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

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Extreme Fighting Not Very Greedy Jews With Doner Kebab For No Reason. The Game.

by daltostronic - Jam Entry

As a Doner Kebab retailer we throw bombs (for no reason) at Jews who are trying to throw some (literally deadly) money at us (for no reason again). We can collect the money from the ground, but trying to catch it as long as it flies towars us is rather a bad idea. The goal is to collect as many coins as possible. Hey wait! You can also heal yourself, but it will cost you $5! Have fun!

Graphics are made by my lovely GF @Rachela <3

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Ratings

Coolness65%
#561Audio(Jam)2.60
#569Humor(Jam)2.74
#787Graphics(Jam)2.71
#844Theme(Jam)2.81
#891Fun(Jam)2.48
#912Mood(Jam)2.37
#1012Innovation(Jam)1.95
#1023Overall(Jam)2.45

Comments

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:42pm

Maybe I'm doing something wrong but I could not heal my char.
Nice use of the theme.

daltostronic says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:16pm

You can heal yourself if you collected at least $5 first and then pressed 'C' on your keyboard :)

Kacpi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:19pm

TO collect char you have to jump over a coin threw by a Jew ;)

Tuism says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:51pm

I know you're going for funny but it's not particularly funny as stereotypes or satire goes :/

That aside - the money being thrown is so tiny that it's hardly visible, so... It's really hard to get anywhere, I found.

Then, the wind up animation when you throw your bombs make it almost impossible to throw and turnaround - you always end up throwing the wrong way. Sooooo.

It's a cool concept but it needs some attention to make it play worthy :)

daltostronic says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:03pm

oh, c'mon, stereotypes are funny as long as people don't get mad about them :) No Jews or kebab sellers were harmed during production ot this game, and none should feel so :D It may just be 'politically incorrect', but wasn't mean to be offensive :)

Thanks for the tip with the size of money! And the trick with turning around is meant to make the game harder - it's a game mechanic :D Have fun, thanks for your comment :)

metalfist213 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:12pm

Wow, this is really something new :P It's pretty good, but I think it could use some power ups or something alike!

agilejoshua says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:15pm

Too difficult to get money - bombs should go further and maybe they could affect each other if you did more work on this after LD.

SpringCabal says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:16pm

I guess you were going for humor, but I didn't find it that funny myself.
I actually liked the music background.

Liam :D says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:18pm

Can I just go on record as saying I seriously don't like your choice of theme?

The4thCircle says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:19pm

This is annoyingly hard to rate because it does some things very well and others very bad but they're in the same categories. I liked the idea of turning enemies bullets (coins) into pickups when you avoid them, but doing so was infuriatingly hard because the fire rate of enemies and the speed of their bullets is way over powered.
The sprites are well done but the coins are SO hard to see.

And the humour... I know some people will tell me to lighten up but I could think of at least 4 other kind of people who have a stereotypical association with money without making it about inter-community racial tension, which is very real and not funny.

LuckyCassette says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:20pm

controls/game physics are tough in a bad way, but the game looks nice, has a quirky charm to it.

camlang says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:34pm

Enemies projectile speed is outrageous and the keymapping choice make it a bit awkward to play.

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:36pm

Probably the best game name ever, The keys are quite awkward to use but the gameplay feels smooth. The graphics are really good and the music suits the game also.

daltostronic says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:05pm

thank you! yeah, I should provide better keys, but I had no better idea... maybe space for jumping, ctrl for shooting and shift for healing?

Tanser says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:50pm

Very funny game, nice job! Max for humor! The theme fits amazingly too.

daltostronic says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:15pm

Thank you dude! <3

SimianLogic says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:42pm

Seems like it needs to be balanced still. I go for stretches where no enemies spawn for what seems like ages and then 10 come at once and kill me before I can kill a single one.

FeniX says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:50pm

Kebab, kebab, kebab!

I like the game. The idea of collecting projectiles that didn't hit you is nice. Music and sounds are nice.

What is a bit annoying, is that there are moments, when I walk around for a long time and no enemies appear. You could try tweaking this - this might make an overall experience better. Graphics are nice, I love how the kebab explodes! The background might have been a bit more city-like, or something that would keep the same feeling as other parts.
You may think about other, bonus, enemies from time to time.

Kebab, keb...

daltostronic says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:02pm

Thanks for feedback guys! If I'll continue development, I'll take every single suggestion into account! :)

kivano says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:34am

Characters have nice pixels, also like the idea that bullet becomes something to collect if you manage to avoid it. Steering and physic is ok like for me. When it comes to the humour.. it's not really in my type, but sounds of jumping (weeee) and throwing a kebab sounds funny :)

daltostronic says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:11pm

thank you! :D

ehtd says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:41am

This was unexpected, interesting idea

Prowler says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:54pm

Needs a bit tweaking! But the C64 style graphics are charming ;D.

Tatsu Studio says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:54pm

Its funny game and simple, oh i really liked!

Garris says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:22pm

Fun game! And also really funny! The controls all worked nicely, and the use of theme here was pretty hilarious!

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