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

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The Humans Are Here!

by Flyinpig5 - Compo Entry

Didn't get as much done as I would've liked, but my game "The Humans Are Here!" is now out!

The idea is that you are a God that has taken over the human world, but they have created portals into your realm to try and kill you. You know you cannot win, but how many of them can you take down with you?

Fire your icicles, summon your totems, shield yourself from suicide bombers! Take down the portals that spawn and the enemies around them, survive for as long as you can and KILL EVERYONE.

(Requires Java and a mouse, because Middle Click is a control)

Left click: Fire three icicles in front of you to do damage to enemies
Right click: Summon a totem that will fire lasers at enemies until destroyed. Enemies will prioritise these as targets.
Middle click: Shield 80% of all damage and heal while doing so, but only for a second. Time it well to thwart suicide bombers.

All enemies around a portal must be killed before the portal is able to be harmed. Each portal destroyed means a new one will spawn 10 seconds later, and it will have more health and spawn more enemies.

Collision detection for movement is non-existent and portals often spawn off the terrain. Could use some indicators here and there, but real life stuff got in the way for 4 or 5 hours this morning so I didn't get chance to add these :(


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geekygenius says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:55am

Pretty fun, I like the particles. The game had good polish for a game jam. I played it for a while but couldn't figure out how to damage the portals though, shooting at it didn't seem to work.

Flyinpig5 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:44pm

From the description: "All enemies must be killed before the portal is able to be harmed."

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