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

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Ion cannon

by umb16 - Jam Entry

Help biologist escape from monsters.

Music: 157 Shit or Bust - George Jackson

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Ratings

Coolness73%
#26Fun(Jam)4.03
#89Innovation(Jam)3.85
#93Overall(Jam)3.85
#184Mood(Jam)3.54
#224Theme(Jam)3.77
#415Graphics(Jam)3.51

Comments

ianburnette says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:23pm

Wow, excellent design. It really takes a lot of thought, and the difficulty curve was well constructed as well!

freeholdgames says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:24pm

I really loved everything about this game, great job!

Hectigo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:29pm

The core mechanic is really fun and pretty innovative, plus the game is clearly inspired by the theme. Maybe the shooting could be made a little bit easier, but it really has this nice flow to it. I'd like it if the graphics were just a tad less pixelated.

timmik94 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:50pm

Interesting game but very bad graphics.

sentendo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:50pm

haha really nice concept! it would be great to have more feedback about the beam appearance after you draw the line.

nov1kk says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:51pm

Simple and funny game! nice work!

pLaw says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:03pm

Great design. The ion cannon is really satisfying to use. I also like the music and the pixelated 3D-shaded look. Well done!

Shimmergloom says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:12pm

great work!

SadSmile says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:12pm

I didnt like the controll, but otherwise the game was great fun!

MasterOfNaN says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:17pm

Really fresh gameplay and very addictive - had to force myself to stop playing :) I'm not a especially drawn to pixel art, but I loved the look of this and the aesthetic fit the game perfectly. It gave me flashbacks to arcade Gauntlet. Awesome!

Jerre says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:19pm

Wow. I did not expect much, but it was a lot of fun and a creative idea. Well done!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:25pm

Good difficulty, oddly addicting. Nice audio, graphics, execution. Loved it.

kaa says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:28pm

Great game! Theme used perfectly. Nice graphics and sound also

jtpup0 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:38pm

The sounds were great the art was nice and orbital strike lasers seem to be lacking as of late in video games today

Ogniok says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:06am

Amazing game - very nice idea and I had a lot of fun with it! :D

gormed says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:08am

Nice weapon, challenging in the timing (but maybe some more feedback?). Like the style, but the text is rendered to blurry.

esayitch says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:12am

Great game! Graphics were really really good (Except the text). Resolution was too big though; I didn't see parts of the screen. Weapon feels extremely polished and awesome to use. I found myself constantly trying to group enemies up so I could hit more of them. Upgrades are all nice and contribute to the gameplay. Very, very good game!

Good luck :)

MaesK says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:18am

Nice game! Graphics are a bit too pixelated for 3D, and not as clean as 2D sprites if that was intentional, but nevermind. The game is fun and the improvement system an different enemies work great. Good one!

Orava says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:30am

Great gameplay. Love the low res look.

Got stuck without being able to draw several times.

Orava says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:31am

P.S. Pinks spawn way too early and are crazy op.

elpaulo says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:27pm

Haha, i liked the fact you can kill yourself with the lazer !
Nice graphics.

maunovaha says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:09am

haha.. fun idea and great execution :D I like it.!

umb16 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:21am

Thanks all! I very glad that you like our game and you comment and rate it.
Fonts are blurry because we did not have time them to do.
Sorry for my english.

umb16 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:24am

>>Got stuck without being able to draw several times.
There is a problem but I did not have time to solve it.

Xanderzoo says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:02pm

Really nice

Taldius says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:06pm

Really nice, I love the concept. The art is pretty good, and the effect of the beam is well made.
Great work!

Sublustris says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:10pm

AWESOME!!!!!!!! concept is really great. You must to work on bigger version of this! 5/5 for all.

Pajama-Llama says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:11pm

Damn you, I have to rate other games too you now! :p Cool core concept and in line with the theme! Really expandable too I think :)

Shimone says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 11:56am

Great game! I liked the idea a lot and I played the game several times.

coderitual says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 12:37pm

Interesting graphics style with nice mood. I guess I do not understand the rules regarding the lack of ammunition. Why do I run out of ammo, or where can I get it?

Anyway, I like it! Especially this orange tint of a sand and the look of enemies.

honosstoa says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 12:59pm

I like this concept, but you should not allow the hero to go out of the screen.
Good work ;)
(Sorry for my bad english, i'm French)

ito123456789 says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 11:46am

5/5 Excellent audio as well. Perfect entry.

umb16 says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 2:40pm

>>I guess I do not understand the rules regarding the lack of ammunition. Why do I run out of ammo, or where can I get it?

Ammunition do not depleted.
Just It is bug.
I do not have time to fix it for jam.

Chaoslab says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 1:36am

That was some fun! Nice rounded entry. Well done! :-)

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