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

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Belly Smash

by Drunkain - Jam Entry

The Web version(not the embeddeb one) is a post-Jam version in which we changed the camera!
Controls :

Player 1 / Red Sumo :
↑ : move toward your opponent
↓ : move away from your opponent
← → : turn around your opponent
double tap any button to dash in that direction

Player 2 / Blue Sumo :
W : move toward your opponent
S : move away from your opponent
A D : turn around your opponent
double tap any button to dash in that direction

Press ENTER to go back to menu

This game is a sumo wrestling game. You have to push your opponent off the ring to win the round! But be careful, he may be bigger and stronger than you if he eats more food! Win 3 round to become the Yokozuna, greatest master of sumo Art!

You can play in 3 Game Mode :
- VERSUS [recommended] : Face a friend and defeat him in an epic Sumo battle!
- SOLO : Fight against the AI in an intense fight!
- TRAINING : Face a wooden sumo to master the game controls!

Have fun, and be sure to tell us what you think about the game!

Made by 5 french students :
Programing : Tim & Slymane
Art : Clément, Boris & Vincent
Music : Boris & Vincent


Downloads and Links




jcmonkey says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:53pm

had issues running the game on this site, and the one you put in the web link, it said it was transfering data, but took way too long to come up.

Suui says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:56pm

HAHAhahaHª!!!! Hella funn!!!

Really great work! hahahahahah

jewagenaar says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:00am

Fun! Looks amazing as well :)

Jon Reid says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:00am

This was pretty good fun to play, I can see this playing well on local co op. Great graphics!

Just a note, when embedded on this web page, the arrow keys wernt being locked to unity correctly, and it caused the page to scroll around a lot while trying to move.

NirabazGAMES says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:04am

Funy and butiful

Capitals says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:05am

The controls made me move up and down the webpage. Looks pretty and is well polished. However I would say the sumo movement is slow and could be tweaked to feel more tactile. Good Luck!

Drunkain says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:13am

Thanks all :)
We are currently working on the issues with web export :/

@Jon Reid : Yeah, it was made mostly for local co-op, and it is a lot funnier that way !

ryandali says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:25am

apart from scrolling/load issues, fun game, dashes feel great, moving not so much. Audio is fantastic.

benjaml says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:26am

Those sound effects >< Really cool game even if I was not able to beat the IA :3

Spyboy says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:42am

Masterpiece O_O

_benhumphries says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:44am

Great job! I have probably enjoyed this game the most out of the 20 or so I have already played. I was looking forward to this game when I saw your post about it on Saturday.

logorrhea says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 12:49am

Very fun! Nice work all around! I would agree with some that the controls could feel tighter.

Red_Fan games says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:40am

Really fun to play, graphics impressive as well! The art style is cohesive throughout the experience.

pinkku says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:42am

Wooooow!!! Very fun!! Really good job!

Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:02am

Well done

illraceyou says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:54am

I enjoy being large

Drunkain says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:45am

For now you can play in fullscreen to avoid scrolling problems.

Ogniok says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:55am

The art looks very cool!

Strike says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:00am

Really fun and funny game, cannot help keep laughing at this. What voice is that for the referee ? XD I love to see the public being crushed by these giants rolling sumos.

Mr_Fudd says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 9:00am

Difficult to control, but a very fun and outrageous game. Fits the growth theme perfectly. Not sure if it's a bug, but if you leave the ring after your opponent does then it still counts against you. Great work.

Nizar89 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 1:07pm

Very cool, sound is awesome, my only problem is with the control that can be weird sometime.

jamaster96 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:22pm


Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:29pm

Really funny game. Can't wait to play it on my next party.
The controls could be a bit more intuitive. For example when I dash left I don't want to fall out of the ring. But I guess the game plays with the idea of funny controls. ;) I like the UI style.

Elit3dGaming says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:36pm

Very funny and very fun to play. Fantastic game and the graphics were amazing too. Loved watching the audience get knocked over

Zellk says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 2:50pm

These sumo butts ('v')b

treslapin says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:07pm

Amazing! I played it with a friend and we got really competitive.

lonewookie says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 3:17pm

The controls are a little tricky, I lost a lot. But I think they just take some getting used to. Everything else about this is fantastic! I love the sound effects and the graphics especially.

NoWandStudios says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:11pm

This sumo guys are really funny :D. Very cool audio and mood. Congrats!

RougeRogue says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 4:28pm

"Yamete Kudasai, Onii-chan"

justinooncx says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:09pm

Holy shit, this game is damn well-polished! Love the sound effects, the gameplay, the art, everything!

Donar says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:27pm

Great one. A lot of fun, looks good, has great sound, and matches the theme.

