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

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Paper Tank Arena

by eemmbbeerr - Jam Entry

Made for the theme "Growing".
Scavenge the parts of your fallen enemies to upgrade your tank!

WASD to move, mouse to aim.
Press Q if you are stuck to become invincible for 10 seconds.

Have fun!

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guru-guru says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:55am

Dark souls of robot fights.

Red says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:08pm

Cool art style and music, had a lot of fun playing this and did a few replays to try out different upgrades.

NoWandStudios says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:53pm

Original art. But it's so hard buddy!

Leuthil says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:00pm

Nice variety of upgrades. I did find the game pretty hard but it's not necessarily a bad thing. Nice entry :)

eemmbbeerr says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:27pm

I must admit, it's hard to get a perspective on how hard the game is when you know how all the mechanics work behind the curtains and playtested your own game for hours on end.
Developer Score: 5674732 points (and 11 bosses)

TomenLuca says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:26pm

Love the drawn art style! The game could use some sound effects for hitting bullets.

Catblocker says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:26pm

Really liked the artwork on this game. Feels unique.
My biggest complaint is the lack of sound (except for the music). For example when you shot or fired rockets.

newbeings says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:27pm

I really like the graphics! Would like to be able to shoot the enemies' missles. Upgrades are cool. Maybe need a little more visual indication of the borders or the arena. Nice work!

AdamAlexander says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:30pm

The art style is awesome!

BeardyBard says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:00pm

I wish all tank were made of paper, man.
Anyway, I think if'll you add massive multiplayer - you'll get some agario, or even higher, level game :)

alpha_rat says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:16pm

The hand drawn graphics are great! The difficulty is crazy also!

adsilcott says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 6:56pm

Cool art style, and a fun little game.

beetracks says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 12:43pm

I missed sound effects and the music doesn't fit. The graphics are cool and the gameplay is hard (and that fits perfectly). I enjoyed the aesthetics.

MercuryXGames says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 12:46pm

very unique artstyle. The soundtrack really gets me in the right robot-killing mood. the bosses and the level system really gives a a joyable gameplay and replayablity, and I love that I get to see my robot-fighter improve over time. All in all, a great game

architect404 says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 12:51pm

at first I immediately died several times, then I noticed the room boundaries (which really could've been clearer) and understood the movement a little better, and started to have a lot of fun! cute art, an odd but enjoyable choice of music and delicious upgrades to choose from. sfx would've been nice and not sure how it fits the themes. I defeated 4 bosses. good work!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 7:14am

that was really fun - and the paper artwork was great - nice job

XenosNS says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 5:51pm

Love paper graphics and piano music. First boss is way too fast for a first boss.

Dec 25, 2015 @ 12:40am

Interesting Boss rush game. Wish there was more sound effects though.


gokottastudio says ...
Dec 27, 2015 @ 9:16am

Hahaha, I am still laughing about the music. I got a feeling of "silent film" while playing it.

I really like these kind of games, but bro, it's so difficult!!!!
Good upgrading system. And again, nice and original art!

seigne_m says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 4:24am

fun game*

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