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

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The Hoverboard Convention

by HelixFox - Jam Entry

You play as a magical skeleton ghost who has a bone to pick with the local Hoverboard Convention. Their neon clothing, fancy technology, and dance music has to stop.

In this Nuclear Throne style shooter, use various magic spells to clear out the halls of the convention center. Then descend to the next floor and repeat the process. None shall be spared.

It's time to make this convention... unconventional...

Created by Kyle 'Kyle' Rodgers (@kylerodgers on ye olde twittere)

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Ratings

#70Fun(Jam)3.85
#229Overall(Jam)3.58
#311Humor(Jam)3.28
#316Graphics(Jam)3.69
#424Mood(Jam)3.20
#735Theme(Jam)3.04
#814Innovation(Jam)2.54
#1566Coolness44%

Comments

Pix3M says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:53am

I like it. It just needs more ball pits

dvdking says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:42am

Nice game.
Left mouse weapon seems kind of pointless, because right button is so much more powerful, everything dies before mana runs out.
Sometimes it was hard to find enemies.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:44am

Classic and fun. Please, next time, also implement arrows as controls, not everybody has a Qwerty keyboard.

rogberth says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:48am

Nice polished game, although its an easy game I enjoyed it.Cool beam is super op!

PohyCZ says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:50am

Although i really hate bullet hell games, i enjoyed playing yours. The visuals are polished and sounds make sense.

Mouch says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:52am

Great game overall. Only little innovation. Instructions would be nice.

TeamCalcium says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:04am

Very fun Game! Appealing Graphics and Humor too!
At first i thought that it seemed a bit too easy, since you could walk through every level with the beam and no need to use your normal attack even once. But the difficulty actually has a neat curve. I like it, and also its Skeletons.

simon.parzer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:58am

Nice graphics and accurate controls. I don't get any score when killing enemies with my primary weapon (fireball). The later levels are just bullet hell which can be a good thing if you are into that. For me it would be better if the game started a little slower, I keep running into hordes of enemies very early in the game.

TideS says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:48pm

Very addictive gameplay!

j_peeba says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:46am

The gameplay and presentation is very solid although this could benefit greatly from a little bit more balancing to get the challenge level just right. The weapons were very strongly biased towards using the special attacks and the randomness in a level's challenge seemed to vary quite wildly. The camera view also felt a little claustrophobic.

Nevertheless, it's a fun little timewaster that I'd gladly play again if the rough edges would be smoothed out somewhat.

phi6 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:41pm

I love this game. Cool Beam FTW

Noah Ratcliff says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 8:16pm

Funny take of the theme! We had a similar idea early on. Great work overall, well polished.

Frozen Stick says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 2:41pm

Great art and music and sound effects!The story is good,The game play is awesome.But i lacks the GREAT IDEA of unconventional weapon.....And It's a HARD game!;D

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