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

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Asteroid Blaster

by 4burner - Jam Entry

My First Ludum Dare!

It's basic, but it's done. Fly around, Shoot Asteroids, Shoot Spaceships, survive. Get upgrades by dropping off resources at your base, and prevent it from being blown up by the Big Bad Capital ship that is slowing making it's way toward it.

Really enjoyed the two button thing. Hope the whole "constantly flying toward the cursor" thing doesn't count as a button, though.


Anyway, Enjoy!


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mattlevonian says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:26am

I would have liked it, but it severely lacked any sort of feedback for your actions. When I was shooting enemy ships, i couldn't tell if i was damaging them. I found it hard to know immediately whether my speed was locked or not, and controlling the ship was just generally harder than it needed to be. These facts stopped it from being as enjoyable as it could have been.

KZdev says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:28am

Game doesn't scale to my screens resolution so I can't really play.

pvwradtke says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:02am

While I like the overall presentation, the controls are hard, and I had a hard time shooting enemies. Also, the game exploits a bit the two button theme. Indeed, it uses only two buttons, but the mouse action adds a lot more to it ;).

The Vall says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:53am

Cool game. I think adding audio would be a good addition to the game.

Andre Luiz says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:51pm

Good game for jam, simple but really hard!

astrophics says ...
Dec 26, 2015 @ 7:05pm

It was okay. Lacked in controls and UI

RARoadkill says ...
Jan 1, 2016 @ 7:12pm

Hard to go wrong with shooting asteroids

Krafty says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 5:03am

Pretty interesting game, but it was kind of difficult to do things and to know if I was doing something =P Keep working on it and it'll be really good! :)

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