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

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Nerd Nightmare

by Stechas - Compo Entry

After hard day you go to bed hoping for some good sleep. Dream about girl you are in love would be great, but instead you must fight your demons in a nightmare. You are armed with your calculator C99 and you are ready to teach these demon a lesson.

Add, subtract, multiply, divide - do whatever it takes to prevent these unholy creatures enter your realm! The realm is counting on you...

Click on demons in the order so you make valid mathematical combinations, for example:
9 - 6 = 3
6 + 3 = 9
9 / 3 = 3
3 * 3 = 9


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Ratings

Coolness57%
#205Innovation3.66
#249Theme3.72
#298Humor3.22
#375Audio3.04
#484Mood3.00
#559Overall3.17
#711Fun2.87
#994Graphics2.23

Comments

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:03pm

I don't understand what I'm supposed to do? I click on the monsters and random factorials appear - but what next?

morazor says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:05pm

Interesting concept and fun gameplay :D

Stechas says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:13pm

ManicMiner, you need to create some operations with numbers that make sense by clicking on demons in a correct order.

Multiplexor says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:19pm

I liked it! I got to level 6, it gets quite hard after a while! I think that as an educative game it would be perfect. Very nice music also!

OneL3gend says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:24pm

A very interesting idea - some kind of explanation about what to do would have been nice, but it gets quite addicting after a while...

Thijs Tak says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:08pm

Interesting idea and execution.

SmilingCat says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:50pm

Very nicely done, though I was dying for some zeroes, and maybe the ability to merge 2 demons into a 2-digit number. Great use of the theme.

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:01pm

fun game. i wish the numbers were guaranteed to have answers; frequently there were just no correct answers. otherwise, nice submission!

badlydrawnrod says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:54pm

Good concept. It needs a bit of tuning, because sometimes you just get an unlucky combination of numbers.

ermrk says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:11pm

Great idea of using math. Game is really slow, but really hard on the other hand. Tuning of number generator will solve it maybe.

Frenchie says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:11am

Interesting concept. I wish the numbers were a little less random though. Also, where's the powers! 2, 3, 8 should work ;)

MJaawa says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:07am

Good use of the theme, the usage of math as a weapon is pretty nice, I also like the progression system.

Taldius says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 12:09pm

Nice concept, it was hard to understand at first, but after it becomes pretty fun.
Good job!

TeamFlare says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 10:28pm

My personal prize for the funniest game this evening goes to you :D Brilliant.

Tom Rijnbeek says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 9:14pm

The game is a bit hard to grasp. It also feels a bit slow. The concept feels interesring, but I am not sure if I would play it long enough to get all the possible upgrades.

Filip says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 9:02pm

Sometimes felt like there's no admissible combination on screen when a monster hits me.

NuvlearGames says ...
May 5, 2015 @ 11:42am

Well done, interesting concept!

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