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

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Fight Boý

by ssodelta - Jam Entry

Fight Boy is stuck in a strange dojo, and can't find his way out. He is swarmed with attacks and must fight back. With some techniques learned from the Grand Master himself, he might have a chance to become the next Grand Master!

Use a combination of LEFT ARROW (<-) and RIGHT ARROW (->) to unleash fierce and precise attacks on the endless horde of vicious foes.

Theme: Two Button Game


Left = <-
Right = ->

<-: Move left
->: Move right

<-->: Move left (and punch)
-><-: Move right (and punch)

<-<-: Slide (left)
->->: Slide (right)

<--><-: Jump kick (left)
-><-->: Jump kick (right)

Made in 72 hours by Nikolaj Ignatieff ( and Thomas Carlsen for Ludum Dare 34.

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lastninja2 says ...
Dec 16, 2015 @ 10:55am

Enjoyed this one ;)

tweedle says ...
Dec 17, 2015 @ 1:37am

Great use of the theme! Enjoyed this quite a bit. This shows how much depth there can be with just two controls.

Dianouille says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 3:37pm

I love the use of theme ! The idea of use 2 buttons to makes combo is aweful. But I don't succeed with that. Maybe add a tutorial lvl could be fine. Good job !

Masuno says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 8:05pm

This... is odd. I can see it being fun for a while, yet it seems like it'll get stale before long. But it's really hard, too.

Either way, my scores added up to give it 4/5, so despite my worries for this game, it's pretty good. I think it can be extended (add some bosses, some enemies that take multiple hits to take down? :D) to make a pretty good arcade-style web fighting game.

Jump kicks are too powerful, though, and punches a bit too unwieldy for me to use. I'm able to take down a bunch of enemies using just the jump kicks, and didn't feel a need to use punches at all. It makes the game seem too easy--and in fact it was my attempts to punch (and enemies pulling combos on me) that made it seem hard.

I really don't know what to think of this, in the end. D:

Aaants says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 9:03pm

Cool. Wrath of the red M&M :)

mukult says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 10:02pm

Hahaha!! Nice art...and the sounds! :D

anv says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 11:25pm

Pretty nice, mostly carried by combos mechanic. Enemies tend to stack in lines, maybe they shouldn't block each other?

Hot Box Games says ...
Dec 18, 2015 @ 11:35pm

Great use of two button controls!

PixelMonkey says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 12:21am

Very nice! You got a lot out of just two buttons here, and the gameplay is nice and fast-paced.

karlipoppins says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 2:49am

This was quite awesome! Getting to do the correct move took me a bit of time but once adjusted to EASY mode I got it down fairly quickly and then went back to hard for more fun. As a streets of rage fan, I just loved this :)

Weeping Rupee says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 3:00am

Nice! You got a lot of combos out of just two buttons, but I mostly just jump kicked non stop.

carlsommer says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 3:10am

Very fun : ) It was fun having a pile of dead enemies lying around after a very successful jump kick.

_benhumphries says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 1:04pm

Great use of the two button controls theme!

justinooncx says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 1:44pm

Pretty cool game! The moves are a bit hard to pull off, though, and dashes are the easiest to do, so that's all I did. And I like how the belt changes color the more people you kill, nice touch!

kmakai says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 2:24pm

This was a smart use of the theme, and you did a great job making things feel "complete" (music, sound effects, background, etc) with such a short amount of time. Congrats!

Sir Magic says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 3:52pm

Nice! I really liked how this felt like street fighter with the combos and such.

Galvesmash says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 7:53pm

It was really hard to kill that guys, but I killed some of them, I liked when they died screaming haha really funny. Great job!

Rocketship says ...
Dec 19, 2015 @ 9:19pm

I thought you were very clever with the two button control with this game. Great idea to combo your two buttons to make different moves. However in a fighting game like this, the controls should be so spot on accurate. Here they were hard to pull off when you were walking and it bothered me. I understand it's because of the theme, but it did hinder the gameplay a bit. Great innovation and ideas of how to use the 2 button theme still, impressed me.

dlowe says ...
Dec 25, 2015 @ 5:31pm

This was great! Thanks for the fun :)

CarlsenSmart says ...
Dec 27, 2015 @ 1:53am

Waaaaow !! Awesome sounds and graphics! :V

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