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

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Growing Hell

by lolfrad - Compo Entry

A game where you grow plants from hell, and slowly transform the level. Destroy enemies and collect their souls to craft seeds and bullets.
Jump above the center of the level to reverse gravity.

On the top left you can see, from left to right:
fruits(score), souls, seeds, bullets.

CONTROLS:
A S D or cursor keys to move
space - jump
left mouse button - shoot towards the cursor
shift - plant seed (1 plant per platform)
Q - transmute souls into bullets (1 soul -> 5 bullets)
E - transmute souls into seeds (5 souls -> 1 seed)

The game has no sound :(
Play in a 16:9 resolution

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Ratings

#297Innovation3.44
#749Graphics2.56
#774Fun2.69
#844Overall2.75
#853Theme3.07
#2001Coolness30%

Comments

Bastionride says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:10pm

Interesting, but needs a LOT of polish

thelasthour says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 6:43am

Wow, that was really an unexpectedly great game. It definitely needs some work but it's a great start. Once I figured out the mechanics, it was really a lot of fun. A little annoying that one hit kills you though.

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 12:37am

Cool entry! Nice job!

mockthebear says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 4:48pm

Foxtacy: This is a very nice game, although i think if you polish up the graphics a little bit, optimize a little the flow of the controls, and throw in a little audio work, this would be a 5/5 :)

eerongal says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:52pm

Interesting little game...i agree with what others have have said, needs some polish. Nice work!

Blobo says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:52pm

Pretty neat concept. i kpet flipping upsidedown and had no idea how to get back to the ground though.

Geckoo1337 says ...
Jan 2, 2016 @ 6:03am

Cool. It can be improved with another aesthetic ans better controls, but for an entry in 48 hours, it's good ++

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