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

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Elimination Communication

by Mykaelos - Jam Entry

Practice Elimination Communication and fight back against the potty army!
Collect bottles and baby food to refill your ammo supplies.

Save up your ammo and be prepared for the Final Boss...

Movement: WASD or Arrows
Fire #1: P or Left Mouse Button
Fire #2: O or Right Mouse Button

Thanks for playing!


This was my first time taking part in Ludum Dare and my fourth publically released game. This was also my first time recording my own sounds and creating a 4-step walk cycle. And it was the first time my daughter did voice acting, but probably not the last. =)

Made in about 25.5 hours with:
Unity 5
Visual Studio
Paint.net
Piskel
Audacity
cgMusic
FontStruct
Everything was created during the Jam, except the font.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness66%
#74Humor(Jam)3.85
#74Theme(Jam)4.03
#149Fun(Jam)3.63
#337Overall(Jam)3.42
#457Audio(Jam)2.91
#537Innovation(Jam)3.06
#603Mood(Jam)2.94
#725Graphics(Jam)2.86

Comments

Pix3M says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:05pm

Heheh, your daughter should totally play this game when she gets old enough

samwest says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:56pm

omar

samwest says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:57pm

omar2

SowiHowl says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:35am

Really original thanks to the theme you took. However I don't know why the hitboxes of the ennemies are so hard to get... !
But nice game

ianb96 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:20am

Very fun! Who doesn't love potty humor?

Mykaelos says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:33am

@SowiHowl, you have to aim for the body of the potties. I didn't want to include the lid in the hitbox because it opens and closes.
Thanks!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:53am

Hilarious! What a creative tribute to your daughter. I hope she forgives you too :)
I would add a mechanic that informs the player how much "ammo" they have left. Good job!

pvwradtke says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:57am

Seriously, I had a blast playing this. It has a very simple mechanic, but yet is fast paced and fun to play. Loved the huge potty. Also, hope Frankie will forgive you ;).

Tortoise says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:14am

Fun theming! Good work!!! Very cool that you're dedicating it to your daughter!!!

Frenchie says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:16am

This game is awesome! Loved the use of theme here. Controls felt good, too :)

lebrokholic says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:50am

Haha, I like this game! Keep going, maybe there will be an interesting product in the end of the development

Smiley says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:49pm

haha.. took me a while to realize what I was actually shooting.. ;)

Druid says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:54pm

Oooo, cute :D

mantis says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:16pm

Really funny game and I know what you mean, I'm a fresh father myself and the pees and poos just keep on coming ;)

Somnium says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:08am

Fun game, quite an unconventional weapon ;-)

Was there actually limited ammo? If so, an ammo counter would be nice.

UrbanHelsing says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:57am

Truly unconventional

MJaawa says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:00am

Nice, good job implementing all this sidescroller action functionality in the game, very good interpretation of the theme!

Pomb says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 9:30am

Wah those potty things are scary :D

nutcrack says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 1:29pm

So funny! 5/5 for theme!

jhrrsn says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:57pm

Ha, that's certainly an unconventional weapon! I hope that Frankie is slightly less explosive than that, else you'll get through a lot of potties!

FYI, we fixed the bug that stopped you progressing in our game. If you feel like giving it a second shot, we'd love to hear what you think!

defacid says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 10:43pm

Your daughter learned to use the potty so quickly! Wow!

Hopefully she'll think the game is silly too, because it'll have been online for years before she'll notice and understand haha

Good stuff all around.

ThirdMoon says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 12:06pm

Nice game! cool mood! :D

uber says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 2:21pm

Well, that was unconventional pottyfare :D

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