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

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by JayProg - Jam Entry

Be the Robomancer! Slowly grow your horde of minions until you become unstoppable!

-Click/Hold where you want to move.
-Click/Hold on enemies to attack them
-Summon Minions from dead enemy power cores with Right Mouse Button
-Absorb power cores with spacebar
-Use your health packs with Q
-Spells are 1 - 3 once gained

Dungeons are randomly generated, and stick around for levels 3+ for more challenging enemies.

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TeamKawaiiju says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:58am

cool implementation of the theme!

alexrus07 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:00am

Nice graphics and gameplay, but gets dull and repetitive after a minute or two. This game could benefit greatly from variety :)

danielsann7 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:09am

this game is pure fun, the graphics are amazing, one of the best of this ludum dare so far, the mechanics are solid, good work sir!

OberynMartell says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:28am

At the beggining was the controls seamed strange, but after some time I got used to it. The boss was too difficult, I could not beat it. Graphics are a bit too saturated, but I liked the toonish looks. Nice entry! Congrats.

Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:29am

Really good game. Nice graphic and sound. Very polished. The only bad thing is balance. It really easy to play, just spawn the minions and they do all the job.

Nooner Bear says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:31am

All my years of practicing skill shots has lead me to this moment. The environment is slightly barren, however the gameplay is spot on. It's super satisfying to play and I'd highly suggest you continue development on it if you have the time. The whole game is fun. My only complaint is that it doesn't relate very strongly to the jam theme, but I could be overlooking it. Awesome work.

EMPBomber says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:56am

Game is really fun and challenging. Aside from a few balance issues, this game is solid.

redzero says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:00pm

Awesome game! Really fun to play!

newbeings says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:18pm

Nice graphics! If you keep working on it I would considering making it WASD to move.

psychopsam says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:22pm

Wow a very professional game - would like to see this on mobile. Loads of fun and easy to play and win which is a good combination to keep players coming back. Nice work. Will come back and play this game again after I vote on some more games :D

teamross says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:24pm

Really fun! Nice graphics too!
Nice way to use the theme : )

monetai says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:24pm

simple and funny game, but controls are hard (shoot and go in one click is really hard)

CaptainRed_ says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:28pm

Fantastic interpretation of the theme, great graphics, and a very fun game.

-SPiRiT- says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:32pm

REALLY GOOD GAME! I'm impressed =D

Problem: Why left click is move and attack at the same time ?? It makes distance shots impossible because if the mouse miss the enemy by a inch, the player will go right at him =/

sim9 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:36pm

WASD controls might be easier. Getting a large number of minions is cool :)

Aelius says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 9:40am

Wow there are way too many minions on one screen. I get like 2 FPS. Cool game though.

lurils says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 9:04pm

very nice game, interesting graphics and mechanics.

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

I really loved this game great fun love the minions great concept worked really well.

Brightstar says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 9:17pm

Cool game. If I could hold shift and left click to remain in place and shoot like in Diablo that'd be awesome. :)

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