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

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Mow Town

by Dell - Compo Entry

Welcome to Mow Town!

The aim is simply to mow down the pedestrians to increase your score and add precious time to the clock.

Controls: Use the cursor keys to (attempt) to control your flying mow machine.

There is no sound unfortunately (ran out of time), and as im sure is the case for a lot (all?) of us, a lot of other things had to be cut to get something finished in time!

Enjoy :)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#151Graphics3.83
#266Humor3.19
#405Innovation3.09
#431Theme3.45
#472Fun3.00
#572Overall3.00
#580Mood2.81
#1578Coolness41%

Comments

Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:39am

Love the cubist style!

iossif says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:47pm

the web version looks weird. like there is too much light in the scene. the controls feel a bit off as well.
other than that i think this is a really nice entry

Polyganz says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:49pm

Looks fun but the controls combined with the hard time limit make this game not really enjoyable.

micdoodle8 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 4:49pm

Nice style, though the controls are a bit wonky :P

Jared Sartin says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:15pm

Very pretty! :)

Parappa says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:25pm

Nice art and challenging control scheme. Reminds me of Katamari.

ruthiepee says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:27pm

LOL, this game is so strange. The flying machine is super hard to control (which I guess is the point), and I could never figure out the mechanics of it. Highest score I got was 50. Really wish there was some wacky music, but the graphics really do look nice. The title is AWESOME.

frokes says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 7:36pm

Nice graphics, but it feels like you are driving a frickin UFO on soap...! But nice work on the graphics!

Flygamer101 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:30pm

Nice fun little game, loved the "voxel" art style. I loved the little models and buildings, very well done.

SvenFrankson says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:51pm

Holiday on Ice revisited :p

Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:55pm

nice game, the game the controlls are hard but that doesn't mean its bad, it just makes the game a bit more challenging. the art was nice,

VoxelSquare says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:00pm

It's really hard to control him, but I liked the aesthetics.

Rocketship says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:09pm

Man the controls are super wonky and fun, need to be really careful with the speed to not just slide around uncontrollably. Nice looking game with a fun idea!

lanestp says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 6:34pm

I love the style, but, I must confess, I got slightly sick playing this. The crazy controls make it fun. But I can't bring myself to play long enough to get good!

Ninja Garage says ...
Aug 27, 2015 @ 11:00pm

I loved the cubic style but the game is kinda hard to play.

team_ftlol says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:45pm

The voxel art looks great. I like how the giblets fly out and knock over other people, too.

The controls need work. I understand you're going for a floaty feel, but this goes a little too far. You can get away with a lot of directional momentum, but rotational momentum really gets in the way of feeling like you're playing the game. Asteroids, for example.

It would help to add more pedestrians, lower the camera angle, or add some radar or an arrow toward more people to murder. After the courtyard, it was sometimes hard to spot more victims to thrust toward.

-mildmojo

wooltech says ...
Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:47am

Looks great, love the cub fountain. Very hard to control, but that's the point of the game so it works.

voidstar33 says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 6:24pm

Great looking art style. fun game.

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