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

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Magnetic Pirate

by player_03 - Jam Entry

Magnets do not work that way! Use coins to kill enemies, who drop more coins upon defeat. Don't run out!

I didn't finish. :( Oh well, maybe next time.





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pvwradtke says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:06am

Wish there were waves of coins/enemies, making some progression. Also, having some special items to give you a boost would also be welcome :).

mockthebear says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 3:19am

funny c:

Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:30am

haha, killing people with money? This is funny :)

esayitch says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:36am

Pretty cool concept. I realize you didn't have time to finish it, but I don't understand why the player character has to move so slowly :P.

Hope you decide to flesh it out further.

Buko-Studios says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:58am

had fun collecting the coins. wish there was some way to kill the other characters or something to fight them with :D

NoorStudios says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 9:36pm

really cool idea! Like mentioned before waves of enemies and coins would be great if you develop the game further.

player_03 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:00am

Thanks for the feedback! Watch the source repo if you're interested in seeing more.

yuigoto says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 4:25am

The game may be unfinished as you said, but I liked the idea of using magnets + money as weapon. It made it feel like a reverse-shooting arena shooter. :)

I'd love to what you had in mind for this!

Also, the code you wrote was beautifully organized, pretty neat. :P

6x13 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:03am

I really like the gameplay. It has interesting dynamics and fun to play. I also like how the proportions of the area and game units are fitting to the intended gameplay. Well done!

Davikin92 says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 6:26am

I would like to see it completed! It would be fun to see how the victims get struck (or pierced?) by the coins. Eventually your magnetic power could rise to attract bigger stuff like cars, traffic signals... and wreak havoc!

oparisy says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 5:20pm

The slowness of the character makes him hard to play.

Nice concept, fits the theme I think.

I liked how you have to manage your "budget": you need to keep enought coins to be able to kill enemies easily.

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