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

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Spitballin'

by chaotikZA - Jam Entry

The only thing worse than being stuck in a desert in the Old West, is being stuck in a desert in the old west after some varmints stole your chewing tobacco! Go get it back!

Controls:
Move: A&D / Left Arrow & Right Arrow
Jump: Space Bar
Shoot: Left Mouse Button / Left Ctrl

We suggest NOT running in fullscreen mode as there's a bug going to the game over screen if you die.

Testing was only on Windows. Linux & Mac OSX courtesy of Unity (fingers crossed that it works).

EDIT:
-Fixed the jumping issues
-Fixed menu title text

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness50%
#418Humor(Jam)3.07
#515Audio(Jam)2.76
#718Theme(Jam)3.07
#732Fun(Jam)2.74
#741Mood(Jam)2.73
#789Innovation(Jam)2.61
#810Overall(Jam)2.86

Comments

Icelus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:19pm

Spacebar wouldn't jump for me. so I couldn't get past the first crate. Like the art though!

BroCade says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:03am

Spacebar wouldnt jump for me either (OSX Build). Saw this game being developed from start to finish. Really good job on the final result. Love the sounds!

rishal says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:47pm

Great out of the box idea. Nice artwork, animations, and sound effects. PS: Spacebar to jump seems to work for me OSX Yosemite 10.10.3.

Bergara says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 6:19am

Spacebar working randomly on Windows 8. The game seems to be fun, but the jumping glitch didn't let me go too far.

Tip: your checking for the jumpbutton in the Update(), but only performing the jump in FixedUpdate(). The solution is to set your jump variable to true when the button is pressed and only set it to false when the jump is performed in the FixedUpdate()

GameQuester says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 2:51pm

Spacebar dosen't work for me either. (Windows 7)

dvdking says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 3:10pm

The game seems a bit unfinished, but otherwise quite fun.
Liked the sound of spiting :)
The graphics are nice.

norwalnate13 says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 3:15pm

I love the idea! However, I did find it to be very short. I wish there were more levels or a boss fight.

Sanguine says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 3:52pm

It was hard to see where I was going to shoot, it'd be nice to have an indicator that shows how the spit's going to move. Spacebar worked for me, but only sometimes. The spit sound was really gross and funny!

Filip says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 3:53pm

Seems to work fine on Ubuntu 14.04

I find the game difficult to control - the key mapping is unusual and uncomfortable and the physics are not solid enough.
I like the art.

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 4:03pm

Very unique idea, but the spit was hard to aim! and that last jump was a bit tricky to make, definitely an unconventional weapon though and a great concept!

-Neith

GarethIW says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 4:04pm

The spitting sounds were truly something... I could feel it right in the back of my throat. Yum!

F. Wiktora says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 4:04pm

Couldn't jump. But the game looks good!

SamH says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 8:28pm

A bit too short to my taste, but it’s cute and enjoyable. Thanks for providing a Linux version! I would have given you points for graphics, too, if you had allowed it, because they’re definitely better than many other entries!

Dohxis says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 6:20pm

Nice entry :) Good job

Apr 27, 2015 @ 6:21pm

Sprites and animations were decent. Ideas were fleshed out.

skylinegames says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 8:21pm

looks cool

May 9, 2015 @ 12:40pm

Oh my goodness that sound effect is everything.

pstudio says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 5:34pm

That sound when preparing your spitball is just nasty :D
The controls seemed a bit floaty to me. In the current state the game is lacking some challenge.

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