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

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Screaming Wizards

by Mizipzor - Compo Entry

I have tried to complete a Ludum Dare so many times before. This time, finally, I actually submitted something. I don't care it is a rubbish game, I'm proud anyway.

How to play: Type the word as it appear on the screen to launch an attach on the opponent. Do it fast enough and you win, too slow and you lose.

The theme: It was tricky to come up with a game mechanic that followed the theme. I started out with some sort of duel between wizards where they were screaming at each other, the theme was never fully realized as I focused on completing the game. I ended up with something more like The Typing Of The Dead.

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KloudRazor says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:34pm

I actually expected them to scream(that would have been fun xD). The game fits well with the theme and I like typing as well so nice job!

ccglp says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:41pm

Simple typing of the dead type of game, it works, and is your first ludum dare, so it's a very good work! :)

(Hate the music)

qapn says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:44pm

I enjoyed this one. Good work! As a core mechanic, this could be interesting if you extrapolated the concept with additional stuff (more weapons, more mechanics, more dynamic enemies, etc).

esayitch says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:47pm

Heya, pretty cool quick game. I'd suggest adding the option to mute and also making the words have a difficulty curve... i.e, in the beginning shorter and more well-known words, later on more difficult ones. Graphics are cute, so is the concept, fireballs look great :D
Good luck!

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:47pm

Nice! Had fun with it - seems unfair when it chucks a super-long word at you and it basically does the same thing as a shorter word it could have chosen?

fullmontis says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:47pm

I always like some typing game :) But I'm not sure how can I win? I saw that after a while words stopped appearing, so I got hit and lost.

I think it would be cool if they said some magical formulas, but that's just an idea.

nopogo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:51pm

the web version ran out of memory for me. will check later to see if its fixed

DKoding says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:11pm

It has been done before but a simple and surprisingly fun concept. Should probably have a difficulty setting for slow typers.

HayBee05 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:00am

This was fun but hard to read some of the words because of the small text. This would be a good game to practice typing and spelling.

balom says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:14am

Surprisingly fun! I had to play until I won ;)

Great job!

raisedmedia says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:53pm

I really liked this. Wish the fonts were slightly more legible.

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:13am

It was intense! Enjoyed it a lot :) Would use a bigger/clearer font, had trouble to read the words at times. Really nice graphics. Well done!

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 3:55pm

fun game, good use of the theme.

SojaBird says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 12:21pm

Fun little thing :)
it sometimes is really hard to read since the font is a bit un-accentuated (A & O look quite the same and some others)

Overal pretty neat.

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 1:02pm

Nice concept, pretty fun too - though it was quite hard to read some of the words with that font! I type fairly fast and it was a challenge for me, suggest a slower difficulty curve or having difficulty options for typing skill levels :)

CiderPunk says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 1:12pm

needs a restart button on the web version, it takes a minute to refresh! otherwise good job!

nguyenmv2 says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 2:26pm

It works well, but it's inconsistent. The words would vary in length with no warning and threw me off badly. It needs a difficulty system, but overall nice job for a first ludum dare

Apr 29, 2015 @ 12:33pm

Nice job finally submitting something. Fun game if a bit difficult at times with some crazy words. Good entry though and liked the music.

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