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

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Animal Brutality

by JakeL168 - Compo Entry

A puzzle game where you hit animal with animal, quite animal-brutal am I rite?
Defeat your enemy to win the game.

"Distance" indicates how close you are to the enemy
"Flight" indicates how far an animal will fly when you hit it with your Giraffe bat
"Incoming" indicates how many throws enemy will give before it'll give you a real piece of danger

Do let me know if you manage to defeat the enemy.

Made for Ludum Dare 32, theme: An Unconventional Weapon

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Note:
Source files may require NGUI to work.
Sounds from freesound.org. Not sure if that's allowed but feel free to disqualify me. :)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness53%
#128Humor3.66
#141Theme3.90
#287Graphics3.53
#295Innovation3.48
#443Fun3.17
#517Audio2.76
#554Mood2.93
#559Overall3.17

Comments

stray says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 10:10am

How can I defend melee attacks?

Apr 19, 2015 @ 11:49am

Not sure why, but things spun out of control when I moved forward or backward. The characters would translate drastically and the suddenly I appear to have lost.
I can see how the game could be a lot of fun, so I would like to try it again if the bugs have been looked at.

JakeL168 says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 3:32pm

stray: You can't defend melee attacks, you have to run away from it, left or right

CafeAmbivalence: Thanks for the info. Will look into it. :)

stray says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 3:47pm

That's nice. We laughed a lot :))

metalfist213 says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 5:47pm

Pretty good. It was a bit hard getting into, but it was fun :)

stray says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:38am

5/5

madjackmcmad says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:09am

Forward and backward movement was stunted, but otherwise felt good. Clean presentation, giraffe-impact felt right. Did you really make all those sounds yourself? ;)

JakeL168 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:58am

@madjackmcmad You mean sound effect? Nope, I got them from freesound.org. Is that not allowed? I thought you had to compose your own music that's all.

tomdeal says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:59am

I hope no animals were harmed during the making of this game :) Had a good laugh, and now I know why the Giraffe in my game is so angry, being used as a baseball bat in your game...

iSamurai says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:28am

Haha, interesting game! It makes me laugh for a while. The low poly art is awesome! Also the feel of hitting the animals is great.

Anas Azmi says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:49am

Definitely fun, because where else can use a giraffe as a weapon!? The graphics are simple, but fit right into the game. I'd suggest you go for black humor, though, maybe by using a bone breaking sound effect when hitting an animal, and perhaps adding high-pressure blood particle effect. the latter might take up development time, though.

orukinawa says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:36pm

10/10 would rebrutal again

invi says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:45pm

Rebrutalized! Would rebrutal again! Awesome game, ZhiFez!

EvilTroopa says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:28pm

That was fun! A bit hard to get into the gameplay, but the overall look made me want to try harder.

Mano says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:40pm

The weapon is unique. What you do with it, isn't as much, but still is neat.

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:11pm

After I get iit the controls, gameplay was nice, good entry.

mockthebear says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:00am

Haha i liked it XD

jk5000 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:00pm

This game has a lot of great humor.

Interface says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 11:54pm

Funny game. The WASD controls didn't quite do what I expected at first, but makes sense.

Apr 28, 2015 @ 5:57am

Fun concept and nice visuals. I very rarely landed a hit on the enemy though, even when I was at the right distance. But an enjoyable game anyways.

Just as a heads up, I do believe sites like freesound.org are not allowed for the compo, but I might be wrong.

May 1, 2015 @ 7:05am

Oh, it took me too long to find out that I should flee the melee attack!
The timing was too hard, maybe you could put a warning just before the impact?
Despite that, it's a really fun game! Great way to develop the theme! :D

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