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

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Word Weapon

by EverlessDrop41 - Jam Entry

I decided to have words as my weapon. You can type any word or phrase into the text box on your screen. It will then turn that word into a bullet when you fire (Left mouse click)

At the moment the words die, explode and rage might have an effect...

Perhaps 'don't' will change the outcome...

Unfortunately I was unable to get as far as I would like with this game due to certain circumstances, however I enjoyed the whole experience. This was my first Game Jam however I have done a Hackathon before.

I'm pretty happy with what I have achieved, given that I am only 13 years old.

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Ratings

#69Innovation(Jam)3.92
#206Theme(Jam)3.79
#522Humor(Jam)2.85
#660Audio(Jam)1.88
#697Overall(Jam)3.00
#714Mood(Jam)2.78
#858Graphics(Jam)2.48
#865Fun(Jam)2.54
#1383Coolness47%

Comments

matthewd673 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:10pm

Very fun game but not much game play. Good job nevertheless!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:17pm

Not much of a game yet but HUGE potential.

track02 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:31pm

Really interesting idea, lots of potential here.

dyfer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:37pm

its funny

Acrimiens says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:37am

hahaha so original! I like it!

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:25pm

This is definitely an interesting concept. I'd be curious to see what you could do with it if you amassed a giant list of words with different in-game functions. One thing to consider is confusion between using the keyboard to move the character and using the keyboard to type words. Also using two hands to type vs. using one hand to control the mouse. Plenty of interesting design questions to consider.

ermrk says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 10:33pm

Good idea. I like that I can shout abusive language :D

ajayajayaj says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:05pm

Cool idea!

gogo199432 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:44pm

Nice idea, but wouldn't really call it a game :D Maybe that's too harsh, but anyway.

Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:17pm

What you have is pretty cool so far. It just trying to get the balance of typing and moving. Once you got that, this would be a really cool and fun game. Please keep working on it!

adsilcott says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:47pm

I love seeing the word I typed flying out of my character's mouth! There's so much potential for this idea, I really hope you continue to develop it!

louis.denizet says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:50pm

I very much like the idea, it has great potentiel, please continue it ;)

Frozenfire92 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:39pm

Was an interesting game. It was kind of difficult to punch in words on the fly. Would be nice to enter them at the start and swap between them. Would have interesting potential to make different words have different effects

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

You HAVE to add "Love me"!!!
Great Concept

L0N3 W0LF says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 11:12pm

There is powerful message inside this games, very good concept for the theme. Love the idea of "program" your bullets to do some stuff. Great work :D

Kalman90Grape says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 9:50pm

Interesting!

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