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

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Slime Quest

by XeroCake - Compo Entry

This is my first Ludum Dare compo.

EDIT: Files reuploaded to to solve missing Data folder
EDIT: Added Mac port

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Bastienre4 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:31pm

Cute graphics. We can't dig (vertically i mean) ?

strong99 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:55pm

Yes, I found the princess! I really liked the game, cool graphics and nice game to keep playing.

XeroCake says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:06pm

@Bastienre4 Thanks! Yeah you can't dig vertically only horizontally.

XeroCake says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:06pm

@strong99 Thanks a lot!

benmcnelly says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:17pm

Its beatable, not tiresome, mostly not buggy and dare I say adorable? I dare, heck I ludum dare say its adorable. Good work!

fleegle2000 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:20pm

FYI: the Windows download only gives you the .exe but you need to include the data folder too in order for it to run.

XeroCake says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:21pm

@fleegle2000 I'll make sure to fix that. My apologies.

stuffedgravy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:23pm

You have to add the Data folder for your Unity game, can't just have us download the .exe or it won't work! I suggest zipping it up and re-uploading to

XeroCake says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:24pm

@I am doing that right now, thanks for the information!

ViliX64 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:44pm

Lovely graphics :)

XeroCake says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:46pm

@ViliX64 Thank you!

conno1234 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:47pm

It was pretty fun, but the controls were a little funky. (more so the reactions to controls from the slime player) It was pretty hard but I had a good time playing it :p

XeroCake says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:50pm

@conno1234 Thank you for the suggestions. I did notice while developing that the controls were amiss, but I didn't have time to fix them. I'm glad you found it fun.

Tselmek says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:51pm

It probably only does it to me, but the game spaz out around every 3 launches, some of the tiles glitches when the game begins and I often loose life for reasons I ignore.
Apart from these little things, cute game and interesting "weapon".

XeroCake says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:57pm

@Tselmek Hmm, that's quite odd that there are those glitches, as I didn't experience them during testing. The reason you may be loosing life is because an enemy might be very close to you and it fires a rocket really quickly. I'll make sure to test it some more though, thanks for rating!

Zayron says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:07pm

Yay I found the princess! The controls were a little off but not to bad that I could not play. Nice job!

XeroCake says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:30pm

@Zayron Thanks!

joppiesaus says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 8:46pm

What an awesome game! Neat music, cute graphics, great fun. Sure some unconventional weapons!
Could use some polish, it's easy to learn but hard to master, it's really confusing when you die, because usually you are like "What happened?". Also respawning was sometimes bugged for me.
Mechanics make the game. Rather than just attacking everything, you have to kill the smart way so you don't die.
Oh and did I tell you how much I love the music and sound?
I love it. Great work!

XeroCake says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 11:23pm

@joppiesaus Thank you very much!

Benjamin says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 4:08pm

Sometime when I spawn the ground dissapear and everything is falling ( monsters too ) Apart of that the game mechanics and the music seems good.

XeroCake says ...
May 12, 2015 @ 12:51am

@Benjamin Thanks! Yeah, that does seem to be a common bug that the ground disappears. I unfortunately haven't had much time to fix it. Thank you for your comment.

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