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

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I Hate Golf

by Geared Games - Jam Entry

That pesky neighbour of yours wins all the trophies at golf. Luckily you found a weapon to stop him from winning the next tournament: The wind!

Try to use your wind powers to keep the ball out of the hole, your neighbour must not win the golf tournament!

*NOTE
for anyone looking for a 'restart' button, you can find it under the pause menu if you press ESC

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Ratings

Coolness79%
#77Fun(Jam)3.83
#79Innovation(Jam)3.88
#199Overall(Jam)3.61
#213Humor(Jam)3.47
#272Theme(Jam)3.70
#312Audio(Jam)3.21
#538Mood(Jam)3.03
#874Graphics(Jam)2.40

Comments

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:57pm

i liked it. definitely unconventional, but fun to play. nice work!

repstyle says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:02pm

Neat concept :)
I wanted to play a bit more levels with new nice idea like in the last level.

It's a nice idea.
Graphics are well. they are graphics :).

It lack a restart level button to avoid waiting that the ball goes in the hole because it's annoying to wait when you know that you will lose.

Markus Becker says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:03pm

I never played an anti golf wind god simulator. And I didn't think I would enjoy it as much as I did. Great game. Awesome music. The Art is very very basic, but fine for that kind of game. The wind is a very unconventional weapon, even though you could argue, that it's not really a weapon here, but still: great gameplay mechanic.

NekuSoul says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:03pm

Really liking the idea of the game!

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:04pm

Obviously leaves a little to be desired visually, but a thoroughly enjoyable puzzle game - completed it and would probably have gone for hours more if the levels hadn't run out... really great!

Sogomn says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:06pm

Really, really cool idea and totally fun to play! Could have some more levels, tho.

haveric says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:13pm

I love it! The gameplay was great and could easily be expanded to a more complete game. The music was pretty good especially the ending song. I actually like the intro and success graphics, but it definitely could use some polish to make it complete.

Overall, great idea pretty well implemented.

McFish says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:47pm

Addictive game, and music fits greatly to the mood. You should keep developing this game :-]

StefanDJagers says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:51pm

I truly enjoyed playing this!
In fact, one of the funniest games I've played so far!!
The concept is very very very veerrryyy original; The gameplay is truly amazing, a lot of fun to play!; And the background music is just... wow... perfect!
Overall, AMAZING ENTRY!!

repstyle said something about a restart button so you don't have to wait until the ball goes in the hole. I agree with him. A restart button / shortkey would make this game even more perfect! ;)

Geared Games says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:58pm

I would like to add that there is indeed a restart button, if you press ESC you get to the pause menu. There you will find a restart button, I didn't realise I never explained that :)

LuckyCassette says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:14pm

It's a bit of a stretch to call the wind here a weapon, but otherwise it's actually pretty fun, I enjoyed it.

metalfist213 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:22pm

Outstanding! You guys really did a great job on this. The only thing I have to rate a little low is the graphics. If you had more levels I'd continued playing for long!!

TheWzzard says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:54pm

This is pretty slick!

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:46am

That was such a fun concept. I got a secret glee from ruining all these golfers' days. This was a ton of fun. I was really happy with your level design and the difficulty curve you established throughout the game. (until the end that is) great job!

WiErD0 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:46am

Wow! Great game. Though the art could have been a little better, the music well made up for it. The sound of losing was so satisfying and the background music was so calming that I didn't really even care when I lost, unlike most games of this nature. I LOVE the feeling of being able to ruin other people's days (does that make me a bad person?), so this was really fun (it was a lot like the un-convention game, you should play that one too, the music isn't as good though). Nice game!

dcolgan says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:52am

Awesome idea and well implemented!

Shivur says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:28pm

Wow very good idea!

Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:21pm

Good idea and really fun

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:22pm

I love I hate Golf, lovely simple concept with some fun gameplay and some great level design. Nice background music with it also! Fun game :)

-Neith

Newt_ says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 4:31pm

One of the most fun games I've played thus far! Awesome job!

Skiddings says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:09pm

This is fun!
It's a neat idea with lots of potential, the only problem with it was the balance.

jmborden says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:57pm

Why is it such a huge file? Crashes on my Mac!

elpaulo says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 6:25pm

Finished !
I recognized the music, are you the developer of Höme Improvisåtion ? :-)
Nice work.

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