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

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Florist vs Plant

by Nkoo - Jam Entry

Here is our entry with Lyne Hehlen and I, Thibaut Carcenac.

Florist vs Plants is a turn based game where you have to eliminate all the plants invading your shop within 30 turns. The plants spread and you have to act smart to make the best of your actions.

There are 3 types of plants:
The classic one, with no particular effect.
The blue one, that pushes you back when you hit it with the spoon.
The one with arms, that eats your ammunition when you hit it with the spoon.

You can move with arrow keys, 4 steps by turn.
There are 3 types of actions:
- Melee attack with a giant spoon, that damages the 2 tiles in front of you.
- Ranged attack with crispbread, that damage one foe at up to 5 tiles away.
- The jam bomb, damaging up to 7 foes from 3 tiles away.

The plants grow every turn, but are stopped from doing so when damaged. They lose a level everytime they are hit . When they are at their max level, they can start to lay eggs around them, and spread rapidly.

Equipped with your precious jam, take the plants away before your clients come !

Huge thanks to Benjamin Brumes for the musics he provided for the Ludum dare ! Here you can check out his work:
https://soundcloud.com/abstraction

Here is our graphist facebook page if you're interested in her amazing work :) : https://www.facebook.com/BulleGribouillis


Infos:
To run the intro scene, you need to have Quicktime installed.
Your can download it here:
https://www.apple.com/fr/quicktime/download/
We can only make a build or Windows, sorry.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#16Graphics(Jam)4.67
#50Audio(Jam)3.96
#52Mood(Jam)4.00
#93Overall(Jam)3.85
#252Theme(Jam)3.73
#298Innovation(Jam)3.42
#320Fun(Jam)3.31
#365Humor(Jam)3.17
#1634Coolness41%

Comments

louis.denizet says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:20am

This is really a great entry! Such a great work for the time, especially for the graphic part that is amazing! Haven't been able to beat the hard level but overall amazing on every level ;)

Sublustris says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:03pm

Great work!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:29pm

Nice! Bonus points for the awesome intro movie. :)

Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:16am

Really nice and well executed. The graphics and the atmosphere are awesome. I'm not sure I get all the subtilities of the game though (like the different strategies and stuff).

Drauthius says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:30pm

Very cool game, with beautiful art and even an intro! The visual queues (where you're hitting and stuff) seem a bit off, and I can easily get stuck and not go where I want. Nice that you have different difficulty levels as well. :)

Zayron says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:36pm

Nice job! Too bad you could not somehow play that cool intro video in the game itself. I almost missed it. :)

Dietrich Epp says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:46pm

Cool game, great graphics and music! I wasn't entirely sure what my objective was, and when I hit "melee attack" it seemed like something weird would happen every time... like it would attack a plant across the room, or something like that.

C.Lodwick says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:12pm

super pretty, love the concept (haha). having a very hard time even beating the easy mode i'm not really sure i must be playing wrong but very impressive anyways!

Nkoo says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:51pm

@Zayron, the intro plays within the game itself, but you need quicktime installed, or maybe I did something wrong! haha
There seems to be a few bugs remaining, empty tiles blocking your path, it's due to multiple plants killing it seems, I'm going to fix that asap ! The game lacks introduction to the gameplay mechanics, had no time to make it clearer sorry guys ^^

ZQMony says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 7:52pm

Very nice game. The intro was very well done and gave the game a very polished feel.

Tom Rijnbeek says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 8:31pm

Really impressive graphics! I found it difficult to actually win, but the concept is interesting.

TeamFlare says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 12:06pm

Wonderful presentation, loved the art and music :)

Ithildin says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 1:40pm

Visuals and audio were incredible. Gameplay was nice as well, but it would have been nice a bit more feedback on the actions. Still, considering the amount (and quality) of work you've put together in 3 days that's a minor detail.

Congratulations!!

NoWandStudios says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 2:21pm

Great graphics! Well done!

hadesfury says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 2:29pm

Really cute!
Congrats on making an intro video too !

alyphen says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 2:17am

Really pretty game, with a great turn-based mechanic. Intro movie was well done. The speed that the plants multiply is a little too much for me, but it's fun to try nonetheless. Good job.

elefantopia says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 2:59am

Very cool, especially the graphics. Nice story telling at the beginning, too. Great work!

Sammuurraaaii says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 2:14pm

Awesome job!

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