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

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Pig Game

by knason - Compo Entry

Keep the pigs from growing out of control.

CONTROLS: up/down arrow to move, space to shoot.

My second game ever. :-)

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Tommislav says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:34am

A very difficult game! A visual indicator of some sort might have helped a little. However the sound effects when you finally hit a pig is so satisfying that you feel that it was worth it =)

Also, on rare occations the pigs will fly to the sky, but I reccon this is a feature (if not then it should)

Todnut says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 3:27pm

I like the pig art! A simple score would help a lot. Something like how many pigs can you hit in 90 seconds. Maybe have a visual indication of the shot angle? Either rotate the cannon or put a gauge on the side of it.

Elenesski says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 6:42pm

I laughed the first time I got a pig. wasn't sure how they were getting out of the pen. A score would have helped. Good concept.

George says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:37pm

I don't know what to say..! Poor piggies! Good job on completing your second game!

goffmog says ...
Dec 14, 2015 @ 8:41pm

Nooo, I don't want to kill the piggies :( You made them too likable and the scream when they die is just horrific.

I'm playing for the pigs to win!

treslapin says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:29pm

It's a great go for your first game. :D The pigs are really cute. I love the slow trajectory of the bullets, very funny. XD

dmecke says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:31pm

Well done for the second game ever, especially when done with a limited time. What I missed the most was an indicator of how much power my next shot will have.

ohmmus says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:39pm

I had a smile on my face the entire time while trying this game. 15-20 minutes passed and while I was still having fun, I wasn't sure what my goal was? Am I to destroy all the piggies? Also, just as a previous review said, a "power meter" on the tank/catapult/shooting thing would have been really helpful. I littered the front of the fence with my shots. =p

Seriously love the aesthetics of this. So simple and still communicative.

Well done on your 2nd game ever!

uthamon says ...
Dec 15, 2015 @ 8:43pm

I literally (and I mean in true meaning of this word) broke out laughing when I hit a pig for the first time and heared this scream. I love how from time to time one of the pig just jumps to the sky. Cute entry, congrats.

oal says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 1:07pm

I like the art style, and the scream is hilarious. A kill counter and shooting indicator would have been a nice addition, but this is a two day compo after all. Good job!

kuhnerdm says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:40pm

Graphics are pretty nice, but it needs an indicator for where the shot is going to go.

Coomzy says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:48pm

I feel like that scream is from the internet, if you didn't do it, you should really give them credit!

pianoman373 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 8:51pm

Nice job for your second ever game! I'm pretty sure though, you didn't make those pig dying sounds (i've heard it in like 20 movies). It's not a big deal, but i'm pretty sure using pre-made sound effects is against the rules. other than that, nice job on the physics and 3d graphics. Although I wish there was a score or some way to win or lose.

knason says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:29pm

it is the famous wilhelm scream, I expected that almost everyone would recognise it and think of it as funny thats why I kept it. thanks for all the nice comments. I'm quite proud, I had two sick kids at home needed my attention so the total time I had was 6 hours :-)

Nooner Bear says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 11:02pm

This game could be quite fun with more feedback. I'd like to see an indicator of my position and a power meter. I'd also hope to see scoring implemented in the future. For your second game, this is quite a great start! Keep it up :)

UncleChris says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 4:45pm

I really like the game - very fun to play. I did have an issue, that my gun only seemed to reach two or three units in front of it, and when a Jumping pig landed on my shot my gun into space! :)
Great sounds - and it has some fun potential. Keep up the awesome work.

DeathBySnail says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 4:53pm

Lovely pigs.

f7f5 says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:41pm

It needs some better defined goal, IMHO - some score (points per pig or even how long you can keep the total number of pigs under some value), or a level mechanism.

I like the graphics.

pkenney says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 8:58pm

Hahah pretty basic but this cracked me up. If I could add one thing it would be some indicator of the charge-up of the shot.

Nice job making something in 3D solo/compo! Most folks start with 2D so that was an interesting aspect. Keep at it.

Pat AfterMoon says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 8:56pm

Piggies are too cute, I don't want to kill them :D

For a 6 hours entry, it's a nice one. All have been written about a charge indicator in previous comments.

johnnwfs says ...
Dec 20, 2015 @ 9:43pm

I like the pigs. Good for a second game.

_benhumphries says ...
Dec 22, 2015 @ 4:21am

Good integration of Unity's physics engine for the shooting mechanic. I love the Wilhelm scream!

SketchyGalore says ...
Dec 23, 2015 @ 8:16pm

I liked the graphics! A good example of simple shapes used well.

gallerdude says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 3:36am

Do I know what i'm doing? no. Am I enjoying it? Hell yes.

ZpeedTube says ...
Dec 31, 2015 @ 12:45pm

Silly but funny little game. Only thing to improve would be to add a highscore or something! :)

NirabazGAMES says ...
Jan 4, 2016 @ 10:42pm

funny game with the cutest pigs)

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