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

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Shield Bash

by lumscum - Jam Entry

Shield Bash is a top down action game where you must use your shield to defend yourself, and attack enemies! Knock keys off enemies and use it to get to the next level!

Progress through randomized levels, and see how far you can get!

WASD to MOVE
ARROW KEYS to use SHIELD

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#65Overall(Jam)3.92
#93Fun(Jam)3.76
#204Graphics(Jam)3.92
#212Innovation(Jam)3.58
#237Mood(Jam)3.46
#301Theme(Jam)3.67
#1497Coolness45%

Comments

tsameti says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 2:11am

Oh that's pretty darn good.

Cerberus says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:03am

It was a great game, great experience, it was really interesting moving with the wasd and hiting with the arrow keys, really smooth. I loved the graphics. The gameplay was really unique and enjoyable. Excellent work!!

Techblogogy says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:10am

Very fun!

ChuiGum says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:33am

Great graphics, and really fun gameplay. I had a good time, great job!

Larzan says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:43am

Great gfx, good idea, nice gameplay, well done.
Feels very polished.

43iscoding says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:47pm

Pretty solid entry. Nice animations. Unique enemies. Cool sounds. The only thing that looks weird is a lock right in the grass ;p I would suggest replacing it with some kind of gold chest, mb even with a neat animation :D

fabriciopfs says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:04pm

Nice game, very fun to play!

DrZanuff says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:00am

Ha! I reached level 10. Then i got surrounded by a bunch of soldiers with spears, and we fought to death, but they stroke me with the final hit, and i died... Cool game, this could turn i good polished game.

Cstudios says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:50pm

Excellent controls, nice graphics, good gameplay and level difficulty design. A well made game!

Apr 24, 2015 @ 1:41am

Graphics are great! The mechanic was cool, but I think more control would have made the game more fun. It felt repetitive after a couple rounds, either mashing shield to knock out the enemy or to run away.

kabutakogames says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:44am

I love the mechanic - super addictive!

slowfrog says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 8:32pm

Good idead, excellent execution.

FrozenCow says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 8:33pm

Nice polished game that was fun to play! I died quite a lot in nasty situations though, so restarting all over for those times was a bit annoying.

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