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

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Word Smith

by nevet - Jam Entry

Best thy enemies with the wit of a word!

For extra fun-ness with text-to-speech play the standalone version :)

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manekineko says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:17am

Innovative concept. I like the art-style and the music is way cool.

VictorL says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:43am

haha like the idea that use words to represent the sword!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:19am

I didn't quite manage to play :( Was by myself here, tried to check how the battle worked but the hits didn't seem to be connecting, or at least I didn't see any player feedback that they were.

lordxam says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:38pm

Good wepon sir ! =)

lizard455 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:47pm

Cool game, but I couldn't damage anyone...

Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:59pm

I'm not quite sure how I damage people in this game.

Now, typing out your sword seems like fun, but other than that this game seems rather lacking. A single player mode would have been nice. That being said-- really cute graphical style.

xbcw says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:05am

I liked the art style. I couldn't actually hit anything though.

Xanjos says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:08am

Pretty cool concept. I really liked how players could customise their swords (in some way) and how longer swords had more reach but were more slow and vice-versa. Also the WebGL build loads pretty slow so I ended up playing the desktop version.

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:12am

Art and music are a good time. WebGL took a few attempts to load, and attacks didn't seem to do anything. Fun idea.

steboots says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:25am

I couldn't get past name entry... I really wanted to play this

Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:33am

It seems impossible to damage your enemy. When you dash into the enemy, you get stuck in the dashing pose until you dash again. Music and graphics were nice.

tigerbyte says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:35am

Interesting idea with the sword name controlling (to some degree) the stats. I liked the audio and the art. Unfortunately I didn't care for the slow swinging of even a four letter sword.

BIZM says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:13pm

Great music, the art was cute and quirky, very innovative and funny idea. Not sure how to damage enemies though.

Sublustris says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:40pm

Nice gfx :)

srakowski says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:54pm

Creating my sword was the most delightful experience :-) Well done!

Team MAC says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:20pm

Web version won't run for me, and the OS X standalone was broken.

jk5000 says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 10:40am

Did not really understand the game. It does not seem finished. But the graphics are great.

ermrk says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 7:05pm

Great music and graphic.

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