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

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Wheel Run

by Slowian - Jam Entry

Ride through the desert with wheel, and destroy signs, trees and cactuses while avoiding various traps.

Controls:
WSAD and Arrows - Movement
Space - Jump
Left Ctrl - Dash attack

Fighting with enemies:
The enemies are split into damaging part and not damaging part. The ones that do damage are the top of the sign, tree branches and cactus top. Also when enemy is attacking, the damage taken from damaging part increases.
The best strategy is to dash attack the bottom part of all enemies.

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Ratings

Coolness65%
#543Fun(Jam)3.00
#549Humor(Jam)2.79
#565Audio(Jam)2.58
#671Theme(Jam)3.14
#735Innovation(Jam)2.71
#790Mood(Jam)2.66
#829Overall(Jam)2.83
#840Graphics(Jam)2.53

Comments

SledKnight says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:55am

lol, nice! I couldn't get past the second tree until I figured out how to attack... lol Nice job!

Shimmergloom says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:06am

Somehow I died when I jumped on a rock. The rules seem very unclear. The trees behave like enemies, they somehow seem to attack back when you run into them, but you need to otherwise you can't progress.

dyfer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:06am

Classic game, still challenging to play but graphics could be better.

JALgames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:07am

Interesting game... Like SledKnight, it took me some time to figure the controls out, but I guess I should get used to reading the description:)

Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:16am

You definitely know how to make a simple game addictive. Fun little game, I'd like to see what would come of it with more time.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:18am

great feeling of progression! i had to play until the end! took me a while to understand how combat worked

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

Nice game, it reminds me of the movie "Rubber", where a wheel is telepathic killer. My only concerns where the collision and the physic that feel weird.
Nice job!

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:42pm

Nice game and concept, though I seemed to take damage when attacking enemies? Would love to see how far this goes but could only get through the first 4 or 5 enemies.

Good effort though, like the simple graphic style and mellow music.

Slowian says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:16pm

@HotBoxGames the enemies are split into damaging part and not damaging part. The ones that do damage are the top of the sign, tree branches and cactus top. Also when enemy is attacking, the damage taken from damaging part increases.
The best strategy is to attack the bottom part of all enemies.

MaesK says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:51am

Good game, although a little unclear at first how to attack without being damaged, but nice work.

marccspro says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:53am

WTFFFFF

Junber says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:42pm

Good game. At first it was a bit hard to figure out what does and what doesnt hurt me (especially cuase I didnt read the instructions).

tummyache says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:45pm

Very good, the physics are wonk as hell but I still beat it a few times before calling it quits. It takes a lot of getting used to and the enemies are downright unavoidable at times, but it's a lot of fun.

DKoding says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 10:46am

I think maybe the game had been better without having to 'fight' the trees. Good job anyhow.

hrd_games says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:06am

Solid concept that just needs a bit more polish.
Enemies sometimes damaged me when they weren't attacking, dash attack didn't work at times.
But very fun to play.

Boberro says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:18am

Fun idea, but the wheel itself does not feel too 'wheeley' :)

Mossy Frog says ...
May 12, 2015 @ 12:34am

Took me a minute to grab the controls, but a nice take on this classic. Nice entry

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