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

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Watch Out for Pirates

by Rasmus Dyhr Larsen - Compo Entry

There's a big lump of gold floating around in that asteroid over there. You should go get it, and bring it back here to the wormhole.
Watch out for pirates, though. They are hungry for hold as well.
As for a weapon, you can use your hook to any two object and magnetize them, to come crashing together. With enough force any ship will break.

Move: WASD
Fire/Release: J/L
Reel line in/out: K/I
Magnetize attached objects: H
Restart: R

If you feel like hacking the game, you can edit the ship properties in the ships.yaml file.

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ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:03am

it's hard as nails, but also very funny - I like the weapon and the game made me smile many times. Nice work!

KloudRazor says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:03am

The controls on the ship could be better but the game itself is pretty cool!

Prowler says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:04am

I like the rope physics and the minimalistic graphic approach. I was always a fan of the rope-gun in the worms games and the way you use ropes is innovative in my eyes. A hard but good game! I'd like to hear some sound, maybe a moody background space music.

Good job! Keep it up!


Luke Molnar says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:07am

Wow that seemed pretty hard. But still fun. Thank you for being mac friendly. Overall, great job. Some SFX would be nice.

AnEvilEmpire says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:12am

That was awesome. Could see myself playing a lot more.

Multiplexor says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:17am

Nice Game, tough it's quite hard

SkyWolf says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:35am

Hard, very hard. The ship movement could be toned down a bit.
Good entry tho.

Tanser says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:39pm

Challenging , nice one :)

torcado194 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:36am

nice little game! felt pretty difficult though, and i just got lucky and got it to my area before the pirates showed up. i like the visuals

louis.denizet says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:57am

Hard but fun, well done :p

Larzan says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 9:13am

Couldn't play it, it gave me an 'uncaught network exception' (maybe because the fonts were not found?)

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:32am

I loved the mechanics! The feel of the ship was awesome, and it'd be great to have a bit more context for the goals :)

jk5000 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:38am

Simple and great idea. Okay is a bit too difficult.

Benjamin says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 5:09pm

Well it's very hard to get rid of that red ships but the game is great. It would have been even better with some audio sfx.

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