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

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Blood Cleaner

by TantonXHX - Jam Entry

< Blood Cleaner>

virus reproducting,Evil creatures Lurking in blood and undercurrents everywhere!
gluttony,overfat ,somnolence ,Heart rate imbalance and Headaches ...

eroded and damage growing every second.

your important friend Deff tortured it and suffering from pain...

as a member of the Blood Cleaner Corps, control your "Helaer" Flexibly
your efforts will save Deff 's Helath!

[ Instructions ] :

climb [D]
Rotate [F]

Absorb different colors bullet by your homologous shield (Green,Blue,Yellow)
it will get energy to filled your power bar:
- these energy can offset enemies's attack to protect yourself
- Release your advanced Weapon will cost a certain amount energy.
( Hold [F] to release your Super-Weapon~!)
- when the energy bar is blank , you will be killed by the bullet.
(Impact damage can't be offset , you need try your best to avoid any collide)

different shield fit diffent weapon,choose your own Rhythm and Fighting style.

Go ahead and fight !

wish you good luck

team again with @Woym and @Mr.hitman

@Woym programming

@Mr.hitman build art collaborate with me this time

so sorry for that we are not good at music....

the bgm in mainmenu is [ The Rime - <Easy as Down> by SCSI-9]
and the music in scene is [ A Fixed Idea (Testament’s Theme)]it was from the <Guilty Gear Disc 8> by A.S.H.

Tribute to these great musician.

Game is outputing... (some bug fixing)

new version was uploaded (12.22)
we absorb suggestion from the comments below,then adjust the rule of energy and re-balance the degree of difficulty.

Thanks a lot to everyone's play and feedbacks !

we hope any feedback and welcome everyone to comment

hope you enjoy it

Downloads and Links




mrhitman says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:37am


CalmKai says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:50am

No download links!

Neonlare says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 4:42am

There's no download link here chap. Sorry, we can't play it without a link :(.

Bracal says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:31am

Can't play with no link :/

Tanton-H2X says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:48pm

Thanks for all comments above~!
we have re-uploaded this Demo and update to a new version
hope you enjoy it and feedback to us.
sincere appreciation to everyone~!

eerongal says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 6:05pm

Fun little shooter! Nice work!

WakeOfLuna says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 6:07pm

When I click the link I get to a page in Chinese stating the download does not exist :(

mrhitman says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 6:32pm

Oh,Maybe US couldn't visit Chinese Website,so,Here Is the Game which shared in OneDrive.!111&authkey=!AHq3BUUhCSlE6z0&ithint=file%2crar

Nega Drive says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 6:59pm

Nice idea for a shooter with two buttons. The whole ship rotating for different weapons is very cool. Good stuff!

MercuryXGames says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 7:02pm

idk how to download :/

Dec 19, 2015 @ 7:05pm

Clicking the link brings me to a page that says "Lol, you visit the page does not exist." This is after using google to translate the page. This means I cannot download or play :(

YinYin says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:44pm

Better put the one drive link up there.

Tanton-H2X says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 4:14am

OMG!I have just known it recently that BaiDuYun can't be visited in other country...ಥ_ಥ (No longer love...)
my friend Mr.hitman has uploaded it to the onedrive
Thanks alot for all comments~
sorry for my negligence....

sbot1101 says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 5:15am

I like the concept. Tough game.

AboLD says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 7:00am

Cool!!!, I love the idea and control mapping.

dvdking says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 7:59am

I feel like sometimes it was impossible to dodge some bullets, which didn't feel good. Overall shooting is pretty cool. I mostly found myself using one weapon, the one shooting through everything. Other weapons seem much much weaker. And needed a better balance. And I didn't have time to decide which weapon to use at any given moment anyway, because there was so much going on.

tantumgames says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 1:20pm

Cool idea. Nice music. Good job.

PotatoGrader says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 1:28pm

I's great that you managed to fit so much features in just two buttons. I liked the music and graphics. The gameplay was good, but it can be polished.

