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

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Sun Slayer

by dvdfu - Compo Entry

First-ever entry for Ludum Dare!

Guide an ambitious young fire hydrant to fulfill her dream of SLAYING THE SUN! The game is straightforward and takes mere minutes to beat. If you get stuck, decipher this ROT-13 message for spoilers: "Chfu gur zbba gbjneqf gur fha ol fubbgvat jngre ng vg"

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Ratings

Coolness69%
Fun4.25
#6Overall4.24
#7Theme4.43
#35Innovation4.11
#39Humor4.00
#67Graphics4.15
#133Mood3.58

Comments

zeejfps says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:46am

Omg, love it. Took me a little while before I figured out I had to throw the moon into the sun, i just kept using it as a landing platform lolz xD

td2tl says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:47am

Really cool game!

thumbgarden says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:49am

Nice gameplay

masterboth says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:00am

Awesome entry, It feels really polished and smooth, a little short though, I can totally see a full game based on destroying the sun.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:36pm

Really good game. I did however land on the moon and shoot water trying too use myself as a rocket before I realised that you had to shoot it.

matestinha says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:15am

hahahah omg this is fun! I like the concept and the gameplay as well. Well done!

SilentNight says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:33am

Really good use of the theme. Probably my favorite use so far? The game plays really well. Nice job!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:52am

This is so simple, yet really well done. I had a good laugh and there was some good humor involved. It also looks great, nice job! (:

mortus says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:57am

The game is hilarious and actually quite fun to play with nice controls, but... You do realize physics don't work that way, don't you? :D I guess I'm physics nazi! :D

Cool game and nice story, good luck!

MoogleSensei says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:12am

I believe this is my favorite game I've come across so far. You had a simple, quirky take on the theme and delivered an amusing and adorable (albeit short) experience. Thank you! Also, it's refreshing to see someone else using Love, I think you're the first entry I've seen that was Unity-based too.

crazya02 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:15am

Working out that I had to use the moon as a projectile (rather than simply a landing platform) wasn't very intuitive, but otherwise a solid game!

uvwar says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:16am

I love it! Maybe if there were some cool solar flares or sundogs (enemies of fire hydrants AND water!) coming from the sun you could mix it up with some enemy types.

bentglasstube says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:17am

Excellent use of the theme. Could be an interesting game with some more levels or something. I enjoyed the ending.

DeltaF1 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 1:52am

I had to read the comments to figure out how to beat it, but it was a pleasure to play nonetheless. The fire hydrant character was adorable, and the plotline was hilarious. Bravo.

plams says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:56pm

That was a fun game! I almost solved it without spoilers, I guessed I had to throw the moon at the sun, but I tried to to it by landing on the opposite side and shooting.

freeholdgames says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:57pm

This was a lovely game, great work. <3

F. Wiktora says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:59pm

Thumbs up for both idea and implementation! The humour in this is not lost on me.

ianb96 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:00am

Very good short game and nicely polished.

Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:02am

One of the most solidly built games I've played so far. What a sadly hilarious ending. Good work!

StrayByte says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:09am

Oh i loved it. Plain genius. Humor at the right place, theme interpretation was perfect. 5/5!

huga says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 12:38am

Wow, great theme, great game. I enjoyed this more than anything else I've played so far, 5/5. Anyway you commented on my game saying it was running really slowly. Could you let me know what your CPU and graphics card are? And what happened when you tried to run the 64 bit executable?

hbocao says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:27am

This is amazing! I have no words. I mean, it's simple and all, but damn it's beautiful, fun, silly funny e very imaginative. It's complete. The best game I played so far. I'm rooting for you.

rjhelms says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:22pm

Great pixel art style, & cool take on the theme.

runvs says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:46pm

Nice game. +1 for global warming :)
controls felt good and intuitive

Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:55am

Such a cool mechanic and lovely chunky pixelart!

ondrej.paska says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 5:53pm

Very fun! funny take on the theme. The screen seems a bit too small on a big monitor.

HolyBlackCat says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 9:08pm

Short but nifty!

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