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

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A Bug's Death

by Coomzy - Jam Entry

IMPORTANT:
*Play with audio for a better experience.
*Esc to exit screen.
*Accept mouse input. If there are problems, refresh page.

CONTROLS:
*W,A,S,D to move the character.
*Mouse to move the beam of light.

INSTRUCTIONS:
*Search for and aim the beam of light at the bugs to make them scream and explode!
*Kill all bugs before the timer ends to advance onto the next round.

DEVELOPMENT TEAM:
Callum Coombes
Lee Brooksbank

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness71%
#244Theme(Jam)3.74
#250Innovation(Jam)3.50
#447Graphics(Jam)3.43
#448Humor(Jam)3.00
#595Audio(Jam)2.39
#810Overall(Jam)2.86
#837Mood(Jam)2.57
#951Fun(Jam)2.35

Comments

scorched says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:58pm

The link is broken

gillenew says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:06pm

file was not found

Coomzy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:16pm

Should be fixed now :) If not please comment.

drakekin says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:34pm

Movement didn't work. Finding bugs seems more random luck than anything. Sounds were annoying. The game wasn't very responsive and lagged everything else. Looked fairly nice though.

ianburnette says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:04pm

I feel like a terrible person now. :) Nicely done.

bradur says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:35pm

I used to do this as a kid... Oh my. Nice idea! The bugs were a little hard to find though.

Coomzy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:35pm

Google Drive Keeps Dying On Me So There Won't Be A Web Version, Windows Only. Sorry.

timmik94 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:29pm

I didn't see any bugs. And this game don't have exit button and pause button.

PeerPlay says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:41pm

Pretty decent game. This was actually my first idea, but went for something else, the magnifying glass i mean. I found only 1 bug, got 330points...its pretty hard, but it works alright. :)

Awpteamoose says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:43pm

It's so hard to spot the bugs and too easy to lost 'em :(

TobiasNL says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:00pm

Origninal concept en a truly unconventional weapon. Good have had some music and tension. Great job for the limited time!

OneTrueAaron says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:30pm

I liked the 'ant' in the tophat. Made me laugh. Good sound, and one really powerful magnifying glass!

Robinerd says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:31pm

Game started fine, except for a huge lag spike at start it worked fine after that. Wasn't able to find a single bug unfortunately, and there is just no strategy which makes sense, so it's mostly about luck which makes me really frustrated. Nice connection to the theme, and a fun contrast to "a bugs life" which I used to watch as a kid :)

liniix says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:31pm

few more bugs to burn would have been nice xD, but overall good concept and good game

Leandrus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:40pm

Nice game. hard to control the thing i belive.
Thanks for sharing.

Ghen says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:19pm

this is a cruel game,they not even burn, they just violently blown up :))
nice idea, i actually did this when i'm in elementary school, bring back old memories :))
btw sometimes even though i right above it the bugs didnt change color, but still output the "hissing" voice

TeamCalcium says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:23pm

The beam of light is hard to control.
Found 2 insects only...

DKoding says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:03pm

Psychopath... :-)

Blobo says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:04pm

I like the concept, but i couldnt find any bugs in all 5 times i tried to play. the title screen and name was pretty great though, i have to admit that made me laugh.

StrayByte says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:04pm

Could not find bugs. I probably missed something :<

kunzbe says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:13pm

i liked the base idea with the magnifier glass. I maybe you two could have done a bit more with it like sometimes the glasses are needed vs. sometimes not. I dont know... a bit more varity

steboots says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 8:29pm

Really clean looking, really hard to find bugs! Thought the game was a cruel joke, but I finally got him! Edit difficulty, maybe hit 3/7 or something

ermrk says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 10:49pm

Nice graphic! But finding bug was too much random.

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