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

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Habwufal

by oakus - Jam Entry

2D alien gravity shooter with 30 levels. Use your tailslimes to plum through nebulas, take down satellites, avoid meteors and save your race from darkness without television broadcasting!

Story:
You are one of Or'Dr'vo, an alien race from planet Fasweigawa. One day, all televisions on the whole planet lost their signal. Your people found out that it is because of
signal interference caused by satellites of other planets in neighbour solar systems. You were send as an ambassador,
a saviour of primary source of entertainment, stability and control on your planet: a television. Your mission is to visit every single planet in other solar system and destroy their satellites.
You are using your natural weapon, tailslimes, to destroy satellites. Use the knowledge of your people about gravity fields and crash them all. Your resources are limited and your folks are
counting on you. Don't disappoint them!

Disclaimer: we don't own the audio (except the voice in the story) it's all from freesound.org

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#134Audio(Jam)3.68
#206Overall(Jam)3.62
#243Fun(Jam)3.46
#251Innovation(Jam)3.38
#266Mood(Jam)3.48
#309Theme(Jam)3.73
#347Humor(Jam)3.13
#442Graphics(Jam)3.56
#1415Coolness45%

Comments

Dejvo says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 8:04am

quite good idea and execution. it could do with a bit of something else to do and a visible cursor. and also, on quite a lot of occasions, I did not move the mouse and the trajectory was different. But, well made. i like physics based gameplay

Split82 says ...
Aug 25, 2015 @ 5:04pm

Nice! It took me a while to understand how to aim, but since then it was fun.

MoreRPG Team says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:00am

Loved shooting physics =)

Arche-san says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:56pm

Simple idea, fine humor and good design. However, I kept getting blocked because of satellites out of screen or trick shots too difficult to do without a better aiming system. I didn't reach the end (the last level I gave up on was the one with many planets in Y form with a nebula in the middle and a moving planet. This level drove me crazy.

Tommyno222 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:39pm

Really polished game! Audio creates great mood and levels are very sophisticated.

TackoramaLtd says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:37pm

Simply brilliant. Give me a visible cursor and I'd be even more happy.

Frozen Stick says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 3:46pm

Wow really great concept.The music was cool.And the graphics were neat.

oakus says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:57pm

@TackoramaLtd your tail is the cursor :) (don't forget to allow browser to turn off the cursor, otherwise nasty features like "I want to shoot but oh, I just switched to another window" will arise :) )

Artsuom says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 5:48pm

Awesome game, it kept me hooked. Loved the whole idea, and also shooting physics, music and art style. Full score overall!

Tosic says ...
Aug 28, 2015 @ 7:21pm

It was amazing, funny, physics, graphics, really amazing!
P.S. In my language "drvo" means wood, but no wood in the game ;)!

jcwelgemoed says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 4:48pm

Same comment as made by others, lack of cursor made it bit more challenging. Overall still very polished and fun gameplay.

oakus says ...
Sep 1, 2015 @ 8:18am

@Tosic in Czech language we have "dřevo" so kinda similar :) Not to confuse with Fasweigawa language though ;)

Ptolo says ...
Sep 10, 2015 @ 2:50pm

Wonderful sound and art, the assets you used are good enough for a full fledged game. From the few levels I played it seemed gameplay didn't differ much, hitting static satellites behind planets is tricky but doable. Hiding the mouse meant it was hard to hit the menu button. Enjoyed messing around with the Physics, congrats! :)

crucknuk says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 10:27am

I liked the idea of the game, space stuff always intrigued me :)
But I think it is hard because i couldn't locate the mouse in your game and each time i got off the screen it putted me off the game, maybe you should have let the pointer in the game :)
other than that well done :)

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