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

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Save The Plant

by Loyance - Compo Entry

In the future, where people live on a huge space station, humanity was left with only one living plant.

One day, a scientist (probably not the smartest) placed that plant into the laboratory equipment incinerator.

The plant was chopped down into pieces, packed in bags and shot out into space.

With the help of advanced technologies, scientists can restore the plant, so the rescue squad was sent.

You are the one of the members of the rescuing squad and your goal is to Save The Plant!


-Interactive gameplay with only TWO(!) buttons.
-Merging of 2D space shooter with TAMAGOTCHI.
-Collect Plant's Plant and restore the last living plant.

Also in the set:
-7 power ups.
-Bunch of enemies.
-10 gun types.
-1 boss.
-Even more enemies.
-Different sounds for better gameplay.
-Randomly generated asteroids, of which you need to avoid.
-Oh, did I mention that there is WHOLE LOT of enemies?
-and rare Pepe, as well as hidden YOBA.


Left arrow - left;
Right arrow - right;

Simple, ain't it?


If you think, that there is TOO MUCH enemies, than you might want to press 'P'.
This will warp you to the final boss and you'll be maxed out on upgrades.


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Jstank says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:14am

Not a bad space shooter. I had a bug where if you touch the up arrow you die. The acceleration buffs make your controls a bit floaty.

JanGames says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:16pm

Nice game, movement speed became too fast at the end but i like the rest of the updates and the plant growth idea was great.

danidre14 says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:11pm

Movement is weird, not bad game overall, but difficult in different ways. Thank you for making this entry and participating!

Lia-Sae says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 12:14am

Bit confused here. In the shooting sections it looks like you destroy the plant parts since you shoot all the time, in the avoider sections it routinely spawned parts right in front of the wall... It seems like controlling the shooting and tweaking the random placement would feel better!

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