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

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Mow-A-Mole

by TeamSpatch - Jam Entry

What is the worst nightmare of every honest gardener ?

The terrible MOLES !
Crunch it, Slice it, Mow it !
MOW THE MOLES !

But don't forget to make your garden beautiful.

PS: there should be a WebGL version soon, after we'll successfully export a working version.

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Ratings

Coolness65%
#139Audio(Jam)3.64
#196Humor(Jam)3.50
#255Graphics(Jam)3.80
#272Theme(Jam)3.70
#346Overall(Jam)3.41
#395Mood(Jam)3.23
#414Innovation(Jam)3.24
#454Fun(Jam)3.15

Comments

chipcaramel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:17pm

Grade A, across the board. A very fun way to spend a coffee break: Murdering helpless critters.

...well, they're virtual helpless critters, it's totally okay.

Kep says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:22pm

I got closest to the goal on my first try, but I felt hopeless after try three and gave up. Still one of the better entries I have played.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:10pm

Good audio, graphics, and though perhaps not too exciting, the gameplay felt solid.

boateye says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:20pm

I was able to finish the game once. i like the art style, and it was pretty fun to mow my lawn. the instructions took a couple times to read to comprehend, but once understood, the game was fun. Not the game feels fine how it is. adding some variations via power ups, and different mole types might be fun.

daltostronic says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:23pm

I like the idea with this disappearing grass :D

sebasRez says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:26pm

Who needs grass anyway! Nice overall game! I liked the voxel style, the music was good, and now I hate moles. Awesome work!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:33pm

It's cute and the effort for details is appreciated. It's got all it needs except a quit button and Escape doesn't work. Got a bit boring after a few kills but it was fun nevertheless. Good job.

dunin says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:41pm

Good graphics and sounds. Difficult but fun. Could help it the grass would regrow after a time.

commodoreKid says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:37pm

Removing moles is fun but doesn't last too long. Music could be better.

gormed says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:50am

Pretty solid, some variation would be nice, but overall entertaining!

Red_Fan games says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:57pm

MUAHAH DESTROY DESTROY!!!!! >:)

SamH says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 6:45pm

Really too difficult for me, but great game! I enjoyed playing it despite never winning a single time :) 5/5 for fun.

DKoding says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 10:07pm

Web entry not found

TeamSpatch says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 10:14pm

@DKoding: indeed, I've just fixed it. Thank you !

Tselmek says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 8:35pm

Very solid entry and interesting gameplay. The graphics and sounds are really nice.

Xanjos says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 3:50pm

Took me some time to work out that brown patches were bad but I liked the concept and I loved the voxel art style you used. In terms of gameplay, I found the quickest winning solution was to straight up ignore the molehills and only take them out if they're very near. Also it's a bit pointless to continue playing if there are no possible green patches available.

steboots says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 8:14pm

I hate to admit that I probably laughed harder than I should've for the victory screen.

All in all, the music worked well, if the game was any longer it would've been too repetitive, but it wasn't so it worked.

The graphics were consistent for the game, sound effects were nice, and approach was well executed. What stands out the most is the flow of user input and visuals responding. Excellent entry.

Zeriver says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 6:25pm

Really fun game with great mood. I like the gameplay mechanics, player has to plan ahead to win (which is tricky), it's almost a puzzle game. Pretty graphics and nice audio.

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