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

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The Power of the Flower

by Jungle - Jam Entry

"You shall not pass"

Do not let the militaries pass! Shoot them with your flower rifle and convert'em all into hippies! Peace and Love!

Fight the boss at Level 11 and conquer your freedom, love and peace!

If you like reading, read the story made by our writer for this game.


SPACE - Shoot flowers;
UP, DOWN - Move;

(IMPORTANT: Hippies are not so good with weapons even flower rifles, so you cannot move and shoot at the same time!!!)

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Uruca Games says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:32pm

This game is great!!! Great idea, chars, all!!!! ^^ \o/

Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:25pm

Fun to play, with great visuals and sound. Love that music! Definitely fit the theme as well. Awesome job!

DKoding says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:29pm

Simple fun AND social commentary. What more can you want. :-) Correct Z ordering of sprites maybe? :-P

stuffedgravy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:42pm

The background music is AMAZING. sfx were a bit loud and sharp.
Overall it was an okay game, there weren't many interesting mechanics at play, it was a simple 2D sidescroller shooter. The game would have benefited from more mechanics that were specific to hippies/flowers. Keep at it! :)

ObscenelyTrue says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:39pm

Simple mechanics but the atmosphere is so charming...

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:04pm

Could improve a little the graphics, but the gameplay is fun.

maunovaha says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:22pm

hehe. nice game.. the music very also pretty weird, but cool move. :D

Marcus316 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:55am

That was thoroughly enjoyable. I felt the difficulty ramped really well, and I had to scramble on the boss level so I wouldn't lose any lives.

Well done!

Jokerbomb says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:11am

Was pretty fun to play =). Fit the theme nicely. The music was really entertaining.

Garris says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:33am

Music was excellent. The game was well made, if a bit simple. I would have liked to see a bit more enemy variety or movement patterns. Good game though!

Xaychru says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:38pm

Haha cool idea, too bad the gameplay isn't very dynamic. The music was nice though, I enjoyed it!

belgani says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:12pm

It's a pretty game!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:48pm

Haha, converting soldiers to hippies was great, the guitar made me laugh when it first appeared!

I am just disappointed that our hero is also using a gun... Can she not lovingly throw the flowers at the soldiers instead?

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:51pm

Good audio and graphics, could have done with a little more gameplay elements but nice!

Hemuuuli says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:55pm

Fabulous job with the music!

BubuIIC says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:50am

Thanks for your comment!
You have a really cool game and the music is perfect. This theme is a very interesting idea. Reminds me of a scene in Watchmen.

mockthebear says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:56pm

u liked the game idea and graphics! but the "pew pew pew" sound was a bit loud and annoying

Cstudios says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:46pm

a little bigger variety of gameplay would be welcome. The graphics are nice, the projectiles are funky. I like the green line drawn after the shot flower. Nice work!

nov1kk says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 9:02pm

Classic idea, but it's very entertaining, and the music is great, but the sound effects were too loud

Squarlboy says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 1:19am

I love the music

DoItForWilson says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 1:22am

Cool game. Few things to consider though:

- Randomize the shooting sound effect (and I guess visual effects, it would get less boring less quickly ;-)

- Characters should overlap according to depth

- Maybe some leveling of the weapon (adding spread or automatic fire) would make the progress actually show, and more addictive.

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 6:16pm

Solid shooter with nice graphics. I was surprised when the enemies didn't shoot at me (at least in the first 5 levels). Varied enemy attacks and movement patterns would go a long way to making a more exciting and dynamic experience. As is, the difficulty ramped up a bit to slowly for me and there wasn't enough variety from level to level.

Ithildin says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 1:24pm

Flower power!
Great take on the theme and cool graphics and audio,congratulations! :)

yuigoto says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 3:31pm

Nice entry! Graphics are nicely done and made me remember some old DOS games I played when I was younger. :P Also, nice work with sound, in both soundtrack and fx!

I think that, if you had more time, you could make this one an even greater entry! But this game is fun and nice to play as it is right now! :3

Great work! :D

Having said that, one more thing:
Vão na fé e continuem, muito bom ver jogo brazuca por aqui, muito bom ver ideias surgindo daqui! :)

rjhelms says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 4:51pm

Really fun take on the theme, and great graphical style.

I think the game would benefit a lot from a bit more depth: maybe weapon powerups, and enemies with some more behaviour (shooting back, moving up/down, etc.)

Great job!

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