You are the Slimeby EmanP - Compo Entry
My first submission to a Ludum dare compo! This game allows you to play as a slime in order to thrive and survive... Amongst the corpses of parachuters, and the horrible war machines that are tanks and planes.
Controls: Space to split, Arrow keys to move.
How to Play:
As a small slime, avoid tanks and planes, and don't dare touch a bullet. Eat up the parachuters to grow further. You are more efficient at digesting humans.
As a medium slime, you may be able to eat a tank or plane if you are large enough, avoid bullets and protect your slimelings from tanks and planes.
As a large slime, you are a burden, and must split as you are in extreme danger from bullets, you can't move fast nor jump high.
As a herd of small slimes and medium slimes, kill off any tanks and planes threatening your small slimes, and let your small slimes eat people.
As a swarm of small slimes, split as fast as possible in order to consume as many humans whilst losing little to bullets, Safety in numbers!
As a tiny swarm, group up in a corner in order to grow into a bigger slime.
The Parachuter- a tasty snack which will fall to the ground and proceed to run in a random direction. Completely harmless.
Tank- Shoots once around every 10 seconds and crushes your small slimes.
Plane- Shoots more than once around every 2 seconds and travels fast across the screen.
Bullets- Get hit by one, and you lose half of your mass AND get split in half!
Starvation- Eat constantly, as you lose 1% of your mass every second.
If you have a mass below 4, you are dead! That means you will be instantly killed by a bullet if you have a mass of 7 or below!
NOTE: the game requires Java 6 or above, if you don't have it already, get it at java.com.
The source is included, naturally. The game runs on Libgdx for java.
Current version: 1.0.1
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