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

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by sirerr - Compo Entry

Wawawa by @ktp4life <-twitter

Idea: You are a growing tree that has to deflect attacks from Water Orbs that are mad at you for absorbing all the water around them. The goal is to grow so high and absorb all the water you can to win.

A and S keys to rotate. Mouse to start game. D to pause game.

Water script by Yaqi Huang -
World of Water by Typodermic Fonts -

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Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:08am

Nice game. The presentation was nice and the water sounds were relaxing making it a pretty chill game to enjoy. Felt like the shots to block were a little unfair at times, but maybe I'm just slow, too. Wishing I had more interaction with the water turrets themselves in someway. Thanks!

Dec 20, 2015 @ 5:19pm

The music and colorful graphics make it a relaxing, fun little game. Pretty easy to deflect the bolts once you get into a groove (except when you have two coming at ninety degrees from each other). Would have liked to see a bit more variety with the water turrets (maybe having them move around or something).

Levi D. Smith says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 12:05am

Neat little game. I thought it fit the "grow" and "two button" themes perfectly!

sirerr says ...
Dec 26, 2015 @ 8:27am

@deadpixelsociety - Thanks, glad the sound is calming to you. I tried to balance so I couldn't do all I wanted. Thanks for playing.

.@sealeftstudios yeah, there is a groove but at times it can be challenging, thanks for trying it out.

.@LeviD.Smith thanks, it was goal at the beginning to use both themes :-)

I've also added a web version for those who were interested. Thanks for those who tried it out since then!

Kerdelos says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 5:30pm

Great game, nice graphics. The only improvement that I could suggest is to add a bit more variety, but I understand that it's difficult with the two button controls theme.

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