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

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Fish Fencing

by Schwiggy - Compo Entry

Fish fencing is an honorable sport well established in the following countries: . Indeed, there are those who wish it were played at the Olympic Games.

You must defeat your opponent by accumulating points from either slapping their head or body with a fish. Regulation games go up to 10 points, though certain provinces play sudden death or higher point ranges.

WASD controls your body and the arrowkeys control your arm. You can also use the dual joysticks on game controllers – and if you hook up a second controller you can play against a friend in practice mode. (Gamepads don't always work in browsers, this one has been tested in Firefox)

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ruthiepee says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:45am

I am SO BAD at this game!! That's a testament to how well the AI is programmed, haha. I think the controls work equally well with a keyboard or a controller. Simple yet elegant graphics make the game fun and appealing along with an AWESOME use of the theme. PS: those fish look SWEET!

pattb011 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:21am

Haha. Great game :D

tanjent says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:10am

Games won by me:. Score to red:+13. :) I think it would be much easier if there were some preset combos so you could hit only one button to attack high/low and do combination moves with the directional controllers (like streetfighter)

ajopart says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:00pm

Once in a while, we come across an entry totally insane. Today is one of those days... I can barely imagine the brainstorming session concluding on this idea. Epic ! Congrats !

pvwradtke says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:52am

Both unconventional and fun. Controls could be improved a bit, but overall this is an interesting entry. Thanks and good luck!

ohsqueezy says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:31am

Red has some effective strategies -- impressive AI work! I had two surprisingly edge-of-my-seat battles. I wish there was a little more whipping action on the fish, but on the other hand their limpness makes them seem even more pathetic and absurd as weapons.

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

Fucking complex game control. The idea is soo coll. :D I get lot of laughs. :D ^^

suppi says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:43pm

very nice game. good job!

DKoding says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 10:12am

I LOL´d. Best game ever 10/10, would play again. :-)

yackeroeni says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:06pm

Cool concept, fun to play.

johnnwfs says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:40pm

Must be popular, error on dropbox link for source is Error (429)
This account's public links are generating too much traffic and have been temporarily disabled!

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