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

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Boxing Quest

by flukeshot - Jam Entry

Its a fighting game "LITE" using two button controls.

One player mode
Basically it is the tutorial because I ran out of time :)

Tap X - Jab
Double tap X - One Two
Hold X - Move forwards.
Tap Z - Dodge
Tap Z, then X - Dodge, then uppercut.
Hold Z - Move backwards.

Two player mode
P1 use z and x
P2 use , and .

When your idle (or moving) your player is guarding and attacks will take down your guard meter, but not your HP. But when you are out of guard you become dazed and your HP can be damaged.

Dodging also builds up your special meter, which when full unleashes a strong attack.

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Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:42am

Great game :)

Really enjoyed the tutorial and could be fun with more content.

Graphics look fantastic and suit the theme well.

commodoreKid says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:51pm

I didn't have a friend with me to play this with but you did good job with only 2 buttons I'd say. I think it would be a little better if you could move character a little back when he is hit to avoid spamming. I also like the style of graphics, they need a little work but generally okay. Keep up the good work!

rzuf says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:06pm

Haha, loved it! Story was funny, but it was too easy to accidentally skip what the guy was saying. I played 2 player mode with my friend and it was silly and fun. :D

publicidadeba says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Mood and Theme were on point! Well done :D

DrZanuff says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:13pm

Just one thing: The Eye of Tiger!!!
But serious now, i like a box game, even if it is a short experience you have something good here, and the controls are very clever. If you had the time to polish this it would be a great game.

Strike says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 2:00pm

I really like how you managed to have so many moves simply with 2 buttons and to make it feel very natural and smooth to play.

JamesMowery says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 4:38am

Really fun game. I wish I had another person here to box with. I also really liked the graphical style to it. Great work!

felilix says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:39am

Cool game! Sweet animations in the game and UI, love that you did a fighting game!

Milo says ...
Dec 27, 2015 @ 8:24pm

I really enjoyed the graphical style and the two button controls felt very natural.

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