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

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Slaughter the to Lamb

by SuperMsp10 - Compo Entry

My third LD game,was fun to make as always...

The objective of the game is to climb up the ladders and kill as many chickens as possible before you die. The trick to climbing the ladders is to get a running start then right before you hit the ladder you jump. The video has annotations to show exactly where to jump.

Feel free to watch the video if you are stuck and also post your high scores below

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MiniBobbo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:25am

I was a little confused by the game. It looked neat and walking around hitting the chickens was pretty funny. But I didn't know how to advance in the game. I couldn't jump up the ladders or find a way to climb them. I would hit reset, a single chicken would fall down, I would gruesomely kill him, then I would just walk around until hitting reset.

Maybe some description of how to play would help? I feel like I was missing some key feature.

Multiplexor says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:28am

I think the game is a bit too hard, I have only been able to kill one chickenlamb and somehow it's quite hard to go up the ladders.

The music is nice

OneTrueAaron says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:38am

Took me a while to see the hit Esc in the lower right to start the game. Decent music, for sure, though i had a bit of trouble getting him to do what i wanted to the ladders.

SuperMsp10 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:41am

The objective of the game is to climb up the ladders and kills as much chickens as possible before you die. the trick is to get a running start before hitting the ladders.
Here is my play through of the game:

Please post your high scores in the comments

GanonsSpirit says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:11am

The game doesn't load. The page doesn't even load the ad, it just tells me that the game will begin after the ad plays (and that's with adblock off).

ViliX64 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:13am

The game feels kinda buggy, but it's still pretty fun :)

ChrisGaudino says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:15am

Controls feel a bit floaty to me. Also, the green text for instructions was a bit hard to read on that background.

tentabrobpy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:16am

Very nice looking game but I really just can't get a hang of those ladder mechanics! I climbed up the first but the second just wasn't happening. If I were to choose 1 word to describe this game it would probably be "Esoteric"

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:19am

Sorry, way too hard to play - the ladders are glitchy and broken

pythong says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:20am

the game shows me the highscore screen (I guess?) without me doing anything, also I don't even need to click, the chicken dies direclty without interaction

sliphtrex says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:23am

I don't know why, but that game felt pretty unsettling. I like the concept, but I had a lot of trouble climbing the ladders.

Thijs Tak says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:19pm

The ladders are glitchy and sometimes the chickens die randomly without any interaction.

ccglp says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:21pm

It's kinda buggy, but the atmosphere is good. Check that ladders and the chicken collision and you are all good

Stechas says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:22pm

Climbing ladder in this game is maybe bigger challenge than killing the chickens :D I like how you can jump on chicken to give it a deadly blow.

polegar says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:23pm

After multiple try, i can't figure out how to climb the ladder, but it looks funny

Suvidriel says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:24pm

Haha so brutal :)

Couldn't really figure out how to climb the ladders though. Sometimes they worked and sometimes not.

SmilingCat says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:35pm

I also cannot figure out the ladders - running start you say, but even with a full screen-length running start dude just stops partway up. I made it up the first ladder once with a running start and a jump.

Flygamer101 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:04pm

Intersting graphics, and concept. But still difficult

KBF123 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:20pm

interesting concept
Fun to play, but I kept dying.
Though it's probably due to my own ineptitude.

DKoding says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:21pm

10/10 best game ever, would play again. :-) Please rate my game at

Srsly, I couldn't climb the ladder?

peterkirk says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:10pm

I had know idea what to do, but the playthrough video help a bit. Loved the music.

LTPATS says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:39am

Pretty creepy looking art! The ladders didn't always work for me, and I was only able to blow a chicken's mind once and it was by accident. Didn't know how to do it otherwise. Other than the bugginess it seems like an interesting basis for a game, good work!

fixitteam says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:59pm

Simple concept, not very unconventional. It was hard to hit the chickens while climbing the ladders.

Reis Mahnic says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:26am

I loved the idea, and the visuals and audio were great!
I did find the gameplay quite difficult to understand.

grillaface says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:49am

Dig the graphics but I couldn't go anywhere..

BabaJaga says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:48pm

Looks like Stephen Dillane went finally crazy, put on a joker mask and went to quench his thirst of blood

jk5000 says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 5:33pm

The humor was really good.

PaperBlurt says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 9:30am

It is a bit confusing, but after a while I don't even care and just look at the that guy, with the horrible face that just stares at you. As if did something wrong playing this game. Graphics are real good with their own style...

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