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

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Seven Cannon Army

by r8berto - Compo Entry

Defend yourself with a growing army made of cannons and other cool devices.

Z or Control to Change Cannon
X or Spacebar to Shoot/Use

P to Pause :P

The bug that made Firefox crash is now fixed!

PD: Another compo with no sound T.T

@r8bert

Downloads and Links


Ratings

Coolness59%
#144Overall3.72
#161Theme4.09
#192Graphics3.72
#297Innovation3.44
#311Fun3.38
#475Mood2.96
#539Humor2.25

Comments

Luke says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:02pm

It wasn't really obvious how health was displayed (maybe I wasn't looking), but other than that it was really fun.

rockford says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:04pm

Nice! Love the visuals and colors, back to GB :)

Yamzho says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:11pm

Very nice entry. Would have played that on my Gameboy ! ;) GG

JLET says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:14pm

Not working on my firefox :(, can't rate the game.

peterthehe says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:16pm

A very simple game. The graphics really appealed to me.

KoalaBot says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:18pm

Very fun! Once I got my shields up, I was unstoppable! I would definitely consider continuing work on this post-compo

Ghen says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:21pm

love visual, very clean and retro feels
it is quite tough later on in the game, since theres lot of enemy and you can only control the gun 1 by 1

Finestep says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:23pm

A cute idea but hard to effectively play because of so much going on and your limited interaction. Good visuals.

r8berto says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:46pm

Final score 867 on stage 23 :D. Had a really good time playing it, jumping on the slimes feels really good. Nicely done!

r8berto says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:47pm

Wrong comment, that was supossed to be for another game LOL

Finestep says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:54pm

Oh, additionally, you should look into how you load your game; completely freezes firefox for me on newgame.

r8berto says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:57pm

Thanks for sharing, It's fixed now! It you try again don't forget to flush the cache with ctrl+F5

Anshul Goyal says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:38pm

Neat concept!

It would be better if the selected cannon has some sort of highlight or glow around it. A green dot at the bottom is not quite visible.

flakoflak says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:58pm

Interesting game. Difficult sometimes. good work

Nanocryk says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:42pm

Nice game :) I didn't know what non-cannon units did and what canon i was controling, but it was fun :p
#SpamZAndXToWin

awesomerex says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 8:08pm

Fun game. I liked the retro feel to the art!

Jod says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:18pm

Lovely and clear graphics, grand!

Great variety between the guns, although handling them is more of a challenge then hitting things. Some simple sound effects would have really spiced things up!

Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:26pm

I recorded while I played and commented. Uploading it here: https://youtu.be/HwZy0LFBKuI

Nicely done! My high score was 32350 :)

SunShiranui says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:38pm

Nothing happens on Firefox on Linux :C

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:41pm

Love the graphics, felt very polished, and all that firepower! Very cool for a compo entry!

Joror says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:48pm

Nice graphics! Gameplay felt a bit odd, switching guns felt a bit ineffective. Maybe I was mission some interaction (I read about shields?).

r8berto says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:57pm

One of the units is a shield generator, but the interaction is the same. I will probably make a postcompo version without the two-key limitstion

r8berto says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:57pm

Sorry to hear it doesnt work with linux+firefox :(

Dec 21, 2015 @ 10:14pm

This is very nice... it had nice graphics and played very well. would definitely be better with sound but it was still quite addictive and fun ;)

Dec 22, 2015 @ 7:42pm

Nice art and a novel idea. Doesn't work in Firefox, had to switch to chrome.

Damdoshi says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 12:19pm

Really nice concept, and well done.

Tapehead says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 9:44am

very nice idea! well done

Blobo says ...
Jan 5, 2016 @ 1:31am

Really neat concept! i like the use of the gameboy color palette.

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