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

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Last Militia

by rogberth - Compo Entry

PATCH NOTES: 1.0.0.5
-Boss room bugs solved.
-Experience crystals or souls or whatever you want to call them and health potions don't get stuck (most of the time) when dropped in walls.
-Cheaper upgrades for a faster gameplay.
-Still no HTML5 version =(

LAST MILITIA

My small tribute to the Dark Souls franchise.


The army has fallen! Demons have invaded our world leaving no hope...
but what if a brave civilian stood up against this menace wielding only
a tool?

Pick one of the five civilian classes, each with one type of attack and special ability, defeat the three boss demons in each land to save what is left.

INSTRUCTIONS:

WASD: move
SPACE BAR: dash
LEFT CLICK: Charge attack
LEFT CLICK: Special ability

PRESS P TO RESET!!!


Charge the attack until the blue meter gets to the doted zone, there two normal hit zones and one for critical attacks that bust your damage

Press SPACE BAR to avoid fast attacks, but care your STAMINA BAR.

List of characters:

SAILOR:
Weapon: Anchor. Heavy and powerful from the start.
Ability: Taunt enemies with fish bones to clear the path.

HERBALIST:
Weapon: Poison flowers. If you get a critical hit, toxis gas will be shot.
Ability: Poison bottle. Throw it to create a toxic cloud.

SERF:
Weapon: Sack. It doesn't hurt if its empty... grab enemies and hit with their weight and ability.
Ability: Grab an enemy. (Lose it if you die or set it free in menu)

PAINTER:
Weapon: Paint brush. Keep it far from fires.
Ability: Paint drops. Caution: inflammable.


SCHOLAR:
Encyclopaedia: A book that gets bigger with each enemy killed (0.1 dmg each enemy)
Candle: Small flame. May be useful.


Get soul--- cristals when you kill enemies and upgrade your stats in the menu.



Have fun!

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness67%
#517Graphics3.11
#562Mood2.92
#645Humor2.55
#658Overall3.06
#714Audio2.29
#719Fun2.86
#856Theme2.92
#944Innovation2.47

Comments

Ouro17 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 9:06am

What a nice game we have here. I love Dark Souls games and this game remind me so well how hard is that dark world. At the beginning I can barely kill any monster(I used the herbalist) but at the end of the game I was semi-op and still vulnerable, just like in dark souls world.
I like the enemies and love the boss battle. And the graphics fits perfectly with the theme. Maybe some epic music will make it even better.
Very good game!

Jakob37 says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:29pm

Nice game :) I really like the top-down Zelda-like type of games. I had some trouble with the initial difficulty, I was not able to kill many enemies at all. So for me, an 'easy mode' would have been nice!

Nysten says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 3:43pm

Absolutely fantastic game! Very hard, but still playable - you need to develop tactics to defeat every enemy. This is a game that could be turned into a finished product.

kidando says ...
Apr 20, 2015 @ 4:01pm

Goodness. That was entertaining. Hey, this game you should turn into a title after ludumdare. The RPG element of the whole game is just awesome. Plus the graphics dude!! I loved it. Shame no music :(

plams says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 10:25am

Very challenging, I died a lot!

DeadFragment says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:21pm

Was very difficult, and took me a while to get to grips with what was going on. Pretty fun when you get into it though :)

-Hando

ajopart says ...
Apr 21, 2015 @ 2:30pm

great entry

asobi tech says ...
Apr 22, 2015 @ 12:41pm

Tough gameplay is not always easy to balance, but I like this side of difficulty.
Excellent stuff.

taviandir says ...
Apr 23, 2015 @ 10:26am

I'm sorry but i dont understand this game! :(

Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:27am

Can't download the game:
"Error (500)
Something went wrong. Don't worry, your files are still safe and the Dropboxers have been notified. Check out our Help Center and forums for help, or head back to home."
will try again later, want to play this one ;)

sorlok says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:28am

Dropbox is being a little fussy, so I'm adding this to my queue. Looking forward to playing it later!

sorlok says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 12:04pm

The mechanics are really interesting, I just wish I wasn't dying so much.

pi_pi3 says ...
Apr 24, 2015 @ 4:10pm

It seems like it has some potential, but it needs some more polish.

Apr 26, 2015 @ 9:19pm

Got it now, pretty difficult but exciting! Had to take some beer to still playing, as I was dying a lot :p

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