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

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BitBit Revolution

by Ka-Wiz - Jam Entry

my first entry: the game is exactly what it sounds like

press space to listen to the big bad bot

meant to be played 1024x768 windowed

(player settings updated, fixed no win bug)

Randcore's awesome chiptune album The Platform4 Session!

Visualizer Studio (Unity plugin)

Spent most of my weekend playing:
Tribes: Ascend
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

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Pietdagamer says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:31am

Very nice theme for a guitar hero style game :)

SSJMetroid says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:34am

You get a Zero for Innovation and Graphics, but everything else about this was great B) I even like how you have to figure out how to communicate with the computer at the beginning. :thumbsupemoji:

Ka-Wiz says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:30am

i agree on both points! of the zeroes, that is. i started this as a joke, like "haha, what if there was a 2-button DDR?" but after i gave it a theme and an enemy character i got kinda into it and slapped it together at the last minute. this is definitely an 8-hour game, not a 72-hour game, haha. i would've liked to add more visual flashiness but i waited too long!

AwfulMedia says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:49pm

Cool, simple game. Nice job!

Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:52am

Pretty cool. Very hard though.

crazya02 says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 2:15am

I like the general mood going on.

Muel says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 11:48pm

WHOA! This one is awesome!

kirbytails7 says ...
Dec 30, 2015 @ 6:02am

Simple, and it works well with the music. Any real computer would only use numbers that are powers of 2, though. ;)

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