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

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Paper Freedom

by SpartanIceCream - Jam Entry

Fly your paper plane around and shoot down the others!

Use W,A,S,D,Q,E to fly
Right click to pan camera
Left click to shoot

This was the seconds Ludum Dare for our team.
Our team includes:
SpartanIceCream
Flapper_Dog
Meep32400
Trap Savage
Zigtavius

Unlock all the planes and you will be rewarded...

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Ratings

Coolness62%
#330Mood(Jam)3.32
#361Graphics(Jam)3.59
#474Innovation(Jam)3.15
#624Overall(Jam)3.09
#687Fun(Jam)2.79
#783Humor(Jam)2.30
#815Theme(Jam)2.88

Comments

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:24pm

Cool idea! Camera controls were a little iffy, as it was easy to run into tables and stuff, but pretty fun when you get the hang of it. Looks very well polished, and the music was very moody. Good work!

cubedparadox says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:27pm

Overall I though the concept was sound, even if the theme wasn't super strong. The flying mechanics felt cheap, and a better camera would have helped a bunch.

Ilseroth says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:32pm

An fun little game, I was a bit disappointed that it just flies forward and going up isn't really noticeably slower or anything like that. My gun didn't work (that I noticed) but flying around was fun.

LimeniusTeam says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:32pm

Took me some attempts to interiorize the controls, but then the mood was very good, slowly flying around the room with the music.

Xgor says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:34pm

I like the estetic but man is it pretty much impossible to hit another plane

Jacksendary says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:34pm

really interesting concept, but feels a bit slow for a "flying" game and the camera controls could be better but pretty fun and relaxing

SmilingCat says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:36pm

That has to be the most zen dogfight I have ever flown. Awesome job with the graphics, too. Lots of fun!

babilounet says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:36pm

Camera controls are not great but the game is very relaxing. However, it's verry nice.

CiderPunk says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:38pm

Very cool concept and excellent graphics! the controls irked me though, I'd much rather have the view locked to the plane, and maybe allow turning with the mouse

Jared Sartin says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:15pm

Pretty! The controls and camera need some tuning.

Sim00n says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:16pm

I love the concept of using paper airplanes for a flying simulator. I think the game feels a little too slow but that's probably because I love flying simulators and I'm used to the speed. Great job in such short time!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:24am

Very cool idea and you have deffinetely put in some serious work to get the game to look and feel like tat, i enjoyed it. well done :)

Diventurer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:25am

The concept is pretty cool, so I was excited, but to be honest the controls were pretty bad and it was annoying to be pushed back to the main menu all the time. 3/5 overall.

Havacore says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:26am

Probably could've improved the camera, and shooting felt a little off. The concept was cool, but you needed to fine tune the mechanics a bit.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:28am

Aiming and shooting felt a bit awkward, would have preferred mouse controls to be locked to x,y rather than click-drag. Firing also used a weird vector from the center of the aircraft to the mouse point in the world which made it difficult to aim; a reticule showing the bullet path would have helped with that. Otherwise, not bad, flight controls were fine, speed was good. Flying into the walls or ceiling didn't have any penalty so I just flew straight up and kept trying to shoot everyone from a stationary position. Camera controls made dogfighting impossible.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:29am

Very serene. Steering is easy to get to grips with. Firing not so much.

RARoadkill says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:31am

Have a funny mental picture of some kid walking into his room and seeing all these planes dogfighting.
Would have liked some more camera options. but all in all it ran well.

jacketsj says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:34am

It was a nice slow paced game, and the music fit that very well, but the airplane seemed more like a rock suspended at a certain velocity going through space more than a paper airplane. It could've used some physics.

Aurelitron says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:57pm

I really liked the concept, and it was pretty fun for a little while. Couldn't use my joystick, which was a bummer. I had a ton of difficulty with the camera/aiming though.

razlight789 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Quite a plot twist with reality. The word "Freedom" definitely expressed the game well. Good job, guys!

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