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

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KnightsChop

by infernalad - Jam Entry

Hello, everyone! It's our first Ludum Dare and first game :)
Feedback is really appreciated!

CONTROLS
Left and Right mouse button to swing guillotine
Space to Restart

USED TOOLS
Unity 5
Photoshop
LMMS
Audacity

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness100%
#247Innovation(Jam)3.52
#248Fun(Jam)3.42
#289Overall(Jam)3.49
#352Theme(Jam)3.59
#357Graphics(Jam)3.60
#359Audio(Jam)3.11
#437Mood(Jam)3.18
#530Humor(Jam)2.83

Comments

sentendo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:02pm

haha awesome guys!!! :D

Jasonsumm says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:03pm

Lovely art :)

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:04pm

Might be my favourite entry from the Jam - really unique gameplay, very simple, but very compulsive - great audio, solid visuals, good music; the complete package!

r8berto says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:05pm

Really good idea and the AI is very challenging.

Qui says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:06pm

Original and well polished. I have always wanted to be a guillotine. With this game, my dream became true.

Aaranos says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:58pm

I loved it. At first I wasn't quite sure how to control it or what I was really controlling but after a few tries I caught on. While it is a trap meant to kill it is an unconventional weapon to wield. The art was really well done too. Got a high score to prove I enjoyed it.
http://i.imgur.com/aFHha9C.png

HellBlazer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:48am

Pretty original idea, and simple but fun gameplay. The AI is quite good, I like how the hesitate then dash for it.

KedumeBits says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:27am

Nice concept.

BadPaul34 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:32am

Haha nice job on the theme ^^ It reminds me a game where you play a trap, and a little warrior wants to go through you. Only based on timing though.

It becomes addictive quite fast, even if I don't stop raging (fuuuu get back here you thiefs, I'll cut your head doown ^^)
Good Job :)

DesignerNap says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:08am

Great entry, tricky but fun :)

ChaosCult says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:12am

Awesome! Easy to learn, hard to master, just as it should be.

chipcaramel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:28pm

I LOVE IT. Never would have thought a swinging blade would be both a weapon and a player character. Good job!

Tanser says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:37pm

This is the best game I have played so far. The idea is simply amazing. I think I will even play more of it (going to save it on my desktop). Got hight score of 22. :D

Nikteddy92 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:44pm

Woaaahhaha!! Great Idea!
I really liked it and I stayed there, chopping knight and laughing a lot. I love the art in the presentation, well done!

Bergara says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:01pm

That's a very fun little game! I'd love to have a mobile version of that.

SadSmile says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:53pm

Awsome game. Gj! :D

markusfisch says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:09pm

Wow, cool intro graphics! Interesting and original idea. Liked the theme!

Xanderzoo says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:49pm

Really fun, I got ten points.

ccglp says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:53pm

39 highscore. This is a very good original idea guys. It's so impressive that this is your first game and first ludum. You guys are amazing!

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

Very nice graphic stills at the start of the game. I also enjoyed the challenge. This wasn't too easy.

Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:42am

Was fun swinging the guilliotine around, the retro music was really neat.

ChaosCult says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:17pm

Hey infernalad, I wanted to contact you but you haven't left any contact details anywhere. I found a Steam user with the same id - is that you? Reply to me there, or drop a line to highpriest@chaoscultgames.com please.

Yazara says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:22pm

Wow, very nice and polished game!

PinkIndian says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 2:28pm

Great! Very cool, very difficult. And really nice art in the beginning + love the story.

May 1, 2015 @ 4:03pm

Nice use of the theme and liked the simplicity of the mechanic, cleverly done. The intro drawings were a great way to setup the game.

May 10, 2015 @ 10:41pm

I love the idea and the use of the theme.
The game was somewhat difficult, but since it is a survival its ok.
The AI sometimes does not very smart moves, like having the grail next to the exit and passing it to a guy near the blade.

ajopart says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 3:50am

Well done. Nice graphics and simple but efficient mechanisms.

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