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

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Bouncy Ball of Death

by Aik - Compo Entry

You are a creepy little girl murdering mushroom soldiers with a bouncing ball of light and death.

WASD or Arrows to move.
Aim with the mouse.
Left-click fires the ball.
Right-click returns it to your hand.


(the bullets don't actually hurt you, but it might be better if you pretend they did?)

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Ratings

Coolness59%
#766Audio2.10
#964Mood2.27
#968Theme2.65
#1016Graphics2.16
#1025Innovation2.23
#1044Fun2.19
#1090Overall2.38

Comments

Muffin says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 11:09am

Cool little game, was fun to bounce the ball around like with arkanoid, but more difficult. I wouldve liked an extra level though :) Or different level blocks or something. Its really gray now.

marccspro says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:36pm

What's the objectiv ?

vortex says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:54pm

Nice idea, but the particles that went after the ball stayed relative to the camera, which was really confusing... You sadly can't die, which is making the game not challenging

Junber says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:15pm

Nice concept and quite fun. The controls felt a bit floaty and its sad that their is no end at all (no death and no win either)

bace1000 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:16pm

When I tried to launch the game I got this error:
"The program can't start because MSVCP120.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this program."

aeveis says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 4:47am

the way the ball bounced was interesting. good job!

phi says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:50am

Nice concept! The physics are a bit wonky, and the game is not really finished, but it's a cool little prototype.

gillyadrien says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:04am

The game is not finished, and yet I had fun playing it. Nice work!

jhell says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:39am

Hey, pretty simple game, but fun enough. The girl's controls were a little weird but I liked how the ball was precise. Took me a while to figure how to pick up the ball again (I thought you had to walk on it after you threw it).

Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:05am

got the same MSVCP120.dll error :/ will let this open to try again later, seems to be cool :)

LoneStranger says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 5:24am

Neat idea. Seems like it was playing in slow mo, with the character's movement and everything else. I was able to patiently go through and eliminate everyone. I think more variety with the enemies and wall bounce physics and you'd be onto something.

Aik says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 2:44pm

While I'm not sure, if you're getting the MSVCP120.dll error you might need this: https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/details.aspx?id=40784

Thanks for the comments, everyone.

Davikin92 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 3:03am

You should point out when you have finished the level and definitely make the bullets hurt you, because risk is something that makes a game like yours fun to play.

Apr 27, 2015 @ 8:55pm

Pretty weird game :)
I was wondering if something is going to happen after I killed all enemies.. For some reason, that was a creepy moment

kunzbe says ...
May 3, 2015 @ 12:14pm

I really liked the ball throwing idea which provided me with some fun and made me hope for a second level.
But you really have to work on the controls. It felt like iceskating :)

Anti says ...
May 6, 2015 @ 7:56am

It was very fun to play this. Awesome work!

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