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

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by cirpig29 - Jam Entry

Smokey can't help you now! All that stands between you and a wasteland of ash is your trusty fire fighting plane and... abstract pickups falling from the sky? Look, don't think too hard about this, just extinguish all the fire before it grows too big to control.


<- : Steer left
-> : Steet right
Fly over pickups for speed or range boosts


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mockthebear says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:39pm

fun 5/5
i got 21% on the first run x.x
100% on the second one c:

TomenLuca says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:55pm

This game is great fun. Got -27% on the first run, so I'll have to try harder next time.

monetai says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:27am

simple yet fun game to play

chabuduo says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:29am

cool got up to 90%
very deep game actually , good job!

Elit3dGaming says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:31am

Very interesting concept :)

Dalkor says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:53pm

Got -40% on my first run, haha. Got 86% on my second run. Fun game. Only suggestion is some sort of restart level button.

Andrew Deem says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:33pm

Nice, good take on the theme. I like how creative you guys were with using both of the themes. The level-wrap around is interesting, I'm sure I could use it better but it was annoying at first. I still enjoyed it. Good work!

local minimum says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 4:17pm

It was kind of fun flying around, but not knowing exactly what I was doing the first time, I was kind of helpless as I got a bad start. The second time I wiped out the fire really quick and then just had to wait for the end. So I think there could be some balancing in difficulty somehow. Like for example that a tile recently burnt but put out can't burn for a while again. Second, I think the win-condition should trigger on extinguishing the last fire. On that topic too, it would have been nice to at least be able to return to the menu or so after the game was over. Nice little arcade type game though.

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 8:49pm

Nice, I liked it, good mechanic and I loved the upgrades.

adsilcott says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 8:49pm

Cool idea and great use of the theme! Fun too!

Weloxux says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 8:53pm

Gets pretty hard pretty soon. Good stuff.

beetracks says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 9:04pm

Nicely done! Good idea and good gameplay.

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