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

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Zombie Hut

by TMKCodes - Compo Entry

You are a mad doctor who created an unconventional weapon called Zombie Virus. The world has been destroyed and the zombies are hunting for their last meal their creator himself. Fight with your bare hands and survive the zombie apocalypse!

Mouse Right button walk forward
Mouse Left button hit a zombie

The game was created with Go programming language with SFML library and Krita Graphics Editor and the music was created with LMMS and sound effects with sfxr.

I know there is a bug with the collision detection, but the game is playable. The game has hard coded 1280x720 window resolution. I hope you enjoy my little zombie killing. Remember both Windows and GNU/Linux versions are compiled for 64bit version systems. I will not support 32bit systems at this age of technology. The Windows version has been tested in clean Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit installation.

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Domus Umbrae says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 8:14pm

Nice game! I enjoyed the increase of difficulty, but got sort of repetitive towards the end.

Jordan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:17am

Played for a few minutes, killing 17 zombies. Movement was confusing at first, but I got the hang of it pretty quickly. Game play is pretty fun music really adds to it. Overall, I enjoyed myself and plan to retry so I can get to a much higher difficulty.

The information/tips are easy to read and help a lot at the right

TMKCodes says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:23am

I thought the ugly mouse picture with left button "walk" would make you press it right away and you would notice it walks towards your mouse coordinates.

JoJoV69 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:25pm

The movement was little hard to get use to but other than that nice game!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:36pm

At first I thought the game was a little too easy, but I was glad to see the increased difficulty. Good job. Pretty fun game :)

Sytech says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:44pm

Nice little game. Got a bit repetitive after a while.

guigrillo13 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:48pm

Have some really fun!!
good job

Ilseroth says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:59pm

Movement was odd, and honestly better off just holding attack down the whole time. The hitboxes seem odd, sometimes I'll be able to hit a zombie from a significant distance away, other times I have to walk up and give em a great big hug.

Junber says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:00pm

Interssting game. Quite fun. Though you could just hold down attack and walk the whole time and enemys didnt even wanted to destroy my hut just me, making things a lot easier (maybe too easy) Still cool.

sawyerWeld says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:02pm


Languard says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:02pm

Solid entry, though I personally don't feel the theme much at all. Punching zombies might be a tiny bit unconventional, but nothing that surprises me in a game at all.

TMKCodes says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:41pm

Ilseroth the hitbox problem has something to do with SFML I mentioned like I mentioned the collision bug.

Yes I know keeping hit button down makes the game much easier and randomizing if the zombies go after the hut or player would make the game harder.

Languard.. Zombies are itself unconventional mass destruction weapon, not the hand to hand combat.

maunovaha says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:52pm

Nice little game.. however, it would have been better with slight UI work. considering the stats at cmd etc.! :)

TMKCodes says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:18pm

Maunovaha I forgot to remove those prints I used for debugging while programming from the source code. They are not meant to be used as stats. After you die or kill all the zombies it tells you how many zombies you have killed.

Domus Umbrae says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:09pm

I found it very enjoyable.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:34pm

Pretty simple, but nicely made game. I included it in part 3 of my Ludum Dare 32 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

TMKCodes says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:45pm

Jupiter_Hadley thank you for playing Zombie Hut. I like how you missed the small on-screen guide. :D

gogo199432 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:53pm

Fun game, but gets a bit repetitive :)

rudra says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:01pm

Pretty nice and addicting game ! Really had fun playing it !!

thaaks says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 4:01pm

Nice idea, though bare hands is not a very unconventional weapon - maybe except against zombies ;-)

I found it hard to figure out when I could hit a zombie - sometimes I hit one a bit away from me and sometimes they stood next to me, ripped off my health and I couldn't hit them...
Graphics could have been a bit better, music was nice.
The idea with the scientist in his hut in the woods is also good.

CodeNMore says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 2:07pm

Neat game!

May 6, 2015 @ 5:02pm

Killed 69 of the suckers. Great that we can use Go for games nowadays... maybe I'll do my next LD in Go then!

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