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

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Ogre Ball

by jtpup0 - Jam Entry

2 PLAYER SILLY LOCAL MULTIPLAYER SPORTS GAME.

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


Ratings

#252Humor(Jam)3.33
#511Fun(Jam)3.08
#556Audio(Jam)2.67
#596Innovation(Jam)2.92
#674Theme(Jam)3.25
#716Overall(Jam)3.00
#879Graphics(Jam)2.57
#1504Coolness44%

Comments

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.

MrKOHCEPBAHT says ...
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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