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

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LD33 - Shrimpkin Stomp

by track02 - Jam Entry


Stomp the little guys and avoid their attacks, three hits and you're out.

Use the Left / Right keys to set your movement direction and the Down key to stop.

Hold up to charge a jump and release to launch yourself, the white arc shows the path to be taken.

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This was going to be a small project for playing around with bezier curves but I was able to make a little game out of it too.

There's no sound at the moment, if I have time I'll add some in - my github will host the lastest version.

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How to run:

- Download the zip and run the included executable (Windows)
- Open the .love file (Linux)

I haven't tested this on Windows, so if you can't get it to work let me know.

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Have fun, feel free to leave feedback in the comments if you spot any bugs or issues please note them down too.

Thanks

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#2355Coolness0%

Comments

spindizzyMR says ...
Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:03am

I was sorta doing well then I noticed there was these small black projectiles hitting me from off the left of screen, assumed it's something I maybe haven't seen yet like a tank or something.

Move to investigate and little people threw at me what appeared to be some form of grenade.

Not as helpless as they look.

r8berto says ...
Sep 2, 2015 @ 8:39pm

Thanks for making this. I found a great inspiration in this jumping while walking mechanics.

yuigoto says ...
Sep 13, 2015 @ 7:01pm

Hmm...nice jumping mechanic and interesting concept...and it was done in love2d, which is really is a plus! :D Nice work!

It feels more like a prototype gameplay demo, or some kind of atari-ish game, because of the simple graphics. :P

Missing some sounds here, though, and a stage wall, to prevent the player from exiting the stage.

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