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

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Golf Heist

by BluShine - Jam Entry

You are Taiga Hoods, pro golfer and master criminal.

Golf is your weapon.

Score par. Steal things. Don't get caught.


Made in Unity. Coded in C#. Graphics in GIMP. Music made in Musagi, and sounds in SFXR. Did everything myself, but didn't finish in time for the compo :/

Authentic ColecoVision graphics! (almost)

If anyone knows a good place to upload the game where it'll work with the "Embed URL" option, let me know. Also, I can put up Windows/Mac/Linux builds if people want them. But for now, the itch.io link should work well enough.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#59Theme(Jam)4.08
#69Innovation(Jam)3.92
#156Humor(Jam)3.59
#205Overall(Jam)3.60
#270Fun(Jam)3.38
#306Audio(Jam)3.22
#321Mood(Jam)3.33
#525Graphics(Jam)3.29
#1901Coolness33%

Comments

BluShine says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:03am

Test

Paulozz says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:36pm

Good idea, but i didn't understood how to beat the first heist.

wilsk says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:40pm

Nicely done retro golf game... that I completely suck at :)

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:45pm

I love that this being a golf game results in a mechanic where your character warps to wherever your "weapon" goes when you attack. That's really unique and inventive. You managed to have nice level variety, and I'd love to see what other levels could look like. It did seem like my shot count wasn't shown, so I couldn't tell whether I had hit par for each level. Nice work, I really enjoyed this!

HeuGamer says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:08am

Good idea! Although, I wasn't sure how to pass the first heist after knocking out all the guards.

Omiya Games says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:46am

I like the Golden Tee reference.

Pilly says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 5:18am

Well done, this was very nice! Felt like a complete game - music was there, mechanic was solid, and there was a beginning/end. Definitely not your average golf game - much more fun! I love the absurdity of it - pulling off heists by putting golf balls at security guards? Amazing.

I got a little impatient waiting to putt again after hitting the ball, but I can't think of any way to avoid that, except maybe speeding things up. Also, keeping track of how many times you've hit the ball would be nice.

Overall, great entry.

steboots says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:51pm

Just like the others, I couldn't figure out the first heist.. maybe adding some clues?

BluShine says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 6:30am

A little tip for the first heist: you want to get the big shiny diamond.

PlasmaErnst says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 7:22am

That was nice! It was difficult to figure out the first heist. Also, at some points, i wished for stronger shots (like taking out someone with a reflected ball). Overall i think its very cool!

Apr 28, 2015 @ 8:52am

Wow, this is one of the few Ludum Dare entries I've played so far that felt truly original. Loved the golf mechanics mixed with a stealing theme, super good take on the theme!

flummox3d says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 7:19pm

How truly unconventional. :D I love it :D Managed to get to levels under par :) Really nice work!

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