The only thing that was bugging me were the controls relative to the character instead of relative to the camera. Well, if it were relative to the camera, there would be other issues though.

danielsann7 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 5:40pm

great game! very fun and challenging, but sometimes the opponent turns into a giant taking all the food haha, great graphics and sound design too nice job!

local306 says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:07pm

Oh man, if this doesn't win, I will have given up on people entirely!

wilsk says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:13pm

Well that made me giggle.

pokipsy says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:31pm

Salut, je suis venu tester le jeu après avoir vu le post sur IndieMag, et franchement je suis épaté !

C'est super fun à jouer, la DA et le sound design sont impeccables, je testerai en versus je pense qu'il y a de quoi se taper des barres.

J'ai juste eu un peu de mal avec les contrôles latéraux, qui sont inversés lorsqu'on se trouve de l'autre côté du terrain.

En tout cas félicitations !

Catblocker says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:33pm

Well it was one of the most well done games i have played this jam thous far.
And the voice acting was SUBERB ヽ( ͝° ͜ʖ͡°)ノ ONEE-CHAN

David Cookie says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:46pm

Excellent and fun! Enough said.

pjimmy says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 6:59pm

very funny and cute game, great to play in versus mode, well done

jerry111zhang says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 7:56pm

Great game! Dash works!

nunesbarbosa says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:08pm

This is the best game graphically and best sfx I saw so far. The controls are a bit off..

JanGames says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:27pm

Graphics are beutiful and enemy AI is good, took the a few tries to get the game rule and start winning. I would have liked if the arena get cleared of food after a match to make it fair.

Louspirit says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:04pm

I really liked playing this game. It has beautiful graphics, sounds and gameplay. We really feel the athmosphere out there! Congrats

qkerguelen says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 10:35pm

Really fun! And really nice graphics! Very good job :)

Ithildin says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Hehehe, I loved this :D
Graphics and sound were awesome, and I loved the humour. I was terrible at turning, though T_T

Great job, this has been one of the funniest entries I've seen so far :)

Headmade says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 11:40pm

Very funny and excellent presentation. Very stylish and coherent. Everything fits well together. Well done.

Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:25am

What a nice take on the theme, good job!

OberynMartell says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:33am

Very fun game! At first I was a bit lost with the controls, but when I mastered them it became reall fun! Congrats!

Beavl says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:28am

Nice entry. Love people in the background and sfx. Controls are kinda difficult to get used to but concept is really interesting. Congrats on it!

sP0CkEr2 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:49am

5's done!

Modoc73 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:08am

Nice game! Sweet audio and graphics, really suits the game.
The only problem I got, was I got so big that I was bigger than the map, and somehow the AI still won?!

Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:35am

oh man. i can see this being one of the winners of the whole thing. really hilarious, and REALLY fun.

yahooda says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:46am

This game is hilarious.
It's definitely my favorite one so far, nice work!

RoseNinja says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 4:54am

played this for a while, really enjoyed it, love the art style and animations. good job

tGiant says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:20am

This is a very very very cool game.
I am amazed at what was done in this weekend.

Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:22am

Why can't I stop laughing?! I LOVE it!!

Dec 16, 2015 @ 5:32am

Wow. Great work!

cimbaman says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:44am

Very interesting game.

publicidadeba says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:35am

Almost 5/5 for everything. Graphics are fenomenal, the way the fighter gets big made me laugh hard and the mechanics are really well done. Awesome work guys, you should keep working on it.

Xatpy says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:46am

Very cool!

Valandre says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 12:33pm

Whoow, a really good entry. Neat and fun!

jofra says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:59pm

Hahaha this is awesome.
great job

VladRusu says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 2:44pm

so much belly, so much like! Spluf!

Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:15pm

We were interested since we also did a Japanese-themed game this Ludum...
Very polished entry with great graphics and audio. Fun! :)

Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:26pm

Really fun gameplay, and surprisingly polished audio and graphics. The only little comment I have is that the dashes take a (very little) bit too much time, so it's a bit clunky. But it's a jam game, so it's cool.

Really really fun game.

Drunkain says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 3:39pm

Thanks all for your comments and critics, it really helps us :)
All the team is really happy that you are enjoying our game. It was really fun to make !

Sir Magic says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 6:04pm

Haha, love the concept and gameplay!

Riftpoint says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:29pm

Very cool and creative game! I really enjoyed playing it. Congratulations to the team

paulfysh says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:38pm

Really good entry, the graphics are amazing, the sound fits it really well. AI is just a little tough.

Big Cow says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 9:46pm

Hilarious and fun. Great graphics and fun concept. A complete game of this quality in 72 hours wow!

newbeings says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:52pm

Very nice - great graphics - good sounds - excellent design. Well done! I think it'd be worth developing more - making some nice AI to progress through in single player version.

