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

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Unconventional Cowfare

by uber - Jam Entry

Evil Government uses cows as a unconventional weapon of mass destruction. You are The General tasked with leading this trampling cavalcade to victory.

Game was made with Unity 5.

We recommend playing the game on the fullscreen.

Controls:

RMB - Moving drones.
LMB - Setting drones/Choosing drones.
W,S,A,D / ARROWS - Moving camera.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness100%
#100Theme(Jam)3.98
#139Humor(Jam)3.65
#164Innovation(Jam)3.67
#220Fun(Jam)3.47
#374Overall(Jam)3.38
#437Mood(Jam)3.18
#740Graphics(Jam)2.82

Comments

TeamCalcium says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:41pm

Fun Game! The Web Versions Resolution sadly doesnt fit on one of my Screens entirely. Still nice Idea and Concept.
I enjoyed playing this.

gene-z says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:41pm

Cowmargeddon... kkk

EthanWebster says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:43pm

For something made in <72 hours this is a solid game. You should definitely expand on this, it was fun :D

richiebranson says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:45pm

I'm never living near a farm...ever, lol. Good game!

Cheshyr says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:49pm

hehe, that was fun. cows are dangerous! good submission.

simon.parzer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:56pm

Funny game. Nice of you that you took the time to even make a little tutorial. The cow AI works really well, it is a lot of fun to herd them around using the drones.
It seems the levels don't really get harder over time. When I have 100% destruction level but still got drones, the game doesn't let me play the next level until I use up those drones. I'm not entirely sure but it seems I got 100% in one level with some people still alive.

Orava says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:28pm

If you hold LMB you can drag a drone around and abuse the increased(/infinite) speed to guide the cows at will.

chabuduo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:02pm

I have a healthy hatred towards ants now...
Got lost after a while but Great mood, quite enjoyable!

KamilKubiak says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:02pm

Hilarious : D

guigrillo13 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:36pm

What a fun game man..
Nicely done

Drauthius says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:56pm

Nice game. Who knew it would be so hard to steer cows in the right direction. :)

Bardikus says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:57pm

Very cool idea, but I would have liked more strategy time before starting the attack

CowShark says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:00pm

Had to swap to fullscreen to tone down the resolution, which was weird. Might be nice to have a destruction threshold where you can move onto the next level if you want. A couple times I'd get destroy most everything and then just have to expend drones doing not much at all at the end of a level.

Uruca Games says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:10pm

Very cool!!!! The idea of gameplay is awsome!!!! ehheeheh Very good!!!

Junber says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:13pm

Nice concept. Sometimes cows started spinning in circles or got stuck in walls but it was still a lot of fun. Why did you opt out of audio? Also mute resets every level and doesnt mute the moos :D

sentendo says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:19pm

fun game! :D

uber says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:33pm

Thanks everyone for such a positive feedback!

@Junber
I have opted out the audio because most of it, is from libraries. Mute button was for music only but it should not restart the level :O. We will check that out.

@Orava
Thanks, we will try to fix that.

broknecho says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:36pm

Haha I really liked this. Funny. Neat little strategy game. Well done!

Taldius says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:14pm

This game is hilarious, but also pretty hard!
I love the concept, nothing more to say, well done!

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:40pm

Hahaha! Great game! :D

RoryD says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:49pm

The tutorial is very confusing since it tells you the wrong controls (or I have something weird set up). The tutorial tells me to select using RMB, and move using LMB, but the game works the opposite way. Also, it's confusing if you leave the spawn button selected since you can't select another drone.

Despite that, I can see a fun game here. It's a funny take on the classic physics repellor mechanic.

ARubino says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:51pm

Well done, fun Game! I liked the nice Idea and Concept.
I enjoyed playing this.

lizard455 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:55pm

Pretty good game overall! The herding mechanic works nicely, and the game is pretty entertaining :D

uber says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:29pm

@RoryD
Sorry for that, gonna fix it asap. I should have double check it.

dos says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:38pm

It sure needs more work and fine-tuning of details, but meh - it's a gamejam, and it definitely has that special gamejam spirit! :)

TailyILoveYou says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:11am

Funny little game, nicely done!

SmilingCat says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:12am

This was a lot of laughs! Great job.

ThirdMoon says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:31am

Hilarous Game! Really Funny! Great Job! =)

RyanNielson says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:24am

Interesting mechanic, first game I've seen about herding and using livestock as a weapon. I also like the name, clever.

DKoding says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:50pm

Did not handle scaling of screen in the web version. Interresting idea and fun to play for a while.

GarethIW says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 11:57am

This was great fun! High 5 cows-as-weapons buddies!

uber says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 1:55pm

@GarethIW
High 5 livestock-weaponry 4 life.

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