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

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Space Rebound

by Dr_V - Compo Entry

Welcome to Space Rebound!

The earth is in danger of an alien invasion! You must save it by defeating the alien HQ ship.

But how will you do this, if you have no weapons, and only a shield?

Controls:

WASD/Arrowkeys + Mouse

All will be explained in game.

Note: Due to portrait orientation, the game is linked rather than embedded.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#22Fun4.04
#144Overall3.68
#202Humor3.43
#211Theme3.78
#314Audio3.14
#453Innovation3.25
#640Graphics2.92
#1601Coolness42%

Comments

ViliX64 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:21am

I suck at this game, but the story is fun.

Neonlare says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:21am

Digging the shield mechanic, the audio is a little annoying (a midi loop that's not very well structured) and the game does play a little slow, but the basis for a fleshed out game based on these mechanics are here, good stuff :).

Psyho says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:24am

While I think I saw the "Shield is your weapon" idea like dozens of time. This is really nicely executed + probably the most enjoyable game I played so far. Good Job!

w1n5t0n says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:24am

I love it! The game is really fun and I really liked the home made sfx.

doitle says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:25am

Pretty difficult game. Very pixel perfect like a lot of this style of... "shooter". Also really good music that perfectly sets the mood.

crazya02 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:27am

Addictive! Major Spaceman's lines were funny, though it got a bit weird with them repeating so much...

winmac32 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:33am

Ahaha I love the sound effects! That "pew" is so great. c:

Very fun, too!

w1n5t0n says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:17am

This is my favorite ludum dare game, it's so fun to play!

rlangewi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:06am

One of the better entries I've played so far, nice work!

YaaZ says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:18am

Really neat game! I loved the graphics and gameplay was very fun and chalenging too. But sfx were quite strange and annoying.

BobMorate says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:25am

Fantastic entry. You have all my likes.
Major Spaceman can be very distracting on the tutorial, though, as you've got to keep an eye on both the screen and what he says at the same time. Other than this, the only negative point that I could find is that without the three-way power-up the game becomes extremely hard to beat whenever you reach the final boss.

That didn't stop me from trying a few times, though :P
Very enjoyable, thanks a lot for making it!

TideS says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:27am

I liked sound effects and story. Gameplay is a bit ordinary but overall it is a great game. Also i wanted more fancy graphics :)

TeamCalcium says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:15pm

Very nice Graphics, i like the gameplay mechanic and it really fits the Theme.

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