Krafty says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:08pm

That was a ton of fun! Great job!

okusho says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 8:26am

oishidesune *lol* I'm love it!! :)

CremaGames says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:00am

This is awesome, one of the most polished entries I've played so far. Good job!

IAmSpencer says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:35am

haha omg, this is amazing.

would be super fun at a lan-party or something.

graphics fit well, the whole 'vibe' of the game is hilarious and overall: I love this entry, excellent job! :)

Dec 17, 2015 @ 12:04pm

Amazing graphics, awesome game style i loved it

ErgoMeSmart says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 2:24pm

Good fun and fits the growth theme well. Do think I managed to break the game though, managed to become so big I couldn't be pushed or push, ate all the food as it landed on me and became so big the camera lost sight of me... Otherwise, good job!

WizzardMaker says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 3:39pm

Funny game, the controls are a bit wierd, they should be fixed to the world and not to the rotation of the player, the bashing should, but not the normal movin

leonoel says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 3:40pm

Awesome Game :D very funny !

Dec 17, 2015 @ 4:06pm

One of my most favorite game in this LD! Nice work! Check out our game if you have time!

teamross says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 4:42pm

This is sooo good

koocachookies says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 5:51pm

Very fun and nice to play with some friends! Great work!

hiki911 says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 6:55pm

very cool and fun game =)

Tapehead says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 6:55pm

hahahaha!!! this is a very funny game! well done! :)

Drunkain says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:13pm

Thanks again everyone :)
We made a post-jam version with reworked controls and camera, hope you'll enjoy it ! Feel free to tell us what you think !

Gamepopper says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 7:30pm

Brilliant Sumo Simulator! Hilarious seeing them fall out the ring and even colliding with the referee! Nice seeing some strategy with side-stepping and collecting food as well.

tobia88 says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 8:53am

Great job! Well done!

bradur says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:01pm

This game was so good! The sounds, music and graphics were all 5/5. The mood was like as if it was straight from a Japanese TV show. Awesome!

Warboys says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 2:15pm

Dat polish. Amazing production quality fo sho! Gameplay is reasonably fun, not a huge amount to it but I still had a great time just being in the game and lapping up all the audio-visuals!

Husky says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 2:33pm

This is hilarious lol!

Weeping Rupee says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 5:02am

This is by far the most polished gave I've played yet in LD and it really was a blast to play. I didn't have someone to play it with unfortunately but I imagine it would be even more fun.

I imagine thats the trap of making a game that meant for multiplayer in an LD jam/comp; most ppl wont play the game as intended.

Still, its great.

My only criticism (a tiny one): against the AI aggressiveness seems to trump size.

JamesMowery says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 6:23am

I really liked the game, and I loved the graphics. Maybe the AI could be a bit more challenging, but beyond that, I had a lot of fun. And the people getting knocked over in the stands was hilarious.

Xanjos says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 4:13pm

Loading issues aside, this was absolutely fun to play and completely hilarious as well. Great use of the theme :)

scorched says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 4:54pm

This is the rare case I vote 5 for humour! Played solo, was funny at start (even while I thought I controlled the blue one and was beaten:D), but ended shortly:(

Joror says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 5:55pm

The opening japanese babble was really good. :D gameplay is simple but effective.

YoungHorses says ...
Dec 21, 2015 @ 6:32pm

I like the look and concept, especially how the sumo can grow larger than the ring itself. When I played, the controls for moving felt very unresponsive unless I was performing a dash (that is, anything other than a dash didn't seem to move me). Still had fun, is nice for multiplayer.

LukeZaz says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 5:20am

I can tell this would've been more fun had I someone to play with, but even with AI it was enjoyable. Good job!

crucknuk says ...
Dec 24, 2015 @ 2:50pm

J'ai passé un super moment sur ce jeu! La réalisation est impeccable, aussi bien au niveau des graphismes (j'adore l'incrustation des spectateurs, l'effet est vraiment marrant) qu'au niveau de l'audio (la musique colle bien et je pense que vous avez bien du vous marrer à enregistrer les voix xD). Étant seul pour le moment, j'ai du tester le versus tout seul pour voir un peu, mais je mets le lien du jeu dans ma liste de partage pour retester avec mon équipe ;)

stefenism says ...
Dec 27, 2015 @ 8:03pm

I played the web version but I downloaded the windows version for later use.

KaiseanGames says ...
Dec 28, 2015 @ 6:23am

I don't think they give them food during the match, but this was fun. :) Nice theme application.

Tortoise says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 3:55am

I had a lot of fun with this one. Great job with art and audio.

Mar 29, 2016 @ 12:55am

Really neat, well made game. I included it in my Ludum Dare 34 compilation video series, if you’d like to check it out :)

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