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

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Poultry Punt

by diest - Jam Entry

How far can you punt the poultry?!

Game by:
Michael van Diest & Kurt Gietzen

Music by:
zac @meltycanon


S and K
thats it! on screen prompts will tell you what they do!
hit bombs to travel further and maximize your score!

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Ben Allen says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:46am

Love it, very satisfying poultry-punting game. Wish the camera would be more to the right of the chicken so I could see more of what's coming as opposed to what has already passed.

Sink says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:03am

very fun game i like it a lot i am very glad you have upgrades because it added a lot of replayability beyond getting a high score. very nice ;

Fervir says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:12am

Pretty comfy game, I really liked the chill music.
It's amusing to just watching the chicken goooooooooo

Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:13am

this game was really good! i liked how it really incentivized you to smash on the s key but then had to time the k press correctly to actually hit the chicken, so using two fingers to smash became this really interesting timing game.

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

I sank way more time into this than I expected to. RNG can let the chicken get a massive head-start sometimes - my best attempt was one where the chicken hit ~6 bombs before it had even touched the ground.

Reggianito says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:05am

Not really original, but a fun implementation of the theme and a really well done game overall.

MorseAmalgam says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:10am

One thing I noticed is that the game seems to eventually lock up - I can usually get about 5-10 minutes of gameplay out of it before the chicken apparently hits the ground the wrong way and the whole thing stops responding. You have to stop it from the task manager to get the music to stop playing.

aamatniekss says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:29am

It's a well done game! Very satisfying when you get a lucky shot, and the chicken flies sooo far..

hydancer says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:13pm

I played this for like half an hour and I really shouldn't have. It's simple and not that innovative but the execution was good.

Riftpoint says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:38pm

Very cool game! It was really fun to play it

herniewise says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 12:23am

Cool game, loved the graphics and overall polish. Good job!

crucknuk says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:55am

The sound design is very good! The mechanics are simple but well executed. I like this game. Good job!

beetracks says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 3:08am

Fun! Hahaha, I reached 6299 in the 3rd try and didn't manage to get to it again. Very nice game! Art, physics, humor. Nice job!

ALobker says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 12:08pm

Great game!

yuigoto says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 12:20pm

This is great! Loved the graphics and the soundtrack, the camera handling made me quite satisfied too. :P

Gotta say I've become quite hooked on this. Great work!

randomhuman says ...
Jan 3, 2016 @ 12:04pm

Seems like it is mostly chance based, but it's still pretty thrilling when you hit a good run of bombs and the chicken just keeps going and going... I got to over 11000m one time!

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