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

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Fartboy

by RealityCheck - Compo Entry

Well, this was my first (real) attempt at Ludum Dare, and while I didn't finish what I had planned for this game (by a long-shot), I am pleased with what I learned during the time.

I didn't get to do any sounds, and I had wanted to create two/three more enemies (including the Boss, whom you were supposed to defeat to win). There are quite a few features that didn't make it in time, but I've decided to submit anyway.

It's about a young kid who wants to be a Superhero... his special power? Truly putrid farts! Them muffins get the gases going!

(I thought it was an interesting concept as you had no means of attacking foes with forward projectiles... rather you depend on green smelly clouds left behind as you run away).

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Ratings

#284Theme3.67
#344Humor3.13
#558Graphics3.04
#835Innovation2.68
#855Fun2.67
#964Mood2.27
#1012Overall2.58
#1497Coolness45%

Comments

Tortoise says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:44am

A game built on kiting enemies. I like the idea, wish there was more to the game though! (also some good fart sfx would really improve the game.)

RealityCheck says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 11:42am

Thanks. Yeah - there were a lot of things left on my ToDo list. Failed miserably in time management, and ultimately didn't end up with something that could be called a game. Really wanted to do some sounds, but time ran out.

SoftCoconuts says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:09pm

Congrats on your first attempt! I liked your game! I enjoyed how many rooms there were, unleashing the power of gas everywhere. Strafing left and right would have been useful, as well as a better indicator of which direction you're going in, because I kept getting stuck on the door frames. Good stuff! :)

Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:13pm

Lol. It's a funny little game. I had problems with the steering at first, but then I found the help panel :D. From the screenshots I can see that you really put work in the 3D modeling, and it's sad that you don't see a lot of it in the top-down perspective. Farting for sure is a special unconventional weapon :D.
And hey, the game is actually playable and the level looks nice, you really did a good job in this short time.

Suhvan4ik says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:14pm

Nice grafics and idea fits LD theme. Some simple counter for dead teddybears would make it more like a game. Also
it's a shame that this game doesn't have any fart sounds. (=

Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:53pm

Really good first attempt. The steering was a bit tricky, but once it got going it was quite fun. Needs SFX! ;)

lucien says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:54pm

Nice I also made a fart game^^

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:03pm

Interesting concept for a game! the gameplay was smooth and I found the art style awesome, really great graphics. Great entry, especially as a first attempt!

-Neith

davidB says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:16pm

Welcome for your first participation. farts was also on my list of possible weapon but I didn't have idea about usage ;-).
Controls are a not friendly IMHO.

Apr 26, 2015 @ 9:33pm

Fun original idea! I found the controls a bit hard, and even in the room with the gas tanks I could not manage to protect myself against the many enemies...
But the idea is fun :)

srakowski says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 1:25am

I really like the idea. The graphics are good. Controls are a bit clunky. Good job! :)

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