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

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Mutant Broccoli and Butterfly

by pegno304 - Jam Entry

Slimes are taking over the forest. You are a broccoli-looking tree that uses butterflies to change the slime into normal forest creatures. Slime can change forest creatures into more slime. Flowers can change slime into forest creatures again.

WASD - movement
Left mouse click - fire in that direction
Goal: clear the map of slime before there's too many of them. (They like to hide behind trees.) Don't step on the slime too often. It's not good for your health.

Graphics - if it moves peggy(me)
- if it doesn't move RPG Maker's RTP
Sound - TinyWorlds' Honey Bear (

Tutorials - I learned how to use Game Maker thanks to the tutorials provided by Shaun Spalding and rm2kdev. This is my first Ludum Dare entry. Their how-tos made the difference. Thanks guys!

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Rick Hoppmann says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 8:36pm

The fox and the bunny are really cute c:
With the little animations everything really comes to life! I really liked the idea of growing flowers, too. So cute! :3

Theme-wise: a butterfly totally is an unconventional weapon! Very clever to take the concept of a topdown shooter and transfer it to a totally contrary scenario.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:18am

Cute graphics and idea! So many slimes, it's like Final Fantasy up in here. :P

Nilq says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:47am

Nice. Cool idea! :3

Vaughn says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:49am

Well, there's definitely some randomness/creativeness going on here on the concept front. Interesting to say the least. I did a live playthrough of your game if you want to check it out:

pegno304 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:15am

@ Vaughn - Your playthrough gave me a good laugh. I'm glad you figured out why you turned brown :)

kunzbe says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 11:53am

I missed some indication for the health of the forest.
The graphics where sweet , especially the fox.

ohsqueezy says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 3:16am

great animal and flower effects, the slimes evolved

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