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

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CactusGhostHunting

by StefanDJagers - Compo Entry

My Ludum Dare 32 Compo game! :D (my first Ludum Dare ever)

Your weapon is a 'Cactus in a flowerpot'. Your objective is to slash ghost with your cactus in a flowerpot. Don't touch the needles by the way, they are very pointy! ;)

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Ratings

Coolness54%
#454Theme3.46
#471Graphics3.17
#568Humor2.68
#730Overall2.97
#786Audio2.00
#880Fun2.62
#899Mood2.44
#1035Innovation2.21

Comments

AlexanderTeaH says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:45am

Although I may be somewhat biased, I think this game's quite good! Fun and balanced with great art!

benmcnelly says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:45pm

LOL, this is my favorite random entry so far :p

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:46pm

Good game. But it could be a bit boring after a while, as there is only one type of enemy. The sound effect is a bit annoying. You should add a background too.

binarycoder says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:47pm

Simple but enjoyable. Mechanics are solid, art is interesting and cohesive.

Artylo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:50pm

Didn't really see that I was dying, or that I was hitting anything. Kind of a mystery to figure out, but once I got it it was a fairly good experience with some cute graphics.

10FingerArmy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:50pm

lol, not sure what to make of this game :-D but had a good laugh at the story and the cactus :-)

vini60 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:52pm

Kinda repetitive, you can stay near the portal and kill the enemies from there, the player needs an incentive to move out. Other than that, it's very well done.

PeerPlay says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:42pm

Simple good game. I got 115 points. I don't really understand why there are ghosts kinda things and I have to swing a cactus, but random... yeah, that's it!

Anikki says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:01pm

One of the interesting entries i've seen so far.

Languard says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:12pm

Very simple, but a solid experience. The cactus was a little disappointing though, too small.

Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:18pm

Whacking ghosts with a cactus is certainly unconventional. :) This game wasn't very satisfying to play. I don't like how you're required to mash a button in order to maximize your damage output. The game seems to lack any strategic component. The graphics are okay.

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:52am

Very reminiscent of super crate box - would be cool to see some more weapons or different enemies

PinkIndian says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:03pm

Simple game but well executed. Good solid graphics. Perfect compo game.

GameQuester says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:12pm

Quite difficult game, because you have to defend ghosts from two sites. But I had fun for the time playing it. Some music could improove the mood a lot.

May 9, 2015 @ 11:23am

Interesting weapon choice. The game was well done, intuitive.

ruerob says ...
May 10, 2015 @ 11:41am

Nice entry! I like this cactus! Well done game!

Dorgam says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 11:38pm

Short funny game ... I think this gets you more connected with your friends :P

WiLD says ...
Dec 1, 2015 @ 7:30pm

BEST GAME ON PLANET EARTH.

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