Tanton-H2X says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 1:55pm

Thanks~~! above all~
@dvdking your feedback is sooo useful! I also feel the yellow-lazer-weapon is so powerful that casue the weapon system feel a little bit un-balance ToT , we will abosorb your advise to fix and polish this game more~
@potatograder thank you~! I feel this game is too difficult... I can't even beat the boss....we will polish it more~~and make it more balance~

Joror says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 2:37pm

Nicely made! Not my favority genre, but I like how you simplified the concept by automating the shooting and taking away the horizontal movement.

monetai says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 2:57pm

easy to learn,hard to master, like that one

Bumblepie says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 9:43am

A really creative use of the tow button theme in order to provide a really varied gameplay experience. It was really clever to allow the player to rotate to change weapons. I think the difficulty could be lowered by a substantial margin initially, and then slowly increase it, as it becomes a bit too bullet hellish before you really get to grips with the controls.

anotak says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 9:50am

Good audio & and graphics, but the controls combined with the complexity of the gameplay seems to fit oddly. Good overall.

Tanton-H2X says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 1:39pm

@Joror @monetai Thanks for your feedback~~!
@bumblepie your advise really nice!~ i think give substantial margin initially really important, we will do it in new version~~thankyou~~
@anotak thankyou~~ this gameplay really a little bit complex,i think we need to polish it more(for more balance and more good feeling~)

SHLFStudios says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 11:56pm

The rotating mechanic is pretty awesome. I often had no idea what was happening or why I died. There was a lot going on. I think sometimes I died after being hit by only one thing, and then other times I could take multiple hits by the same object and stay alive. Music is pretty rad.

lurils says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 12:02am

very interesting mechanic

Aaranos says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 12:22am

Fun game, but definitely a little difficult from the get go. I wasn't able to get the super weapon to work either.

Claire1605 says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 12:23am

Nice game, didn't realise the guns were different to begin with so maybe that could be made more clear. Very enjoyable though.

akirassasin says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 12:34am

Music a bit too loud, other than that great job!

mr. a says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 12:34am

Neat little experiment! I like the rotation mechanic, but I wish that the bullets and the player's hitbox were smaller (it seems kind of inconsistent, so maybe the issue is really that some other hitboxes are larger than I'd expect?) and that there were more inertia to the player's movement. Kinda wish the game moved forward a little faster and were zoomed out further, too, but these may just be a matter of personal preference.


Tanton-H2X says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 2:45pm

@SHLFStudios sooo sorry for not describe the energy's function clearly in Instructions ToT ,your feedback really get us to mention this problem~ thank you!
@Aaranos In old version,I also can't use the super weapon freedom~~orz (the energy's collect really hard.. ಥ_ಥ)
@Claire1605 Great idea~ we will mention it in the subsequent modifications,thank you~~
@akirassasin thanks for your remind!~ thank you~
@mr.a supercool~~ your feedback is really enrichment and enlightening! about the inertia , when you told me about this then did I relaize it~ thank you! and from the view of player's reaction, It's exactly too compact?/narrow,i think we really need to think more carefully about this problem~


SaintHeiser says ...
Dec 23, 2015 @ 7:52am

Like the game weapons mechanic. It looks inovative! But game is toooo hard. Can't dodge such amount of bullets =(

Logicon says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 12:39am

Sick sound track. :^)

crazya02 says ...
Dec 25, 2015 @ 5:06am

Really cool mechanic with the rotation!

Efuvex says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 7:54am

Really fun, catchy music

nihilaleph says ...
Jan 1, 2016 @ 10:57pm

+ Very interesting mechanics
+ Great artwork
- Background artwork is a bit less polished than the rest
- Very difficult to control... maybe more buttons would be solve it(though it wouldn't the theme)
- Some collisions are a bit strange, specially with the walls
o Yellow shots are way better than others

Great work!

Afendar says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 10:30am

Pretty cool game. Great job ! i like your game. But for me I just want to have capslock enabled to play thats normal ?

Warboys says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 2:49pm

This was really fun! I like the rotation weapon change mechanic a lot, in fact I was working on something similar years and years ago but never fleshed it out. Nice to see it works :)

The difficulty is pretty high very early on, so many bullets but I'm trying to aim my diagonals at the enemies on the floor so it was really tough!

PowerSpark says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 6:52pm

Your game is really cool, the idea fits together and the weapon spinning is a really innovative element. Great game!

Tanton-H2X says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 5:15am

Thanks alot for all the comments,These feedback really useful for us!

Happy New Year~

yuigoto says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 11:56pm

It was a bit hard to get the hang of the controls in the game, but once I got'em, WHOA! It's a pretty challenging 2-button shmup!

The rotating mechanics and the way you've built it was hard, but pretty fun! Good choice for soundtrack too! :)

Congrats on making it!

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