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

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Popup Stick

by Larry - Jam Entry

You have a popup stick. A popup stick is a stick that causes objects it touches to fly straight up in the air. Defeat as many foes as you can. There is no cap on difficulty level at the moment. All it does right now is add more foes per difficulty level. I hope you enjoy playing it.

The art and sound could use way more work. The game is not finished as I didn't have enough time. It is playable but doesn't have much variety. This was made with Phaser HTML5/WebGL framework, Brackets editor, Texture Packer, and Pyxel Edit. I will continue working on this game a bit more after Ludum Dare 32 is over.

Please let me know the highest difficulty you reached. Thanks for playing.

* It takes a few hits to kill a foe. There is an audio cue when you make a hit.
* There is a different audio cue when your character gets hit.
* It restarts immediately if your character dies. The difficulty stays the same.

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Lyxilion says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:35am

Nice litle game.

stvr says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:40am

Really simple but quite fun!

fauge says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:47am

reached 3, how much time did you have to work on it? nice job getting something done!

Larry says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:04am

I spent most of Sunday plus a few hours on the other days to do all the work.

GagaPete says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:22am

Pretty simple but a lovely interpretation of the theme. Got to 3 after figuring out what to do.

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:56pm

Nice and enjoyable :) Made it to level three!

Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:24am

Unique concept.

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:24am

that was really cute, it was fun playing with the physics using the stick.

bace1000 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:57pm

Good, but a little too hard for me :(

sanojian says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:42pm

Very original game. Needs some effects when the giants are hit. The rock felt a little bit too floaty too. Overall very good.

alex31016 says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 9:37pm

Good idea for the unconventional weapon and different gameplay.

cdgugler says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 2:40am

I couldn't get enough of popping the enemies up in the air, it was surprisingly fun just running around seeing what I could do. I managed to get stuck on the side of one and levitate in the air. I think this game would be great to build out more and expand with the existing popup mechanics.

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