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

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Box Hammer Heaven Arena

by Trafulgoth - Jam Entry

Battle in first person in an arena filled with boxes and a limited supply of health packs.

You can pick up and place the boxes if you like. Maybe build yourself a little fort, all snug and comfy.

NOTE: You can Activate health packs to pick them up, you have to Use a health pack to heal. Activate defaults to 'e' while use defaults to 'mouse 1'. Those can be rebound as per normal for Unity games. You can't use the health pack from your inventory, you have to put it down, then Use it.

The inventory screen is extremely derpy. It works, but is dumb. If your inventory is empty, opening your inventory doesn't show anything, but still pauses the game. You can still unpause it as usual, with Cancel, which defaults to 'esc'.

I do not have a OSX or Linux machine, so the stability of those builds is completely unknown.
On the Windows version, the game sometimes crashes when you quit the game, which isn't so bad, but it is kinda annoying from my perspective.

Standard FPS controls; wasd moves, mouse looks, tab for inventory, esc for menu, e for activate, LMB for attack, RMB for use.

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snade says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:38pm

Wasn't sure about how to use health packages at first. And the game lacks some gameplay. But it runs and works solid so nice job!

remiv says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:56am

Nice game for something done in 48h, sadly it regularly crash on my Linux box.

marccspro says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:05am

Nice and simple game ;) Good job !

jk5000 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:53pm

It wasn't too bad, but it needs some polish.

TeamQuadratic says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:57am

A solid start but could definitely use some improvement. It took my a long time to figure out how to heal and build. The ability to build was an interesting touch though! Combat could use some polishing as well.

novadream says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:09pm

The controls were a bit tricky at first, maybe having a practice room would've helped? But once you got used to it, it was really fun to try and figure out ways to build block structures so that you could hit the enemies but they couldn't hit you. :)

filipe.silva says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:34pm

a little hard to hit enemies, but great fun

Langouste says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 3:59pm

Super game! I love it, thanks ;)

JonathanG says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 9:43pm

I like the way the enemies collapse into pieces when you defeat them, including the health bar above their heads :)

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