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

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by SovietBear - Jam Entry

Oh shit-biscuits! The not-so friendly neighborhood villainous octopi have broken out again, but this time they have found the garden fertilizer and now grow even stronger during their life-span! Do your part, and save the world by taking as many of the bastards out as you can!

Downloads and Links




Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 5:12pm

The Octopi were cute! It was quite fun for a while, I love the premise of the game, quite solid! The only thing i didn't like was that the firing didn't seem to be responsive at times. But good job nonetheless!

adsilcott says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 3:30am

The octopi... have legs?? hah! It needs a way to respawn.

Weeping Rupee says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 3:36am

I'd like there to be some kind of feedback indicating when I'm actually taking damage.

thesnake91 says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 7:53am

It never tells me that i'm taking damage, i can't restart the level, and i don't see how this has anything to do with the theme ._., but i praise you for the graphics it has a nice style for it!

SovietBear says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 12:24pm

@thesnake91 (And others), Sorry I didn't make it more apparent (You probably would've noticed it if I made an animation or something to be more obvious), but the octopi grow stronger (they grow legs) after some time, I was planning on making more stages of octopi, but I ran out of time. The plot (the text right above the "Downloads and Links" section) explains this by saying they had found garden fertilizer. I wish I could have put up a text prompt that said it.

Mirch says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 1:54am

Wow, really nice game here...The theme is kind of hidden though. Also, it's kind of hard to realize when I'm taking damage and I don't see it..but nice work!

Kerdelos says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 5:45pm

Nice game, it needs maybe an ambiance song. I like playing it but my computer doesn't seem to be powerful enough to go far in the game.

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