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

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Chaotic Potato

by drinkadriu - Compo Entry

You need to survive as a potato which grows bigger and bigger..

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Ghen says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:58am

i like the idea, somehow remind me of an android golf game that i played long time ago, dunno why, probably because of the rotating platorm and the potato as of a golf ball lol
nice job!

pcmaster says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:58am

Crazy and chaotic indeed but I like the humor :D

oal says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:03am

Chaotic indeed, but I still felt like I was in control. The upgrades are nice, and I like that you provided a tutorial level to get started.

Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:07am

Fun game. Couldn't figure some stuff out at first. Something might be off with your jump sound. It sounds kinda "wrong". I overlooked the small black text to buy things at first, too. However, it's quite an enjoyable. Great job!

Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:54pm

Funny game, but pretty annoying sound effects.. (:

Max Amaden says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:55pm

Brilliant little game! I had a lot of fun with it. The only let-down is the annoying jump-noise, but it's not a big problem. Good work!

Piscythe says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:01pm

With such a dynamic arena, I think a different means of navigation is called for - a rocket boost would fit the theme. Also, the jump noise is all kinds of annoying. Also, I got stuck on my first attempt at the tutorial. On the bright side, I like what you did with the planets, and the enemies are varied and interesting. There's potential here, but it needs a bit more polish.

loxo says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:07pm

Interesting idea that fits the theme. I liked to explore the game and to learn what everything does. Some of the sound effects could use some more work and I don't understand way there is an explosion when the potato leaves the screen.

amras0000 says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 7:11pm

The humor's good. My main issue with the game has to be the sound, though. Each one jump emits several identical sound effects, which drive me up the wall, and they don't stop if you hold down the jump key.

drludos says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:12am

Nice idea. The rotating world is nice, and the games is quite challenging too! I like how the first level is a mandatory tutorial - I wouldn't have understood the "shop" mechanic without it!


danidre14 says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:00pm

Don't worry with all the hate on your Newgrounds page.

I'm a developer myself, so I know what you're going through, and congrats on your first LUDUMDARE! :D

The game itself is pretty neat, has me playing for a while testing out the mechanics.

Another thing, all those hate comments, don't you realise they are more detailed than the non-hate comments, which mean they spent a lot of time playing your game to figure out all those bugs and errors! Good job!!!

srakowski says ...
Dec 25, 2015 @ 4:35am

I don't really understand half of what is going on in this game, but I can't help but be entertained. There is something about being a potato and collecting potato dollars that I can't help but love. Well done!

LittleThor says ...
Dec 29, 2015 @ 12:04pm

Chaos is often a bad choice for video games. This is the case here in your level design. It's very hard to understand where to go, and why you should go. Try to add some basic goals and non-randomized paths to have a real impact on player experience.
The idea is quite interesting though.

ALobker says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 11:54am

The jumping sound gets a bit annoying, but overall nice game.

Gaspard_ says ...
Jan 1, 2016 @ 2:23pm

Nice little game!
The tutorial was good to explain the basic mechanics.
The game itself was a bit easy, chaotic as advertised, and fun.

Jan 3, 2016 @ 10:24pm

Interesting with the rotating platform, but I didn't understand where to go and what to do. The graphics are nice, but the sounds are pretty awful.

Haokarlos says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 11:08am

Nice game, a bit complicated to understand,I like the idea though. Good job!!

BloodJohn says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 11:38am

funny potato! =)

Big Cow says ...
Jan 5, 2016 @ 12:27am

When the game starts everything is turning and lots of things are happening lol. I loved the sense of scale in a kind of free to explore platform world. I also liked that it didnt take itself to seriously :) Kinda a cross between Hohokum and Supermeat boy and superfrog with a potato thrown in for good measure. Nice work!

Jan 5, 2016 @ 12:58am

[ETC from Creative Sectors]
It was a funny experiment and the tutorial was a nice touch in the beginning to explain the basics. I missed a good soundtrack that fits this game, but the sound effects were good.

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