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

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Flower Power

by RikkyPikki - Compo Entry

In this game you play as a gardener.
Water the flowers to make them grow.
The goal is to climb as high as you can while avoiding various flying objects.

Don't be fooled by the funny music and happy graphics because it's a very difficult game that requires quick reactions, strategic tactics and flying object predictions.

This was my first time using javascript/html and im really happy with the result.

Share your high score in the comments!

I have ported the game to android and added leaderboards, achievements and customizable skins for the character. Link down below.

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freddyp says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:22am

Really fun and addicting! :) Made it to 221 and then I got smashed by an alien.

oal says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:12am

This was fun, and the music is nice. Good job integrating both themes into your game!

madcoil says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:28am

Cool! I love the music, and the game itself has a good challenge!

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

Good job, both theme are here ! Pretty hard but really cool !

Shared says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:13pm

Really great and fun game.

shar says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:58pm


sitronTe says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:58pm

Quite entertaining. Good job!

shar says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:07pm

man, I know how its difficult making games in html5 canvas. Good job, your game is fun! btw got only 48 meters =)

Ildfuglen says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:52pm

You contacted me in stream and I am aware that the game is framerate dependant so I'm going to ignore the fact that the difficulty increases substantially due to that.

Fun little game! Very challenging and fun concept! My high-score became 96.16 meters!

Good job :)

Adolf Jong Un says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 5:51pm

very fun, good job.

Jakob37 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:07pm

Nice, I liked the mood and the visuals in particular. Spot on with the theme. Well done!

Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:46am

Really simple idea that works really well. Surprisingly hard. Perfect theme fit.

ranmaru90 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:06pm

This is the most addicting LD34 game I've played so far....

Dalkor says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:26pm

Good all around. Fun to play, music suits the game. Liked seeing the various things appear the more my flowers grew.

brainstorm says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:27pm

Great game! I love everything in it except that if you are on a corner you could be easily killed by an obstacle without having time to react.

ceosol says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:27pm

I think you pick great sound and music to fit with your overall concept. Everything meshes together very well.

JALgames says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:28pm

Thsi game is really fun! It's also really nice that you were able to use both themes in such a nice way.

bitdecaygames says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:29pm

damn helicopters!

UrbanHelsing says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:42pm

Great game!

mikedurn says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:07pm

Good difficulty and use of theme. Looks nice, too!

nosfer says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 12:11am

Argh! Too hard for me :)

David Cookie says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:30pm

You manage to integrate both theme in a cute little and challenging game :) Well done!

justinooncx says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 11:16am

A pretty damn interesting game! Difficult, but fairly so! I like how you have to juggle how high each flower can grow. Well done!

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