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

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Troll smakkin'

by Shimmergloom - Jam Entry

wasd to move, qe to rotate camera, space to dig/smack
Don't try to fight the trolls during the night, wait for day for them to turn to stone.
This was our first ever ludum dare, it was lots of fun. Our take on an unconventional weapon is a shovel-axe that you can use to chuck blocks behind you or damage your enemies.

Any block that is chucked will carry the object on top of it too! Chucking cacti will cause them to explode and spawn new cacti. The trolls chase you during the night but at dawn they turn to stone. Petrified trolls drop hearts when they die.

See how many days you can survive!

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JALgames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:18am

I really liked the graphics! The controlls we're a bit weird because of the isometric perspective, but other than that, I liked the game. And by the way: Thank you for the feedback on our game, I think I managed to fix it and you can now enjoy the full game (not only the last bit)

mantis says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:24am

Loving the troll-smacking action :)

th4t says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:35am

Awesome little game.
I really liked the graphics, especially the sandstorm animation.
It was a bit awkward, that the enemies could move freely and I could only move in squares which made the killing a little hard, but otherwise great work :)

Karsten says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:46am

dis is nais... luv day 1 , sad that its a bit buggy or i am to stupid to play , the difficulty is a bit mad, the fact that the protagoonist is a squaretroll is the cherry, well done bro , fix dat bugz, fogs is green now.peace

dyfer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:29am

I like the restricted area concept and your flat voxel design. The game was hard to play though, controls seemed a bit buggy and enemies were arriving simultaneously and kill me pretty fast.

gene-z says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:07pm

Very good game,,,

pLaw says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:12pm

Nice graphics. The control scheme is a bit difficult because the isometric view makes arrow keys ambiguous.
I liked how the trolls turned to stone on daybreak :)

Ershany says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:24pm

I like the design of the game. The controls were a bit strange but all in all good job :)

jhell says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:02am

Nice, clean graphics, but the controls ruined it for me. Fun idea though :)

Acrimiens says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:45am

Realy Original, i like it!

boddiul says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:22pm

Really like the graphics style. Awesome work

Dickie says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:02pm

really impressed with how much you got in your LD, the art style was very mice and polished especially the flame participle effect.

the gameplay was ok but not too captivating, with a little bit more play testing I think it could hold my attention a little longer

SpeirCeol says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:16pm

this game is awesome, and really fun to play!, those fire shovel graphics are fun to watch at when running around :)

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:34pm

The game seemed really hard, as the controls seemed a bit clunky and the enemies kind of swarmed you. The game looks amazing though and I love the character designs and art style.


abuzreq says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 5:38pm

The visuals were cool.
I would have loved if I can smack at any time when ever I press the button .

Lyje says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 5:41pm

Great graphics, but the controls really got in the way for me, and combat could really do with more polish. But a fun little game!

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