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

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Home Defence

by ZQMony - Compo Entry

You've just arrived at your home and are ready to take a nap. However, when you enter your house you see that it is full of crooks! You also have no "real" weapons to attack with. The only way you can hurt them is by destroying your own furniture and using the debris as projectiles. Can you save your house without completely destroying it?

Controls:
Move = WASD or Up/Down/Left/Right
Destroy Furniture = L
Throw Item = K

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Ratings

Coolness80%
#284Theme3.67
#355Humor3.11
#365Audio3.05
#371Fun3.28
#442Mood3.06
#450Overall3.28
#457Graphics3.19
#468Innovation3.23

Comments

OccamsRazor says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:40am

Very cool! Died a couple times in room 5(where all hell broke loose :P). Good spin on the idea!

The only thing I'd say is its a little hard to see enemy projectiles, and even harder to do anything about it when you do see them.

Somnium says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:49am

Fun and novel concept! The movement-blocking carpets were the death of me more than once though :-)

Flygamer101 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:31am

Pretty hard at the beginning, as well as confusing, but really cool long term.

Azure_Kyte says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:42am

This is a cool game! You've got a nice theme, clever mechanics and solid gameplay.

I imagine the person in this game is weeping at the prospect of losing all the stuff he had :<

Figglewatts says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:57am

The web version doesn't work for me, I get a 403 Forbidden error.

Fanttum says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:50pm

Cool idea, but didn't teach the player very well. Took me a bit to figure out what to do. Looks nice however, interesting style and easy to understand the visuals.

anokta says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:45am

really enjoyed this one! interesting concept and nicely put as well. great job :)

paruthidotexe says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:26am

good and innovative concept, hard to understand the game at beginning. then it is ok.

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:36pm

Nice! This flowed really well, addictive gameplay. I like the idea with destroying the furniture. I guess it is always a question of time, but some further furniture-destroy-animations would have felt really rewarding!

grillaface says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:54am

HAHA nice man. I didn't realize wasn't supposed to be breaking everything but I thought that was fun.. Cruising around, breaking stuff. Great job!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:55am

Nice game!

ProjectX593 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:55am

Fun, but quite difficult!

CliffracerX says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:55am

Best score 325, room 6!
This is quite an interesting use of the theme, I like the convert furniture and points into ammo.

Would be nice if destroying furniture actually destroyed it with a little animation of some sort. Difficulty is a tad high.

richiebranson says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:00am

very clever game. Not as easy as it looks either. The pixel graphics coupled with the chiptune music/sfx really set a nice vibe. Good job!

goadrich says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:07am

Great music! Nice levels with good progression in difficulty. The menu system was very clean, but centered text in the About section was hard to read. Not sure why I could walk across some carpet and not others.

Leandrus says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:26pm

Nice game.. could't pass room 5 hahahaha
I love it. Thanks for sharing.

tikilittle says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:58am

Chair throwing, sofa throwing. Those are definitely unconventional weapons. you nailed that. :D Without reading the instruction, I had no idea what controls to use to fire with. The collisions for some objects were to big (for example the tree, you should be able to walk directly behind it).

uvwar says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:53am

Kinda reminded me of something like Hotline Miami. Got stuck on the graphics a few times, and it took me a while to realize destroying objects would give me projectiles, but a fun game nonetheless!

olkeencole says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 8:46pm

Dude! This is sweet! I always love the idea of interacting with the environment in order to get weaponry. Great job!

defacid says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 1:54pm

It took me a bit to totally understand what I should be doing, but once I got it, it was pretty fun!

Mantlair says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 10:19pm

Made it to 7. Collision boxes of trees trolled me a lot. And i really have respect to ypur sprite sheets. I felt the same doing my game B)

May 3, 2015 @ 8:07pm

460. Nice entry. Brought me back to a more innocent time in video games :)

KaiseanGames says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 1:03pm

Nice little game. Shooting is sometimes difficult because everything is blocking the projectiles, but other than that I've had fun playing the game :)
Well done!

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