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

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Sheep Escape

by d_0o_d - Compo Entry

This game, Sheep Escape is all about rescuing sheep from the harsh hands of... someone.
Try growing the population while handling up to 2x6 buttons.
The controls are displayed above the sheep. For the first one, this would be 'q' to interact with other sheep and 'w' for jumps.

Jump over the crate on the left to exit the level, but not before you have gathered enough sheep!

Have fun playing the game. This ludum dare was a lot of fun, I hope I'll see you guys next time again :)

For the Linux players: you have to use wine. I'm really, really sorry. As a linux user myself, but OpenSSL was having difficulties with Fedora and I didn't have time to fix it, therefore I couldn't export with godot. But it works just as well.

And it also seems, that the Mac version is broken. Please use wine instead. I think this mistake is on Godots side, though I think I know why (but I can't fix it right now).

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Tetha says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:43am

Hmm, I cannot run this program on Win10.

Scanned it, didn't find any known malware, but after I run it, the folder just goes into an infinite loading circle, the executable spawns 4 unkillable processes and doesn't do anything else. After that I'm forced to reboot. Sad day.

If I can do something to troubleshoot this, let me know.

Tetha says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:56am

Ok, I got it to work. apparently some protection mechanism is way too zeleaous for it's own good and block io.

Tijn says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:30pm

I tried to run the Mac version, but it crashes immediately after it starts :'(

d_0o_d says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:21pm

If anyone else could confirm that, I will delete the OS/X link and will point them to use wine as well. That should work.

willchil says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:52pm

The Mac version wouldn't open, so I tried running the executable from terminal, and it gave me this error:

ERROR: create: Condition ' !create_func ' is true. returned: 0
At: core/os/mutex.cpp:39.
ERROR: cleanup: ObjectDB Instances still exist!
At: core/object.cpp:1853.

Looks like it's Godot's fault.

Kakureta says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:55pm

Neat little game. It becomes very hard to control after a while!

Soka says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:57pm

The idea is fun but it becomes a bit tideous and the concentration to control all the sheeps doesn't let me have fun, maybe if you polish it a bit in the future it could be a really good game

misteak says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:57pm

wow, this game is hard because of all the input buttons... all my sheep died hahaha

Beanallean says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:58pm

Love the chaos of having like 6 six sheep running around doing their thing. I feel like it needs a lose condition though, because as is it's just a sandbox. Also I saved 3/3 and eventually 8/3 sheep and nothing happened, which confused me because I never saw the "real challenge." Did I miss something or is that it? Either way, great job!

Blobo says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:58pm

I met the goal of 3 sheep leaving the area, however nothing happened.

BoltKey says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:08pm

Man, this is so hard. I finally finished second level after a lot of trying. But I like it. Unique take on the two buttons theme. Could use some music.

Andrew Deem says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:08pm

These graphics are superb. Well done! The gameplay is interesting. I like the mechanic you have included to "add" more sheep. ;) Also, those "baaaa" sound effects made me laugh every time. Good stuff!

d_0o_d says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:10pm

I fixed it.

Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:53am

It doesn't run on Win 10 :( It just stops working.

nopogo says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:15pm

Laughed way to hard at the first gif of this on irc. Loves the humour of the laying eggs part. What I did not expect was a surprisingly difficult game ! cool concept, great execution. Loved the art style and the little meeehs, if only they weren't so bloody stupid and all fall to their death

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 5:13am

funny - finished level 1 - getting into it and boom you gotta put a BIG hole in the game - very mean - overall very good and i like the censored mating - very cheeky - nice job

MercuryXGames says ...
Dec 27, 2015 @ 11:08am

I feel like I have mastered the sheeps now

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