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

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Sock Ninja

by monkeedude1212 - Compo Entry

You wake up on Laundry day to find your mother missing and an abundance of smelly socks! You play as sock ninja, a rather odorous youngster with a smelly weapon up his sleeve.

While this isn't nearly as "polished" as I would have liked, but that's how the competition works!

WASD/Arrow Keys move
Space bar to throw socks!

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Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:22am

A little glitchy but still pretty fun! Good work :)

Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:22am

Can't go wrong with dirty toxic sock-throwing ninja combat.

Ellian says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:22am

Absolutely stupid, but in a good way. Ninja throwing smelly socks? I love the idea. :)

jbasinger says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:22am

That was fun!

Fanttum says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:23am

Haha, so great. Loved the music and vibe of it all. Kinda tricky, but lots of fun. Why couldn't I pick up the socks when I jumped on them?

Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:25am

This is an awesome game. Really nice graphics, super colourful.The 8-Bit music is also a nice touch. Overall a really fun game!

Cryotube says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:25am

Pretty fun, impressed you made three levels in the alloted time.

Celt says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:26am

yeah, i rescued mum!!!

Robotic-Brain says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:28am

The Mac Download link gives me a windows executable!

Ludipe says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:29am

I loved the retro-feeling. Art, sound and music fit pretty well and bring back memories from older games, which is always nice ^^

The text was hard to read(due to the color of the font) and the AI needs a bit more of work (right now it's easy to glitch it). But as you already said this is a jam, no room for polishement! :P

good work!

Robotic-Brain says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:36am

The Mac Download link gives me a windows executable!

jprogman says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:25am

I like it how during the dialog I can still throw socks at them. It looked like a glitch, but still very funny that I can do that.
Good work!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:57am

Really funny. Loved throwing smelly socks at other ninjas

Wevel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:53pm

Nice, simple and runs well, although not much content.

eddynardo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:38pm

The funniest i ve played so far.Those smeelly shocks are really well made.Liked the pixel art.The game is not challenging i managed to save my mom(laundry) really easy hehehe!

metalfist213 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:39pm

It's so stupid that it's good

hypp says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:05pm

Well done, I could almost smell the socks through the screen :-)

cbear_wallis says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:23pm

nice little game :) pretty funny. I liked how there was a story lol

Hammers says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:25pm

Nice idea. You managed to get a lot of stuff in there and it's a complete game so you should be proud for managing all that in the 48h. Like the retro feel of the audio and art style.

NMcCoy says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:28pm

Pretty cute and an interesting take on the theme. A few physics and camera issues (in particular on the last level) but not bad. :)

oparisy says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:35pm

Liked the weapon mechanics (how I could grab those to use them again). Felt like towerfall ascension :)

The shinoby-like ending was fun too.

Dagatts says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:32pm

Nice game overall! I like the concept of getting the ammunation again after you throw it. The enemies bugged out a bit on the second lvl, they kept running on the same spot after defeating them and would still hurt me, but good job mate!

Croze says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:36pm

Lol that was really cute and funny, really cool concept, it felt generally polished to me! Graphics and audio fit rally well, and I loved the character commentary!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:59pm

The ideia is great and well done!

Ershany says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:33pm

Such a awesome idea, and fun too :)

Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:49pm

Nice one! One of the most fun 5 minutes I've ever spent. Graphics fit the style nicely!

cgmorton says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:05pm

It's misleading to give Mac and Linux links with a Windows executable inside.

nonetheless says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:07pm

I'm apparently completing levels but I don't really know what I'm doing and what I am supposed to do :)

Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:24pm

Hilarious :P I loved the little story / dialogue sections. It got a bit tense towards the end as I only had two socks and ended up throwing 1 off screen somewhere... xD

vortex says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 6:04pm

I was squinting so hard to read the text...
But all in all it's a nice game that could do with some polishing the collisions

filipe.silva says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 8:52pm

Great fun. The idea of using dirty socks really cool. Could have a life bar at the enemies, but that does not compromise on anything the game. The graphics were very good.

Apr 26, 2015 @ 2:50am

Impressive compo entry, I had a lot of fun with it. Great theme, and the art and audio was done very well. The only small piece of criticism I have it I wish the fire button didn't have a slight delay.

mathmadlen says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:03pm

that was really fun! Nice concept, cool graphics - good job!

Bergara says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 5:46am

Has some bugs and the music got old very fast, but the gameplay was fun and the idea hilarious, I like it.

Apr 28, 2015 @ 3:58am

pretty good! its fun to learn the patterns of the AI.

esayitch says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 11:27am

Nice concept, graphics and sound are all right as well... there is some issues with collision, especially while jumping over friendlies...

Good job overall, good luck :)

HeffJoker says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 11:07pm

Very well made! I love the music and sound effects. Beginning, middle, and end... nice! Just a small suggestion: make the enemy colliders more round so you can't stand on them so perfectly :)

jk5000 says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 10:06am

Lovely humor. Fits the Theme.

freaknarf says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 9:36am

Design and ninja family made me laught... Cool story :]

Smirnov48 says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 4:17pm

Very fun, humor and mood. Great job!

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