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

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Wild Safari Mowing

by AsixJin - Jam Entry

I used both theme: Two button controls & Growing
-All graphics, coding, and audio done by Asix Jin-

You work on in safari zone where the weeds grow at astounding rates. You must mow down as much of the weeds as possible before your gas runs out of your Mower Rider!

You have 60 seconds before your gas runs out.
Use the 'A' & 'S' keys to turn the Mower Driver
Mow down smaller weeds for time bonuses
Hitting a rock will cost you 2 seconds

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Cliff Lee(CL) says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:50am

Game flow is done but seems need more fun factors.
BGM is kind of odd with gameplay.
Good use of theme :)

Andrew Patton says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:21pm

I got 56 Weeds. I like the drift to the mower and use of both buttons to go straight was smart. The mower graphic is good too.

argowen says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:11am

The steering made me think of the warthogs in halo :)

Grahhhhh says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:11am

110. Boom. The controls weren't what I expected, so it added to the learning curve, but in my opinion it made it better. Agree with Andrew, the mower graphic was nice.

sirono says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:14am

Not bad, It need give more challenge or goal to player.
I don't konw what I is my goal at begin. I think need to collect the white thing at the begin, and I died.

MercuryXGames says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:08am

nice game!

Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:51pm

The core concept of moving around using only 2 buttons is good but, it needs more elements to the game to make it more fun, like enemies or pickups, maybe a turbo boost?

Bobrocket says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:05pm

The graphics aren't the best (the mower is nice but the rest is a bit shaky), the sound is odd but otherwise it's a very nice game!

Xanjos says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 3:15pm

Pretty short but fun entry. Could do with some some sounds when you cut down a weed though.

AsixJin says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 9:55am

@Xanjos yeah I was going to do that but I had to work that Monday and was way to tired. Only reason the rock sound made it was to confirm when you ran over one.

Taldius says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:03pm

Nice little game. The gameplay is really simple, but it's a nice way to handle both the theme, good job.

Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:04pm

Very basic, but ok. Keep it up!

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