Ludum Dare 33 — August 21st-24th, 2015 — Theme: You are the Monster

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Planetary Shenanigans

by shieldofvalour - Compo Entry

I decided to combine the themes 'attraction', 'a world in the sky' and 'you are the monster'.

You are directed to exterminate some creatures denoted 'space bugs' in a dense asteroid field, but you have run out of fuel! You have been plentifully supplied with ammunition, though, so you can use that as reaction mass.

The asteroids have gravity, and if you get too mixed up with shooting space bugs you may unexpectedly find yourself spiralling in to a crash landing.

This game was a test for me to see if I could implement a fun game with gravity sources, and to try out some things in paint.net.


NAME: Planetary Shenanigans
ENGINE: Game Maker 6.1
RESOURCE TOOLS: Sibelius (music), Paint.net (graphics), SFXR (sound effects)
COMPATIBILITY: Windows 98SE and up
PLAYERS: 1

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2355Coolness0%

Comments

Team Myopia says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:13am

A difficult game by nature since all the objects are clumped together so much.

Louspirit says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 2:38pm

They are some good ideas (gameplay, shoot to move, score tab...) but the game is a bit difficult and redundant.

Biruts says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 4:39pm

Very nice project guys, i really love it, please check our game too and if you liked it give us a vote. Look for Road to hell and enjoy.

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