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

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GROWTH 2: The Growth Strikes Back

by fermenter - Compo Entry

Forgot about LD34 until there was 6.5 hours to go for the compo. Went super sonic and threw this together. Woo!


There's an outbreak on Planet LD34. The Growth is back. It's up to you to hold them off. Your spaceship only has two buttons though, so we had to wire the accelerator and gun to your steering. Good luck!

Use single arrow keys to steer AND boost.
Use BOTH arrow keys to shoot.

How long can you hold off the Growth?




update v2: less stupid hard, more polish. :)
Going to work a bit more on this later and make it REAL. Look for it on an App Store near you soon!

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fermenter says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:27am

Oh my gosh, it's way harder than I intended. Good luck! :P
Will update/balance tomorrow probably!

pluberski says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:56pm

Very difficult, but really cool! :) (Someone likes Vlambeer. . . ;) )

fermenter says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:57am

Thanks for playing, pluberski. You caught me! Vlambeer fanboy alert. :D

Just put a more balanced/polished version on the page. :p

Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:55pm

Challenging game, very nice graphics (even if they are simple) I included it in my Ludum Dare 34 compilation video series, if you’d like to check it out :)

DesignerNap says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:03pm

Solid! very addictive. Good work on the movement.

Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:03pm

Great entry very simple and yet very addicting :) Good job

KaiseanGames says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 5:39am

These are the strangest controls ever, but boy did I have fun :) Very well done.

Luxorix says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 6:06am

Hardcore, and my favorite GMS =)

themadknights says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 8:31am

Wow, this game is very hard but I loved it :). The controls are a bit awkward, I can't shoot without moving the ship at the same time. Good work!

Lukbebalduke says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 8:37am

Really cool phisycs and smooth gameplay! I really liked it!

eruiz00 says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 9:18am

Hey liked rhis. Its so diffwrent... also is playable yet hard. Liked graphics and movement. Waiting for chapter 8.

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