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

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Mine Rail Shooter

by Ybalrid - Compo Entry

!This game is only a 2 button game and doesn't fit the theme "growing"

LD34 Mine Rail Shooter
A game that you play with 2 mouse buttons!!!

* Left mouse button : shoot
* Right mouse button : reload gun
* Mouse move -> aim

You're inside a mine cart (remeber the time where ALL video game used to have a level in a mine with a mine cart? Well This game is just that.

You shoot the targets. You incrase socre. End of story.


Hi guys!

This is my firt *actuall* project using Unity 3D. And I'm pretty happy with the result actually.

So, Everything 3D has been made with Blender
SFX with bfxr
Coded with Unity and Visual studio.
The music is just me playing some random stuff on my guitar (Gibsom Midtown Custom, to a BlackStar 1watt tube amp, to an Alesis multimix USB interface)


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yumaikas says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:45am

Protip: You can turn around, give that a shot.

WiLD says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:32pm

Atleast make it so the cursor locks, thanks ^_^

coywolf says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 12:53pm

I second the cursor locking, I kept clicking out of the window.

DarkGrisen says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:05pm

Nice game! But it's annoying when the mouse is outside the game window.

Ybalrid says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:16pm

Arf. Sorry for the cursor locking. I only tested it if full screen so it wasn't an issue :/

First time using unity for me, so I wasn't aware ^^"

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

Had a lot of fun with this one, when I was able to keep the cursor within the window ;) Great graphics, and kudos for having a guitar soundtrack!

deadpixl says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:30pm

For a first unity project, great work! Really dug the audio! Mouse lock would of been great and a bit more complexity. Over all though great first unity effort!

MAnimal says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 2:22pm

Nice game, i must see your code. I like your models, i need to know how you generate the level!!! :)

Ybalrid says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:58pm

@MAnimal look at this Blender file

The "Cylinder" (yes, bad name, I know) has 3 modifiers :

- a "Mirror" in 2 planes, so I have to model ony 1/4th of one section
- an "Array" modifier that copy this mesh folowing some parameters (lengts of the array + an offset vector)
- a "Curve" that deform the result of the Array folowing a curve object.

The "curve" used is a NURBS path. You can create one easily by doin <Spacebar> -> "Add path" ;-)

Ybalrid says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 4:59pm

The main scene now lock the mouse! \o/

zaniarm says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:58am

I liked this game very much. Nice and simple models and solid gameplay. Great job.

commodoreKid says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:21am

If it's really first time in Unity, you did great job. I hope you go further next time. I found the mine a little bit empty. It looks like an Oculus Rift demo kind of thing. After a while I started spamming both buttons :D Keep developing!

SovietBear says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:39am

I liked the game play, but it lacked any punishment for reloading (cool down timer, not being able to shoot for a bit), so you could just click both buttons at the same time and never worry about ammo.

Ybalrid says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:29pm

@SovietBear I know. I have to put more thought on game mechanics and design. I'm a programmer for start, I know a bit of 3D modeling but game design is still new for me...
Will do better next time!

rjhelms says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 3:51am

Good job for a first go with Unity. As others have said, it's missing some game mechanics to give it more of a goal or strategy than "rack up points", but the core gameplay is there for sure.

Ybalrid says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 4:39pm

Yup. I need some training to make more interesting game mechanics ^^"

Dec 21, 2015 @ 3:39pm

Nice idea and the game is well done. Maybe the particle effects are a bit too strong, it's a bit annoying to shoot the targets behind...

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 23, 2015 @ 9:59pm

Nice and simple, well executed.

DustyStylus says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 8:14pm

Nice, does exactly what it says on the tin! Liked the music too. :)

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