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

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Poop Ball

by quacklemtduck - Jam Entry

This game was made for the Ludum Dare 34 Jam, with the theme "2 button controll" and a little bit of "growing"

Your goal is to get the biggest score by collecting pieces of poop.
You, yourself, is a ball of poop and must collect pieces of poop of the same color to gain points and XP, you can also collect a golden poop.
You should avoid the red poops, as they decrease your health, once your health reaches 0, its game over.

You controll using the right and left arrow keys.
Press M to mute and unmute mid game.
Press Y to take a screenshot.
Screenshots can be found by typing %localappdata% into run, and then go into the poop_ball_ludum_dare folder

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goffmog says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:01pm


Bjarnovikus says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:07pm

What a poop game. (pun intended)

I like the concept, and it plays perfectly. But sometimes the "warping" view punishes you, as you go to the other side, there might be a red poop there you never had any chance to see.

You could have done almost no effort and used both themes by making the poop grow slightly every level.

Bjarnovikus says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:08pm

Forgot to mention: music is quite repetetive, there is a button to turn it off but only in the main menu and when you died. Players want to turn music off when they hear it, not the other way around ;)

PsycHead says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 1:15pm

What a shit game. (That had to be done.)
I found it surprisingly enjoyable. Is it intended that you can simply hold both buttons to go straight?

Robin says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:49pm

A pretty simple concept. The controls work well and the game fits the Two-Button control theme well. That said, the game got boring pretty quickly because there wasn't too much to do. Also the music loop got annoying FAST.

Andrew Deem says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:07am

Not bad. Hehe... poop.

I liked the graphics a lot, and the music wasn't terrible (less repetition would be awesome, but the quality, mood, and melody were all nice). And of course, this game is pretty funny. Good job.

ShaunJS says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 7:20pm

I really enjoyed the music more than I feel I should have haha, good job!

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