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

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Burd Turd

by thumbgarden - Compo Entry

Duck hunt in reverse. Take control of the bird and use your natural poop ability to stop the cowboys from shooting you. Not only do you need to be precise with your bowel movements but you also need to hit the appropriate blocks while flapping around. If you hit the wrong color a spike will appear. Pro tip bouncing off the ceiling might cause you to lose control but once mastered can be used to dodge bouncing bullets.

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Ratings

Coolness66%
#305Humor3.20
#360Fun3.29
#420Innovation3.29
#581Theme3.31
#658Overall3.06
#679Audio2.38
#786Mood2.64
#943Graphics2.35

Comments

stoarch says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:08am

Unable to download game.

thumbgarden says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:14pm

@stoarch It's working also there is a html5 version make sure you Toggle Fullscreen

Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:23pm

Interesting weapon haha very hard though to play!

morgondag says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:24pm

Flappy dorittos!

SmilingCat says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:26pm

Interesting use of the theme. Nice job!

plokdev says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:59pm

This works great as a twisted parody of Flappy Bird, but the spike-walls on the left give it an actually cool gameplay twist.

Also, what the hell did that bird eat?

seankimdesign says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:01pm

A fun concept. It wasn't inherently clear at first what the 'Hit This' color suggested, but it was pretty fun once I figured everything out. I always enjoy twists on existing gaming concepts, and I think this was a pretty good one at that. Great use of the theme too. Kudos.

nicklink483 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:45pm

Melting gunmen never felt so good. Good job!

NAL says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 6:47pm

Not the prettiest entry but rather addictive. It's taught me that I'm not good at multitasking though - having to hit the right colour on each side whilst also crapping on people AND dodging their bullets AND not letting the bird fall to the floor or hit any spikes - thank goodness the ceiling doesn't kill you! Really fun entry :)

dlowe says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:07pm

thanks for the game!

Lukbebalduke says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:26pm

Creative mechanics, good idea! The game is a little bit hard, but still funny.

PaulJs says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 8:50pm

Nice but pretty hard !

Jordan says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:39pm

The game is pretty challenging, but it is fun. Could use more of a balance of content/difficulty, adding more enemies and less challenge to killing them.

Naphier says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:42pm

Although I really don't like games with this mechanic I found this fun especially being able to poop on the bad guy :P

Phil Strahl says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:47pm

For your next compo please do us the favor and not having us to go through an installer, when GameMaker is very good at producing stand-alone EXE files.

The game itself is pretty fun and could have easily been an Atari 2600 game (just imagine the cover!). The weapon mechanic of pooping on gunmen is nothing really new, but the peculiar breakout mechanic with the colors is the core mechanic anyway. To me, the gravity is a tad too strong but, again, that's just old man Phil complaining about today's games. If you have the bird pooping at a constant interval, you could make it a single-tap mobile game, list it as "Crappy Bird" and become rich :)

anokta says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:01am

nice spinoff to flappy bird, like the idea! :) it'd great if the target colour was more visible on the screen. also, the score did not work for me really, or wasn't there a score at all? hahah.

thumbgarden says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:07am

@anokta you only get points for pooping on the gunners heads. Not for every wall touch like some games of this sort. Thanks for playing

ChrisGaudino says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:26am

One of the most fun entries I've played so far. Keeping track of the hunter and bullets, the color I was supposed to hit, and the spikes was a fun and challenging.

zillix says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:17am

This is great! The two simple gameplay elements combine well to make a great experience

hbocao says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:54pm

I'm getting 404 on the link. LET ME PLAY :)

grozamorei says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:07pm

also getting 404. please fix this.

grozamorei says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:13pm

still 404 a day later! man, you should really support your product. I did not have a chance to play :(

thumbgarden says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:15pm

its back live working. Sorry about that guys.

hbocao says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:53pm

Very cool twist, man. I think you should expend more time on it.

EwChap says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 1:14am

Interesting mechanics. Love pooping on that gunslinger, screw him.

Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:55am

I like the bouncing off of walls back and forth mechanic more than the pooping on cowboys. It was fun that they melted though! It felt almost like two games overlapping. Interesting concept, and I had fun trying it out. Good work.

nutcrack says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 7:49pm

lol our game is also about bird shit :D Very nice mechanic with the colors i like it alot! good job

Apr 29, 2015 @ 1:28am

Quite the simple, but well made, silly game. I included it in part 7 of my Ludum Dare 32 compilation video series, if you would like to take a look :) https://youtu.be/Cnio28O-EgI

k0j0 says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 10:42pm

Haha, cool game! I like how it's a whole completed concept. I can't tell if it's hard or if I'm just bad at it though.

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