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

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Unconventional Tournament

by dylanigan - Compo Entry


Unconventional Tournament: An Arena Deathmatch First-Person-Shooter
3 Lifelike Maps! 7 Abnormal Weapons! State Of The Art Graphics!
Unconventional Tournament (UCT) is a Unity based First Person Shooter game that was made in about 30 hours. It uses the new fifth edition of Unity3D, which had to be learned during the competition. There are many (8) unconventional weapons such as:

-The Teleport Gun (You are the Projectile)
-The Gun That Shoots A Gun That Shoots A Gun (Yes, seriously)
-The Frisbee Launcher (Launched Frisbees, defies many laws of physics)
-The Random Gun (It shoots either left, right, or forward)
-The Laser Pointer (This isn't your dollar store laser pointer)
-None (The weapon you start with, it doesn't actually exist)
-The Peaceful Gun (Doesn't shoot anything, but heals the player)

It features handwritten AI that is smarter than most people[citation needed], rotating health pickups, an announcer with a deep voice ("HUMILIATION!"), several walls, two turtle doves, 8 bit sound effects, credits, a tutorial and lots of orange lighting.

WASD to move, mouse to look, spaaace to jump, shift to sneak and left mouse button(LMB) to shoot. Run through an object to pick it up. Never stop moving. Get 20 kills to win. Don't die. You will run out of ammo. Don't be afraid to switch weapons. Good luck.

I hope you enjoy my game! I loved making it!
This was my fourth Ludum Dare.
Timelapse Of Development Can Be Found Here:

Fixed In V1.1:
-Made mouse faster
-Fixed some resolution bugs

Downloads and Links




frondeus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:46am

OSX 10.10 - can't open file

dylanigan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:33am

frondeus: Did you extract the Zip?

Ilseroth says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:16am

Was interesting but a little awkward to play. No sense of impact when you are hit. I like the concept of weird guns.

ndebruyn says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:19am

"Excellent", I see a definite influence of Unreal Tournament. I love the level designs and the audio,
I don't like the controls. Mouse movement too slow.
Other than that, "Impressive"

j_peeba says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:22am

I guess it's kinda the shtick of the game but the game was extremely confusing when you're thrown into the middle of it all. A tutorial stage (and/or text prints that would tell what a weapon does when it's picked up) might have been helpful.

It's got a nice amount of content though and the basics do work well: it's just difficult to get hooked on the game since it takes effort to get a good grasp of how it works. :)

SkyWolf says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:26am

FIGHT! I love when people put their own voice into a game (and that's why i try to do it myself everytime).
Nice entry overall.

tentabrobpy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:41am

The gameplay was a chaotic blur, but from what I can make out this game is A+! Despite its crudity I think the look works well and I also enjoy your voice acting. I wouldn't really say the guns are unconventional so much as they are just goofy

dylanigan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:45am

I shall fix the mouse movement. I think it is too slow, but other LDs people complain about it being too fast.

MJaawa says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:04pm

Pretty neat, provided a challenge and the weapons were fun, nice job!

Figglewatts says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:31pm

Hahaha this was good. The title is perfect.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:53pm

Definitely fit the theme. Lots of trigger happy AIs to shoot. Great work!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:57pm

This is fun. I love the improvised quake sounds. Some of the guns are certainly unconventional especially the one where it works kind of like electricity jumping to the left and right only its like red electricity. Its a bit claustrophobic and I its not clear when I am getting hit sometimes. Good show!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:58pm

Great arena shooter! The weapons were all very creative. My favorite has to be the hoop gun. The teleport gun was also really neat. Only real complaint is the lack of a target radical, but that's not too big a deal. Maybe that was an intentional design decision, idk. It would be cool to see this fleshed out with more maps and weapons and such.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:01pm

Nice variety of weapons - pretty cool!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:39pm

+1 for excellent voice acting. Not bad, a little clunky but I like the idea. Good job having a tutorial as well, although I would have taken more time to explain the unique parts instead of saying 'play like any other fps' lol. Still, well done.

n8 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:44pm

Neat weapons and I loved the voice acting.

nov1kk says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:08pm

So funny, i laughed when i heard the voices.. good game, if you make a multiplayer will be awesome

Embalaje says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:45pm

Strange and funny.
The idea is interesting. And now it´s better with the mouse speed fix, thanks!

TeamCalcium says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:58am

Gameplay felt a bit floaty and the enemies don't look very good, but I liked the concept and the environment looked good!

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:48pm

Nice AI, good job

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 9:49am

My weapon sometimes shot 90 degrees of from where I aimed.. Otherwise, fun game! Well done :)

TobiasNL says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 9:35am

Quite good, but the weapons missed a little feedback. They lacked 'feel'. Well made though!

Apr 28, 2015 @ 5:49am

fun, but buggy. great voice acting XD. you can exit the map with the teleporter.

01101101 says ...
May 5, 2015 @ 2:21pm

Like the voice tutorial and comments ! ... Theme fit good.

FistBumpGames says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 1:11pm

in my opinion the weapons did not fit the theme, but they were pretty fun. It is a good try for a 48 h game.

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