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

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Uni Ika

by cinnamonmelonpig - Compo Entry

Two button sushi eating game,

Controls: Z (bottom rail) and X (upper rail)

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ezolotko says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:36am

Wow, this is a production quality game. Unplayable in Firefox because of lags. Works fine in Chrome though.

muit says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:00pm

I Love It. Incredible graphics and idea. Congrats

sydan says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:05pm

This is really cool! I love the game concept. The music had a nice beat to it and I gradually got into a rhythm with the sushi!

prymidion says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:05pm

Fantastic! I love the way the bird wiggles his arms to the beat. This game looks really really great-- not sure what more you could want from a compo submission!

kmakai says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:09pm

Great job, I really like the art style, and having the voice samples when the sushi gets placed is a really nice touch!

fistmaker says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:35pm

Seriously, great game. Everything is to the beat of the music. Great entry.

mukult says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:36pm

Love the music!!
Its a little gameplay kinda breaks!!
But a fun game!!

Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:37pm

Really enjoyed the game, super fun idea. It was a little annoying that you can't see plates on the lower track until they come around, and after about Level 3 you can't really tell how many plates there are because of the overlap. The window of time to catch the plates seemed a little too tight, especially since the background music's beat threw you off a bit compared to the rhythm of the button pushes. Outside of that, though, the overall presentation and aesthetic were really pleasing and well done. With a little bit of mechanical polish, you'd have an excellent game on your hands!

Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:38pm

Really sharp looking, definitely well polished. Surprisingly fast paced action. Fits the theme perfectly. Awesome work!

velddev says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:38pm

This is amazing! great job!

icereci says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:38pm

The art is unbelievable. Good Job.

gkxd says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:40pm

I love how the bird and the sushi machine dance with the music. The voice acting adds a lot of humor to the game, especially when the combos get long.

The difficulty ramp is also nice, it makes things interesting really fast.

uvwar says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:52pm

Maybe it was just my browser (Firefox) but it kept lagging in and out, which, as you might imagine, makes a game of timing almost impossible. Seemed to work fine after I loaded it up a 2nd time. Everything else was really awesome, though!

Aaants says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:53pm

Holy wow... that aesthetic. Brilliant work! Great fun too!

salmonmoose says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:00pm

This is great, it'd be nice if the lower level was visible as it was placed on the belts, and wasn't such a surprise.

LMT says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:17pm

That was a pretty awesome game. I absoultely loved the visuals, and the idea was really unique. However, some of the sounds sounded a bit harsh, and loud (comparatively). Nonetheless, the level of polish is insane.

veverichka says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:40pm

Great little game, I experienced no problems in Firefox. :)

sergei_ryzhov says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:25pm

love it. Awesome style, nice music and gameplay really works. Fun stuff!

_HopFrog says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:15am

Omg the animations were so good! I found the isometric view a little obnoxious when trying to pick up sushi for some reason... Overall great game!

dx0ne says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 3:27pm

Great one! Would be fun on mobile with two players. Could tone down sounds(but I know how it is with "quick generate some sounds").

Dec 18, 2015 @ 3:48pm

Cute, well made game! I included it in my Ludum Dare 34 compilation video series, if you’d like to check it out :)

fullmontis says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 12:17pm

I love this! An amazing an humorous rhythm game, I found it especially entertaining. Good job!

wine says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:21pm

At first... hilarious! :D
Also cool visual and nice gameplay

Very well done!

Dec 19, 2015 @ 9:38pm

Really nice job! I just really miss a "game over" screen showing my score. Other than that it's amazing

Tapehead says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 12:41pm

wow! this is funny! like thie visual style and the music! well done!

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klianc09 says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 11:41pm

Really fun game, like the voices the sushi-machine makes when it's getting really fast.
Only complaint would be that Z and X aren't so convenient on all keyboards, adding Y as an alternative or using X and C would have been awesome.

tribrain says ...
Dec 23, 2015 @ 6:02pm

Nice artwork! a little laggy but great game, well done

LeReveur says ...
Dec 23, 2015 @ 8:36pm

Fun, good presentation, challenging : good job !

Docjekyll says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 6:47am

Great LD game!
I really wanted to see another level! I had my rhythm game fingers ready and everything :-D

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