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

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Crazy Dispenser

by Freebios - Compo Entry

====Short description====

In this game you play as a dispenser in a city. You objective? Kill pigeons with odd weapons!

I used lwjgl to create this game

Software used:
-Eclipse
-SFXR
-Bosca ceoil
-Photoshop
-Audacity

====Instructions before playing===

You must extract archive and then launch the .jar file
!!You need java to play this game!!

====Online score system====

When you die you can send your score and see the score of other players who played before.

====Controls====

To shoot: Just point and clic
To open market: Press E

====Sources====

Content of sources:
-Eclipse project
-Website(To configure Mysql edit connexion.php, the table is in a sql file)

Sources are also available on github (see links)

====About me=====

My name is Quentin, I'm a young French dev, I'm 16 years old. This is my first ludum dare and I hope you will enjoy my game :)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness71%
#181Humor3.49
#339Fun3.32
#411Overall3.32
#543Theme3.35
#587Mood2.89

Comments

Mimus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:41pm

Good game I had a good laugh!
(Google Translate)

marccspro says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:18pm

AWESOOMME !!

Hyoga-3D says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:49pm

haha very funny game, gameplay are nice :)

PEBKAC says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:49pm

Good graphics, nice sound. Solid implementation of the chosen gameplay mechanic. I couldn't really feel the theme though.

10FingerArmy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:46pm

I liked it!! I dispensed like hell and got into the highscores list :-) It's great to see you have put so many things together, menu screen, credits, sound, highscores server, upgrades concept. Well done!

NAL says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:55pm

Very nifty idea! I think the gameplay could maybe have done with a little speeding up - I got through the initial birds with no issue, but it took a long time for the boss to appear. But after that I died pretty quickly, mostly from other birds' fire (poop?) rather than the boss'. The SFX were also quite shrill. But yeah, I enjoyed it, the concept was lovely, and it looks pretty good too! :)

Wevel says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:00pm

Amazing.

Phil Strahl says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:48pm

Very funny! I liked the music, the humor (don't we all know an angry vending machine such as the one in the game?) and the mechanics themselves. The music was simple but fitting with graphics and sound effects and the gameplay itself was a lot of fun. Well done!

BabaJaga says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:51pm

Dispenser throwing donuts on dive bomber pigeons, droping golden coins. What stuff were you smooking while thinking of this? :D

I like the game. Sometimes it is impossible to hit the interval between bird flying over and poop hiting you.

shatty says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:07pm

Awesome idea, nice implementation, good job)

eXpl0it3r says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:24pm

This has been the most enjoyable games so far. Simple and fun! Well done. :)

skiper4e says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:42pm

the java file opens for half a second then automatically closes. Is anyone else having this problem?

Freebios says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:15pm

@skiper4e You must extract files from the archive

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:01am

But I like pigeons

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:30pm

Poor pigeons :(

Haha great work, this was fun :D keep it up!

Anshul Goyal says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:02am

OSX build simply shows a grey screen. The levels folder is empty??

Freebios says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:37am

I didn't test on OSX, did extract files? I'll try soon

fabriciopfs says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:23pm

Liked a lot!

Hambone says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 9:43pm

Fun game! I loved the top down view, nice artwork.

kunzbe says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:09pm

I really liked the idea of being a dispenser. quite creative :)

Super Hamster says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:28pm

Hmm.. Got a strange issue. When I ran the game it opened up into a window that was black and immediately closed. :/ I'm on a Windows 7 computer with Java 7. Did you make the game in Java 8? Anyways, cool to see a game made by a French 16 year old dev (I'm also a French 16 year old dev)

KhaoTom says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:31pm

Good amount of features implemented in such a short time.

Freebios says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 11:03am

@Super_Hamster did you extract files in a folder? Because the game can't find resources in an archive.

tughan says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 7:28am

Good job! I think you could (should) keep working on the game and we may have a gem :)

Freebios says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 4:04pm

@tughan I think I will try to remake the game for smartphone. The gameplay should be better :)

jk5000 says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 9:57am

Simple but still a fun game. Great first LD game.

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