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

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Abort This

by Killbert - Jam Entry

You are the aborted fetus hunter! With your army of 5 zombie fetuses, fight through waves of aborted babies! Your only weapon is a zombie fetus launcher! Make sure to pick up your 5 zombie fetuses, otherwise you can't win the fight.

Controls: W A S D SPACE and MOUSE

The AI was more broken before - I swear!

Game by http://hubertkaluzny.com

Art by Matthew Seredyn

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Ratings

Coolness64%
#554Audio(Jam)2.62
#677Humor(Jam)2.52
#815Theme(Jam)2.88
#860Mood(Jam)2.50
#878Graphics(Jam)2.38
#911Innovation(Jam)2.32
#930Fun(Jam)2.39
#978Overall(Jam)2.59

Comments

Killbert says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:05pm

More info coming soon, have to get off quickly tonight.

Techblogogy says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:40pm

Wow, another hotline miami like game, can't believe there are so many of them. Nice game

TailyILoveYou says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:54pm

Not bad, but it took me a really long time to realise the WASD controls are relative to the direction you're facing. Thought they were really broken for a while XD I like the mechanics of the gun, though it would be nice to know how many babies I have left :P

boateye says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:54pm

Not a fan of the subject matter, personally. My biggest suggestion is to have the WASD controls not move your character in relation to where your character is pointed. That feels more natural.

secondly, an ammo counter would be nice to help keep track of how many fetuses we have to shoot. I know it's only 5 but it would be nice.

thirdly, give the game a bit more "juice" to the shooting and the enemy killing. The lack of sound, in particular, on enemies dying makes the kills feel weak.

Killbert says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:00pm

I only added the sounds in last minute. If I were to continue developing this I would take all of these on board haha.

Squidtank says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:30am

Nice top-down. I feel like the pace could be a bit faster and of course, like everyone else, an ammo counter.

Theme-wise, I don't like the subject matter or choice of weapon but it *is* unconventional so it fits.

jprogman says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:22am

Interesting concept with the zombie fetuses and all.

Dhim says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:37pm

Oh man those floors hurt my eyes!
The control are strange at first but I became used to it.

Boberro says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 9:12am

This music, by being so disconnected from the game, is really disturbing :)
As for the background graphics - I like them.
But about main part, the gun: does it do anything else than being part of the story? I'd like zombie fetuses to move around a little.

gelisam says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 8:52pm

I got bored at wave 5. Anything good happening afterwards?

Killbert says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 2:19pm

Not really, there's no death screen as I run out of time. But you do get up to 60 aborted fetuses max on wave 30.

May 6, 2015 @ 7:34pm

The idea is pretty horrible, but also hilarious. The controls were a little weird, it took me a while to figure out it's relative to the mouse direction. Fun game though, enjoyed killing aborted babies.. never thought I'd type that.

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