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

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Unconventional Crowd Control

by OnErrorResumeNext - Jam Entry

We had a cool idea. No guns, just knowledge as a weapon. We started to work. Day later we knew that it's not going to get finished on time. We had 9 hours to go. Should we give up? No. We wanted to do something for you to play, so.... we did the Unconventional Crowd Control.

It's not very deep, polished nor original, but I think we did make a fun little game for you to play. So welcome to the land of hippies, grannies, joints and bibles ;).

If(/When) you experience some weird behavior in HTML5 version, feel free to move to Windows version.

Controls
A = move left
D = move right
E = change projectile
Arrow Up = shoot

I won't explain what you should do in the game. Try it, and figure out for yourself.

My high score is 7629.92. Feel free to post your high score to comments.

Made with GameMaker:Studio.
Code - Ari Luoma @ariluoma
Graphics - Mika Harju
Music - Pekka Luoma

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness75%
#327Humor(Jam)3.25
#525Audio(Jam)2.73
#631Fun(Jam)2.88
#718Theme(Jam)3.07
#802Mood(Jam)2.63
#850Graphics(Jam)2.50
#850Overall(Jam)2.80
#874Innovation(Jam)2.39

Comments

TMKCodes says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 11:46pm

Your highscore has been beat on the first try 8566.60.. Is that exponential speed raise?

sanojian says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:57am

Funny effects when you use the wrong projectile. The music was good but a little irritating after playing for a while. Overall very good entry.

Jaenis says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:07am

Nice game, liked how you can use wrong projectile to stop them for a moment.
Button E for changing the was a bit hard to reach later, W or S could have changed projectile too

MJaawa says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:05am

A neat game, 7926.60 on first try, I wonder if it's possible to get over 9k :)

strawfield says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:08pm

Funny idea and a neat game. The music is okay, the graphics is kinda empty.
I wonder what you're all up to today :)

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:53pm

One guy got 12652.10 points... I'm struggling to get to 8000 points.

maunovaha says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:27pm

hehe, nice little game guys. reminded my some of the old finnish games which I used to play online when I was younger. :D

TrickGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:40pm

GREAT IDEA! I liked the weapon. :)
Only problem is that I could not get a grandma to go down :(

Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:29pm

Lovely little time waster, love the audio a lot in this game. Very nice mechanic in switching the weapons to get rid of the certain enemies. Good stuff!

ajayajayaj says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:32pm

Cool liked it. But the granny is invincible

gene-z says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:36pm

Great game

lucien says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:57pm

Very addicting
Nice work 5/5

Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:23pm

Interesting to have to switch weapons to deal with different enemies

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