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

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AntsAreBad

by MrSchlag - Compo Entry

Just smash ants on screen with your RC Car, simple and a little fun.
My first game in GameJam, made with SFML 2.1.
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Ratings

Coolness51%
#355Humor3.11
#537Fun3.07
#581Theme3.31
#770Overall2.93

Comments

Lukbebalduke says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:35pm

That is so evil .-. but it is a little bit funny =P
Nice entry.

WebFreak001 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:35pm

Wow this game was so fun. Add sound effects and it would have been awesome! I would rate graphics 4/5 if it would be an option because these break lines are an awesome detail. And i liked the car very much. I give you a mental +1 for using C++

Hunter X says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:43pm

Fairly simple but entertaining nonetheless. I particularly liked the implementation of the car controls, but for some reason when the game launched my screen only displayed the top left corner of the game with the bottom and right sides cropped (I'm currently running 1440x900, it might be the game is trying to render a larger size image).

MrSchlag says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:55pm

Sorry for the resolution bug... Only 1920x1080 have all the game on screen

crockid5 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:15pm

Nice game :)

ManicMiner says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:18pm

Good job - I always dread playing Ludum Dare games with car controls because they are usually implemented pretty badly, but your car drives really nicely, and the skidmarks are a really cool touch.

GTA LUDUM V says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:37pm

Why killing ants? what they've done? :(
evil game is evil.

ObscenelyTrue says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:39pm

Simple and fun game!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:26pm

Nice work! Very silly and enjoyable. Not a lot to it but it does what it sets out to do well.

Sytech says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:38pm

Simple but fun. Nice car controls and a really cool detail with the tire tracks!

Ossi says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:41pm

But I like ants! I got a score of 966! Very simple game, I like how the RC Car controlled. Cool use of the theme, well done!

Damdoshi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:14am

C'est un jeu très simple d'une bonne réalisation.
Tu as eu tes dix notes. C'est très bien.

Butkeim says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:00pm

Wow dude, beating the shit out of all those ants was cool m8, nice game :)

Bishkip says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:00am

Oh wow, this was interesting, Could be better if there were some variations in enemies though. :)

dyfer says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 7:51am

Pretty simple but if you're saying mouse click is an unconventional weapon, after all that's true !

HapaxStudios says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 7:56pm

Funny game! The controls for the RC car were tight and quick, which is good for quickly squishing ants! I ran into a few a few glitches especially when colliding with any of the walls of play area. I'd clip into them and have trouble getting out or my car would just vanish altogether! Either way fun in a "I need to kill 3 minutes in a silly fashion" kind of way. Love the idea of using an RC Car as a weapon too. Truly unconventional. Well done.

SelfTitled says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:00pm

Its a shame there is no sound for hittting the ants. A squash sound would have it a lot more satisfying.
I like the turning circle but would have liked it if it reduce at lower speeds.
A lot less ants and maybe having them move would be nice, as I felt I diddn't really have to aim there were so many of them.
All in all a solid first jam game, well done.

Marek Lisý says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 4:21pm

Well, I don't mind killing ants, but this just looked too brutal to me :D Anyways, good job with the game.

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