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

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SwordCrafter

by Rose - Jam Entry

Become a swordsmith and craft any sword you can dream up! Creating certain styles of swords will give you experience in those types of swords. You can choose to focus on leveling up all the way to the Master rank, or you can just make some awesome swords!

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Known issues:
- No sound or music
- You can only see your 12 most recent swords in the gallery.
- Asymmetrical and very small swords are not always centered in the frame.

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Ratings

#4Innovation(Jam)4.43
#150Theme(Jam)3.87
#236Overall(Jam)3.57
#308Graphics(Jam)3.70
#312Fun(Jam)3.32
#590Humor(Jam)2.69
#2341Coolness14%

Comments

NSoul says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:49pm

Weblink = 404: Not Found! :(

NSoul says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:51pm

oh damn this wasn't a screenshot this was the game directly ^^ sry

lamogui says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:54pm

Wow that would make a cool tool in any RPG game !

Paulozz says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:59pm

I have good fun playing, but I don't really know what is my objective (apart for getting XP). But it very well executed.

OneTrueAaron says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:05pm

I would love to see something like this inside another video game. A whole new level of crafting!

Malsanity says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:08pm

Great idea, but what is the objective aside from levelling up?

Noro8 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:21pm

This was sooo fun! There were so many different types of swords to make, great job!

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:38pm

It would have been great, if the swords were used for anything: selling them for money to but better materials, giving them to heroes to slay monsters, having them compared with the swords of your rival,... There's lots of potential in the concept.

Apr 20, 2015 @ 10:47pm

Nice! It was definitely interesting to make a sword. Good work. :)

nicotuason says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:14am

One of the most unique games I've played! It's actually really fun to design swords. If you develop it further, I would love to be able to sell swords and see adventurers use them against monsters.

Riagan says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 5:51am

Really Clever!

nassi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:37pm

Gah, was going to say that reverting your last move would've been useful, but it tells you how to do that right there in the info tab :P.

Expected the game to be about making customized swords for different clients, but this is a nice little toy too.

graebor says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 3:45am

This is a really fun little creation! The generated names are a nice touch, and the visuals and UI are simple but effective. Great work :)

tajger says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 11:40am

Next door, there is a game Sky Sword about "a young adventurer who accidentally discovered a broken ancient sword". Easy joint venture, I guess. :)

LukeZaz says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:06am

I made a sword that looked more like a llama than a weapon.
It was glorious.

Lynx says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 2:12am

Interesting take on the theme, might need a few more goals to the game though... like maybe show a pick of a sword on the right and try to duplicate it freehand on the left.

Yoon says ...
Apr 27, 2015 @ 8:31pm

Your character always dares to question the absolute mastery of my craft. >:

Good job on making this, and also cool Bézier curves ! I feel some rewards would be welcome though. Like I dunno, trophies, new handles, confettis or something ?

... Or perhaps in a possible sequel, use it to slash nasty villains ? ;)
It is definitely a cool mini-game anyway.

zwinge says ...
May 12, 2017 @ 11:50am

If I turn full screen mode on the font looks very bad. http://popudownloads.com From Iceberg Reader: Devil In My Bed: The Runaway Brides Celeste Bradley St.

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