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

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by Madsj - Compo Entry

The objective of the game is to survive and reach the end

You control the game with 2 buttons - The Right and Left arrow key

You can press them both down simultaneously to stand still and use a Nuke

You can pick up a Powerup to gain 1 life, 1 Nuke and fire a Nuke

If a Nuke is fired, the walls become electric. If you touch an electric wall you will become Electric and immune for 1 hit. If you are Electric and touch another electric wall, you become Super Electric and invincible for 5 seconds

F5 to Restart

Esc to quit


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ezolotko says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:13am

A fun game, good music.

Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:11am

Awesome music. Graphics were simple but work well. Gameplay feels good, could use a little more variety.

RiOrius says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:14am

Great music. Fun game, although I thought it was a bit too hard to play it the "right" way, so I ended up just holding L+R all the time to stand still. It means you can't really use nukes, but the increased maneuverability was totally worth it!

mr. a says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:44am

Arr. So many lovely-looking entries that are Windows-only.
Perhaps I can arrange to borrow a PC from a sympathetic associate.

SpecialChef says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:54am

Loved the retro feel. A bit too challenging. Great two button controls. Wonderful audio. Thanks for the submission!

Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:44am

I'm so stressed by the controls! But the idea is very cool! And gamefeel is pretty good too.
I had problem to launch the game, but I think it came from my antivirus...

2pae says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:46am

i love it,great music, good gameplay. Congrat!!

Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:49am

Great sound. Graphics really fit the style. Personally I found the constantly moving back and forth a little annoying, would prefer just moving left/right with the keys.

fullmontis says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:20pm

Very hard game, maybe a little too much for my tastes...

ripatti says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:27pm

Very fun game but a bit unintuitive. Very like the music.

Pepejson says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:43pm

Simple graphics, nice music, but sreering is very odd.

ShaunJS says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:11pm

Good job!

Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:26am

Like the art style and music. I felt a little out of control, not being able to stop moving. It was fun nuking those squares tho

fishbrain says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 4:10am

Simple- but does the job. Well done!

Dec 17, 2015 @ 4:02pm

Woo! The game is very addictive, I love it :-) Good job!

alvarop says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:14pm

I enjoyed this game and liked the simplicity of it. The only issue I had was the controls, which I find problematic. I'm sure that being able to stop and not being constantly moving would allow the player to move with more accuracy and thus, make the game more fun and fair.

Great job!

Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:56am

The music is absolutely killer! Even more so that it was done by the same person who did the art and programming! Wish there was a neutral state as I kept running into enemies and accidentally missing power ups. Great overall though!

Drury says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 7:51pm

I like the mechanics but it feels a bit unintuitive. Not a fan of powerups being overlaid by squares most of the time.

sergicollado says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 10:06pm

Really fun and adictive game, Great job!

Jacob123 says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 10:09pm

Cool game! Enjoyed the invincibility mode and the nukes! Should be a countdown for invincibility though.

rujo says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 9:00am

simple idea, simple mechanics and very nice style!

PlasmaErnst says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 1:53pm

Wow, this was intense! Simple and fun. Nice sound!
A pitty there is no highscore.

ninos says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 8:48am

Very nice game, simple but awesome :D

LukeZaz says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 2:03am

Was fun and interesting once I got used to it, but it definitely needed some introduction to the mechanics in some fashion, be it a (much) slower start or a tutorial mode, as my first few attempts ended quite quickly given the fast start the game has.

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