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

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Beautiful Chaos

by xplicitone - Jam Entry

My very first submission after 4 previous failed attempts!!! And first time learning and using Unity this past week. I originally wanted to do loot drops for "unconventional weapons" but I almost had it and ran out of time so I turned the basketball "weapon" into a health pickup instead.

WASD to move, Enter to shoot.
Go to Options to adjust volume in the beginning.

Here's a Link the the Web Player build:

I hope at least 1 person can have fun with it :D

Also, here's a link to my Post Mortem if you're interested

Downloads and Links




Photon says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:41am

Your web link is a dropbox download. Web means that the game is playable directly on the web itself. You should update the link appropriately to avoid frustrating people. :)

xplicitone says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:45am

@Photon, updated it, thank you much!!

Jordan says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:12am

Played it, got a score of 7125. The game is nice and runs flawlessly on Linux with Wine, but I don't see how it fits into the theme. Maybe I'm missing something.

xplicitone says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:40am

@Jordan, thanks for playing and glad it ran on Linux!
I originally was going to do loot drops of different and crazy weapons but I ran out of time :(

Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:58pm

Running great now!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:58pm

Nice retro feel!

reiknight says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:22pm

I was in the past for a moment!!! Awesome retro-game

Smiley says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:27pm

nice.. reminds a bit about my entry :)

HellBlazer says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:42pm

Congrats on your first successful entry.

xplicitone says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:44pm

Thank you everyone!!! :D

Hambone says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Fun game!

F. Wiktora says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:03am

Your first entry? Well, you did a better job than I did.
Nice retro style, nice gameplay!

Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:10am

Hehehe, I used that same sprite set in another game I built (thanks Kenny). Good work on your first jam. Keep it up.

xplicitone says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 9:28pm

Thanks everyone again! I really appreciate it :D

@F. Wiktora, I got close to finishing one for "You Only Get One" and I ended up finishing it few days or so after and it's pretty bad :P (and it was only for 2 players)

I plan on improving and adding to this since it's my first and I had a ton of fun working on it and hope to make it better!

acro says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:25pm

Really nice vertical space shooter. Not a particularly original concept but quite good fun. The menu is very clean and functional and the in game graphics were consistent. Good entry overall.

Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:26pm

It needs some love. It plays flat. Good start though.

Chaoslab says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:50pm

Congratulation's on completing.

CreamyBacon1 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 7:58pm

Good game! Just does not fit the theme of an unconventional weapons.

Apr 25, 2015 @ 1:00am

Not really on theme (I can definitely understand that one), but a simple, effective game nonetheless.

Apr 25, 2015 @ 1:02am

Great job for picking up Unity for the first time! Keep going, never stop! You'll only get better and better.

Frozenfire92 says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 12:26am

Good start! I felt like the ships moved way too fast. Keep making games :)

NoSoupForYou says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:28am

Fast paced and enjoyable, and looks good to boot. Not sure how it fits the theme though.

Robotic-Brain says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 6:56am

Solid and fun game!
Only the ships are a bit too fast and it would be nice if you could hold the shoot button instead of hammering it.

Os_Reboot says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 1:12pm

Awesome entry! The game was very fast-paced, which I think in the long run contributed to the overall feel. The art and sound were incredible (its a shame you opted out of those categories). This entry felt very polished. Nice job!

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