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

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BitGun

by TajamSoft - Jam Entry

BitGun:

Your goal is to defeat the great monster of bits, by using your BitGun.

The BitGun kills enemies by subdividing them into weaker ones.

Note: Linux and Mac distributions are untested!

Controls are ingame, just in case:

WASD/Arrow keys: Movement & Aiming

Space: Jump

Mouse1: Shoot

Hope you enjoy the game!

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Ratings

#317Audio(Jam)3.20
#457Overall(Jam)3.30
#479Fun(Jam)3.12
#492Graphics(Jam)3.35
#699Mood(Jam)2.80
#707Humor(Jam)2.47
#987Innovation(Jam)2.08
#1009Theme(Jam)2.20
#1305Coolness49%

Comments

pikmin4000 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:04pm

Very impressed with the overall smoothness and polish of the game. I didn't find the music annoying and the graphics has a thick cartoonish style which I like. Perhaps make the view slightly larger, or just less lava. Overall, it's really solid.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:07pm

Solid! Controls were tight and the weapon was interesting. Only criticism is that checkpoints were a bit too sparse.

Chadivision says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:10pm

Nice job. I love the graphics and the overall feel of the game.

Wall jumping is a little bit tedious though. It might have a better feel if you could get a little more "traction". Like if I want to climb up a wall it shouldn't take quite as many hops. That's a really nit-picky thing though. I really like this game!

Ilseroth says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:13pm

Fun platformer, don't really see how it matches the theme and the controls for wall jumping are a little awkward in tight space (like where it is introduced.) but the graphics are a nice chunkyness and it otherwise feels good.

DarkwindMedia says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:34pm

Solid game you've put together. The character controller feels a little too "floaty" for my tastes, but overall a cool concept with the enemies splitting up. Great job :)

funisfun8 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:47pm

Nice job! Controls feel a little slippery but overall good game!

Secret_Tunnel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:49pm

Really great art! You'll want to work a bit on the controls, I think. They feel very slippery. That stuff's easy to tune though, so you've got an awesome foundation. :)

Split82 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:47pm

Nice visuals. A little hard to control. Maybe zoom out would help.

ChuiGum says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:50pm

Solid entry, nice graphics, and nice music. I like the wall jumping mechanic, great job!

CodeNMore says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:03pm

Very well polished, and the design is very good! The controls had a bit more give than I would have liked, but well done!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:07pm

Great platform game!

stevenlr says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:08pm

Really cool game mechanic! The physics is smooth and works well. The mood is really coherent and the graphics are really well done. The only problem I think is that the viewport is a bit too small so it's a bit hard to see where to go sometimes. Other than that good job.

Crumpet says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:37pm

My main gripe with this is that it's often too hard to see upcoming obstacles until it's to late.
That and the floatiness others have mentioned.
Those two aside, I think you'd have a very enjoyable game!

Noah Ratcliff says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:46pm

Pretty well done platformer. Pretty hard, too!
I don't quite see how it fits the theme.

phi6 says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:29pm

Great platforming! I would only say perhaps consider changing the controls to Arrow Keys, Z to jump, X to shoot as its a little awkward with the left hand (it's not an FPS game). However, controls aside, great game and really enjoyed playing it!

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