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

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Can't touch this!

by parity_b1t - Jam Entry

WARNING: PLEASE TURN DOWN VOLUME FIRST, SOUND BUG IS PRESENT

Toned down from my intial, unrealistic, intensions. But its playable at least.
Art and Sound assets belong to:
Clint Bellanger - opengameart.com, Cuzco - opengameart.com, FullBoyMedia - Freesound project. Thank you guys.

Gameplay:

Your goal is to survive the duel with your counter-part (you in red).
The only way you can defeat him, and he can defeat you, is to touch the button, which will cause a tile to explode, hopefully its the tile your enemy is standing on.

What's unconventional about this one-hit-one-kill weapon? You don't get to choose the tile to blow up, in fact it could be the tile you're standing on.

Click on tiles to move to them (only 1 tile distance)
Click the 'touch' button to blow up 1 tile.

Story?:

In the post-apocalyptic future, clones rule the world. In order to fight them, you, the genius explosive expert and programming prodigy, rigged some mines into the ground. Unfortunately, you come to face with your own clone, whom is also able to blow up these mines. You enter the duel for the fate of your plan's copyright...oh and humanity and so forth.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#790Theme(Jam)2.93
#1006Fun(Jam)2.20
#1061Overall(Jam)2.27
#2143Coolness24%

Comments

rinat.kh says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:01am

It looks cool, but I did not understand how to play :(

parity_b1t says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:56am

whoops, guess should have added that to the description :p. have done so

UrbanHelsing says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:46pm

Is there any tactics of when to push the button?

parity_b1t says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:19pm

sadly not. I will be polishing it up as I did initially intend to allow players to form strategies of sorts :p it would be substantially different then

sbarrio says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:14pm

I like the idea very much. A digital russian roulette! :D

Apr 24, 2015 @ 8:21pm

There appears to be an audio bug sometimes, sounded very distorted and super loud.

parity_b1t says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 10:19pm

indeed there is. apologise for everyone's ears :( it was not well put together. will try to fix asap.

parity_b1t says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 10:21pm

have put edit to entry, hope everyone sees it before I'm sued for audio harrasment

Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:56pm

I like the idea, and would love to see a version of this game where you have time to complete your vision of it. For now, it seems too random to feel any agency as a player, but it is good for a quick fun play session to see how long you survive. It's how I used to play Minesweeper when I was a kid, not knowing the rules, just clicking on boxes until I blew up.

parity_b1t says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 2:24pm

thnx :D. will try, just thinking of a way to get rid of bugs. after that should be more speedy

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