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

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Gift Of The Gods

by MightyToast - Compo Entry

This game was created in 48 hours for Ludum Dare 32!

The premise of the game is that you have ventured down a manhole in search of your keys you've managed to lose down the drain.

Therein, you meet an ancient (and decidedly lame) deity that bestows upon you random household items to defend yourself with. Each time you play the game you will randomly get one of two weapons to use.

Can you rise to the challenge?



Controls:

WSAD or Arrow Keys - Move

Mouse - Aim

Left Mouse Button - Attack



KNOWN BUGS:

If you die, your health somehow does not update. The health bar will though, making it LOOK like you have full health. In fact though, you'll die in one shot. Sorry! Guess it's a hardcore mode to punish you for dying? (Or I just ran out of time to fix it!)

There's not really an end! Sorry about that. If you've reached an endless black void, pat yourself on the back. You have won!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness60%
#86Audio3.71
#181Fun3.58
#211Theme3.78
#219Overall3.56
#248Humor3.32
#254Graphics3.61
#256Mood3.31
#893Innovation2.58

Comments

sydan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:23am

The game started out very fun, light-hearted and amusing, but I think I found a few gameplay/programming issues. You can't see your mouse, so knowing where you're shooting is really difficult, and after defeating all of the slimes in the second room I couldn't proceed, but wasn't sure why. I checked the entire room.

MightyToast says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:27am

Thanks for the feedback! I believe I have fixed the bug you mentioned, hopefully I'm correct :) Thanks for playing.

mtanton says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:12am

Fun game. The slime guys would get stuck every now and then. Should've had the toast song playing! Good game!

Clavus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:22pm

Gameplay is a bit wonky but nice premise and presentation :)

retrophantom says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:01pm

good job

frokes says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:11pm

"Toaster!"*Epic voice* :D Love that! Really nice sound and the cool lights/shadows on the maps. Something that feels wrong is the time that the toasts stay after that you have fired them. Also the enemies seem to stop moving if they get hurt. Good game!

Zayron says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:13pm

Fun game! At one point I went into the exit and nothing happen. I was just walking in blackness.

ajopart says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:01pm

Nice and funny !

AlexDJones says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:48pm

Good entry, fun and simple, and I love the voice over!

ldds says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:58am

wow! I love it. The lighting sets up the mood. The graphics are awesome, because you have wonderful and funny moments. Mechanics are simple, but honestly, why would you need more?

loadsofmana says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:03am

got a billion NullRefs after clearing each floor, and cant shoot up while against a south wall, but other than that pretty good! nice sound and art (though would making the character sprite turn with him be that hard? :P)

rojo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:06am

Audio was great, graphics were decent. Nice use of theme. Some more weapon or enemy types would have been nice. That toast is op for sure, though!

djfariel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:07am

I found the void! I really wish there was more to this one. Everything moved incredibly smooth and it's just fun flinging fiery toast at enemies.

nightlord says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:47am

nice game, i couldn't get past the first level. things i liked:
- the idea that gods are giving you these weird objects as weapons
- the idle animation
suggestions:
- visible mouse cursor
congrats on finishing the game

Marjie62 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:09am

Very smooth controls; it was very playable. Simple but well implemented.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:56pm

Love the "you have died" recording.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:48pm

The game looks and feels very nice. Cool idea and well executed. You should keep working on it :)

Xanjos says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:36pm

Is it bad that I actually refreshed the game page several times so I could get the other weapon? The game itself was quite fun to play (the music really sets the mood) and I really loved the sheer hilarity of killing monsters with buttered toast and the randomness makes it even more replayable. You should definitely add more random household items (or maybe add some random dungeon generation to keep things more interesting).

SayHiBen says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:19am

Pro: Got to shoot toast at green things.
Con: Missed opportunity to use "BREADSHOT" pun

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:12am

A really solid top-down shooter, with great lighting and nice looking graphics. I liked how the toaster weapon had unique gameplayer compared to the pankcake gun, which was more of a typical gun. Nice work!

Bashabookoos says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:16pm

Fun! I liked it a lot, controls and movement feel great. I refreshed it to get a new weapon, but all I got was toast... but I like toast so its cool.

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:23am

overall good game - like the different weapons (pancakes) - nice job

stoarch says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 8:37pm

Good game. I found a bug. When you shoot near enemy it stop and walk in place. Then I can easily shot it down.

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