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

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Riddix' Dialogue Adventure

by Iak - Jam Entry

Join Riddix as he approaches random foes in an attempt to talk them to death!
Just say the word (HIT ENTER) and you shall be able to create your own weapon.
->Attack with SPACE

Special weaponparts exist for:
= (default)
_ (hint: this deals bonus-damage against planty things)
. (hint: this helps against armor)
All other symbols become 'default'.

Reset the game with: ESC

RikThunder33 - Pixelart
Iak - Programming

Stuff We Used:
-libgdx (lwjgl) (random generator for music)
-drawing programs

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SzRaPnEL says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:45pm

It makes me wanna try all the configuration :)
Nice sword crafting concept!

longshorts says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:46pm

The weapon crafting mechanic really had me enticed for ages to try out different combinations. At one point I wasn't worried about killing things, was just trying to make cool looking weapons. Very well done!

Gaeel says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:27pm

Nice idea, it's hard to understand what effect the different sword parts have though.

Also, I think I triggered a bug at one point: The blue ogre got caught in a loop and just whacked me over and over even after I had no HP left...

Iak says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:35pm

@Gaeel Did this happen after you created a fairly long weapon? I could see the game judging you too slow to move for a long time, so that might've caused the bug.

@all, thanks for the feedback!

Sogomn says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:41pm

Really cool idea!

DKoding says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:08pm


conno1234 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:11pm

Great job, I just wanted to keep playing to try out new combos :D

Leandrus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:30pm

Nice game. thanks for sharing

Mateus Culpo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:42am

Nice Game

2Bit says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:29pm

This is a pretty neat concept, +1 for libgdx also. The pixel art when the character appears and disappears is pretty great too.

Rulrite says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:35pm

Great entry! It's a very original idea, and it's fun to make and try lots of different combinations. I really like the music, as well!

sbarrio says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:42pm

At first I was actually thinking on doing something along these lines. Nice to see it greatly executed :)

lucentbeam says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:25pm

Very interesting and original idea! I also hit the issue where I got whacked over and over by the ogre -- and yeah, it was right after I made a very long weapon. Some more prompts about the weapon parts would be really helpful.

Apr 23, 2015 @ 9:08am

VERY cool idea! Would love to see more of an expansion on this

Enneract says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:41pm

That was pretty cool. Like everyone else was saying I spent quite a lot of time trying out all the different combinations. Awesome idea :)

Somnium says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 6:09am

Innovative idea! It was very interesting experimenting with different combinations of the weapon (and seeing the changes graphically is a really neat concept).

freaknarf says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 9:51am

Hahaha super weird, but why can't i slap them with my dick ???
8===D would be a weapon of choice :)
Visuals are hm... not AAA but the idea was fun :)

May 12, 2015 @ 11:39pm

Love the idea of this game! I included it in part 10 of my Ludum Dare 32 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :)

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