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

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Fish Slap

by LordKawaii - Jam Entry

Throw fish at each other.... do it.

Controllers no longer required :0

GamePad controls:
Press A to start.

Hold left bumper to pickup fish.

Point right thumb stick in the direction you want to throw and let go of the bumper.

Left stick controls movement.

Keyboard controls:
Enter to start or restart

Player 1 (Nessy):
WASD to move
Press and hold Right Shift to pick up fish let go to fire

Player 2 (Seahorse):
Arrow Keys
Press and hold Left Shift to pick up fish let go to fire

Tank by Krell The Human
Animated Diver Dan by Conner
Divers, fish, rocks and castle by Heather Ketten
Kelp, starfish, particle effects, and logo by Rory Beck
Sounds by Kevin
Music by Michael Jones, Kevin, and Michael McCarthy
Concept art by Adana Lindsley
Programing by Sean Dorries

Downloads and Links




mandolin says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:30am

Awesome! Loved watching you guys put this together

rortron says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:48am


Pixel Heart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:19am

please make a mac version!

huga says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:25am

I couldn't get it to work. Plugged in my controller and it stayed on the start screen, I couldn't get off of it. Great music though... fiddle acid!!!

LordKawaii says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:47am

Oh, I forgot to add that you press A (On X-Box controllers, Button1 on others) to start

Supernovadx says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:42am

I could not get the game to start. I pressed every button on my controller. Nothing happened. I will still say you have great graphics and awesome music.

binarycoder says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:44am

Afraid I can't get it to work. Wireless X-Box controller. :/

Super Hamster says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:46am

Could you make a version without a control? Seems like a lot of people like it so I would like to play.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:51am

The game is not working. Stay in the first screen.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:01am

I couldn't play it. Nothing seems to respond.

heatherketten says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:24am

Yo, we should see if we can fix up the controls and splash screen things. I'm having the same issues on my laptop, and the world needs to see those fish! (especially Grumpfish!)

Anyway this game rocks!

Also, credit for the diving helmets also goes to Krell the Human!

- love, the 3D fish/diver/seahorse/Loch Ness Monster/castle artist <3

LordKawaii says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:22pm

Uploaded a version that works with keyboard controls :)

Dege says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:47pm

Very Cool. Pressing A does not restart the game.

LordKawaii says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:11pm

If A does not work try Enter

Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:39pm

Good work! I loved the music and the 3d models are finely crafted. I had one problem though, and I may have just been doing something wrong, but when the player on the left throws one of the aquarium toys, they always went to the left, making it impossible for me to hit the player on the right unless I was behind her.

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 6:47pm

Fun premise for a competitive multiplayer game. I experienced a bug where the left player's attack always flew backwards, unfortunately. If that were fixed, it seems like the throws are still too high to be generally useful. With some tweaking (perhaps having that attacks shoot forward from whatever elevation the attacking player is at) this could be super fun! Nice work!

rortron says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:05am

Thank you very much for comments and advice, unfortunately the game was designed for gamepads but unity seems to be having trouble with inputs, so our group created a keyboard version. We hope we can find a way to experience the game with a controller, the way it was meant to be played.

Apr 27, 2015 @ 6:54am

Very solid in all categories! Great work!

May 3, 2015 @ 9:00am

Great job you guys! Excellent work on everything including the concept, programming, art and music. I love all of it. I really enjoyed watching your game come together.

May 3, 2015 @ 12:17pm

It's a funny little game with a nice underwater flair and a polished look-and-feel! I'm not sure if I did something wrong, but the left seahorse always throws fish in the wrong direction :D

L0N3 W0LF says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 12:49pm

hahahah funny game, just throw fish at each other, i couldnt play with someone else but it looks very fun xD

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