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

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Box 'N Bash

by AAGH Games - Jam Entry

WARNING: MINOR BLOODY ACCIDENTS DEPICTED

You've been hired for an important, important job: stacking crates. The foreman won't tell you why it's so important, but he'll make sure you have all the "encouragement" you need to get it done.

Using the left and right arrows, aim the crates at the top of the screen before they fall into the pit below. To reach your goal, you need to not kill the Box Goblins (tempting though it may be) -- and be careful of Boom Boxes!

As long as one box is stationary on the tape line for long enough, you win, so there are some less traditional methods of pulling that off.

This was our first game in 3D, and our first made in Unity.

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Ratings

Coolness51%
#287Humor(Jam)3.08
#589Audio(Jam)2.78
#646Graphics(Jam)3.19
#765Fun(Jam)2.85
#804Theme(Jam)3.30
#814Innovation(Jam)2.67
#898Mood(Jam)2.56
#993Overall(Jam)2.70

Comments

tGiant says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:22am

Hi there.
I love the idea of this game, it need some work for example on performance.
With only a few blocks the game starts to lag a lot.
Good job anyways.

manabreak says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:18am

Nice job overall! It's a tad quirky here and there, but good work. :)

Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:25am

Bit laggy, but fun. Only thing I don't get is the exploding box...whenever that falls and blows I lose the level :( And it's not avoidable apparently.
Music is good as well

Cheers,
Ionut(Tyrants.not.found team)

B0pt1K says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:28am

I really like this game, but god do I hate those boom boxes :). The only thing I noticed, was that one time, I won because a boom box blasted a box passed the line, don't know whether this was intended. But it's a joy to play.

micky says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:30am

interesting concept :)great work

MercuryXGames says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:22am

nice game!

Gipzo says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:48pm

Nice foreman voiceover.

beetracks says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 3:51am

Good entry. Small game with interesting concept. I missed more sound effects, considering there's a lot of collisions, and the audio quality of the voice is not very good, although the speaking is funny. It has a solid gameplay and it's more fun on higher level.

Blake_Lead says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 10:06pm

Great fun game ! I enjoyed playing it. At the end I admit I had fun smashing those stupid goblins even if it meant the ruin of my company !

intXparts says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 3:42pm

Awesome entry! The humor was great, especially with the foreman antagonizing you along the way. Excellent work!

Nega Drive says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 3:48pm

Decent game. Voice acting is amusing. It's an interesting idea, and I like the way you implemented the difficulty levels by 'raising the bar'. It seems like you don't get enough time to react when a boom box appears, and it always seems to kill one of the goblins. Maybe I'm just bad at it though.

AAGH Games says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 4:59am

We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your kind comments and helpful hope fro us as game pdev, your comments assist us to make better games for you

Dec 29, 2015 @ 12:53pm

Ey, this is a tetris! Nah, it is a joke :-) The game is very original, the graphics are perfect and the gameplay is solid. Good job!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 6:01am

A game with interesting concept. I missed more sound FX. It could be improved by other features. Well done ++

Mar 27, 2016 @ 11:40pm

Really neat concept. I included it in my Ludum Dare 34 compilation video series, if you’d like to check it out :) https://youtu.be/kf34--PMGMs

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