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

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by Fichindo - Jam Entry

Featuring this changes based on your feedback

-No more rocks
-Lowered general difficulty but ninjas are more resistant
-Fixed waves spawn place and boxes
-Bigger boxes
-Improved collision detection
-Mechacat can be obtained earlier

This was my first Ludum, I didn't make for the compo in time, so here I am for the jam

Defend the cat island launching cats and using the last feline technologies.

WASD to move ( dont forget to double jump)

1 to 8 to choose weapons

cycle weapons with Q and E

aim with mouse

PROTIP: after an enemy is killed the cats will jump again following your mouse

Downloads and Links




PixelPusher27 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:09am


ETKWorks says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:15am

The cats latch on to the enemies. Awesome.

Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:38pm

Haha, very fun and funny. It gets a little repetitive after awhile but everything else I enjoyed a lot!

Ourson says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:39pm

cool game =)!
(a bit unfair when soldiers spawn on top of you and one shot you) ^^

HotBoxGames says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:39pm

I was just waiting to find an entry with cats in! Haha, nice work, seems fairly well polished. Graphics are good and that music has a sweet jam.

BlakeB says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:41pm

Fun game, but tough. Rocks were more of an annoyance than anything, but otherwise great game.

ARubino says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:42pm

Awesome! I like the graphics and the idea, the weapons are very creativ and well implemented. Had a blast playing it! Very nice first entry!

anokta says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:07am

this was soo fun, i guess i kind of got addicted to it for a while. the groovy tunes also helped a lot on that! amazing job! :)

richiebranson says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:00am

The cat bazooka alone makes this game worthy of all my time. Interesting twist on the sidescrolling survival shooter genre!

bossmojoman says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:13am

love the graphics, great job!

andrewjoy says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 2:41am

Great visuals and funny design. Pretty hard though :D

Qui says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:47am

This game is really fun and challenging. I loved it! The screen shake may be a little too strong.

NekuSoul says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:33pm

Those cats are way to cute when they latch onto the enemies (=^-ω-^=)

mokujin says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:35pm

Fun and addictive game. I had a situation when around ten soliders at once fall on me from a nowhere.

Kitsubi says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 3:54am

I liked the graphic in the game. The controls worked well for the most part but jumping seemed to be really hard. I had trouble getting up ledges which led to annoyance. Cats were super cute. =^_^=

calavera says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:20am

Wow that gets hard fast! I love the super cute and grabby kitties.

Huo-cuo says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:21am

Nice idea having cats as ammo. The gameplay is also very good.

Mykaelos says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:46am

I love the cat theme! Fun graphics and audio, I like the array of different weapons. Great game!

SmilingCat says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 8:31pm

Very fun. Great use of the theme!

Apr 24, 2015 @ 8:20am

Fun game! Love the art and music too. Good job.

Split82 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:19am

Cool entry. I would get rid of that rocks :D

Anshul Goyal says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:26pm

Fun! The way cat sticks to the enemies is sweet.

I didn't quite like the rocks that were kept on each platform in order to create a hindrance.

Fichindo says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 7:04pm

hey guys thanks for the feedback. The rocks are gone, you can check the new version in the links

syncxzoz says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 10:24pm

so cute.. haha..

GAFBlizzard says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 5:38am


Cute game but very hard, playing the updated version. Ammo seems randomly to give you different types of ammo. So some games you will have enough, and other games you might get a mostly useless weapon.

Also it might be nice to have enemies spawn away from you, or have some brief period of invincibility, Mario-style, when you get damaged. Otherwise a squad of soldiers can spawn on top of you and nearly instantly kill you.

GAFBlizzard says ...
Apr 28, 2015 @ 5:40am

Two more comments! One, I kept trying to use the mouse scroll wheel to change weapons, and scrolling the webpage instead. This probably isn't something you can fix on Newgrounds since I think even if it's possible, it would require Javascript.

Two, you might try making Q and E switch to only weapons with ammo. I don't know if this would be confusing, but it would save time when you're just trying to grab a weapon, ANY weapon, and you have a bunch of empty slots.

grywhttl says ...
May 2, 2015 @ 12:33pm

Nice idea!

Druid says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 10:35am

Wow! Really funny entry! Smooth controls and nice game mechanics too!

Adreqi says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 11:41am

Maybe the random spawning of enemies and weapons need to be less random, but cool one :)

randoman says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 1:34pm

The mechacat is AMAZING :D
Good job on the game!

Fabraz says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 2:51pm

Hilarious, I love it! Only downsides I'd mention are the lack of spacebar to jump and a cluttered GUI.

But the art style's funny, the mood's genius, the idea is insane and it's overall very good fun!

jtpup0 says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 6:57pm

Cat shooting cats at soldiers... brilliant!

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