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

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by Hackingroelz - Compo Entry

You play as a growing tree. You must defend yourself by shooting seed bombs at the lumberjacks. A/D to aim.

NOTE: If you're on Mac, use the file. Otherwise, just click on the jar file.

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greenscreen says ...
Dec 13, 2015 @ 8:34pm

Very nice concept. I love the idea of tree fighting against lumberjacks :D

aamatniekss says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 9:29am

Nice idea, even though it seemed a little unfinished and I felt like I needed some kind of indicator to know where I would shoot. But it's nice. :)

Hackingroelz says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:47am

Which parts did think felt unfinished? Also, I felt an indicator wasn't really necessary since you're constantly shooting (and it makes it a bit more challenging). Thanks for you feedback!

Saymon says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:52pm

Intersting game

Taffaz says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:05pm

Cool game but needed some kind of health bar to show how poorly I was doing.

ajopart says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:58pm

Simple concept works fine, maybe needs some variation in the gameplay to become more addictive. Good !

KoalaBot says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:49pm

I was unable to run it on my Mac:

Piode says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:54pm

Cool and unique idea with a good message. I experienced a slight issue with a big black object appearing when I rotated at certain directions, but other than that it was great.

Hackingroelz says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:21pm

@KoalaBot Try updating Java

RoyallK says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:25am

That was pretty awesome! Loved the idea, the audio and the little "Bleop" when they hit you, Gives it a cute and family friendly feeling to it :D, Great work.

Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:11am

The game concept and idea is cool but I feel like there should be an explanation/reason that a tree is able to fire projectiles :) this is a nice start though

zaniarm says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:45am

I just loved the idea. Great job!

Simplest says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:23pm

Nice entry, love simple games, and the music is pretty cool as well :)

banana4life says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:51pm

Looks cool, but gets boring quickly

thelasthour says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 7:09am

I liked it. Really nice tree model.

MercuryXGames says ...
Dec 27, 2015 @ 10:15am

The lumberjacks has treated us like garbage, slaughtered all my friends, but now the tide has turned. I have my ultimate move... seeds!

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