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

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by Dohxis - Compo Entry

Boxmagedon is a game where you need to destroy other boxes and collect batteries. Batteries makes you bigger and gives more power so you can kill more boxes! Game was created using Javascript and Phaser and this is my second time in Ludum Dare!

Controls are really simple. Left mouse key to attack and WSAD to move!

Thanks for playing my game! :)

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Jordan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:38am

Got to a score of 860 before losing; Really fun and
straightforward. Loved it.
Graphics and title screen are pretty cool as well.

However, I don't really see how the weapon is unconventional.
Maybe I'm just tired.

longshorts says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:21pm

Good looking little shooter which was easy to get the hang of. I feel like I didn't have much room to move around however, and I didn't understand how the weapon fits the theme.

DKoding says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:24pm

The weapon was less than unconventional :-) Some bugs, but a good effort for 48 hours.

Please rate mine at

Borkleby says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:24pm

Very simple, but that's good! I was a little bored at first, but things got challenging quickly!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:25pm

Best score I got was 2580! The controls feel a little wonky since you can't move diagonal. Got more intense and fun with difficulty and addictive. The hit boxes felt a little off though, hard to explain why.

SwizzMan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:40pm

I really hate these controls and the idea that you can't move diagonally really bothers me :D Graphics were nice, but gameplay could be improved by using a proper engine (haha) :p

ViliX64 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:42pm

Not very unconventional weapon, but the game is working nicely :)

stoarch says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:01pm

Good game. When you grow it become hard to avoid enemies.

Lyxilion says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:10am

Nice litle game but short. altough more you grow more it's dificult.

edve98 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:08pm

Pretty much what everybody just said: there is not much space to move around, and I feel that I should be able to move diagonally.
Graphics are simple, but nice - his looks really polished.
One more thing: it feels weird when in order to restart I have to refresh the page.

All in all, a good entry :P

edve98 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:09pm

Pretty much what everybody just said: there is not much space to move around, and I feel that I should be able to move diagonally and this doesn't really fit into the theme.

Graphics are simple, but nice - his looks really polished.

One more thing: it feels weird when in order to restart I have to refresh the page.

All in all, a good entry :P

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:47pm

Nice, I enjoy this kind of games :) Movement became almost too fast for me after a few batteries. To make it more challenging you could spread out the spawning along more than one wall. I enjoyed it, good job!

LeftRight92 says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 6:40pm

Simple but fun game (which makes me wonder why you aren't accepting judging in the 'fun' category).
My most major critique is you decided to opt for boxes when you obviously have more artistic talent than most LD competitors.

Nysten says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 6:56pm

Controls could use a bit tweaking, but overall it was a fun little shooter.

Xanjos says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 6:57pm

Fun game but doesn't seem to fit the theme much.

CodeNMore says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 7:50pm

It doesn't fit the theme well, and it seems that the bullets will occasionally just fly by the enemies, but the battery idea was good.

sanojian says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 5:18pm

Nice simple gameplay. I was slightly frustrated that I could not move diagonally and sometimes my shots passed right through the enemies if they were rotated.

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