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

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Robo Attack

by DarkGrisen - Compo Entry

You are a guy that lives in a small house and one day you found a robot hand. It is a very rare weapon.

The next day the robots went out to attack you because they want to get the robot hand back.

Try to beat my best score, 393! (Old game)

Pro Tips:
Don't hold down the movement keys too long!
Use your jetpack to throw bombs. Don't waste fuel!
Keep the robots close to each other, so they don't guard the items.
Don't stand in the middle of the battlefield!
If you think the controls are awkward, try the post compo version! :)


Change Log:

[Fixed] Fuel position
[Fixed] Graphics being blurry

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(2015/05/02) Post Compo Version!
[Fixed] Hand Collisions
[Changed] You no longer have to press 'X' in order to pick up an item
[Changed] You are not sliding around like a crazy idiot anymore :D
[Changed] The Maximum speed is now slower.
[Changed] The Gravitation power is now weaker.
[Changed] The Jetpack flypower is now weaker.
[Changed] Some small changes in the Highscore menu
[Changed] All sounds have been improved!
[Changed] Some graphics have been improved.
[Added] An arrow to see where you are if you fly outside the screen.
[Added] Fuel Item - You get more fuel by walking on this item!
[Added] Push - Push away your enemies if you are in trouble!
[Added] Push animation.
[Added] A new Logo!

I did all this during a half day. I should have done this earlier :(
Give me feedback for my post compo version too please! I loved all your other feedback! Thanks!

Downloads and Links




jsmars says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:47am

Cool jetpack and bombing mechanics, nice job! :)

joppiesaus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:35pm

Wow! Looks good, but is sooo confusing. Resolution is all blurred out(use SamplerState.PointClamp instead at spriteBatch.Draw method). I'm going crazy fast and I've no idea what I'm doing. Hilarious!
I like the graphics, even though I find them a little ugly. Audio is nice, it's fun to do.
Great work!

DarkGrisen says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:46pm

Thanks for the feedback! I agree that the graphics is not the best but i was running out of time :P

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:43pm

Nice! I think the graphics works fine :) I had some trouble with the movement, I ended up gliding around while frantically pressing C without much control.. Might try it again later though. I want to beat that 241-score..

chaosed0 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:24pm

Controls need to be toned down. I know you say not to hold the keys down for too long, but the game is still way too hard to control. Other than that, nice job.

cubedparadox says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:35pm

Controls are super slidey, enemies spawning felt like it ramped up rather quickly, I didn't feel like there was much strategy, but I could have missed some aspect of the game.

Ershany says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:10pm

Fun mechanics, but I do not like the art style :P But its Ludum Dare so yeah :P

Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:54pm

WOw controls are awkward. That make the game quite fun and more original though. I'll never beat your score...

DarkGrisen says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 9:45pm

AnnaGavaldalKedavra: I laughed so hard when I read your comment XD
Thanks :)

Langouste says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 4:01pm

Super game! I love it, thanks ;)

KaiseanGames says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 8:56pm

I scored 23. Didn't know if I was even dealing damage.
Controls are too sensitive. I held up (with jetpack) for less than half a second and I went off screen. It would help if there was a pointer to show at least my horizontal position so I know where to drop bombs. :)

All in all, it's ok.

eastes says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 12:29am

I scored 66. Thanks for making!

epiplon says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 7:57pm

Couldn't run the game on my machine.

Jajo says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 4:15pm

It didn't seem to want to launch for me. Possibly a windows 8 thing?

DarkGrisen says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 4:48pm

Did you read the Readme.txt file? IT says that if it's not working you may run the xnafx40_redist.msi file.

eddynardo says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 7:53pm

nice audio and gameplay.I liked the game a lot.Good work

poohshoes says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 10:40pm

The controls are really awkward and I struggled to do anything but run face first into the robots.

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