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

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Very Hungry SNAKE

by boddiul - Compo Entry

Adventure of a very-very hungry snake, who
intruded into other worlds, looking for some food and snacks.

Submission for theme: "Growing" & "Two button controls";


(A & D) OR (<- & ->) - Turning

R - Restart
ESC - Exit
Made in Game Maker 8.1
Sounds: SFXR
Music : Bosca Ceoil

12/14 UPD:
Fixed some level scrolling bugs

Downloads and Links




Baknik says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:28am

The 2-button control scheme doesn't translate well to Snake. The drawings are cute. Congrats on finishing a game!

bushmango says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:30am


gkxd says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:32am

At first I thought this was just a normal game of snake. (Did I download the wrong version or something?)

But then I hit the green block and realized how much more there was: a really cool combination of a ton of games from my childhood.

The controls were a bit difficult to get used to, but overall, this was a really fun game.

guoboism says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:35am

Wow! So interesting. At first, i thought it was weird Snake, but suddenly it turned into another game.
We call it a "Brain Hole" game in Chinese.
I like the wanted level in the third level/stage?
Would love to see more stages!

MarekkPie says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:35am

On Windows 10, it asked me to download something before I played it. I hit no and was still able to play.

Breaks the fundamental runs of snake :(

xdigdoug says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:36am

Very impressive, I wasn't expecting the game to evolve as I played it! Starts out as a very basic game of snake, and then... very interesting.

Great audio and visuals.

nucleartide says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:38am

I agree, two button controls don't really go well with Snake. Fun game though! Not dying immediately upon hitting something was a refreshing change. I played to a point where the map started disintegrating from the left.

mackthehobbit says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:00am

I liked this one a fair bit. The controls are hard at first, but you get used to them. There didn't seem to be much challenge though, even running into your own tail doesn't hurt you or end the game (also, after going for a while, the GUI continued on but the level stopped scrolling... I don't know what happened there)

boddiul says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:14am

Thanks for finding that bug! Fixed level scrolling.
Also, thanks everyone for reviews

gene-z says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:39am

Vera Nice game, congratulations... Godo times

Shared says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:45am

Very nice overall, I expected a basic snake, but the twist to it is nice.

Niphram says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:45am

Not much of an innovation, but extremely fun nevertheless!
Great Audio!

sharpfrog4 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:45am

Rampaging as a giant snake is super fun! Excellent!

paraxite says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:51am

That transition caught me off guard. Funny, innovative, and fun! Great game.

Frozen Stick says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:24pm

The art is pretty cute!The music could use some work but the game is pretty goddamn cool!

exhidor says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:08pm

That was a surprise when i understand that it wasn't a normal snake, nice concept, i like it ! The game is really nice to play

banana4life says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:08pm

Tankeating snake. Awsome

crucknuk says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:11pm

Nicely done for a compo !

Phoenix849 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:11pm

Simple implementation of a classic theme. I feel it lacks some kind of ersonality maybe. I also found first area controls to be very disorientating.
Finished it though.

anv says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:11pm

Well, that escalated quickly! Really nice spin on old classic. Frankly, I was silently hoping for fourth stage, where you would devour entire galaxies. Oh, well.

WebFreak001 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:12pm

Really nice game. Controls were unusual but easy to learn and I think it was really fun and very crazy.

Rating tells me to rate audio but I didn't hear any audio? (Linux, wine)

SSJMetroid says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:13pm

EASILY one of my favorite entries. Very rarely do I play through an entire LD game, and this is one of them. At first I thought it was just a shitty snake clone. Then I was like "okay.. scrolling snake?" But then.. I realized where it was going and I was all like "Man OP you better deliver. You better fucking send the military after me." I was not disappointed. My favorite part was eating the law enforcement officers. My second favorite part was boosting a car and eating the passengers.

daveh says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:16pm

After the initial few seconds it went places I didn't expect. A fun way to take something classic and expand on it.

YinYin says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:25pm

At first I was 'meh' ...

When the screen started scrolling I was 'well okay'.

But when the GTA police rampage chimed in I was *sold*.

That was quite an epic fun blend.

rogberth says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:41pm

Nice game! I enjoyed it! I really like how it progressed from start to end. Good luck

Silvio says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:43pm

that was very funny

Decentsauce says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:38pm

Sound effect are a bit too loud imo. (Compared to the music)

Dec 19, 2015 @ 11:56pm

Cool idea, well done!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 8:23am

this was one of my favorite games - nicely polished - really neat way to enhance the old snake game - congrats

sorlok says ...
Dec 26, 2015 @ 4:09pm

Very clever, very fun! I never thought I'd see a snake game with a GTA wanted level meter!

RARoadkill says ...
Jan 1, 2016 @ 7:35pm

Very interesting game. I really enjoyed it

ninos says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 2:22pm

This is an awesome game, i love the concept, took a while to get used to the controles XD

Skaz says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 2:28pm

2 buttons was not the easiest way of controlling the snake, but I really enjoyed the game :) Enemy shooting at you feels a bit weird though, as you can't do anything to dodge.

Nicolas Gass says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 2:52pm

Fun =D

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