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

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CRUD

by block97 - Jam Entry

-Controls-
use WASD to control the player
use the mouse to aim the vacuum
hold right mouse to suck up debris
use left mouse to shoot collected objects

In CRUD you play as a boy named Jeffrey. Jeffrey is the last human left on earth. All that Jeffrey was left with was his Dyson Vacuum cleaner. Use the vacuum cleaner to pick up rubble and fire it at the aliens who are trying to colonize earth with their kitchen appliances.

This was our first Ludum Dare challenge and hope you like it, thanks!

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Ratings

#165Fun(Jam)3.60
#198Theme(Jam)3.80
#275Humor(Jam)3.35
#362Overall(Jam)3.40
#373Graphics(Jam)3.57
#382Mood(Jam)3.25
#395Innovation(Jam)3.27
#473Audio(Jam)2.87
#1347Coolness48%

Comments

Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:35am

Very fun; I love the art style, and the story is hilarious. The shooting could use a bit more "oomph", but other than that this is solid.

ApocoNypse says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:36am

Solid game, art style is pretty nice! The weapon is pretty unconventional too! Good job :)

freeholdgames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:39am

The game mechanic sucks!!!1

djfariel says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:03am

I read the description and you got me hooked. The idea in itself is absolutely hilarious and I love the concept. The fact that you get refrigerators tossed at you is great. I wish you could suck up debris just a little quicker, but overall I love it.

ProjectX593 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:25am

Short and sweet!

OnlySlightly says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:25am

I love how tiny the window for the game is. It was fun collecting all the garbage and throwing it back at the aliens.

Ilseroth says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:26am

Fun concept, interesting execution. A shame I couldn't suck and launch the fridges back at them, but then that may have made it a bit easy.

noxuma says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:27am

Love the art, useful tips as you go make are a nice touch.

chrisdieck says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:37am

Sick game, I enjoyed it. Great art and interesting execution. can use some work in the story development department, but other than that, nice flash game. 8/10

syncxzoz says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:45am

Awesome... i wanna play more... but only 1 level :(

Scornz says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:43am

Fun game, but a little short for the Jam.

Orange says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 10:00pm

Not bad. Need to work on hit boxes.

AlcoTk says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 5:05pm

This game is funny and has a good concept

Dixbit says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 5:07pm

Unexpectedly fun game! I wish there were more levels, or maybe you could make the road infinite with procedurally generated aliens!

May 3, 2015 @ 6:45pm

Cool! Very satisfying mechanics. A little short though. I wish there was a greater variety of objects to suck up.

TomBoogaart says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 8:33pm

haha pretty funny

JDAivaliotis says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 1:09am

A little short, but a fun mechanic! Could've done with with more feedback though.

Omiya Games says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 3:29am

This is quite incredible for a first-time Ludum Dare entry. The animation was really smooth. I think the game was a little easy and simple, but it did feel fair. Particle effects or explosions may make the firing more satisfying, especially by providing said animation to the alien death sequence. Great job!

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