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

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by Maxr00 - Compo Entry

Note: For the web player above, I recommend going into fullscreen mode if you are experiencing problems with the game not receiving input from the keyboard.

Tune up, its time to fight!

In Soundwave, you battle three different opponents in a 1v1 duel, your weapons of choice, an electric guitar. There are 3 playable songs each with 3 difficulty settings. Try perfecting each song!

How to play:
When a note falls over the hit marker and turns white, press the key that lane is labeled (ASDF) and click to play the note. But be quick, if that note falls below the hit marker, you lose some health. Missing 10% of the notes causes you to fail.

Who is Maxr00?
I am a 17 year old game developer. I started making games in 2013. This is my third time competing in the Ludum Dare game jams. My first game I am publishing, Starward, will be available soon on the App Store on ios devices!

Downloads and Links




aidarbek says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 11:05am

Really cool game. Nice work!

Humanoid says ...
Apr 19, 2015 @ 12:30pm

Very nice idea, maybe a hint, that you have to click with the mouse whenever you want to play a note would be nice, but again, excellent game!

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:01am

that was amusing. I like the artwork.

Move127 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:02am

I like the art, and the game plays well.

shyupuff says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:04am

Cool game, controls were a bit clunky on my end, but I like the idea (:

nicklink483 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:05am

That was pretty fun! Reminds me of those hours playing Stepmania as a teenager!

Fanttum says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:17am

Dude, hype. Love the idea. I'm not very good at it, but fun idea man.

iceburg7 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:20am

Nice Guitar Hero clone. Is there supposed to be background music in addition to the music that is playing from each of the notes that I hit? If so, it wasn't playing for me, and if not, I think the game needs it. As it is, this was good as a game, but not good musically.

thumbgarden says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:21am

I love the art work of this game. Audio wasnt working for me so I'll try back later

Birke says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:23am

The artwork is good but not an original mechanic. I could not hear any sound so maybe there's a problem with your WebGL build?

bpvelloso says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:26am

Nice work. I get no sound(Web embed), so for a game with guitar it is a problem. But the game still awesome.

TheBigShot says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:26am

Great Idea. Works well with the theme. Not veyr original though. But good job anyway

FuzzyWuzzie says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:07am

Nicely done! Simple mechanic, but effective. I lost immediately because I didn't realize that I had to click (which seemed a bit unnecessary). Well done!

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:29am

Ha! It's like a good Guitar Hero game.

leo_p_mahon says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:50pm

I really want to play and rate but the sound is not working for me! (Firefox)

kipelovets says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:08am

Interesting game, easily controlled. Nice pixelart!
Pretty fun and matches the theme, good work!

steboots says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 8:11pm

Is my keyboard plugged in? Did I read the instructions wrong? It's not working, no sound, no keyboard + mouse combo did anything :(

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