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

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Solar Guardian

by LegoBricker - Jam Entry

* NOTE: This game uses .ogg files for audio. Some browsers do not support .ogg. See here for more information:

Some time ago, a scientist pledged to protect his planet. The aliens took a strange method of attack, and opted to freeze over the sun with super-cooled asteroids. The scientist, holding up his pledge, created an orb that could eat and transform the asteroids. This game features their battle.

This game was created for Ludum Dare 32, which was based around the theme of "An Unconventional Weapon", and was created by myself and Jjp137. In it you control an orb with 5 abilities, each costing a different amount of energy. You must use these abilities to try and protect your sun from freezing over from too much exposure to super-cooled asteroids.

- WASD or arrow keys to move
- Numbers 1-5 to change ability
- Space or Mouse Left Click to activate ability
- See pause screen (P) for more details

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edve98 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:54pm

I really like the game. The concept is really nice, and you really used the theme! God job!

Ghen says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:42am

great idea, and good use of the theme indeed

Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:52am

Was a really neat idea. I'm loving the different takes that everyone has on the theme.

Hambone says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:54am

Very neat!

gogo199432 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:20am

Interesting game! At first I was really frustrated that I couldn't really see the whole map while moving up and down, then I found out that you could move to the right :D Still the player could be a bit faster I think.

Acrimiens says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:32am

I like this game!

Blobo says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 12:50pm

Cool game! i found it difficult to survive due to how slow you planet moves.

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