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

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Lamb Cannon

by daredevildave - Compo Entry

Use your Lamb Cannon to propel sheep with startling precision. Land all the mutton on the platforms to progress to the next stage.

Ever increasing difficulty means you'll never run out of stages. Place your highscores in the comments please!

Made using PlayCanvas, Qubicle, Audacity, a Guitar and a cardboard tube. I've also included an "Easy" version where you get twice as many attempts.

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Ratings

Coolness66%
#224Humor3.38
#282Fun3.38
#329Graphics3.43
#474Audio2.84
#477Overall3.25
#722Theme3.15
#734Mood2.71
#983Innovation2.40

Comments

Pawige says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:04am

Nice work! I was surprised at how easy it was to start getting the trajectories right.

Andimea says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:09am

Cool game, easy to play, i like it

Pat AfterMoon says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:23am

Fun, graphics and sounds suit well.

LTPATS says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:40am

Finding the right spot to land the sheep was tricky and unpredictable for me. Sometimes they would land on the platforms but just fall off, sometimes they would hit the corner of the platform and just "pop" onto the platform, and sometimes if I hit the score numbers it would register as a landing, but none of these things were happening consistently. Regardless of that it was charming and I kept playing for a bit, good work!

Lizzip says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:22am

Very fun and looks great. I did have a problem on one level where I landed the sheep on the platform 3 times before it accepted it

sirival says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:59am

Good job! Nicely polished too

sanojian says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:23pm

I found hitting or not hitting the grass block to be a bit unpredictable and inconsistent. Overall fun though.

rantt says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:31pm

Fun game, controls felt good and the graphics and sounds were nice. I enjoyed it :)

sentendo says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 7:05pm

nice :)

Apr 21, 2015 @ 12:02am

Didn't get the game mechanic until the 3rd or 4rth try.
Loved the graphics.

marinalucio says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:20am

Good game! I love sheeps (hence, my game also has sheep) and I replayed the game a couple of times because it was rewarding. I think the game would benefit from better UI and a BG sound, but other than that, it's a great little game. Good job

Cstudios says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:35pm

Very relaxing game. At first very hard, later it became easier when i get the hang of it. It reminded me crossy road a little bit. But i love cubes!

Taldius says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:15am

4600 !
I'm suprise how those sheeps fly well, we should have use some for our game ! ^^

Crefossus says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 6:37am

10200. I was kind of struggling at first until I tried trying to make them land on the platform instead of shooting them AT the platform.

Pretty hilarious. I respect the level of polish with the sfx, streak text, background art, tween text.

Null DIES says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 5:01pm

My High score is 8800 :)
The game is good and is a nice way to chill. One suggestion is to have a mode where there are obstacles to make the game harder as the player progresses through the game.

GarethIW says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:42pm

Wheeeeee! Flying voxely sheep. My highscore was 12000 after a few attempts.

eddynardo says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 11:09am

Fun game.I like the audio and the pixel art graphics.Good job :)

agirreb says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 3:33pm

Remember when you commented on my game cows vs clowns and you said I would like yours? You were totally right. One of the most fun I've played so far.

Yazara says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 12:19pm

Nice idea!
Once you get the hang of it I think the aiming works pretty well actually :) The bonus points for a streak are nice.
my highscore is 15400

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 29, 2015 @ 12:43pm

Very nice! Simple concept, but seems to work really well! Add a global leaderboard and a bit of polish and you've got yourself a full game! :D

chabuduo says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 5:12am

Got a little impatient waiting for the sheep to come back.

The feedbacks were really nice, (streak!)
Also the firing is satisfying. good stuff

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 5:12am

it was fun but I did not see how it fit the theme - it would have been really awesome if the sheep screamed when coming out of the cannon - great job

Os_Reboot says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 5:18am

Fun game! The audio effects were great - I felt like there was sufficient "umph" in the cannon noise xD. Overall great job!

Huo-cuo says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 6:38am

73600. Nice but quite easy. I liked it.

May 2, 2015 @ 4:39pm

Got a highscore of 9000 so was pretty happy with that. Took me a few turns to figure out the best way to approach it but once I did it got a lot easier to predict the angles to use. Nice simple design done really well.

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