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

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You stole some freezing device

by FrozenCow - Compo Entry

You stole some freezing device and you need to get away. The army is after you and sends everything they can spare...

This is a really short game and lacks enemy variety, music, sound and some nice parallax background. If only there was more time!

I tried to do the art a bit different this time by utilizing a 2D low-poly style using Inkscape. It worked out somewhat ok, but it did unfortunately take a large amount of time to draw the assets.

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Ratings

Coolness58%
#198Innovation3.67
#360Fun3.29
#389Theme3.53
#445Humor2.91
#503Graphics3.13
#658Overall3.06
#695Mood2.75

Comments

aeklad says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 1:28am

Funn! Cool game mechanic.

torcado194 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:54am

i like the idea! its pretty hard to kill the helis though

Aik says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:32pm

It's clearly not finished, but it's a cool idea.

panurge says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 7:26pm

I won! Took me a while to get the knack of using the freeze ray to slow myself down but I got pretty expert with it in the end. A really nice idea with a fun mood and slick controls.

43iscoding says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:18am

The surfing mechanics is very cool, but it would be nice if you wouldn't be able to move right through your ice path. Overall, that was a pretty fun experience :D

xplicitone says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:18pm

Love the shading on the terrain and helicopters. It was pretty easy and short but it ran well for drawing perfect ice curves!

Funske says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:19pm

Super cool idea it was fun to play. The screen was moving a little to fast for me and it was hard to kill things. Also a score system would have been nice in order to give some objective to the game.

Feyd_Rautha says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:22pm

Needed a little more polish for things like music and background as you mentioned. Overall, super fun gameplay I was really sad at how short it was. Heli's are way too hard to kill given the players speed. But that was really fun to play!

TheMeorch says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:24pm

I love the controls and the look of this game. I hope you continue to work on this, because this has a lot of potential. This is a great start!

LD_LAN_Party says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:29pm

Woot! I won. Frozone from the Incredibles.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 5:32pm

I like this idea, but I don't know what I am supposed to do. No score no end ? A good entry ++

markusfisch says ...
Apr 25, 2015 @ 7:56pm

Interesting idea. And cool graphics, I like that low-poly style. Well done!

babilounet says ...
Apr 30, 2015 @ 8:45pm

Cool game !

May 1, 2015 @ 2:45am

Pretty cool! I like the graphic style. I couldn't quite figure out how to kill a heli, as I didn't have enough time before it passed me by. I'd like to see the finished version when it's ready.

Os_Reboot says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 10:00pm

Very fun idea! I love the whole 'surfing on ice' thing. It would help game play if you did slightly more damage and perhaps had a better background. Other than that solid entry!

Noah Ratcliff says ...
May 4, 2015 @ 10:08pm

Cool concept! I really like relying on the weapon to shoot things and propel yourself. However, it was pretty easy to just skate right over the helicopters and win.

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