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

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Tree Trunk Trooper

by OmnipotentPotatoDEV - Jam Entry

Tree Trunker Trooper!

This game was made in 72 hours for Ludum Dare 32 (Jam).

How to play:
-Move with WASD. Ram into a tree to shake it and spray the leaves.
-Attack the nature-freak construction workers with the leaves
-You lose when you run out of trees, so be careful
-Left click to create a new tree if you have any seeds (top-left). You get seeds by killing construction workers. You get points by planting trees.
-Right-click to teleport


The song is "Dancing on Clouds" by Eric Matyas. Check out his awesome site: soundimage.org! (Note: I opted-out of music).

Have fun, and don't forget to rate here and on my GJ page if you use that. ;)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#318Theme(Jam)3.65
#339Innovation(Jam)3.35
#440Overall(Jam)3.32
#493Humor(Jam)2.91
#520Mood(Jam)3.05
#639Fun(Jam)2.87
#771Graphics(Jam)2.74
#1497Coolness45%

Comments

snarf says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:01am

Wont run on my iphone

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:03am

Fun, but hard. My record is only 10.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:17am

@snarf, the game is for Windows. :/

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:41am

Is this game eco-friendly? Yeah! Cute game with nice graphics. I like it.

ironleonem says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:16am

Fun and innovative concept! It's a little too challenging right out of the gate. If the spawn rate had increased as time goes on, it would have been better. Other than that, great game!

frokes says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:59pm

Has potential but it lacks a tutorial or any kind of instructions. You might have to consider lowering the difficulty.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:24pm

At first, I found it was hard to know what I was doing. After figuring it out though, it seems like a solid game. Great use of the theme, it did crash on me after a bit though. I included it in part 1 of my Ludum Dare 32 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/-ZkAqIe6FiQ

Iak says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:41pm

Gets hard too quickly, but not a bad concept

HuvaaKoodia says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:44pm

The main mechanic is extremely unwieldy due to the fast and slippery movement system married with enemies attacking from non-cardinal directions. The directional keys just aren't made for to handle that combo.

How about playing as the tree flinging leaves with buttery smooth mouse control, raising saplings to act as turrets and recruiting rocks to shield your forces. That's unconventional as well.

When it comes to simple score-based arcade games gameplay-feel is king. Annoy the player and it's gameover man.

Kronics says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:52pm

Wow this is hard and fun. I crashed it.

Marcus316 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:22pm

Hey, nice game, cool idea.

I have to say, though, trying to play this with the track pad on my laptop is difficult (to put it mildly).

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:36am

Great game, great concept! Graphics were also well done, spawn rate could've been improve, but hey. Best of luck in the competition!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:49am

@HuvaaKoodia, thanks a lot for the feedback! I definitely get what you are saying. I'll definitely incorporate this into my new games. :]

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