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

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by YaaZ - Jam Entry

Today you are a god and you're going to kill all the sinners on given map.
You are to fire meteorites at people, you'd like it ^_^
You can move camera with WASD;Space;Shift. To rotate camera, press right mouse button and drag mouse. Click at some point at the map, and look at the sky: it's going to rain. You should kill all the red men.

Technical information:
Game developed with Java+LWJGL, map is 3d texture, that is rendered with raytracing. You should have more than 1.5GiB memory on your GPU to play it.

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gaugepunk says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 8:57am

this is actually a really interesting and unique game. it deserves a hell of a lot more attention! the rendering style is really nice, i can't quite put my finger on it.

Pix3M says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:01am

The game unfortunately doesn't seem to work. It starts some music, renders the screen once then the game crashes and closes

Shimmergloom says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:02am


dyfer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:31am

Hey, downloaded your 200mo game but couldn't open it on osx.

Conk says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:17am

Crashing for me too, I have the gpu ram too, maybe put up a video? I'd love to see the gameplay.

rgehan says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:22am

Great concept, great music. I love how the meteors looks.
Unfortunately it's quite slow on my computer (which is a decent Alienware, so I was expecting it to run perfectly).

It would be really great if we could move forward in the direction of the camera (like if I'm looking down, presse W will make me go down). It's a smoother way of moving I think.

Good job.

Nikteddy92 says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:35am

The idea I see in the description is really nice.
I can't run the game but I'm inside the requirements :/
I'd also like to see a gameplay, I'll stay tuned ;)

Demy says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:42am

it keeps crashing in about two seconds afret run (Windows)

Mixer says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:49am

I've never seen graphics quite like this. Using a raycast engine made the graphics AMAZING. I loved it. Some might hate the style, but not me. And the music was incredible! It's the sort of stuff I might listen to while coding. I didn't realise you click to choot the meteors, but when I did I had a lot of fun playing.

So many innocent people died D:

Also +100 for that loading screen. That is the best loading screen I have seen, ever. :D

pLaw says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:16pm

omg voxels! I absolutely want to play this, but it crashes with error message from my NVidia card upon loading :(

molecats says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:24pm

Crash when music start play ;/

YaaZ says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 1:45pm

Hi guys, sorry, there were some problems with exception handling, now it should show you an error log, when crashes.
Please, report any errors ;)
P.S. Video is coming...

Tortoise says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:07am

On mac this forced itself into fullscreen and wouldn't let me quit the program. I had to hard reset.

Acrimiens says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 11:30am

Good Game, nice work! I love voxels!

benbateman says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:15pm

Unfortunately I have the same issue as Demy, where it crashes a couple of seconds after launching on Windows. I can't see any logs. If you want me to try anything just give me a nudge on twitter: @benbateman

SowiHowl says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:36pm

I tried it on Mac, and it wasn't working...

F. Wiktora says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 2:41pm

This is indeed unique. The music makes you dive into the game, which is strange in some really artistic way. I'm impressed! The gameplay is a bit slow, but that could be compensated by implementing more 'rain'-mechanics (Thunderbolt?).

Well done!

ChronusZ says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:10pm

The paletting on the graphics is quite well done. I feel like the meteors fall too slow for me to really feel engaged at all, and I would've liked an explosion sound effect.

Tanser says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 7:40am

Interesting :)

Apr 26, 2015 @ 7:56am

Interesting idea but if the terrain rendering works the way I think it does then you might be slaughtering your performance with that method.

Apr 26, 2015 @ 7:56am

A mix between the chip graphics of Minecraft and the vengeful God-like destruction of Populous. Death is here and he is hell-bent on wreaking havoc. Maybe different forms of disasters could have added longevity to this game.

Would recommend.

Jyrkface says ...
Apr 26, 2015 @ 5:19pm

Holy jiminy shit I love your graphics! Such pretty pixels! Would play any number of games in your strange world :)

May 1, 2015 @ 6:44am

Crashed at first then, the second time, it froze my computer and I had to restart it :/
I use an OSX.

JArcane says ...
May 1, 2015 @ 7:39am

Game crashes on start up after playing music, specifically M.O.O.N.'s "Hydrogen", which you may recognize from Hotline Miami.

"We strongly recommend you only use assets that you have the legal right to use (Public Domain, things you licensed/created, etc). If you don’t have the right to use something, it is your responsibility."

May 7, 2015 @ 1:53am

I unfortunately couldn't get the game to function. It started up as a black screen and that was it. Looks like a really interesting concept though.

nihilaleph says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 2:27am

Awesome game! It seems to require a lot from the computer, but I was able to play it. Great loading screen, concept, graphics and music! Maybe some more sound effects of explosion and people screaming? But even without them it's awesome!

local minimum says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 4:45pm

It loads, music starts playing but then it crashes. Graphics driver lost contact with... something.

rishal says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 5:31pm

I study cellular automata so I personally love voxels! Nice!

CamRFWhite says ...
May 7, 2015 @ 8:06pm

Really well put together! Love the shader or whatever you used to get that look. Hehe I could play this all day... much explosion, very boom, wow.

rjhelms says ...
May 9, 2015 @ 4:59am

Also doesn't want to run for me - loads a black screen, music starts, then CtD. A shame, because I really want to try this one.

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