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

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Emotional Golf

by CamRFWhite - Compo Entry

Drop bombs on the population to lead them to the safe house. Love bombs bring citizens together, fear pushes them away. Try and do this in the least amount of moves as possible! (hence the golf)

To drop a bomb, click either the love bomb or the fear bomb, then click on a blue "citizen" or on the safe house.

You can Finish the level at any time, but check out the par time if you want something to beat! Also, it is possible to finish every level with 0 citizens left (although hard).

Feedback always welcome. Let me know what you think!

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YM says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:43pm

It doesn't seem very responsive to where I'm pressing. I can't really tell if it will actually drop the bomb where I click or not. Nor can I tell what kind of area the bomb will actually effect.
It's an interesting idea even if it's a little rough around the edges

DaniDK says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:30pm

Very interesting idea, I had real attachment to those little guys hh,a cool thing that would have added to the experience is if I could see the range of the bombs or control their strength. I like the mechanic, you have to leave someone behind kinda thingy. :)

doitle says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:01am

Nice unique take on the theme. I don't think I've ever played a puzzler that worked exactly like this one. Shame that is not very responsive. Also it seems like a bit of luck once you've got just one left to try to get it home using fear bombs over and over.

Pixel Heart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:13am

doesnt work on chrome!!!

TailyILoveYou says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:37am

Definitely an interesting little game. Pretty cool little mechanic, but it gets rather annoying after having only one guy and needing to use fear bombs XD

gillyadrien says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:00am

The game is very fun, and that's coming from someone who hates golfing games.

Great work!

dix says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:54am

Quite an original golf game :D Good job!

Nikteddy92 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:47am

Ok it'as a little hard to find out how the game works, but, after gettinf in the mechanic, it's nice! I like the way you got the theme! Maybe a little tutorial would be great but in the overall is nice! Well done! :D

Snicklodocus says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:50pm

Fun idea! I liked the bomb animations. I think the mechanic might have been easier to use if you could drop bombs anywhere, but maybe that wouldn't fit the theme of the game as much. Good job!

Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:05pm

It would be nice to have a way to quit the game.

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:13pm

It's an interesting idea! You should be able to place the bombs anywhere rather on people directly so you might be able to get a larger range of people. Also I love the game name baha


jk5000 says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 8:42pm

Very fun idea.

May 7, 2015 @ 8:40pm

Not a bad concept but there's just too little feeling about how the bomb affects the people to really have any strategy in it, so it feels mostly like chance.

freaknarf says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 9:48am

Dropping bombs for your safety. Like irl? :]
This is a bit hard but cool idea...

Ossi says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 2:39am

It was really fun to try and get the par times. Great use of the theme and abstracting out a typical weapon to something that fits well in a golfing game. Overall really enjoyable!

SledKnight says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 10:06pm

Interesting. It's like billiards... and putt-putt... lol
Cool entry.

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