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

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Ogre Ball

by jtpup0 - Jam Entry


Ogres just want to play basketball… with people, in a pit, and with baskets on their backs.

How to play:

The goal of the game is to throw three people into the opposing player's basket

Left Player:
A = move left
D = move right
W = angle arm up
S = angle arm down
Left shift: power up throw - release to throw

Right Player:
Left arrow = move left
Right arrow = move right
Up arrow = angle arm up
Down arrow = angle arm down
Right ****ENTER****: power up throw - release to throw

Developer Tools

Photoshop, LibGDX, Audacity

Team Members

Jacob Peltola (Artist)
Adam Roy (Programmer)

Downloads and Links




HACKhalo2 says ...
Aug 24, 2015 @ 5:25pm

I couldn't get the game to download from google drive, so I couldn't play it. It looks like fun though

Aug 24, 2015 @ 6:20pm

- Their face is really hilarious
- I love how the targeting system works and the overall rules of the game.
- Feeels awkward to play but i think that that's kinda the point. hehe

Bitterdeath says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:04am

I like how the baskets are attached to the Ogre.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:20am

I loved the ogre animations, how the arms and legs moved. It made me laugh. I think it would be more fun, if you your throws charged up faster, and if you could throw multiple things without waiting for the first to land.

Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:21am

Don't know why but right shift does not working. The game if fun though.

corupta says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:30am

Best monster faces ever. On my computer instead of rightshift, right enter near the numpad worked for me. Liked the idea.

the31 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 4:14am

For me, the normal enter key worked instead of right shift to make the right ogre throw.

Funny idea! I don't have anyone to play it with, but I played around with it. It *seems* like it would be easy to just dodge the other player's throws, but who knows. Fun sound effects. I didn't see any scoring mechanism, but maybe that wouldn't be necessary for it to be fun.

Marjie62 says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 5:06am

Very cute, we played several times :)

We ran into problems with (I think) the keyboard not supporting enough keys pressed at once. So one player holding down a button might prevent the other player from doing something :/ Too bad since that's not really your fault.

Yamzho says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:13am

Nice game there !

Supernaught says ...
Aug 30, 2015 @ 3:27am

Very fun game and a cool concept! Love the ogre characters' faces.

The controls and physics are pretty much spot on, although I think the throw charges are a bit too slow.

Would love to see more of this game, keep it up!

– Alphonsus

Shaun LeBron says ...
Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:12pm

There's something really funny about everything here. The puppet-style wind-up of the arms and the running animations really got me. Awesome concept and execution. The music was confusing but it added to the humor I think.

Sep 9, 2015 @ 9:43am

Nice implementation of game mechanics. Obstacles or scorekeeping could be the next step in developing the game ideas. Generally I hate ogres so most of the gameplay for me was hitting the other ogre in the face with my victims. Satisfying. Would recommend.

tweedle says ...
Sep 14, 2015 @ 10:06pm

Cute game. The multiplayer aspect keeps me coming back!
Good music and art as well!

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