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

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Love is a Weapon

by MdotEdot - Compo Entry

This is about Procedural Generated Robots you 'fight' with love.

The Robots are generated by a seed you can enter and you can select different generated robots.

Made in Stencyl with some Haxe extension code for the generation as well as some ListBox behavior.

Thanks for all the comments.
* 'Game'play : select heart and move mousepointer to robot : touch = love used
* No rating : on purpose

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hunttis says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:40am

I had no idea how to play this. Can you explain it a little bit?

ChronoDK says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:50am

I like the look of the random generated robots - abstract, but still resembling robots somehow.

ThreeUp says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:51am

I think the hearts are supposed to match some pattern that is the heart inside the robot? I like the robot, not sure what to do with them

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:58am

i don't get it..

LTPATS says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:04am

Gameplay seems interesting but I can't seem to figure it out. I liked looking at all the different little robots :).

Jagang says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:54am

Same problem for me. I guess I won my fight, but I have no idea why. First I thought I have to touch it with the sharp end of the hearth but it looks like it doesn't matter. I'm lost.

xWarZonex says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:13pm

I don't understand how to play...

tmpxyz says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:40am

not quite sure what to do

lcarpentier says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:57am

Was not able to play :(

Donni11 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:09pm

Wow ! cool game !

Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:09pm

I, like most of the others, don't really understand this game. It looks pretty nice, but it would be better if we had some explanation on how to play. :)

Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:42pm

No fighting. Only love.

User instructions, ability to lose, and more challenge would make this a more interesting experiment. Also, the procedural generation element is unclear, making the central gimmick of the game ambiguous.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:44pm

Interesting idea of procedurally generated robots, but there could be more variation between seeds, most robots are very similar to others. I don't get the gameplay though - are there game over / winning conditions?

I cannot rate this game - there are no way to vote (?!?)

Rahazan says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:16pm

I'm not sure how to play, but the robots were nice to look at.

grillaface says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:18pm

Having trouble understanding this one (nor how to rate).

rzfmzn says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:13pm

absolute no idea how to play, but I like procedural generated stuf :P
(and reading the comments I am not alone heheheh - if you care to explain drop a message at my game :D )

philipp says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:13pm

Too ambiguous, defeated two robots but don't know how. Needs more explanation, though I like the basic idea.

raisedmedia says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 8:03pm

Well I won, I think?

lanza says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:44pm

In the end I could work out how to play, but instructions are necessary

Diventurer says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 10:23am

Well, nice list boxes at least... :D

redding says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 3:33pm

I like the art, but I'm a little confused on what to do.

kunzbe says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 11:48am

Hmm, I dont get it :/

KaiseanGames says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 12:26pm

I am not sure what I'm supposed to be doing.

nassi says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 11:17pm

Neat idea to opt out of the rating completely to secure that first place.

Didn't play the game. I guess I feel somewhat cheated. I wan't that mouseclick back!

binarycoder says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 11:52pm

Neat concept. I gather it was unfinished?

MiniBobbo says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 12:26am

Love defeated every robot! At least, I think it did...

sputnik says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 12:55am

Strange game (  ・ิω・ิ) But with love, everything is possible!

freeholdgames says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 1:15am

Doesn't seem finished, the robots always seem to just vanish.

May 7, 2015 @ 1:29am

Why did decide to forgo review scores ?

May 7, 2015 @ 3:54am

I'm not sure I understand the game.

myachin says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 4:02am

very strange
need a tutorial

FrederickK says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 4:10am

The idea of generating an robot depending the word that you write is cool.
Too bad I don't see much difference. :\

Crowbeak says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 10:37am

I have no clue what is going on.

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