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

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Food Fight

by ItsYourPalMike - Compo Entry

Well, I've finished my game. This was my second time participating in Ludum Dare and I'm pretty happy with the results. I present to you... Food Fight! It's a two player fighting game that involves throwing food (you can also punch). I was originally shooting for a NES-Style demake of Super Smash Bros. but due to the time constraint I had to cut a few things out, go a different direction, and then I came up with Food Fight. I'm a programmer, so I'm sorry if the music or art causes you pain. (The code will too! Talk about sloppy...)


Player 1:
WASD - Move
F - Select/Throw
G - Punch

Player 2:
Arrows - Move
/ - Select/Throw
. - Punch

Esc - Pause

Tools used in the the creation of this game:
Eclipse – Java
Gimp/Photoshop – Graphics
sfxr – Sound Effects
FL Studio/LSDJ – Music
Coffee/Dr. Pepper/Monster – Energy

Downloads and Links




Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:02am

Just tried to play and I get "A java exception occurred." when trying to run. Help! Also tried on a different computer and got the same error. Both were Windows 8.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:41am

I was not expecting two windows to open up, but, OMG it is so much fun playing both characters at the same time! The controls are laid out such that it is easy to control both without straining fingers/arms. I know that your intention was not for people to play against themselves, but, it totally works. I don't think I ever had this experience before. Also, it looks like you got a chance to do some polishing with the menu, ui and sprites. It seems to work well and look pretty complete. 10/10 would play again!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:50am

If you try to run the game and get "A Java Exception Occured", make sure to install the latest Java 8. My laptop had the same error (It had Java 7), and updating fixed it.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 5:13am

No, I was not expecting one person to play against themselves :P Thanks for checking out the game and leaving feedback!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:26am

Updated to Java 8 and worked like a charm. Thanks for the help!

That was fun! Loved the graphics and the character differences.

Awesome job!

Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:04am

Thanks for playing! Glad you liked it :)

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:39am

the art looked great and i really wanted to play because i made a food fight game too - but could not punch - looked good

esayitch says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:17pm

I can see being a huge fun in a local LAN environment. You got the NES aesthetic down pretty accurately, graphics are really gorgeous IMO. Sound was also very appropriate. I did not notice there was a difference between the different food types (was playing alone), is there any? Otherwise the theme is not strongly featured xD

Aside from that, the entry is really fantastic, good on ya! Good luck :)

Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:50pm

Each food deals different damage(Pizza slice - 2, Hamburger - 4, Watermelon - 6, Hotdog - 8, and Cupcake - 10) It's hard to tell the different if you don't pay super close attention :P Thanks for playing, and thanks for the feedback! :D

rd127p77 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 10:51pm

I like the graphics. Gameplay was fun too.

benbateman says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 4:50pm

Can't download? Link sent me to

Apr 28, 2015 @ 5:35am

Oops! It seems I forgot to pay for my hosting. It's all fixed, and the download link works now =)

Red_Fan games says ...
May 8, 2015 @ 11:43pm

A linux build please?

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