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

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Matsoj's Planet Defender

by matiz982 - Compo Entry

Hello. It's my first Ludum Dare. I want to share my game for you. I'm going to make better games than that. I want to participate in next Ludum Dares. I hope you will have fun with my game :) HAVE FUN!

Mouse - aiming
LMB - red
RMB - blue

Tools used :
Game Maker: Studio
Gimp 2.8

Downloads and Links




Dec 13, 2015 @ 7:14pm

It's an interesting concept and I like it. However, it gets really tough as soon as the second moon appears. Maybe that's the point of it though. Good job :D

Noah says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:07am

Cool idea, fast paced and fun!

Akhera says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:41pm

Good concept, but the difficulty ramps up way too fast. Also, is it just the sound or are the shots slightly delayed?

Flip120 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:37pm

Insteresting game, maybe a a bit difficult

Zulgot says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:47pm

Fun action packed game - enjoyed it!

parias001 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:35pm

Very nice concept! Keep it up!

kirbytails7 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:05am

Simple and fun. Nice job!

Kuality Games says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:49pm

Simple but interesting concept, quite a huge difference in difficulty between the two levels.

Dec 18, 2015 @ 3:47pm

This game looks quite simple, but it is very well made. I included it in my Ludum Dare 34 compilation video series, if you’d like to check it out :)

NirabazGAMES says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 3:34am

That’s nice! pretty colours, good mechanic.

phi says ...
Dec 23, 2015 @ 9:56am

Good concept while keeping the controls simple. The 'shoot on mouse up' is a bit counter-intuitive, but it works. As an increase in difficulty, I rather expected there to be a new gameplay element than just increasing speed, maybe that's something to think about for a post-compo version? Overall, solid entry, no bugs, good job!

alliel_a says ...
Dec 25, 2015 @ 11:41am

nice game

SamH says ...
Dec 25, 2015 @ 5:00pm

It’s a bit hard for me, as I use a TrackPoint instead of a mouse :) But it’s clean and polished, congrats.

kardfogu says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 4:03pm

Nice entry, keep up the good work!

- Kardfogú

Haokarlos says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 9:30am

Cool game, good job guys

Jan 4, 2016 @ 10:03am

Core mechanic of shooting is really hard. It requires perfect aiming and perfect timing. It is not usual for shooters.

Tapehead says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 10:08am

it's hard (maybe a bit bigger collision box would be nice) but it makes fun! well done :)

Sosolol261 says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 10:20am

Nice concept! Only if the enemy ships had a bigger bounding box...

jcwelgemoed says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 10:42am

As other said, quite difficult, but fun. Great work for a first Ludum Dare.

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