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

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Tower Troubles

by glenaskey - Compo Entry

Tower Troubles takes the classic battle of blue vs red to a whole new level.. Blue vs Pink!
The pink guys want to take hold of your tower and reduce your defences to zero, stop them by taking over their tower first. The map is plagued with indestructible creeps who will spread when they venture outside of their home, don't let them take your tower either!

You have been gifted with a weapon that can control the enemies and turn them briefly into Neutral, Friendly, Confused or Scared by holding the weapon's beam on them, but watch out when revert back to normal

WASD or ARROWS to move
MOUSE to look
HOLD fire to temporarily change enemy state.
SCROLL to zoom

Blue vs Pink
Take over the enemies' tower before they get yours
The first to get to zero lives loses
Avoid the creeps, try to control their spread
Use your weapon to confuse and control pink enemies

Unity 4/5
The Gimp

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Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:40am

The gun was not working, sadly, so it wasnt really playable :(

glenaskey says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:02am

^ Sorry! That was one of two major bugs that snuck through at the last minute, should be all good now ;)

stoarch says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:13am

I can not control troops. They always around of my house

Figglewatts says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:38pm

Your web link goes to a directory index.
I think for the game to be more fun to play, you should be able to move diagonally.

xirion11 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:19pm

I don't get it, it doesn't seem to do anything

glenaskey says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:34am

Edited the entry to improve the description/clarify the goal

Apr 24, 2015 @ 8:15pm

It was a bit hard to see that the green thing were enemys.
And a smoother death transition would also be a bit better.

steboots says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:51am

The gun mostly worked, but I'm not certain 100% what I was supposed to be doing

SimianLogic says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 8:21pm

Seems like a promising start, but it needs a lot more before it's really playable as described. I was able to convert the pink guys to blue guys and they would chase me to the pink base and the pink bar would go down a little... but then I also die randomly a lot and respawn and the meters restart. Really hard to figure out what's going on.

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