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

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Sheep Apocalypse

by Notchy13 - Compo Entry

Sheep Apocalypse
Fight angry enemy sheep with a dead sheep as weapon. Score as much kills as you can and survive waves of enemies. Sorry, the sounds and graphics aren't that good, but this is my first Ludum Dare and the first completed game I've made.
W - walk towards mouse
A, S, D - walk left, back, right relativ to the mouse, but those are a bit weird.
click - swing your sheep/attack

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Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:13pm

Like you said, the controls are rather tricky. It would have been better if you made not made them relative to the mouse.

Really good for your first game though! :]

Leandrus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Good game. indeed the controls are weird jejejeje
I made 38 kills in 9 waves :D
Thanks for sharing.

lamphj says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:54pm

Congrats on the first entry! It took me a sec with the controls but your right just using the w key and the mouse works great. Solid little game.

ChronoDK says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:52pm

38 kills in eight waves :D

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:52pm

It is a really simple game. You should change the moving system, as it is really annoying. Another problem is that the enemies spawn on us, and instantly damages us.

vini60 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:06pm

I didn't realize you could move xD. Poor sheep. I liked the idea, very simple game and fun. Good for a first LD.

hunttis says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:10pm

Nice game for a first one :) It's a huge step to actually finish one. I can tell you, I've been trying for years and this time was the first one for me as well :D

Controls are really confusing :D I think you should just move the character directly with the WASD and then just aim with the mouse.

Senseless murder always wins with me :D

Paulozz says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:52pm

I think it's fun, the annoying controls are part of the fun, a bit like in octodad and games like that. Good job for a first LD.

Kronics says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:36pm

My fix for the controls was only use w and it will follow the mouse. I got 70 kills in 12 waves.

petercraft says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:59am

It's really fun to play it.

Apr 24, 2015 @ 8:22pm

controls are really a bit weird.. I think walk towards mouse should always be the left mouse button (we know this from things like diablo and so on) - asdw should either be absolute movement (up down left right) or "a" and "d" rotate, and w moves into the direction you are currently looking.
The mix you made isn't very intuitive.

Then again, killing sheep with sheep.. really unconventional :)

bace1000 says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 7:04am

That was really fun :)
I wish the controls were simpler though...

nopogo says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 8:13am

made it only 18 waves xD

blubberquark says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 7:44am

java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid format
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid format
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid format
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
at Main.Sound.setVolume(
at anUnconventionalWeapon.Player.<init>(
at anUnconventionalWeapon.World.<init>(
at anUnconventionalWeapon.Sheeps.initialice(
at Main.Game.start(
at anUnconventionalWeapon.Sheeps.<init>(
at anUnconventionalWeapon.Sheeps.main(

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