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

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Freddy The Frenchman

by PyroSneak - Compo Entry

Freddy The Frenchman.
Controls:
Z - Attack 1
X - Attack 2
Arrow Keys - Move

The Goal: Make it through each level, attacking people you see with a baguette, and throwing bread rolls at them.
Frogs and Snails replenish health in different amounts, they are in chests which you can open by walking (or sliding, considering the lack of animation) into. You'll take damage if the random people get too close.

Made in Monogame, Paint.net for art. sfxr + lmms for sound effects and music. Ogmo for making levels.

Wish I had had more time to work on it, but oh well.

Wasn't a massive fan of the theme, but a baguette is an unconventional weapon, right?

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Ratings

#367Graphics3.37
#412Audio2.96
#425Fun3.19
#520Theme3.38
#563Humor2.69
#576Overall3.15
#620Mood2.85
#1025Innovation2.23
#1347Coolness48%

Comments

CryoGenesis says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:59pm

Ben: 'Bap-slapping Frenchman is a very funny idea. Great game to cheer you up if you're crying in the dark at night by yourself'

Akin: Innovative, fun, funny, humour, great game 8/10.

Callum: Fucking sick

Jeasonfire says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:37pm

The game is very simple, and that's a virtue in this case. It's all very pixel-artsy and chiptune-y, both very well implemented. A good entry, I like it.

siryakko says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:52pm

nice realization and mechanics :)

Wevel says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:01pm

Great game, the sound stopped in the desert area.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:23pm

The enemies are neither smart nor varied, which makes the game neither challenging nor particularly interesting. Music, graphics and mechanics fit well together. Slapping people with food items is always great. Well done.

mde says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:51pm

Controls are a bit strange, but definitely the best game I played so far. Nice music and graphics!

maunovaha says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:26pm

nice little game. Never used baguette as a weapon, I can tell you that. :B

Coban31 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:01pm

I'm interested in the Monogame games and yours is not bad! Good work, but a little bit too short.

ChronoDK says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:32am

Nice blips and blops, and the pixel hero actually looks french. Best baguette game in the compo :)

Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:03pm

Very fun. The random teleporting was a bit disorienting though.

taviandir says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:25pm

Cute game! Lots of level content! :O To give one small critism, the vertical resolution was so low that if I sometimes walked straight into enemies before even noticing them xD But maybe im just have slow reaction speed.

Somnium says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:38pm

Charming graphics and mood - a pity the music doesn't keep looping.

As for the controls, it might make them feel a bit smoother, if Freddy would move in the direction of the last direction key used. Currently, some movement keys "block" others, which can make the controls feel a bit unresponsive.

IDidGame says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:40am

i quite liked the visuals and music
please consider us qwertz users in the future though as zx is a little awkward for us

crazyrems says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 9:42am

What's wrong with french people, je vous en prie!
A classic shooter, you gain so much HP that there's a point when you don't care if enemies touches you.
You can easily be lost in that maze, there's lots of rooms and stages.
Definitely a good entry.

Dege says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 9:46am

Nice game, really simple art, music but thats a good thing! The gameplay is also pretty smooth :)

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