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The Rapture Vacuum Cleaning Madness

by Ildfuglen - Compo Entry

**UPDATE: Yesterday I was in the pub and I met my bro Jesus, and he suggested that I make some changes to the description in the game. Apparently writing it like it currently is, is offensive to some rare human individuals.

**If you are religious, please skip the next paragraph and proceed to the last one instead!**

Atheist Version:
It's 2016 and the rapture has arrived. People are dancing and you'll have none of it! Get your vacuum cleaner out there and suck up those theist bastards!

Theist Version:
You have been teleported back in time during the meteor showers that made the dinosaurs extinct! You need to teleport all the other people back in time where it is safe, and become the hero everyone deserves!

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Hunter X says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:33pm

I liked the graphics and particularly enjoyed the soundtrack. There doesn't seem to be an awful lot of replayability at present, but it still kept me going for several games regardless and has a lot of potential for expansion. The rate of meteors could possibly be turned down a little bit and it gets a bit tricky to find any targets once the meteors hit most of them before you get there, but on the whole a solid game :)

kyyrma says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:34pm

Somehow I have the feeling this music is not completely original. But what the hell: at least I got to vacuum some dudes while meteors fell around me.

rg_rem says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:35pm

20 hs max

Ed1982 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:23am

Waahaahaa - awesome! really enjoyed sucking up those theist bastards! nice one

ElectroYak says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:28pm

Good game, I like the music and the art style.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:55am

Hard game, good sound. :)

SelfTitled says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:51pm

Is that music iron maiden?
Nice idea, it's pretty hard though, I never lasted too long.

Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:09pm

The feeling is good, meteors are really great. Maybe it lack some mechanics to be funnier to play.

Omiya Games says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 1:42am

The slow controls makes it difficult to dodge everything, and the meteors are absolutely relentless. I highly suggest implementing tighter, quicker controls to make dodging easier, and tone down the meteor rate to make the game feel more fair. Additionally, add some indicator of the path the meteor is going to fall to make accidental deaths less likely.

dos says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 2:19am

Can't wait for 2016 :3

Feyd_Rautha says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 12:12am

The only kind of vacuuming that doesn't suck!

steboots says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 6:31pm

It felt as though I had a split second moment to decide how to avoid meteors form that spawned from the top. If I waited any longer, I was going to die if I was in the meteor's path.

01101101 says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 5:58pm

I really had fun, huhu! Good art and music! Maybe a jump button would have been pleasant :)

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