's plenty of real meat to be roasted there... ;)

strawfield says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:01pm

Simple cool game with a nice intro. What really shines is the baroque rock music you got going on there.

DKoding says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:16pm

Trailer made me LOL. Game itself was so-so.

morgondag says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:31pm

I like bacon

Ellian says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:36pm

Wish there was some screenshakes and maybe a gameplay for collecting baconammo out of the trees, but good job nonetheless!

Jan Marcano says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:57pm

This was amazing.

It was really simple game and I had way too much fun with it anyways. Great job :)

colludium says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:14pm

That's really good fun!! I liked the artwork and enjoyed the slightly surreal experience of shooting down flying pigs to what sounded like harpsichord music. Good work!

zatyka says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:46am

This is so ridiculous... I love it. Simple, but fun.

broknecho says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:18am

That was fun. Just one more wave syndrome. End boss came at a good pace. Good job!

Jimjam says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:06am

This was a lot of fun - simple and pretty addictive! Though I would've liked to see another common enemy type for a little variety. Great stuff.

esayitch says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:03pm

Very funny game, shooting bacon feels good, and this is supported by the sound effects. Graphics were pretty cool as well. Could have used more variety in regards to bacon behavior and enemy types, but other than that it's good and addictive.

Good luck!

Interface says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:22am

Fun game. Sounds effect were a bit loud. Nice graphics, overall very polished and fun game. Great job.

Kyatric says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:01pm

Somewhat classic mechanic. I must admit that's not the gameplay I enjoyed the most so far of games I've tested.
Nice realisation, the game works well and does the job.

Although I can't help but ask myself philosophical questions.
Why are pigs angry ? Because they are not eaten anymore ? Isn't that a bit reductive as to the reason there are pigs on earth ?
Also, why to defeat angry pigs are we supposed to shoot bacon at them ?
Wouldn't that make them even angrier ?
If human soldiers at war would shoot at themselves throwing limbs of fallen comrades, this likely would piss off and traumatise a lot of people, wouldn't it ?

Good job making that game in 48 hours !

Newt_ says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:36pm

Cute little game, great job on the art! The gameplay got a bit monotonous, but I'm sure that could be fixed just by adding a few more enemies. :)

Erkberg says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 11:07am

Pretty fun game and nice art. A little more variation would've been nice, but it did get pretty frantic towards the end anyway. Good job!

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