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

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Driven Insane

by Budaniel - Jam Entry

Your neighbor has a nice job in the city, and you - a bit of a country bumpkin - hate him for it. Rally your barnyard animal friends to try and wreck his car on its way to work.

> Read the How to Play before playing. Seriously.
> Press 1, 2 or 3 to select an animal to use.
> Click on the street to place the animal on the road.
> Cows do damage, pigs do some damage and remove health icons, and squirrels steal health icons
>> IMPORTANT: Cows do more damage the longer they are one the screen before they hit the car, so place them as far ahead of the car as you can. This is key to beating the game.

Good luck, and wreck that car!

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Ratings

#327Humor(Jam)3.25
#339Theme(Jam)3.62
#517Audio(Jam)2.75
#637Innovation(Jam)2.90
#648Mood(Jam)2.88
#743Fun(Jam)2.72
#755Overall(Jam)2.93
#795Graphics(Jam)2.69
#1667Coolness40%

Comments

ianburnette says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:06pm

I wouldn't say that he made it to work SAFELY, per se. :) Interesting idea, and solid execution. Good audio as well.

Mixer says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:38am

Gee, struggled to get rid of the car honestly. I tried 4 times, maybe I am just bad at it :P I like the concept, it does match the theme. It was funny too. Sometimes it seems like I was just placing them as soon as the countdown ended, not really using strategy, which made me feel more robot than player. Overall, I enjoyed this game and it's mechanic :)

Budaniel says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:59am

@Mixer I've heard few times from various people that it's hard to kill the car, and I think that's partially because I did a bad job explaining a key mechanic: the car takes more damage the longer the cow is on the road before the car hits it, so place it at the far right of the screen for maximum damage. I updated the description above to hopefully help clarify that. Glad you liked the mechanic!

suppi says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:00am

very nice game! :)

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:17pm

heh, funny. nice audio, and interesting mechanic. nicely done.

ghenoroc says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:54pm

Solid work. Music and graphics are OK.

kunzbe says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:44pm

another game involving squirrels (as mine) :)

Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:45am

damn cool music bro!

Budaniel says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:59am

Big thanks to everyone who's rated and commented on the game so far from Floata (the game's co-developer) and I.

eemmbbeerr says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:28pm

Haha, you have some very close animal “friends”.

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 7:00pm

Like the animal sounds :P good game!

BubuIIC says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 10:59am

Nice game, I managed to stop the car from getting to work. :-)

spin-down says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 2:32pm

Fun gameplay and nice work on the audio.

IamAcoconut says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 12:09am

Cool game. It'd be nice if some new mechanics were introduced as the level advanced. Really solid entry :)

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