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

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by Raius - Jam Entry

A stupid thing I threw together. For my first proper attempt at a game I'm pretty happy with it, even considering how janky and broken the boss fight is :)

No art or music was done by me and everything is royalty free (oh except for the shark player, that was my sister, who is awesome).

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im-oab says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:42am

I like it when shark grow up, I don't need to play anymore because all the fish run into his mouth. :)

p.s. please put it on or something. so, player doesn't need to download.

MakerArt says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:35am

The shark is suprising! And so am I!

Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:12pm

Haha this is great for a first time entry. The boss fight might have been better if it didn't move out of the screen but just up and down. I really liked the pacing and although I know you didn't make it, you chose a really suitable song. Overall well done!

Nizan says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:42pm

I enjoyed that. It was pretty solid, and good fun, especially for a first proper attempt at a game! It was a shame that the boss (which made me jump!) got stuck off the screen else I'd have marked a bit higher. The shark is very cute too! :)

BubsyPoochies says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:44pm

Big fish eats small fish, what a great growing interpretation for the game! Cool experience, starts kinda hard but gets ultra satisfactory when you're a big shark and just can eat everything. Boss fight is hard as hell! Great effort, not bad at all for a one man first game attempt. Congratulations!

davisan says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:18pm

Very nice! The boss battle was intense! Really good! Nice idea to shrink the boss. The music fits well. Well done! :D

DrFallos says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:31pm

Good game even without finished boss battle! If it's your first time it is perfect! Theme of feeding - that's what i like!

zenmumbler says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 2:38pm

That's some frantic music. Has a boss and a working mechanic. What more can you want from a 1st time entry? Cute shark.

coldman says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 8:09pm

Haha that one is a funny one :D Like it! For me it looks like a mashup between and space invader: well done !

Mr MadCat says ...
Dec 23, 2015 @ 10:55am

Cool entry.
It plays pretty well and music and artstyle are a perfect match to the game.

Hackbug says ...
Dec 25, 2015 @ 2:29pm


Jezzamon says ...
Dec 26, 2015 @ 9:07pm

Awesome! Amazing job for a first entry!

I kinda like how the boss moves around crazily :D

radmars says ...
Dec 30, 2015 @ 7:44am

Very solid take on the theme, and nice touch with the mines to keep you on your toes even during late-game.

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