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

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Wok Quest!

by ogrepixel - Jam Entry


A long time ago there was a happy chef, cooking happy meals.
Suddenly a lot of piggies attacked and destroyed his town.
So he swear revenge! and choosed his deadliest weapon: A WOK!

How to play:

[WASD] to move
[Esq] to pause/tutorial

Bring the wok to the fire to heat and touch enemies to fry them!

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Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:13am

Funny theme! Cool retro feel.Bugged out a bit for me in firefox on what I'd consider the second level, I went back for a key and got stuck listening to the chiptunes.

Reisen says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:21am

Nice concept, though I finished the game without ever finding out what action Spacebar does, it just says "Miss!" even at signposts and boulders.

GFM says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:39am

I remember seeing a tutorial image you guys posted earlier... were you able to actually finish the game? I was really looking forward to playing this... :(

The enemies, even the boss (well, the blue pig) ran from me if I had my wok heated... which made the game quite easy. Also, even though the menu song was really cool, the other two songs were, like, 4 notes repeated over and over...

CliffracerX says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:43am

I love Woks, so I really love seeing a game made in unity where you're a guy turning pigs into bacon with a giant Wok as big as the guy himself is.

Music gets a tad repetitive, and the lack of a proper "you win!" on defeating the blue pig is a little annoying though.

Also, what's the spacebar for?

Firaa says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:23am

A really cool concept. I think it could use a little polishing around the edges, with a few invisible walls and a few keys that cannot be picked up. The game ended before I realized it. The music was fairly good and the game itself was fun.

ogrepixel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:06pm

Thanks for all your comments =)

Awpteamoose says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:14pm

A decent idea that heavily lacks polish.

alpha_rat says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:06pm

Nice little game, lacks some difficulty or challenge
Also the music is driving me nuts

I noticed that some keys couldn't be picked up, I don't know if it's intentional, but in case it's a bug I played the game with Mozilla

ogrepixel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:17pm

Thanks alpha_rat yeah, the key thing is intentional, You can carry just 1 key at a time. I'll add a note for it.

Pix3M says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:24pm

Fun and silly, though there isn't much else to the game after you learn that you mostly have to run around toward campfires and the piggies will leave you alone

ogrepixel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:31pm

Yeah, we should have made the heat last less! :O Thanks!

scorched says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:45pm

Idea is fun, but I get random teleports from one area to another. Often from the border, but can be anywhere. It's really game-breaking

ogrepixel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:55pm

Yeah! We will be uploading a bug fixed version Tomorrow! =O

Drauthius says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:49pm

Fun concept! I enjoyed the game. Like the idea of pigs got fried and turned into bacons xD

gamedevBear says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:37am

I like the theme. Who doesn't like bacon?
The hitboxes seemed a bit off, and there were several keys that could not be picked up.

phi6 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:30pm

Great pixel art, fun almost pacman-like mechanics, nice music but on the whole needs a bit more polish. Definitely one of the more impressive entries though, well done!

ogrepixel says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 9:30pm

Thanks! =)

Apr 25, 2015 @ 12:56am

A solid beginning to a good game. Pigs could use a bit of AI, bacon could be used for health. There were signs scattered about but I couldn't read them. But the graphics and music and art style and theme all worked really well together. Some sound effects would help kick it up a notch!

Also, we THINK we reached the end and it just went back to the main menu screen - it seemed a bit abrupt. Overall a really good game.

Apr 25, 2015 @ 12:56am

A solid beginning to a good game. Pigs could use a bit of AI, bacon could be used for health. There were signs scattered about but I couldn't read them. But the graphics and music and art style and theme all worked really well together. Some sound effects would help kick it up a notch!

Also, we THINK we reached the end and it just went back to the main menu screen - it seemed a bit abrupt. Overall a really good game. Lots of levels, which is impressive too!

hexdie says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 1:27am

Overall, it was a pretty good entry. I really like the take on theme and it's a pretty original idea. And I really enjoyed the artwork. It was missing quite a bit of challenge though. It got a bit old after a while. Also, the music was really repetitive. I could see this being a pretty cool game if it was built upon though! If it had some more challenge and a longer, more varied music loop, it could be a pretty fun game!

igoramendola says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 1:39am

The graphics are very cute! ^^
The game has a cool story and the weapon idea fits very well with the theme. I wish it was more difficult, but I liked it heheh. It's a nice entry :D

Nanolotl says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 1:50am

A nice idea with a solid central mechanic. However, I don't think there was enough variety with it to justify the amount of levels. Every one after the first couple (excluding the one with a bunch of pigs) felt the same. It was also a bit too easy. I beat the whole game without ever taking damage.
All in all, a solid effort.

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:18am

really cool - but it did get repetitive - nice game

ogrepixel says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:20am

Yeah we had all sounds but there was a last-minute problem importing them so the game was released without it =(

The same was for the difficult balance of pigs and scenario.

Thanks for your comments =)

Tuism says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 6:07am

I appreciate the alternativeness of the weapon, the pretty decently varied environments you got going, but overall the game is just too easy. Once you pre-heat the wok before going into the next room there's really nothing to stop you.

Music is hella grating after the 3rd time it repeats, which is just past the title screen :P

Are there any point to bacon? The game needs some other vector of play to do something with.

jmborden says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 6:28pm

Fun, interesting game. The enemies are kind of pushovers though. Oh well, still had fun playing this game through to the end! High marks from me!

ChronoDK says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 7:12am

Fun game and great idea! Had to turn the music down cause it was too repetitive, but still kept playing just to smack those pigs!

Snicklodocus says ...
May 5, 2015 @ 5:01am

Fun game! I like the concept a lot. Trying to keep the wok hot while avoiding pigs was fun, although easy. I did encounter some display and collider issues. Nevertheless, I enjoyed the game. Good job!

ogrepixel says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 2:55am

Thanks =)

jukimv1986 says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 11:22am

Nice short game, it reminds me of pacman. Good pixel art, repetitive music, fun gameplay. Well done!

KaiseanGames says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 11:42am

Nice one. The soundtrack is nice but maybe a little bit repetitive. All in all, very solid game.

Krunoslav says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 10:21am

J'adore! Very fun, nice grapichs and music, super cool style.

Taldius says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 3:26pm

Really nice game! I loved the concept and the graphics. However the music gets annoying after a moment.
Anyway, good job!

ogrepixel says ...
May 11, 2015 @ 6:30pm

Thank you all for playing our little game =)

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