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

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Love Worm

by bnhw - Compo Entry

Keep possession of the ball. Love your opponent.

A competitive local multiplayer game for two players.

Note: I've added sound; the "audio" judging category is disabled, but feel free to play with your speakers off for the full competition experience.

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Ratings

Coolness57%
#116Fun3.72
#202Humor3.43
#310Innovation3.46
#469Overall3.26
#603Graphics2.97
#1094Theme2.03

Comments

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:13am

I couldn't give more than 3 overall because I can't see any relation to the theme at all here.

That said, the game made me laugh like a lunatic for about 10 minutes solid, to the point where my wife came in and wanted to know what had happened - The physics in this game are HILARIOUS!

FuzzyWuzzie says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:53am

Cute! My SO is sadly busy so we couldn't get the two-player action in but I can see how it would be a lot of fun! Also, _thank you_ for making a game I can play in my browser instead of downloading!

winmac32 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:14am

Lol that's nice.

Is "love" supposed to be the unconventional weapon? :P

factorial says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:32am

So damn cute. I wish I had someone to play this with. Made me miss my gf who is in America right now. We would love to play this game together. Innovative, not a lot of two-player same-keyboard games. Well done.

huminaboz says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:34am

Had a lot of fun playing this with a friend

BraindeadGeo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:37am

Love the way the worms move, would've been nice to get some AI in there so it's playable single player.

leo_p_mahon says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:30pm

This was fun! So wiggly. Physics are awesome.

Pinpickle says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:48am

Fantastic! I had nobody to play it with but I happily mashed keyboard buttons and so much love ensued.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:10am

hahaa, great game!
This reminded us of our own warm up LD, CentiSoccer, but your game is definitely even more fun :)

fluidvolt says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:17am

Don't have anyone to play with right now, but I had a lot of fun just kicking the ball back and forth -- the worm physics are fun to play with. And those cute little hearts when you collide..! Very charming game.

akymos says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:18am

That was fun! not really linked to the theme, but nice work!

Awpteamoose says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:34pm

Remind me a lot of Hokra from Sportsfriends.

dunin says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:08pm

Nice game, it reminds me starwhal.
We had fun, thanks!
(but after three round, worms disappear...)

Crumpet says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:41pm

Games like this make me seriously wish mechanical keyboards were less of a rarity. The 3 button at any time limitation is a real shame.
Fun concept, I do see potential for further work, but it does need that work, it feels a little unpolished.

Particles maybe? Music? I don't know what I would say the most important thing to add first to this is...

TeamEagle says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:03pm

reminds me of one of the mini games of super pole riders :)

wooltech says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:34pm

Fun game, and I like the movement on the two 'love worms'.

PapyPilgrim says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 11:31am

That was really cool, we had a great time playing this one :D

I am a bit puzzled by the choice of ijkl instead of the arrow keys, and I found the worms hard to properly control (that last one added to the goofyness of the situation though)

bnhw says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:39pm

@PapyPilgrim The font I chose didn't have arrow symbols!

AkirAssasin says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 2:32am

I like the game, but theme?

May 5, 2015 @ 5:02pm

Cute and fun :)

MrShoestore says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 11:33pm

should be added to Sportfriends! loved how this game played. don't see the theme fit, but its a hell of a game none the less. great job.

uberscientist says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 12:30am

I really liked this entry even though I just played against myself :)

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