Ludum Dare 34 — December 11th-14th, 2015 — Theme Tied: Two Button Controls, Growing

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Metal World Chaos

by FrederickK - Jam Entry

Didn't finished, but thought that would be ok to still post here. :\

The idea was to your character be a robot and use the arms of your defeated enemies to gain abilities, placing them into the button slot.
When you defeat an enemy you can drag their body into the button slot.
You can shoot using ctrl, ou left mouse.

You can change pallets using R, G, B and C.

I just used free sounds for the sound effects, all the copyright are within the project in case someone wants. Just occur me now that even sfx are not allowed in comp, so I'll remove/replace them if there's any problems, sorry for that.

Vids here:

Hope you guys like it, any feedback would be great!
See ya!

23/12 - PostJam Version: This new version have several improvements but made after the schedule. Check it out after rating!

14/12 - JAM VERSION -Edit: Added new things today, still didn't finished, but at least it is workable. The enemy has a sprite now, all previous SFXs were removed, now just has the ones made by me and the mechanic works as it should. You can use your mouse to drag the cristals to your button slots, then you'll get a power to that slot. Imagine Megaman that you can get the powers of the minions. If you don't mind, please check it out!

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yuigoto says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:24am

Man, I wish you were able to finish it! :(

The concept you thought about seems really cool to play!

The graphics look pretty rad and the shader effect is just beautiful! The possibility of changing the palette in real time is great too! :)

The controls are pretty responsive too!

Great work! :)

daveh says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:22pm

The art style is solid. I like the player character design. Shame you didn't get to finish, but what you have here has potential.

HolyBlackCat says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:34pm

I like the visual style. It's sad that the game is not finished.

ToloaGames says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:04pm

B Pallet all the way!

DesignerNap says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:18pm

It is a shame you didn't manage to finish but don't let that stop you joining the next LD! You will do better next time :)

Taldius says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:14pm

I love the pixel/gameboy effect of the game and the character design.

I think that the drag'n drop for the weapon isn't usefull, you could just walk on it and it become your ability.

Anyway, even if it isn't finished, at least, it looks nice, good job. :D

ronniepedra says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 12:02am

The style looks great, hope you get this project finished someday!

Andrei says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 12:27am

I liked your idea!
It's unfinished, but it's enough to understand where you wanted to go.

Valandre says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:50pm

Good style art, hope you'll finished your game. it's a good beginning!

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 12:51am

Nice graphics would have been nice once realized.

SovietBear says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 3:20am

Cool concept, art style, and would be fun to play if finished. I hope you work on it more and make it a finished game, would be awesome to see!

lurils says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 4:19pm

really cool visuals, sad you didn't have time to finish it properly and polish it.

Mr MadCat says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 2:42pm

The concept sounds interesting.
Sadly not much to play though.
I hope you will finish next time. Or maybe try to create a more finished version of this game to learn a bit for the next LD.

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