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

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by chrizdekok - Compo Entry

Your sea plant is growing and growing.

Control: left or right (alt. A or D)
Gain points: Touch angler fishes
Loose points: Touch yellow fishes.

If you are running the OSX version it seems to need X11 to be installed.

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Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:49am

cant play the web version sorry

CaptainNakou says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:54am

I liked bein a plant.
But the end part is really hard.
Nice work.

Shared says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:11pm

Pretty cool, but the camera makes me dizzy.

MrDave says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Good game, I played about 10 times before I realised that the anglerfish give you health back.

Juin says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:17pm

Simple game, well implemented.

BoltKey says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:24pm

Is there an ending? I got 742. It seems impossible after taht point.

Anyway, I really like your fusion of themes here. I think it should be clearer that you are supposed to eat fish. Also, it would help if fish were facing both directions. The artwork is.... interesting.... I really like the art on plant though. I also like the feel of progress with the environment getting lighter.

It could use some music or something like that too.

chrizdekok says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:53pm

Why didn't I think of this and that :)

There is no ending and i think it's getting way to hard at one point :/
Anglerfishes are happy -> eat them
Jelly fishes are angry -> avoid them
Just like real life :)

pjimmy says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:21pm

nice, love the tree generation process and how the game starts to zoom out and become harder. good use of both themes

MorganLeFay says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:39pm

Wow, that get's really hard at the end! Also I felt that collision detection wasn't completly working. Sometimes my plant was touching a fish or yellyfish a little but noting happened.

Taffaz says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:15pm

Good game, control was slick and the sea plant graphics was cool.

icereci says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:09pm

fishes went extinct when I grew too high..
Liked the game. Matching both themes nicely.

knason says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:13pm

YAY! 674! :-) I liked the graphic, the sea plant looked really nice. Nicely done!

KBF123 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:42pm

Fun quick game

joekinglake says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:43pm

Nice job here! Maybe add some smoothing to the movement left and right, but other than that a well implemented little package :)

IAmSpencer says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:48pm

wow, for something so simple looking, it provided a lot of fun, nice job!

the plant growing effect was cool, the controls were tight, and overall I found myself playing this for quite a while haha, I guess it's just relaxing to grow a little sea-plant

Excellent work :)

blackmagic says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:38pm

Fun is here, the difficulty curve is a bit steep and mb could be enhanced by adding slowly moving ennemies rather than densifying medusas :)

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 12:44am

It reminded me of the game Ridiculous Fishing :) That's a good thing!
The graphics are minimal, but it doesn't matter in my opinion. The controls are responsive, I had the feeling I was in control all the time.
Good job!

kepons says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 9:34pm

That got a bit too fast pretty quickly and I didn't understand what I had to do at first. Well done otherwise.

ChiPassGames says ...
Dec 28, 2015 @ 5:15am

interesting take on the infinite runner. The pan out when you speed up is a nice touch.

Jan 3, 2016 @ 10:08pm

A frantic little game that seemed challenging and was very satisfying to play. The graphics could've used some work, but otherwise I liked the game, good job!

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