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

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Machine Mayhem

by peterkirk - Compo Entry

The idea I was going for was using the environment as a way to destroy the enemies.

Press buttons to activate traps.
Destroy all robots to complete the level.
You have limited button presses and time per level.

Thank you for playing

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jhell says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:11pm

You should check this entry which had a similar-ish idea : :)

Apart from that, cool idea (slightly off-theme maybe), very well made and rewarding. It's damn hard though x).

talecrafter says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:47pm

Beautiful presentation. Love the style, and the fact that the game is instantly playable without reading any long description.
I think the playability would even be higher when I could click near the trap instead of the red trigger. Then I would have more time to think about using the right trap instead of trying to hit the trigger with the mouse.

Lukbebalduke says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:51pm

Pretty good! Epic graphics and music =)
Good luck!

(The 3 level is so fucking hard hahhaha)

joaovitorbf says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:51pm

Really nice game, I had lots of fun playing it.

Also, holy shit, the third level...

PaperBlurt says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:26am

Reminds me of Hotline Miami, but it doesn't feel like a rip-off (as Hotline's top view wasn't new either), but rahter a fresh take.

GameQuester says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:55am

After some tries I couldn't click anything, so I had to restart the game. Beside that I think this game was cool looking and fun to play.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:35pm

Incredible visual style and an original gameplay mechanic. Super hard though; would've loved more time and maybe a few more button presses. But really cool and worth expanding I think.

rodobodolfo says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:06am

Very challenging and super cool Idea. Sound design is awesome. I like how music get faster with less time. I wish I had more shots and Time to shot some more. Level 3 is really hard.

Tselmek says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:10am

Nice concept and very very hard game, a tutorial or some levels to slowly learn the mechanics would have been nice. Nice sounds and music.

mentatzoe says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:16am

Fun! And also great mechanics. I can see why some people think it's off-theme as you're actually using something that could be considered as a weapon, but the overall concept is definitely unconventional. Game was fun and it felt polished.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:33pm

Very polished game, lots of fun to play!

Demy says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:36pm

I love this neat graphics. Nice game.

AlexDJones says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:36pm

Really great concept well implemented, with some good level design and challenge to boot. Great entry!

Frenchie says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:12am

Nice concepts. Took me a few tries to beat the third level. I found a bug though :( I beat the third level with my last click and I didn't get the star.

bentglasstube says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:15am

Really great execution and polish. Not sure it's all that unconventional but I quite enjoyed it. I only wish it was longer.

FistBumpGames says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 11:15am

Cool game, with a very challenging mechanic. Took me a few tries on level 3 but finally beat it. Sound is relly nice.

Cliff Lee(CL) says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 3:14am

Graphics is great, gameplay is fun!
But a little off-theme.

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

Super game! I love it, thanks ;)

reiknight says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 8:46am

Wow, really interesting idea! The third level was very difficult! :D

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