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

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Trees vs Zombies

by sathorn - Jam Entry

Drop trees on zombies.

Tech: JS, WebAudio
Engine: Phaser
Tools: Photoshop, Audacity, BXFR

Tip: Bait the zombies together with your timer, then drop a tree on them.

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Ratings

Coolness61%
#21Innovation(Jam)4.18
#25Fun(Jam)4.06
#36Theme(Jam)4.18
#61Overall(Jam)3.94
#74Humor(Jam)3.85
#104Mood(Jam)3.76
#273Graphics(Jam)3.77

Comments

mandolin says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:45am

10/10 awesome game!
loved the theme and the execution. The set up was really fun as well as funny

ChrisGaudino says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:14am

Very fun. That last second speed burst from the zombies really caught me off guard.

xbcw says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:19am

Hilarious. The combat was actually fun and challenging trying to time your swings correctly.

TobiasNL says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:58am

Cool man! That's sick, crushing zombies by dropping trees haha. Well executed, well made! Would be nice if those trees needed a few hits extra before using them, would add to the gameplay. Nice entry

dyfer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:58am

Simple but really unique idea and challenging game.

Sluce says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:59am

Made me laugh, great job! It always amazes me what people can accomplish in 47 - 72 hours. However, I did notice that visually the zombies where squashed before the tree fully landed.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:01am

Cutting down those trees is super satisfying. Really well polished sound and animation. Well done!

Lyxilion says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:51am

Amazing game !! Well done !

2Bit says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:07pm

You know how to make a satisfying game :) The trees dropping, the axe swing, the zombies dying all very juicy effects.

Techblogogy says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:23pm

Chop, chop, chop! Nice little game, had fun playing it, but controls were a bit awkward

efux says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:31pm

That's a cool concept. I really like your use of the theme. The tree falling animation is great.

AtomicVikings says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:35pm

Really awesome game. :-) Was funny to play it. :-)

trappytrap92 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:02pm

i'm laughing so hard, jajaja the idea is really good! so fun and hilarious to play. Really polished. Love it, good job!

sanojian says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:57pm

One of the best games I have played in LD32. Very satisfying to spat the zombies. I love trying to get as many as I can with a treefall. Its also cool how disorienting it is when the tree lands.

agirreb says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:19am

I love the theme.

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:55pm

Nice! I really enjoyed both cutting down the zombies one and one, and squashing hordes of them beneath the trees. One of the most fun games I have played this far in this Ludum Dare :)

jmborden says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:13pm

Using trees on your enemies is unconventional!

Starting game play in this game was not intuitive. It wasn't obvious to me that you needed to hover the mouse on the tree in order to chop it down. I spent a couple of minutes walking up to trees and clicking and saying "Why won't the tree freakin' fall!" The timer mechanic was also clunky. It would have been better to just say "WASD to move, hover your mouse over the trees and aim the direction of their fall. Left click to chop the tree down." After you chopped down your first tree, the zombies would come. Boom, simple. I don't like having to restart the game to re-read the directions in order to figure out how to play the game.

Nice to see another game written in pure HTML5/JS. So much easier to just play in the browser.

jk5000 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:24pm

Am I the only one, who thinks the axe look a bit like a toothbrush. Fun game. Great job.

syawqy says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:02pm

great idea, and I like the animation of the falling tree
but it run kinda slow for me, I'm using firefox

Andrea says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:03pm

Amazing idea for a game, very challenging though! Those zombies sure go fast when they smell you!
Great job!

psychonull says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 10:46pm

Great job! It has a good vibe, enjoyed it overall.

cdgugler says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 3:18am

I love it! Great take on the theme and really fun.

jordgubben says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 5:31pm

Axe: £31.02, Egg timer: £1.38, Trees: priceless.

borgi says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 5:58pm

awesome idea :D
very good implementation also
graphics could have been a bit more unified
wll done anyways

Pisti says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 5:59pm

Nice music and sound effects. Great game!

Embalaje says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 8:34am

I really enjoied the game! Very funny your tutorial. I did it twice only to see it.
I had a strage experience with the sound, each I was killed something like a sound"reberb" (can´t explain better) was stronger and stronger. I was using chrome.
Cool gameplay, Great job!

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