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

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SuperSwapGun

by TheCams - Jam Entry

Your only weapon is a gun that can swap objets, use it to clear your way through. Be careful, the enemies will one shot you!

If you have a bug with the physic engine, you should be able to go back to the last checkpoint using the button in the left corner.

If the game window loses the focus, try clicking on the title bar.

Download the zip and launch SuperSwapGun.exe

I plan to continue working on this, so if you want to see the next steps, visit http://camsdev.com/LD32/

Game developed in C++ using my homemade engine (OpenGL/Box2D).
Graphics made with Inkscape/Paint.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#237Innovation(Jam)3.54
#257Theme(Jam)3.72
#369Fun(Jam)3.25
#374Overall(Jam)3.38
#382Mood(Jam)3.25
#390Audio(Jam)3.04
#461Graphics(Jam)3.40
#1347Coolness48%

Comments

ricklesauceur says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:45pm

Awesome game, animation, design, engine ... Kisses everywhere cams

popcorn897 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:00am

Cool concept!

The art and music go really well together and create a good mood. I liked the intro, a simple explanation, it was paced well. I, and I'm sure so do you, just wish there were more levels. I hope you continue it, I want to rack my brain and solve some puzzles!

-sirmi: Team Toast

Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:05pm

Needs bug fixing...could only play level one and needed to stop the game in task manager. otherwise: nice music, good idea and cool graphics

Andy Gainey says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:12pm

Pretty cool. Has a lot of potential for interesting puzzles if you were to add larger levels and vertical movement. Especially if you need to swap one object with another a long ways away, but navigating between the two seems to also require swapping objects, thus resetting your shot on the original object.

Roaming enemies could add a further twist, making you decide whether you can avoid them without swapping, or question what more complicated effect swapping them to a particular location would have, given that they move. Physics could also make a lot of the swapping puzzles rather intricate.

ObscenelyTrue says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:27pm

Mechanics and art are excellent. I want more levels!

Sytech says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:42pm

Great idea, you should finish this game!

jtpup0 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:14pm

Really unique and simple mecahnic.. done so right, wish it was longer though!

TeamQuadratic says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:35am

Cool concept and a fun game. Some more levels would be nice, as well as the ability to use WASD instead of arrow keys for movement. I personally (and I think most right handed people) prefer WASD for movement in games involving the mouse. Also maybe add jumping?

Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:28pm

Great concept! More levels would be awesome

GarethIW says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 10:30am

Good use of theme, fairly straightforward puzzles but I can see how they could have got more difficult. Would play more!

CiderPunk says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 12:56pm

very cool! more levels etc :)

Apr 27, 2015 @ 1:44pm

Really nicely done; one of the best game i've player so far

murilo says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 5:23pm

Really good stuff here overall!! Really nice art style. Lots of potential, man. Such a pity there wasn't enough time to make more levels. I'll bookmark that link for more levels!

gelisam says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 10:40pm

Reminded me of Escape From Puppy Death Factory, in which you use a different kind of swap gun.

TheCams says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 11:55am

Thanks gelisam, I didnt know that game :)

Nkoo says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 12:16pm

The concept can really become interesting :)

01101101 says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 12:43pm

Love the mood a bit like metroid ...

Maybe not really a bug, but the game is too fast on my computer. (4770k)

May 9, 2015 @ 4:36pm

Nice game! Very interesting puzzle gameplay. Nice graphic style too. Would love to see a bigger version.

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