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

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pizza slap

by dlowe - Jam Entry


Evil monsters have taken over the world.
Normal weapons seem to have no effect.
Their only weakness is... pizza!

This game was mostly designed by my 8-year-old son Micah. He came up with the concept, the level design, the mechanics, the graphics and the sound. I just wrote the code and animated the sprites. We had a great weekend together :D

The code is pure javascript, written from scratch without a framework. It's not very efficient, but it seems to run well in both Firefox and Chrome on my computer (but not Safari, and almost certainly not IE :/). It wants to run at 848x736; use your browser's "zoom" functionality if that doesn't fit your window.

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thumbgarden says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:28pm

lol love the sound effects. I also like the attack it feels tight and responsive. nice!

Luminar says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:42pm

Hehe :D Pizza as a gun? Nice work. Sound effects are cool

chromebookbob says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:43pm

Haha, great fun. I've never been hit in the face by an octopus before

CryoGenesis says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:44pm

Gives me memories of the old Skull kid flash game.

Good job!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:49pm

Nice work! Great sounds and art, especially like that background.

wg_phancock says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:02am

Make sure your 8 year old keeps at it! He's got a knack for funny characters and ideas.

Lady Beardo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:11am

So great-sounds like a fun weekend. The "game over" sound was my favorite. Worked great in Firefox for me.

mandolin says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:36am

Ya! So much fun! Love that your son did design, thats so cool. I loved the parallaxing

sugarbyte says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:57am

The sound effects are wonderful! It was fun and intuitive.

BeardoGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:36pm

You had me at the name of the game! I really appreciated the old school backgrounds, and the sound effects were fantastic. Nice!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:07pm

Really like seeing work done by kids. Really neat. Boss fight was pretty fun, with a whole run riding on it.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:27am

Nice little platform game. It can be improved by other features or graphics, but I liked. Thank you ++

agilejoshua says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:57pm

Weirdly engaging, want to go back and see if I can get further. Love the pizza slice health meter!

insane66 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:52pm

Plays smooth. I found the jumping a little touchy when being attacked by a couple things and trying to jump.

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