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

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Attack on Castle Tubswicks

by Jokerbomb - Jam Entry

You play as Sir Duckington, the Rubber Duck Knight. The Arc of Saint Squeaker is currently in the hands of demons and dastardly foes. Can you recover the arc?

This game was made for #LDJam. I am aware of a few minor bugs, but nothing that should break the game entirely. If you find any, please let me know =D.

Controls:

** Arrows = Move**

**Z = Attack**

Credits:

Code and Art assets by: Steven Flagg Jr

All music done by: DeceasedSuperiorTechnician @ http://www.nosoapradio.us

Fireball sound: http://opengameart.org/users/bart

End Game Fanfare: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/133008/

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#389Humor(Jam)3.13
#404Audio(Jam)3.00
#650Fun(Jam)2.85
#735Theme(Jam)3.04
#818Overall(Jam)2.85
#836Graphics(Jam)2.54
#1436Coolness46%

Comments

Gaeel says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:48pm

So... ducks...

Jungle says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:37pm

Definitely fits the theme! The scenery graphs and music needs some improvements. I like the style. The weapon is hilarious! Needs a "gameover" screen. Good job!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:39pm

Missed the Squeak! sword the first time. Second time was easier as a result. Liked the background music a lot.

cubedparadox says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:39pm

Controls could have been implemented better, needs quacking sounds.

Jokerbomb says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:33pm

Thanks everyone! I also just dropped a new build with some bug fixes. Thanks for the feedback and keep it coming =)

Jokerbomb says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:36pm

Those of you who have played it already, there is a boss fight that you actually can do now =)

killthealias says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:20am

Seems alright, but I ran into a game-crashing bug whilst moving into a room. Also, why'd you need an installer?

srakowski says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:49am

Duckies! That is quite the unconventional weapon! I like the quacking noises. :)

Jokerbomb says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:02am

@killthealias Any idea which room? I apologize for the installer, I just used the GM:Studio packager to do this. Next time I can just provide the game files.
@srakowski Thanks! They were made from my dog's squeaky toy.

Jokerbomb says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:04am

Gah, I just realized I caused more issues with that previous build.. it's now fixed.

Pixel Heart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:06am

Hilarious!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:14am

When you "Create an Executable for Target" for Windows in GM:S, at the bottom of the save dialog window there's a drop-down where you can pick installer (the awful default), stand-alone exe, or a zip. It's not at all obvious and easy to forget to do.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:19am

Good music and sound effects, ducks wielding ducks! Was fun to play.

Jokerbomb says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:22pm

@A Flat Miner Studios Thanks! I never even noticed that before!

benbateman says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 10:10am

This was fun - nice difficulty curve.

Mak says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:23am

Quite entertaining indeed. You did an excellent job with the curve of difficulty, except maybe the boss was too easy. The controls were nice and responsive, so it felt really good to play. The fact that every character in the game is a rubber duck and the final boss is a zombie, only makes it better.

OberynMartell says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 3:11am

It reminds a lot of The Legend of Zelda games! Well done!

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